Archana Doshi

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Recipes and Articles by Archana Doshi

Bihari Style Baingan Ka Chokha Recipe (Smoked & Spiced Eggplant)

Tuesday, 23 February 2016 10:04

The Baingan Ka Chokha Recipe is a delicious Smoked & Spiced Eggplant dish that is a very popular recipe from Bihari cuisine.It is often made during winters in bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand region and served along with Litti, which is a spiced crisp spread made from wheat flour and sattu atta. ...

Tomato Garlic Chutney Recipe

Tuesday, 23 February 2016 00:58

The Tomato Garlic Chutney is a perfect combination of pan roasted tomatoes along with garlic and chilies, bringing on fresh flavors to a chutney. Make the Tomato Garlic Chutney and serve it as a spread over breads, along with parathas, Litti Choka and more. If you like Chutneys, you must try ...

Published in Indian Chutney Recipes

Potato Spinach Roulade Recipe With Parmesan Cheese & Herbed Butter Sauce

Tuesday, 23 February 2016 00:15

A roulade is a dish of filled rolled meat or pastry. Roulade is very popular breakfast or a dinner dish that is found in  European cuisines. The Potato Spinach Roulade Recipe is a delicious dish where the potato pastry is filled with spinach and rolled and topped with Parmesan Cheese and a Herbed ...

Pista Burfi Recipe (Indian Spiced Pistachio Fudge)

Monday, 22 February 2016 00:48

The Pista Burfi Recipe is a delicious Indian Spiced Pistachio Fudge, that is packed with the goodness of pistachios and fresh coconut. The addition of cardamom powder makes this mithai truly delicious.  You can make the Pista Burfi as a dessert when you have guests at home or make for festivals ...

Cauliflower Coconut Milk Stew Recipe

Sunday, 21 February 2016 00:23

The Cauliflower Coconut Milk Stew Recipe is different from a traditional stew that will be purely made with coconut milk or simply a spiced water. This stew is made with a combination of pureed tomatoes and coconut milk and mildly spiced with bay leaf and cardamom. The addition of tomatoes into the stew ...

Food Steamer - The Must Have Kitchen Appliance

Friday, 19 February 2016 00:55

Steaming vegetables and meat is one of the best possible ways to cook food as it not only retains the colour but also the vitamins and nutrients. Fresh steamed vegetables and meat are a healthy alternative to canned or frozen varieties. With a little time and patience and also using a good quality steamer ...

Weekly Lunch Box Recipes & Ideas from Idli Upma, Aloo Paratha, Rajma Chawal and More

Friday, 19 February 2016 00:40

Get Lunchbox Recipes & Ideas for School Kids. Use these ideas and recipes to help you pack your kids lunch boxes, plan for them. Planning lunch box does need prior preparation and when you have a menu laid out in front of you, then putting it together just becomes a breeze. This week we have have ...

Spicy Kiwi Salsa Recipe with Feta Cheese

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 00:11

The Spicy Kiwi Salsa Recipe with Feta Cheese is a delicious dip that is made from fresh Kiwis that have a golden color, is sweet and full of taste. These Kiwis, make perfect desserts or a tea time snack like the one in this recipe. The addition of feta blends beautifully along with the sweet taste of ...

Published in Dips

Weekly Meal Plan - From Matar Tehri, Stuffed Bhindi, Masala Dosa, Dhokla & more.

Saturday, 06 February 2016 00:32

This weeks menu plan is a combination of cuisines across india, where you can have a variety in your kitchen almost everyday. The idea is to make sure you get to experiment taste and balance the various vegetables, lentils, fruits and across cuisines. So go ahead shop choose from our menus and shop groceries ...

Weekly Snack & Lunch Box Ideas - From Moong Dal Palak Cheela, Oats Rava Dhokla to Pav Bhaji & More

Friday, 05 February 2016 00:40

Busy mornings packed with a never-ending task list is typically the case with everyone. Carefully selected cookwares and kitchen appliances can make your life in the kitchen simple and easy. Moreover, you will get consistent results with your delicious dishes.8-Timesaving Kitchen Appliances For Busy ...

