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. 

Making interesting lunch everyday is difficult but with a bit of planning the previous day or over a weekend, you can get your ingredients stocked up and make something that lights up your mood when you open your lunch box. Basic things like roti/phulka dough can be prepared, vegetables can be chopped and stored in the fridge so that you can use it in the busy morning.

An idea for a Sunday lunch or even a weeknight dinner. Try this menu idea from  Gujarati Kadhi, Aloo Capsicum Subzi, Phulka, Salad & Pickle for a wholesome meal. Notice that this meal is packed with a lot of proteins and good fats. The meal is simple and packed with the goodness of potatoes, salad and a multigrain roti.

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. 

We are back with our "Weekly Meal Plan" which includes meal ideas for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. There are different recipes from different cuisines which we have included in the meal keeping the Indian taste in mind. These recipes are from different regions and they differ in taste due to the use of local ingredients and style of cooking. We also take care that you get all the necessary nutrients like Protein, Carbohydrates, Vitamins and Minerals through these recipes. These meals are filled with all the nutrients which are required for your body on daily basis for you and your family.

Are you looking for recipes just to make your dinners? Do not worry, we have the perfect ensemble of dishes enough to tickle your palette as well as take care of your nutrition quotient for the week. Every week, we at Archana's Kitchen make an effort to put together the perfect meal for your Indian dinner plans. While planning your meals, we believe that it is important to mix it up a little and try different cuisines everyday. 

Here is a delicious and protein packed lunch menu which has delicious recipes spread across indian cuisines from the south to rajasthan - The Brinjal Kootu, Kala Chana Kadhi, Pulao, Roti & Curd making it a wholesome meal.

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. 

Are you looking for Indian Dinner Recipes that is nutritious, wholesome and requires only a little bit of planning? You are at the right place! We at Archana's Kitchen want to make it easy for you and do all the thinking and planning - You only have to execute it, and have a wonderful South Indian or North Indian dinner on your dining table. The ingredients that are needed to prepare these Indian dinners can be found in all Indian Kitchens there by coming under budget and we have consciously paired these Dinner Recipes together so that the dinner that you serve yourself or your family members are wholesome and nutritious. 

Our eating habits have changed dramatically in recent times with availability of ready to eat foods in the market which are lip smacking tasty.

In addition with our increasingly fast paced lifestyles, we have begun to fill ourselves up with highly processed foods like pizza, chips, biscuits, desserts, aerated drinks, foods from a roadside vendor/ street cafe for convenience.

Weekly Meal Plan is a plan where we decide recipes across the world which includes Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. We try and include everyday recipes in the meal so that you can easily get the ingredients and also try them in your home kitchen. We tend to eat and make recipes from where we belong too and it becomes boring after some time to eat the same food. Therefore, we should try recipes from different regions too so that our family gets more variety of food to eat. These meals are filled with all the nutrients which are required for your body on daily basis for you and your family.