Archana Doshi

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Recipes and Articles by Archana Doshi

Creamy Potato and Vegetable Salad Recipe

Thursday, 19 January 2017 00:12

The Creamy Potato and Vegetable Salad Recipe is a wholesome salad that is packed with flavours from the herbs, dijon mustard and black pepper corns. The taste of the fresh steamed vegetables comes out beautifully in the salad.  Serve the Creamy Potato and Vegetable Salad as a one dish ...

Published in Salads

Paneer Methi Paratha Recipe

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 00:00

Paneer Methi Paratha Recipe is made from whole wheat flour dough stuffed with finely chopped methi leaves and freshly made paneer, spiced up with green chillies and cumin powder. The Paneer Paratha can make a meal in itself and served with a pickle and some yogurt or raita. The paratha makes a great ...

Nellikai Oorugai/Amla Sambhariyo Recipe (Instant Gooseberry Pickle Recipe)

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 00:00

Nellikai oorugai/Amla Sambhariyo Recipe (Instant Gooseberry Pickle Recipe) is a very quick tangy pickle made with gooseberries and tossed with some Indian masala. Any time where you feel you have lots to do on your plate and then need something quick to be made which will taste tangy and spicy, you can ...

Murungakkai Mor Kuzhambu Recipe (Drumstick Buttermilk Curry Recipe)

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 00:00

Murungakkai Mor Kuzhambu Recipe (Drumstick Buttermilk Curry Recipe) is an easy way to make a curry by using curd as a base. The drumstick are dunked into the spicy and light buttermilk gravy. Drumsticks are known to be beneficial to be human beings in many ways. It is a rich source of protein and Vitamin ...

Patta Gobi Matar Nu Shaak Recipe (Cabbage & Peas Sabzi Recipe)

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 00:00

Patta Gobi Matar Nu Shaak Recipe (Cabbage & Peas Sabzi Recipe) is a tossed dry vegetable side dish made to relish along with phulka or steam rice. It is quick and easy to prepare and is the best way to consume when you have these things at your kitchen. It is healthy as well as tasty too. Cabbage ...

South Indian Style Vazhathandu Poriyal Recipe (Banana Stem Curry with No Onion and No Garlic)

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 00:00

South Indian Style Vazhathandu Poriyal Recipe (Banana Stem Curry with No Onion and No Garlic) is a simple and quick recipe made with fibrous banana stem tossed in simple spice powders and seasonings. Poriyal is generally from Tamil Nadu. Anything that is dry and is eaten as a side dish is called Poriyal. ...

Senai Kizhangu Ghostu Recipe (Spicy & Tangy Yam Curry Recipe)

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 00:00

Senai Kizhangu Ghostu Recipe (Spicy & Tangy Yam Curry Recipe) is a comforting recipe made with chopped yam that is pressure cooked with tangy and spicy curry. Yam is a wonderful root vegetable that will help as a cooling agent. It is the best vegetable to fight against any cold or flu. Serve the ...

Plan Your Everyday Meal with Gujarati Khatta Mag, Patta Gobi Nu Shaak and More

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 00:00

As the previous week went with the preparation for festival food, many people would have become exhausted preparing for a heavy lunch meal on that day. Many of you will be wondering to eat healthy and comforting food for our day to day meals. We have put across you an easy and a quick meal that can be ...

Kerala Pumpkin Pachadi Recipe (Parangikai Pachadi)

Monday, 16 January 2017 00:16

The Kerala Pumpkin Pachadi Recipe, is an Ayurvedic dish that is packed with goodness from the yellow pumpkin also known as Parangikai. The Parangikai is steamed in the pressure cooker and then tossed in a sweet and spicy coconut mixture. It tastes absolutely delicious and is packed with ...

Sundried Tomato Focaccia Bread Recipe

Friday, 13 January 2017 00:16

The Sundried Tomato Focaccia Bread Recipe is a wonderful, quick alternative to garlic bread that is packed with flavors from the herbs and the sundried tomatoes.  Make the Sundried Tomato Focaccia Bread for a weeknight dinner along a Couscous Salad with Raw Mangoes and Beetroot Gazpacho Soup to ...

Spaghetti in Tomato Basil Sauce & Veg Oat Balls Recipe

Thursday, 12 January 2017 00:20

Spaghetti in Tomato Basil Sauce & Veg Oat Balls makes for a wholesome meal, with vegetable ball tossed in a tomato basil sauce is a sure winner. The flavors from the basil sauce give the dish a perfect tang and sweetness. Serve the Spaghetti in Tomato Basil Sauce & Veg Oat Balls Recipe for dinner ...

