Putting together a delicious breakfast, lunch or dinner is a challenge many of us face at home. With seasonal ingredients and our growing palates across regional Indian cuisines and international cuisines, Archana's Kitchen is constantly working on creating meal plate ideas where we combine various regional cuisines to make fun and delicious meal plates. These meal ideas can be for a fusion between regional cuisine in india an the breakfast again will be a fusion between indian and continental cuisines. 

You will find South Indian Recipes, North Indian Recipes, Continental Breakfast Recipes, Continental Main Course Recipes, South indian Breakfast Recipes, North Indian Breakfast Recipes and a whole lot more. Go ahead and use these meal plate ideas and cook wonderful dishes for your family. 

We all love waffles but have you tried making waffles using eggs. They are super delicious and the vegetables adds flavour to it. Make this breakfast on a weekend and suprise your friends and family. At Archana's kitchen we constantly try to provide a healthy element in your everyday cooking, since breakfast is the most important meal of the day we have tried to incorporate ingredients that are healthy and wholesome.

Here is a wholesome Breakfast meal that consists of Matar Poha, Masala Chai and Fruits-Banana & Pomegranates that makes for a healthy weekday Breakfast. 

Breakfast as we all know, is the most important meal of the day. Eating a nutritious breakfast sets the tone for the day. This Breakfast plate is packed with almost all nutrients a body requires.  Poha is rich source of iron, making it a good option for breakfast, Bananas being rich in potassium & energy-giving, and Pomegranates on the other hand is a blood purifier and a great source of iron and folic acid. 

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. 

Here's a satisfying and wholesome meal plate idea that you can eat for your Lunch or Dinner. It consists of Malai Kofta, Peshawari Naan with a glass of delicious Kesar Pista Lassi. This North Indian meal is easy to make and is perfect when you have guests coming in for lunch or dinner.

Malai Kofta is a wholesome and rick curry in which Koftas are made of Paneer and Potato. These Koftas are then added to the rich tomato gravy. The best thing about this Kofta curry is that the Kofta are not fried. These koftas are made in paniyaram pan which makes this dish healthy. Along with this, we have served Peshawari Naan, Pickled Onions and Kesar Pista Lassi which makes this a royal meal, perfect for your weekend meals.

So if you have guests coming over this weekend, do try this mouthwatering vegetarian meal and let us know how you liked it?

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

A simple and rustic Indian dinner meal idea, made South Indian style, this meal plate consists of Mutton Saaru with healthy Ragi Mudde & Pickled Onions. This Indian dinner recipe combination is usually served on a sunday afternoon in most Gowda community households. 

Ragi Mudde is a staple complex carbohydrate that remains constant in south indian meals. Ragi takes longer to digest, hence keeping them satiated for a longer period of time. The saaru changes everyday, making sure they make it a healthy meal with the addition of some vegetables and green leafy vegetables in the curry it is served with. 

For the vegetarians out there we can also serve this meal with your choice of South Indian Vegetarian Curries.

So go ahead and put this meal together for your family. 

Here's a simple and delicious Breakfast meal plate idea that consists of Mushroom Masala Cheese Omelette along with Bread Toast, Sliced Kiwis and Masala Chai. You can serve this breakfast for weekdays, as it is very easy to make and also keeps your stomach filled.

Mushroom Masala Cheese Omelette includes ingredients like Mushroom, Eggs and Cheese which are packed with the necessary nutrients like Protein, Vitamin C and Iron. It can be served on its own or with a bread toast. Some sliced fruits are added in the meal plate, as it helps to fulfill the necessary daily intake required for your body.

So go ahead and make this Omelette and surpise your family with a delicious breakfast!

Here's a satisfying and wholesome meal plate idea that you can eat for your Lunch or Dinner. It consists of Mangalorean Padengi Gassi, Kadale Manoli, Steamed Rice and a glass of Masala Chaas. This Mangalorean meal is easy to make and tastes delicious.

Have you ever seen a colourful plate of our Indian food? If no, you are about to create one when you make yourself and your family this meal plate. It is simple and provides all the nutritional content you need for your day to keep going without having to compromise on flavour. It is also important to keep an eye on the portions of food that are served on one's plate. For the sake of that, it is wise to invest in a slotted plate so that each slot is filled with enough side dish/ main dish to fill our stomachs. 

Keep your meals simple and delicious with a variation to your normal stuffed paratha. Planning a dinner meal everyday is a hard task for people who go to work everyday. As well as for the homemakers who run out of ideas on what to cook healthy and a delicious as well. At Archana's Kitchen we have come up with an interesting combination to stuff it inside your paratha. This can be made quickly and relished with a simple refreshing raita and salad by the side.

