Archana Doshi

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Recipes and Articles by Archana Doshi

Kerala Style Appam Recipe (Without Yeast)

Thursday, 19 November 2015 00:14

The Kerala Style Appam Recipe is one dish that we all love at home. Its packed with flavors from the fresh coconut and a subtle taste of fenugreek seeds. This recipe of Kerala appam is made without the use of yeast and can be made quickly with a little bit of planning.  Serve the Kerala Style ...

4 course Vegetarian Thanksgiving Party Menu

Wednesday, 18 November 2015 00:53

It's time to give thanks for the abundance in our lives. Gratitude for family, friends, togetherness, success, prosperity and everything that you have had the good fortune of experiencing this year. And what better way than to get together with your near and dear ones over a hearty meal. If you're battling ...

Rajasthani Gatte Ki Sabzi Recipe (Gram Flour Dumplings in Yogurt Curry)

Wednesday, 18 November 2015 00:50

The Rajasthani Gatte Ki Sabzi Recipe is a traditional yogurt based curry that is simmered along with a spiced gram flour dumplings. It's most often had along with millet based rotis or along with steamed rice, Kachumber Salad and Boondi Raita.  Find more Vegetarian Curry recipes from across ...

Tandoori Chickpea & Cauliflower Curry Recipe (Vegan Curry)

Wednesday, 18 November 2015 00:15

The Tandoori Chickpea & Cauliflower Curry is a delicious twist to a curry that is packed with smoked flavors from the coal and crushed fennel seeds. The addition of chaat masala powder along with the spices gives this Gobi Curry a delectable taste. You can choose to make this dish dry or even in ...

Karnataka Style Set Dosa Recipe

Saturday, 14 November 2015 00:07

Dosas are an integral part of the South Indian cuisine and almost every region in south, has their own unique twist to making the dosas. The Karnataka Style Set Dosa is a thick savory pancake that comes in a set of three when you visit the darshinis. It makes a great lunch box as well, when you pack ...

Ingi Mangai Sadam Recipe

Thursday, 12 November 2015 14:52

Did you know that India is the largest producer of Ginger? Ginger is a hot, fragrant kitchen spice that is juicy and fleshy with a very sharp taste. Try this ginger mango rice that is packed with flavors from ginger and makes a delicious lunch. Serve the Ingi Mangai Sadam along with a bowl of yogurt ...

Published in Rice

Rajasthani Kanji Vada Recipe

Thursday, 12 November 2015 00:25

The Kanji Vada Recipe is a traditional recipe from Rajasthan and a delicious dish that is made from lentils soaked in a mildly spicy fermented mustard curry. Traditionally the Kanji Vadas are deep fried, but I have pan fried them using my favorite Kuzhi Paniyaram Pan. I have also used moong sprouts that ...

Gulab Sandesh Recipe ( Cottage Cheese Flavored with Rose Water)

Thursday, 05 November 2015 00:27

The Gulab Sandesh Recipe also known as the Shondesh is traditional sweet in every Bengali home. Sandesh is made from fresh homemade chenna, combined with sugar and flavors. In this recipe, the Sandesh is flavored with gulab jal or rose water, giving it a delectable earthly flavor and taste.  Serve ...

Rajasthani Sweet & Spicy Ker Sangri Sabzi Recipe

Wednesday, 04 November 2015 00:16

The Ker Sangri Recipe is a traditional Rajasthani dish that is made from with a combination of dried beans and berries that are grown locally in Rajasthan. It is often made into a spicy dry vegetable, but, I have added a little bit of sweetness to the spice and the taste was delectable. If you plan to ...

Green Tea Coconut Ladoo Recipe (Coconut Energy Balls)

Tuesday, 03 November 2015 00:18

The Green Tea & Coconut Ladoo Recipe is a wholesome energy ball that is made from fresh coconut and powdered Tetley Long Leaf Green Tea leaves. It's flavored with cardamom and gets its richness from the condensed milk. Try serving the Green Tea Coconut Ladoos for the festive season like Diwali ...

Whole Wheat Buttermilk Banana Pancakes Recipes

Monday, 02 November 2015 00:33

The Whole Wheat Buttermilk Banana Pancake is a quick, easy, wholesome energy packed breakfast that is packed goodness of whole wheat flour (chakki atta) and bananas. The addition of buttermilk makes the pancakes melt in the mouth. Serve the Whole Wheat Buttermilk Banana Pancakes drizzled with Maple ...

Non-Fried Corn & Cheese Bites Recipe (Corn & Paneer Balls)

Sunday, 01 November 2015 00:21

Whether it's festive time or we have a party at home, we look to make something special for friends and family when they come over. The Corn & Cheese balls recipe is one such dish that will come in handy when you plan a party. The cheese balls are healthy, quick to make and super delectable to eat. Serve ...