Published in Pastas and Pizzas

Warm Roasted Beet Salad Recipe - Roz Ka Khana With Figaro Olive Oil

Thursday, 12 January 2017 00:17

The Warm Roasted Beet Salad Recipe is a wholesome and diabetic friendly dish that is perfect for the winters. The red wine vinaigrette along with the onions, walnuts and feta, bring out delicious flavors and taste and perfect for a winter dinner along with a soup and pasta. Serve the Warm ...

Published in Salads

Chettinad Vegetable Pulao Recipe -Roz Ka Khana With Figaro Olive Oil

Wednesday, 04 January 2017 00:08

Chettinad Vegetable Pulao is a classic South Indian way of making rice. The spices are a unique blend of saunf (fennel seeds), black peppercorns with the addition of baby onions, ginger and garlic which add to the taste. This Pulao is made with Basmati rice, which is aged & matured naturally for ...

Published in Rice

Rajma Malai Cutlet Recipe - Roz Ka Khana With Figaro Olive Oil

Saturday, 24 December 2016 10:11

The Rajma Malai Cutlet is a lip smacking recipe that is made healthy with the addition of paneer and delectable spices. The Malai Cutlet makes a great appetizer for parties, a tea time snack for kitty parties or even as a high protein snack for kids. Serve the Rajma Malai Cutlet along with a yogurt ...

Roasted Carrot Hummus Falafel Wrap Recipe

Wednesday, 21 December 2016 00:35

This Middle Eastern style Roasted Carrot Hummus Falafel Wrap makes a quick weeknight dinner or can also be had as a healthy breakfast. When summers are around and you go on picnics with friends and family, the hummus falafel wrap can be made quickly when you have the ingredients handy. Serve the Roasted ...

Italian Oat Tortilla Wrap with Beetroot Hummus Recipe

Saturday, 17 December 2016 00:47

The Italian Oat Tortilla Wrap with Beetroot Hummus, is a delicious peppery beetroot hummus wrapped in lettuce, further wrapped in Italian Oat tortillas, making it a wholesome teatime snack or even a weeknight dinner. The Italian Oat Tortilla Wrap with Beetroot Hummus can be served with Low ...

Grilled Pineapple And Chicken Salad Recipe

Friday, 16 December 2016 00:02

The Grilled Pineapple And Chicken Salad Recipe is a delicious, refreshing salad for all seasons. This easy salad with pineapples is perfect to make when you have guests and have loads of cooking to do. Serve the Grilled Pineapple and Chicken Salad as a side dish along with a main course like Vegetarian ...

Published in Salads

Sourdough Bread Recipe and How To Make Its Starter From Scratch

Wednesday, 14 December 2016 15:58

Ever since I started my experiments in making bread, I realised each time, that there is something missing in texture. I had kept making whole wheat multigrain breads which made them denser in texture. And I used ready bakers yeast. The fermentation was quick and I was happy about it fermenting well. ...

How To Cook Vegetables (Pressure Cooker & Steamer Methods)

Tuesday, 13 December 2016 15:57

Before you begin to cook vegetables, whether in the steamer or pressure cooker, it is essential to clean them thoroughly. Rinse the vegetables under running water. Wherever possible, avoid peeling off the skins, to retain maximum nutrients. And when eating peels, it is imperative to thoroughly scrub ...

Weights & Measurement Chart & Conversion Table

Tuesday, 13 December 2016 13:53

Measuring ingredients are important as we all look out for perfection, in every new recipe we create. Though our mums and grandmas managed without any standard measurement and used “Andaz” in everyday cooking; in today's busy life the use of measures make it easier to cook without missing out on ...

Roasted Beet Feta Salad Recipe

Friday, 09 December 2016 00:00

Roasted Beet Feta Salad Recipe is a warm winter salad that uses charred roasted beet tossed with crunchy onion rings, fresh and light feta cheese and finally to balance the flavour it is sprinkled with nutty walnuts. The red wine vinaigrette and the olive oil dressing blends well with the salad and gives ...

Published in Salads

6 Ways to Plan & Host a Holiday Party In Style

Thursday, 08 December 2016 00:50

As holidays and festive season descends, we start thinking of entertaining friends and family at home. Planning and putting things together for holiday parties can be quite a task. I have hosted countless parties over many years and in almost all of them there is always a talk about food and drinks. ...

12 Great Homemade Cookies & Cakes For Christmas & Holiday Season

Thursday, 08 December 2016 00:30

There's no better way to up the festive spirit at your Christmas party than to say "thank you for coming" with a bag of handmade gifts. Edible, homemade gifts, put together with love will only fetch you extra brownie points! So this Christmas, plan ahead and make some of these edible homemade party favours ...

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