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. 

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. 

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. 

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.

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. 

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.

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. 

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. 

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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. 

This week, we have a a wholesome weekly meal plan menu with recipes from Aloo Bread Pakora, Moong Dal Palak Cheela, Kala Vatana Amti, Crispy Aloo Bread Pakora, Nagori Puri, Malabar Mutton Biryani and much more.

Packing everyday Lunch box for your kids can be a difficult task. We have to see that the food we pack in our kid's lunch box is tasty and full of nutrients so that the lunch boxes comes empty when your kids return from school and they also get the necessary nutrients required for the day. Along with it, you can put extra fruits or a treat on Friday, so that your kid is happy when he/she opens the lunch box.

Packing a healthy and tasty Lunch Box for yourself is very important. Also we have to keep in mind that the food we are packing for the lunch box is fulfilling the daily nutrition intake which gives them energy to work. Here is one such Lunch Box idea which we are sure you will love it.

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.

This week, we have a a wholesome weekly meal plan menu with recipes from Carrot Dosa, Chole Dhania Masala Recipe, Chicken Teriyaki Noodle, Caramel Apple Trifle & much more.  

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.

Here is a delicious and wholesome meal idea that you can use for lunch or dinner - from Kerala Pulissery,Raw Banana Thoran, Egg Roast, Rice & Curd.

Pulissery which is a thin curry made with ground coconut and cooked along with white pumpkin. The egg roast is cooked in less oil and adds the the protein for the meal and the Raw Banana Thoran are rich in resistant starch and pectin, which is filling and improves digestive health and help lower blood sugar levels as well.