Foxtail Millet Khichdi Recipe with Batata Aloo Nu Shaak

Sunday, 01 November 2015 00:08

The Foxtail Millet Khichdi Recipe is a wholesome twist to a traditional Khichdi. Khichdi is a mish mash of millets or rice, lentils and vegetables served along with Kadhi and a Batata Nu Shaak in a traditional Gujarati home. You can also additionally add vegetables in the Khichdi to make it more nutritious. Serve ...

Published in Rice

Roasted Zucchini Caprese Salad Rolls Recipe

Monday, 19 October 2015 00:38

The Roasted Zucchini Caprese Salad Rolls is a gourmet appetizers that you can make to surprise your friends and family with your cooking skills. This is a twist to the traditional recipe of a caprese salad, where the zucchini is sliced, grilled, cooled and rolled and stuffed with mozzarella cheese, ...

Published in World Appetizers

Focaccia Bread Recipe With Cherry Tomatoes, Basil Pesto And Goat Cheese

Thursday, 15 October 2015 00:07

The Focaccia Bread is a class bread that is flavored with olive oil, olives and herbs. This is one of my favorite bread recipes, which I often make with a combination of with whole wheat flour and all purpose flour and vary the toppings each time. In this recipe, I have used Cherry Tomatoes, ...

Published in Homemade Bread Recipes

Pumpkin Dal with Garlic Tadka Recipe

Monday, 12 October 2015 00:43

The Pumpkin Dal Tadka is a delicious recipe that is made with a combination of dals, green chilies and spices. The addition of a garlic tadka along with ghee adds to the final touch and makes it a perfect dish for a quick and easy dinner  when served along with rice, papad and achaar. Serve the Pumpkin ...

Weekly Meal Plan with Ker Sangri, Kaji Vada, Appam, Stew & More

Sunday, 04 October 2015 17:52

Plan your weekly menu with recipe ideas from Semiya Upma, Ragi Dosa, Kanji Vada, Tacos, Ker Sangri and more. You can now use these ideas to plan your breakfast, pack your lunch boxes and dinners as well. Shop your groceries and stock them for the week and Use these ideas and recipes to help you pack ...

Stuffed Makai Paratha Recipe (Corn & Coriander Stuffed Flat Bread)

Friday, 02 October 2015 00:36

The Stuffed Makai Paratha Recipe is made from a stuffing made from sweet corn, fresh coriander leaves and green chilies. This paratha is packed with fiber and nutrition that comes from corn and whole wheat flour (Chakki Atta - Vivatta). The Stuffed Makai Paratha makes a perfect breakfast or even ...

Foxtail Millet Lemon Rice Recipe (Elumichai Thenai)

Thursday, 01 October 2015 00:27

Foxtail Millet Lemon Rice Recipe also known as Elumichai Sadam in Tamil is a healthy version of the rice dish that is made from thinai, also known as foxtail millets. The Lemon millet recipe is packed with flavors from lemon, green chillies and curry leaves. The millet adds to the nutrition and fiber ...

Published in Rice

Whole Wheat Buttermilk Vanilla Waffles Recipe

Monday, 14 September 2015 00:31

The Whole Wheat Buttermilk Vanilla Waffles Recipe makes a wholesome and delicious breakfast that is packed goodness of whole wheat flour (chakki atta) and flavored with vanilla extract. This recipe also has a version of how to make it egg free (eggless) by adding the Flax meal Egg Replacer, popularly ...

Chinese Egg Fried Rice Recipe With Oats

Thursday, 10 September 2015 00:20

Chinese Egg Fried Rice With Oats is a quick and simple recipe that you can make for a weeknight dinner. This recipe has a twist with the addition of oats, adding to the fiber and when combined along with eggs and vegetables, adds to the protein to the diet.  Serve the Chinese Egg Fried Rice With ...

Published in Indian Chinese Recipes

Saragvo Nu Shaak Recipe (Drumstick Masala Sabzi)

Monday, 07 September 2015 00:21

The Saragvo Nu Shaak Recipe (Drumstick Masala Sabzi) is a wholesome and delicious way to consume the healthy drumstick vegetable. We often wonder how can we use all the goodness from the drumsticks in a vegetable. And very often it either goes into a dal or into a kadhi or in a sambar. Here is a delicious ...

Sweet And Sour Vegetables With Paneer Curry Recipe

Thursday, 03 September 2015 00:13

Sweet And Sour Vegetables With Paneer Curry is a very popular dish in the Indian Chinese Cuisine. And as a person who loves Indian Chinese, we make it often at home too. This curry is a tasty flavorsome dish and also protein rich because of paneer. It is also an easy recipe to prepare. Sweet And Sour ...

Published in Indian Chinese Recipes

Whole Wheat Spinach Ricotta Ravioli In Creamy Tomato Basil Sauce Recipe

Tuesday, 01 September 2015 00:29

The Spinach Ricotta Ravioli is a wholesome recipe that is made from whole wheat flour and with a healthy spinach and ricotta filling. If ricotta is not readily available, then you can use homemade paneer as well and it makes a great alternative to the ricotta cheese. The addition of cream into the ...

Published in Pastas and Pizzas

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