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Recipes and Articles by Archana Doshi

Kerala Avial Recipe (Mixed Vegetables in Coconut)

Tuesday, 27 November 2007 16:08

The Avial Recipe is a traditional dish of the Kerala Cuisine that is made with a combination of root vegetables along with ash gourd and coconut. The flavors of the Avial comes from the use of coconut oil and curry leaves that make an important addition to this dish. The recipe is ...

Chola/ Chana Masala Recipe (North Indian Spiced Chickpea Curry)

Tuesday, 27 November 2007 15:05

The Punjabi Chana Masala recipe is a famous North Indian dish that is served along with Batura’s or Puris. The Chola or Chickpeas are simmered in spiced ginger and tomato gravy. The combination of black salt, garam masala, and dry mango powder enhance the taste of the Chola masala. The Chola Masala ...

Aloo Poha (Batata Poha) Recipe (Savory Flattened Rice & Potato Breakfast)

Thursday, 22 November 2007 22:48

Aloo Poha also known as the Batata Poha brings with it delicious tastes and textures of sweetness, sourness, softness and crunchiness. It is made tangy and spicy from green chillies and lemon juice along with boiled potatoes that further enhances the texture. When serving the Aloo Poha, sprinkle Chevdo ...

Beetroot Poriyal Recipe (Stir Fried Beetroot)

Thursday, 22 November 2007 16:04

The Beetroot Poriyal Recipe also known as Beetroot Curry is a delicious and healthy preparation of the beetroot vegetable. In this recipe, the beetroot is steamed and seasoned with mustard leaves, curry leaves, asafoetida and coconut. Sometimes we add finely chopped onions as well to give it an added ...

Date and Tamarind Chutney Recipe | Khajur Imli Chutney

Wednesday, 21 November 2007 16:20

Khajur Imli Ki Chutney or the Date Tamarind Chutney is a sweet and sour tangy chutney made from dates tamarind and jaggery. The Khajur Imli Ki Chutney recipe is an essential component in Chaats like Pani Puri, Bhel Puri, Samosa and more. Spreading this chutney over chaats is an absolute must to ...

Published in Indian Chutney Recipes

Lahsun ki Chutney | A Spicy Garlic Chutney

Wednesday, 21 November 2007 15:48

Garlic Chutney also known as Lahsun Ki Chutney is popularly used in Chaats, like Vada Pav, Chillas etc. Lahsun Ki Chutney recipe is also a staple among the villages of Rajasthan and Gujarat where they have it along with bajra ka rotla. The pungent aroma along with the lemon and chillies brings out ...

Published in Indian Chutney Recipes

Dhaniya Pudina Chutney Recipe (Green Chutney)

Wednesday, 21 November 2007 15:29

Dhaniya Pudina Chutney also known as the Green/Hari Chutney. This chutney is made from fresh coriander and mint leaves along with green chillies, ginger and lemon and a dash of sugar that gives this chutney a unique flavor. This Dhaniya Pudina Chutney recipe is a favorite Indian accompaniment for Samosas, Dhoklas, Vada ...

Published in Indian Chutney Recipes

Gajar Ka Halwa Recipe (Quick & Easy Indian Carrot Pudding)

Wednesday, 21 November 2007 14:57

Gajar Ka Halwa is a Quick & Easy Indian Carrot Pudding, a traditional North Indian sweet dish which can be enjoyed either hot or cold. Made with simple ingredients, especially the red variety of carrots popular in North India, this Carrot Pudding is typically enjoyed during winters. However, it can ...

Aloo Gobi Ki Sabzi Recipe (Spicy Potato and Cauliflower Vegetable)

Wednesday, 21 November 2007 14:26

The Aloo Gobi Ki Sabzi Recipe is a simple and quick recipe that can be made in one pot with the least amount of cooking time. The delicious flavors from the cauliflower, when combined with garam masala powder along the fresh tomatoes brings out a rich texture and flavour of the aloo gobi sabzi. ...

Gujarati Kadhi Recipe (Sweet and Spicy Yogurt Curry)

Tuesday, 20 November 2007 16:06

Gujarati Kadhi is a yogurt based sweet and spicy curry that is simple yet irresistible; it gets the sweetness from jaggery, the spice from cinnamon and the heat from green chillies and lends itself to a pure comfort meal. Kadhi goes well with any vegetable and especially when you have legumes as one ...

Palak Paneer Recipe (Cottage Cheese In Spinach Gravy)

Monday, 19 November 2007 17:08

Palak Paneer Recipe (Cottage Cheese In Spinach Gravy) is a preparation of spinach that is steamed, pureed and simmered along with subtle spices and cottage cheese (paneer) .  Palak Paneer is one of my favourite dishes ever since I was a child and now its my children's favourite as well. Along with ...

Vegetarian Hakka Noodles (Chinese Chow mein Recipe)

Friday, 16 November 2007 23:37

Vegetarian Hakka Noodles also called a Chow mein in many parts of India is a very Indian Chinese adaptation of the recipe. The first time I had these was in the chinese town of Kolkata. I was blown into a fantasy land and after that I have continued to make it just like how they do. The only difference ...

Published in East Asian Cuisine

About Us

Thursday, 15 November 2007 21:10

Archana's Kitchen is India's leading recipe and food discovery website that gives the world a credible and confident 'DIY' solutions for everyday cooking. It has millions of readers using the recipes and videos enhanced with rich content like menu plans, special diets, dinner ideas, lunch box ideas and ...

Phulka Recipe (Roti/Chapati) - Puffed Indian Bread

Wednesday, 31 December 1969 23:59

Phulkas also known as Roti or Chapati in some regions are a whole wheat soft and thin puffed flat bread. The phulka is a daily bread for many regional Indian cuisines. It is not only rich in the nutrients and fibres that whole wheat brings along with it, but also low in fat and very light on the stomach. Traditionally ...

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