Sandhya Gopalakrishna

Sandhya Gopalakrishna comes with over 10 years of experience in the private sector. During her stint there, she has performed various roles both client facing as well as back end operations for global clients across multiple geographies. She’s an avid book reader, loves watching movies and TV shows especially cooking related. She loves trying various recipes in the kitchen and considers the efforts of a well prepared meal as a labour of love. She loves preparing a platter of South Indian food and enjoys experimenting with preparing a variety of world cuisines. She follows her dreams and believes that finding a niche that will allow her to channel her creativity and passion into productive channels makes for a happy life.

Recipes and Articles by Sandhya Gopalakrishna

Everyday Meal Plate : Methi Thalipeeth, Green Chilli Thecha And Beetroot Salad

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 10:00

All of us must strive to make every meal healthy in order for our bodies to absorb nutrients from the correct sources and sustain us through the day. Continued routines in eating healthy will help every one of us to lead a long and zestful life. With this in mind, we at Archana's Kitchen come up with ...

Breakfast Meal Plate : Mushroom & Sweet Corn Stuffed Omelette, Baked Beans And Coffee

Sunday, 25 March 2018 08:00

If you want to treat yourself to a continental breakfast this Sunday, we have put together the perfect Meal Plate for you. Omelettes are a classic breakfast dish but with a little imagination you can make it interesting by adding various fillings in your omelettes. Instead of serving your mushrooms on ...

44 Best South Indian Poriyal Recipes You Must Try

Saturday, 24 March 2018 10:00

If you are looking for new and improved ideas to make side dishes then these South Indian Poriyals/ Sabzis are delicious. We at Archana's Kitchen have put together 44 brilliant Poriyals or Sabzi Recipes that will tickle your taste buds! 

Weekly Dinner Recipe : Tandoori Paneer Tikka Masala, Kerala Kadala Curry, Mushroom Cutlet Sizzler & More

Friday, 23 March 2018 17:08

In this edition we have lined up amazing dinner recipe ideas from the traditional Paneer Tikka Masala, Kerala Kadala Curry and many more recipes.

A Simple & High Protein Lunch - Palak Paratha, Tamatari Chole, Kala Chana Salad & Curd

Friday, 23 March 2018 10:00

Try this delicious meal of Palak Paratha, Tamatari Chole - a classic semi gravy dish made with Kabuli Chana, Kala Chana Salad and a bowl of curd. 

Everyday Meal Plate : Carrot Matar Sabzi, Paneer Gassi, Palak Paratha and Sweet Corn Sundal

Friday, 23 March 2018 09:00

A simple weekday meal typically would your Roti, Dal or Sabzi or in case of South Indians would be a Rasam, Curry and Rice. But we at Archana's Kitchen believe that a meal should be variety of dishes that give the colour and all round nutrition to your meal. So, don't forget to buy a variety of vegetables ...

This Weekend Let's Breakfast With Palak Dhokla, Chutney & Chai

Thursday, 22 March 2018 09:00

Dhokla is a classic Gujarati dish, that is packed with a lot of flavor and taste. In this breakfast meal is a delicious and wholesome Palak Dhokla paired along with a fruit and dahi.

12 Red Sauce Pasta Recipes To Make A Delicious Italian Dinner

Wednesday, 21 March 2018 10:00

Who loves Pasta? Well, I guess the answer would be everyone! Our modern day comfort food - not only does it taste brilliant but also easily accessible everywhere. Some of are ardent fans of Red Sauce Pasta and some swear by only White Sauce Pasta. Well, don't worry we've all been there, I guess it all ...

Portion Control Meal Plate: Keerai, Lauki Dal, Bhakri & More

Wednesday, 21 March 2018 10:00

In this edition of Portion Control Meal Plate, we have a delicious plate of Keerai Masiyal which is a simple stir fry of Palak, Lauki Chana Dal, Bhakri - a classic Maharashtrian bread, classic Salad of Tomato Onion and Cucumber, a simple Boiled Egg and cup of Homemade Curd.

Portion Control Meal Plate: Palak Paratha, Mirch Ki Sabzi, Panchmel Dal, Lemon Rice & Raita

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 10:00

In this edition of Archana's Kitchen Portion Control Meal Plates, here is a healthy indian lunch with Palak Paratha, Mirch Ki Sabzi, Panchmel Dal, Lemon Rice and Tomato and Onion Raita. Sounds like complete and wholesome meal right? 

Baby & Toddler Meal Ideas: Curd Rice, Carrot Poriyal & Keerai Kootu

Monday, 19 March 2018 10:00

All mothers think about what to feed their babies, how nutritious can they make it and the biggest question of all - Will my baby like it? Since Babies/ Toddlers are new to the world of food, they are more or less open to try anything.

