Meal Plan & Lunch Box Ideas
Everyday Meal Plate: Sambar Rice, Snake Gourd Thoran And Salad
Taking in your daily required nutrition is very important and therefore we get you a meal plate which will help you to intake the required nutrients for the day. 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.
An Andhra Breakfast You Must Try- Pesarattu Upma, Chutney & Chai
Here is a wholesome South Indian Breakfast Recipe which includes Andhra Style Pesarattu Upma which is a delicious combination of Pesarattu and Upma. Pesarattu is packed with protein and taste as it is made from Green Moong Dal.
Serve Pesarattu Upma along with Tomato Onion Chutney and Masala Chai. This healthy breakfast recipe has almost all nutrients that a body needs on a day-to-day basis. Different flavour profiles in the plate like spicy and tangy, will leave your taste buds satisfied and your tummy full.
Looking To Make A North Indian Dinner? Try The Hariyali Aloo, Puri & Pudina Chaas
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.
Try This Quick & Easy Breakfast - Spring Onion Dosa, Chutney & Chai
Try this delicious South Indian Breakfast, that includes a lip smacking dosa recipe - Spring Onion Dosa which you can serve along with a spicy Tomato Onion chutney, Coriander Coconut Chutney, and a piping hot Chai.
Breakfast Meal Plate : Masala Omelette Waffle, Potato Wedges And Broccoli Stir Fry
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.
A 20-Minute Breakfast Idea- Matar Poha, Fruits & Masala Chai
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.
Here's A Delicious Lunch Menu - Milagu Sadam, Potato Kurma & Carrot Salad
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 Meal Plan: Chettinad Biryani, Arbi Paratha, Lasagna & More
This week, we have a a wholesome weekly meal plan menu with recipes from Chettinad Vegetable Biryani, Stuffed Arbi Paratha, Bhindi Raita, Sindhi Sai Bhaji, Punjabi Kadhi Pakora and much more.
Here's A Royal Saturday Dinner - Malai Kofta, Peshwari Naan & Kesar Pista Lassi
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?
Weekly Dinner Recipe Plan: Millets Bisi Bele Bath, Mooli Paratha & More
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!
Portion Control Meal Plate: Chironji Ki Dal, Tofu Bhurji, Kulcha And Salad
We have a delicious Portion Control Meal Plate which is healthy and very nutritious. This meal plate includes Chironji Ki Dal, Tofu Bhurji, Carrot And Cucumber Salad, Tawa Amritsari Kulcha and a bowl of Curd.
A South Indian Meal You Must Try - Arachuvitta Sambar With Carrot Beans Thoran
Here's a comforting and Wholesome South Indian meal plate consisting of Arachuvitta Sambar, Carrot Beans Thoran, Carrot Salad, Steamed Rice, and a big dollop of ghee! This meal plate is a commonly prepared meal in most South Indian home especially Brahmin households
Portion Control Meal Plate: Veg Pulao, Beet Salad, Kadhi, Gatte Sabzi
Here is a wholesome Portion control plate that is packed with nutrition and taste with a colorful combination of vegetables and protein. In this plate you will find a Spicy Mixed Vegetable Pulao along with fresh Indian Salad Recipe made with a combination of Beetroot, Carrot & Cucumber Salad and a smooth Rajasthani Kadhi with a side of Sukhe Gatte Capsicum Ki Sabzi and ghee smeared Phulkas.
Dinner Anyone? How About A Delicious Ragi Mudde & Mutton Saaru
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.
Portion Control Meal Plate: Sai Bhaji, Lauki Raita, Koki Roti & Bhuga Chawal
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.
Love Eggs? Here's A Delicious Breakfast Plate With Mushroom Cheese Omelette
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!
3 Mangalorean Recipes You Will Love For a Sunday Lunch - Gassi, Kadle Manoli & Hot Rice
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.
Everyday Meal Plate: Dum Aloo, Puri and Shrikhand
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.
Dinner Meal Plate :Stuffed Raw Papaya & Red Bell peppers, Makhana Ka Raita & Salad
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.
Portion Control Meal Plate : Corn Pulao, Mushroom Palak, Egg and Beans Bhurji, Carrot Salad and Homemade Curd
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 only is flavourful but also packed with nutrients from the ingredients used in them. Rice or Roti makes a staple that goes beautifully with a protein packed side dish and no meal ends without a side of raita or homemade curd.
Weekly Meal Plan: Aval Upma, Chicken In Lemon Butter Sauce & More
This week, we have a a wholesome weekly meal plan menu with recipes from Aval Upma, Palak Chole, Burani Raita, Horse Gram Idli, Amritsari Fish Gravy, Whole Wheat Lachha Paratha, Chicken in Lemon Butter sauce and much more.
Weeknight Dinners : Nepalese Pulao, Dal Dhokli And Many More
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
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.
Lunch Box Ideas: Amritsari Chole, Muttaikose Poriyal And Phulka
Simple and Tasty, this two things plays an important role when we pack our Lunch Box on weekdays. Simple because it should take less time to prepare and tasty because eating regular food becomes boring sometimes. So we try and create Lunch Boxes for you which has everyday recipes and requires daily ingredients in order to make them. We add recipes from different regions of India, so that you get a different taste everytime you eat your Lunch Box.