Barnyard Millet and Ragi Khichdi Recipe

Thursday, 04 February 2016 00:55

Barnyard Millet and Ragi Khichdi Recipe is a wholesome twist to a traditional Khichdi where we make a mish mash of millets or millets and lentils with an optional addition of vegetables. Every family has a favorite way to make a Khichdi. Some make it in a dry form and a few other make the Gadelu (semi ...

Published in Rice

Paneer Tikka Kathi Roll Recipe

Wednesday, 03 February 2016 00:37

The Paneer Tikka Kathi Roll Recipe is a classic Indian Street Food snack that you can find in the streets of North India. Even Kolkata has its own set of Kolkata Egg Rolls that are a classic favorite at home. These rolls are traditionally made with a lot of maida and cooked in a lot of oil and then ...

Published in Indian Street Food

Spiced Oat & Whole Wheat Carrot Cake Recipe (Egg Free Recipe)

Tuesday, 02 February 2016 00:20

The Oat and Whole Wheat Carrot Cake makes a great tea time snack that is made with a combination of oats, freshly grated carrots and gets its flavors from freshly ground spices. You can omit the spices if you are not particularly fond of them or your children don't like them.  Serve the Oat & ...

Arachuvitta Sambar Recipe (Traditional South Indian Sambar with Fresh Spices)

Monday, 01 February 2016 00:05

Arachuvitta Sambar Recipe is a traditional South Indian Sambar that is made from freshly roasted and ground with sambar spices that adds a special touch to this recipe. The sambar tastes best with seasonal vegetables like Radish, Pumpkin, Drumstick and small baby onions are a must in this sambar to give ...

Published in Sambar Recipes

How to Make Quinoa Flour Recipe

Friday, 29 January 2016 00:44

Learn How to Make Quinoa Flour Recipe and use it in breads, cakes, muffins, rotis, parathas and more. Quinoa is received the name of a superfood with good reason! For starters, this whole-grain is naturally gluten-free. In addition, it is packed with iron, vitamin-B, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, ...

Cheese Garlic Bread Recipe

Tuesday, 26 January 2016 00:05

Nothing beats a Cheese Garlic Bread that you can have as a snack or along with a pasta and soup for dinner parties. All you need is a set of basic ingredients like garlic, olive oil, a loaf of bread and cheese, and this super delicious appetizer is ready in absolutely no time. Serve Cheese Garlic ...

Published in World Appetizers

Vegetarian Moussaka with Mushrooms Sauce Recipe

Wednesday, 20 January 2016 00:37

The Vegetarian Moussaka with Mushrooms Sauce Recipe is a super delicious wholesome dish that is packed with the goodness of mushrooms and the creaminess of the bechamel sauce. Moussaka is a classic recipe from the Greek Cuisine that is usually made with meat, but this grilled and roasted eggplants ...

Spicy Millet Casserole with Pumpkin and Feta

Friday, 01 January 2016 00:50

The Spicy Millet Casserole with Pumpkin and Feta is the perfect and wholesome dish that is made from foxtail millets that blend really well with roasted pumpkin puree and feta cheese. A Casserole is a creamy baked dish that is most often packed with vegetables and in this recipe, I have added foxtail ...

Garlic Bread With Herb Butter Recipe

Monday, 07 December 2015 00:52

Nothing like a Warm Garlic Bread spread with a Herb Butter Recipe that can be served along with a hot bowl of soup for the winters. Stocking some Baguette or a French Loaf at home makes the winters really cozy and the food inviting for the family. Give this really simple Garlic Bread With Herb Butter ...

Published in World Appetizers

Homemade Herb Butter Recipe

Sunday, 06 December 2015 00:32

Having a Homemade Herb Butter ready in your refrigerator can get really handy when you want to make a quick garlic bread or even toss a pasta with vegetables or add a punch to steamed vegetables with the herb butter. Make this Homemade Herb Butter Recipe and refrigerate it for about a month ...

Whole Wheat & Ragi Crust Skillet Pizza Recipe Topped With Roasted Zucchini & Olives

Wednesday, 02 December 2015 21:23

A pizza definitely can't get healthier when you make it with a Whole Wheat and Ragi Crust and top it with your favorite roasted vegetables. A house favorite is now making the pizzas on a skillet as they give a great crunch to the crust and its quick to make too. The favorite toppings on pizzas are ...

Published in Pastas and Pizzas

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 ...

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