Looking To Make A North Indian Dinner? Try The Hariyali Aloo, Puri & Pudina Chaas

Monday, 19 March 2018 10:00

If you are looking to make a North Indian dinner, then this Puri, Hariyali Dum Aloo and Pudina Chaas is an absolute must try. Hariyali Dum Aloo Recipe is packed with flavours from from Spinach and Mint of which both are packed with nutritive benefits. 

Here's A Delicious Lunch Menu - Milagu Sadam, Potato Kurma & Carrot Salad

Friday, 16 March 2018 10:15

Ever thought of making innovative or new combinations of meals for lunch? All the time right? So here  we have created a dish pairing that has concepts of South Indian Cooking and made a creative lunch menu for you all. 

Weekly Dinner Recipe Plan: Millets Bisi Bele Bath, Mooli Paratha & More

Friday, 16 March 2018 10:00

In this edition of Weeknight Dinners, we have lined up everyone's favorite and easy to prepare dishes. From Bisi Bele Bath to Pav Bhaji, we have it all! 

A South Indian Meal You Must Try - Arachuvitta Sambar With Carrot Beans Thoran

Thursday, 15 March 2018 10:00

Here's a comforting and Wholesome South Indian meal plate consisting of Arachuvitta Sambar, Carrot Beans Thoran, Carrot salad, Steamed Rice and bog dollop of ghee! This meal plate is a commonly prepared meal in most South Indian home especially Brahmin households

Portion Control Meal Plate: Sai Bhaji, Lauki Raita, Koki Roti & Bhuga Chawal

Wednesday, 14 March 2018 10:00

In this edition of Portion Control Meal Plate, we bring to you a Sindhi Style lunch menu idea consisting of a Sai Bhaji, Lauki Raita, Koki Roti and Bhuga Chawal. 

Portion Control Meal Plate : Corn Pulao, Mushroom Palak, Egg and Beans Bhurji, Carrot Salad and Homemade Curd

Friday, 09 March 2018 10:00

Don't we all just love it when there is a variety of food on our plate? And of course adding variety should mean that we are adding colour to the plate with a wide range of foods that include all food groups. We at Archana's kitchen never go without adding a colourful salad or side dish/gravy that not ...

Weeknight Dinners : Nepalese Pulao, Dal Dhokli And Many More

Friday, 09 March 2018 10:00

Here's a weekly dinner menu plan that has set menus from across cuisines and a few are even comfort foods, the recipes for which have been passed on form generation to generation. 

Try The Lip Smacking Mangalore Buns & Veg Sagu For A Weekend Breakfast

Wednesday, 07 March 2018 10:00

A good breakfast can lift your spirits up and get you at the right energy levels to keep you going through the day. In case of a weekend, when you have more time, it is the perfect opportunity to make yourself and your family an elaborate breakfast.  In this edition of Archana's Kitchen Breakfast ...

Portion Control Meal Plate : Chole Pindi, Aloo Methi Masala, Tomato Onion Raita, Carrot & Radish Salad and Phulka

Tuesday, 06 March 2018 09:00

Here's a delicious Portion Control meal inspired from the region of Punjab - Chole Pindi, Aloo Methi Sabzi, Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita, Carrot & Radish Salad along with soft and fluffy phulkas. 

Weeknight Dinners: Thai Basil Chicken, Punjabi Rajma Masala & More

Saturday, 03 March 2018 10:00

Here is a weekly dinner plan menu spread across cuisines and comfort foods from Thai Basil Chicken, Punjabi Rajma Masala, Paneer Peshawari, Jeera Rice, Pakki Mutton Biryani, Strawberry Compote Galette and much more.

Everyday Meal Plate : Malabar Ney Pathiri, Paneer Kurma & Beetroot Salad

Friday, 02 March 2018 10:00

As a child or maybe even now, we might have a habit of popping the outer thin layer of puris and seeing that puff of smoke coming out from the centre. Slowly peel away the thin layers to eat it standalone while the rest of the puri gets eaten with a side dish. We all have a way of eating puris and some ...

Sri Lankan Meal Plate : Sri Lankan Egg Curry, Appam and Carrot Tomato Salad

Tuesday, 27 February 2018 09:00

Planning for lunch and dinner can be such a tedious job sometimes and most times we end up making simple dishes. But it doesn't have be that way. With just a little bit of planning you can have a delicious and healthy restaurant style home cooked meal to feed your family or guests. Here is one such meal ...

Weeknight Dinners: Moong Dal Khichdi, Masala Dosa, Paratha & More

Friday, 23 February 2018 10:00

Here is a weekly dinner plan menu spread across cuisines and comfort foods from Green Moong Dal Khichdi Recipe, Mysore Masala Dosa Recipe, Vegetarian Burmese Khow Suey  and much more.

     
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