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 plate, we bring to you the delicious Mangalore Buns served along with a mixed vegetable sagu and a must to have beverage of South Indian Filter Coffee. Here's a Veg Breakfast Recipe plate, that will keep your taste buds tickled and wanting to reach out for just one more Mangalore bun. 

Upma is an all time favourite of the South Indians. Here we have created a special upma that is made with ground coriander leaves to give it a bright color to the dish. South Indian Breakfast are most favourite among the Indians and there are variety of dishes to offer. At Archana's kitchen we constantly try to provide a healthy element in your everyday cooking, since breakfast is the most important meal of the day we have tried to incorporate ingredients that are healthy and wholesome.

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 of us love to eat it with a savoury side dish while some eat puris along with sweet dishes like Srikhand or Aam Ras. 

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 plate that is so simple to make that you will feel that you have landed in Sri Lanka. 

This week enjoy your breakfast plate with hot Aloo Paratha served along with a delicious Tadka Onion Raita and Lehsuni Pudina Chutney. Breakfast being the important meal of the day. It is the first dish that kick starts your day with a happy start which is why it is important to plan what you eat. What you eat for your first meal is what keeps you energized throughout the day.

There are some of us who love to sit down and have an elaborate breakfast and some of us do not have that luxury because of multiple things to do in the morning or having to to beat the traffic, we want to leave early. But one commonality is that we do not want to miss breakfast. So those of us who do not have a lot of time in the morning, should not miss out on a nutritious meal because we all know that Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. 

If you are looking to have a party at home with your friends and family members then this would be an ideal meal plate that you can prepare for them. As the meal plates is filled with colors and also dishes that are tasty too. You can use this meal plate for any festival occasion or for a warm gathering. All the recipes that we have put together is quiet simple and easy to make. Keeping the healthy aspect also in mind we have carefully planned out dishes that can beneficial also.

Making a special breakfast during weekends is always fun. Here is a delicious North Indian breakfast menu idea for the weekend - from Pindi Chana, Ajwain Puri and a comforting Gajar halwa. End it with a Coffee for Chai! Go ahead, get use the recipes below and start cooking a storm in your kitchen.

Make your breakfast the best meal of your day - We at Archana's Kitchen strongly strongly believe that a breakfast makes or breaks your day. If you are going to prepare a special meal for yourself and your family, it becomes an event that everyone looks forward to. So, it is important to spice up your week with dishes from different parts of the world and this week we have chosen a dish from the state of Karnataka. 

Karnataka cuisine has such variety which can be traced back to Iron Age that mentioned the use of Ragi in the dishes. The famous masala dosa has its origins from Udupi in Karnataka. The addition of a pat of butter along with a spicy aloo mixture in the middle of a dosa was an ingenious creation that has sustained its popularity across the country. 

Craving for a Gujarati style breakfast? Here we have the perfect breakfast plate that will satisfy your yen for eating a breakfast that is served in most Gujarathi homes. Theplas are prepared in bulk, stored in air tight containers and eaten for a few days. The cooking method of theplas makes them "storing friendly" and a lot of Indians travelling across the country or even abroad carry these lovely this rotis along with them. 

A good breakfast is the best way to begin a day that usually is filled with activities that range from making your meals to commuting to office and actually needing the energy to get all the work done in office. Research shows that anyone who has consumed a healthy and power packed breakfast will have a lot of energy throughout the day. So it is essential that we make sure that we get the right amount of energy from the right sources to have a successful start to a day. 

In this edition of the Breakfast Meal Plate we bring you a South Indian style breakfast - Mysore Masala Dosa, Coconut Chutney and Vengaya Sambar. This makes for a perfect Sunday or any day you have a holiday, you can take an hour to prepare this delicacies and have a filling and scrumptious Breakfast or Brunch. The potato filling in the Masala dosa along with the spicy red chutney smeared inside will be a burst of flavour in your mouth if not more when scooped with a generous side of coconut chutney. 

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and we all know that a good breakfast can lift your spirits up and lets you be energetic the whole day. So it is important to eat a wholesome and nutritious breakfast which includes all the food groups. Here at Archana's Kitchen, we come up with meal plates that is not only healthy but also delicious. 

Breakfast is an essential meal of the day that must not be missed since this is the daily energy booster for each of us to start our day. On a day to day basis it is hard to decide on how to make your breakfast healthy and filling.Here we have come up with a Breakfast meal plate that will provide you with complete nutrition packed diet. This will help you decide to prepare your everyday breakfast without any hassle.

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