Archana Doshi

Archana Doshi is the founder of Archana's Kitchen. Archana launched Archana's Kitchen in 2007 as a way to keep track of her and family's recipes, and along the way grew it into one of the most popular cooking websites in the world. Archana is dedicated to helping home cooks be successful in the kitchen. Archana says "I hope you enjoy cooking recipes from my website where the sole effort is to make cooking simple for you. When you try out one of our recipes, we are longing to hear back from you. Do take your time to come back and share your comments, as your feedback means a lot to me"

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Recipes and Articles by Archana Doshi

Kothamalli Rava Upma Recipe - Coriander Semolina Pudding

Friday, 12 January 2018 09:00

Kothamalli Rava Upma Recipe is a twist to the usual upma recipes that South Indians prepare for breakfast. Fresh coriander leaves are ground to a smooth paste and then cooked along with sautéed onions to create a delicious and rich flavor. You can also add some roasted cashew nuts for the added texture. ...

Rajasthani Gatte Ka Pulao Recipe

Thursday, 11 January 2018 10:00

The Rajasthani Gatte Ka Pulao Recipe is a traditional rice dish from Rajasthan where cooked rice is tossed with boiled Gatte and masalas giving it a very rustic taste to the palate. This Tawa pulao is very simple to make and makes a very unique dish to serve at dinner parties. So if you are making ...

Raw Papitha No Sambharo Recipe

Thursday, 11 January 2018 09:00

Raw Papitha No Sambharo Recipe is a hot papaya stir fry that is served along with Fafda and kadhi when you walk into the streets of Gujarat early in the morning. In this recipe the raw papaya is stir fried along with green chillies and salt making it absolutely refreshing and tasty for breakfast. Did ...

Rajasthani Gatte Ki Sabzi Recipe With Onion & Garlic

Wednesday, 10 January 2018 10:00

The Rajasthani Gatte Ki Sabzi Recipe is a traditional dahi based curry that is simmered along with a spiced gram flour dumplings called gatte. The addition of ginger, garlic and onions into the Gatte Ki Sabzi makes this curry absolutely delicious.  Serve the Gatte Ki Sabzi along with Khooba ...

Methi Thalipeeth Recipe (Fresh Fenugreek Leaves Flat Bread)

Wednesday, 10 January 2018 09:00

Methi Thalipeeth Recipe (Fresh Fenugreek Leaves Flat Bread) is a famous Maharashtrian dish typically made of three flours, whole wheat chakki atta, millet flour and besan. This recipe is a healthy and green. It has a slight twist to the versatile and healthy preparation of thalipeeth, with methi and ...

Gulkand Chai Recipe - A Delicious Rose Flavored Indian Tea

Wednesday, 10 January 2018 09:00

Gulkand Chai Recipe is a comforting drink had during a Tea Time snack or even for a morning breakfast. Gulkand is a popular preserve that is used in most of the Indian sweets, it is made from rose petals that are dried and mixed along with sugar mixture. Gulkand is considered to be an ayurvedic medicine ...

Snake Gourd Salan Recipe (Snake Gourd Cooked In Tangy Spicy Peanut Sesame Curry)

Tuesday, 09 January 2018 10:00

Snake Gourd Salan Recipe is a twist the traditional recipe from the Hyderabadi/ Andhra cuisine served on the Eid festival. Salan is hot and spicy and has a tangy gravy. All the spiciness comes from chillies and tamarind, and the gravy blended with other freshly ground spices and peanuts. In this recipes, ...

Maharashtrian Green Chilli Thecha Recipe

Tuesday, 09 January 2018 09:00

Maharashtrian Green Chilli Thecha Recipe is an exciting side dish had along with many of the Maharashtrian thalipeeth. The spicy green chilli and the pungent garlic is coarsely ground and tempered with mustard seeds, hing to give it a spicy chatpata taste. You can make this in small batch and store it ...

Published in Indian Chutney Recipes

Kumbakonam Filter Coffee Recipe

Tuesday, 09 January 2018 09:00

Kumbakonam filter Coffee Recipe is the perfect filter coffee made in Tamil Nadu. It is often referred to as the “Kumbakonam Degree Coffee” in which the degree refers to the thickness of the milk used to make the coffee. This coffee recipe is made with the first degree decoction and 100 percent fresh ...

Spicy & Masaledar Aloo Gobi & Beans Tawa Sabzi Recipe

Monday, 08 January 2018 10:00

Spicy & Masaledar Aloo Gobi & Beans Tawa Sabzi Recipe uses a blend of Indian spices and is tossed in a tawa to give it a roasted flavor. It is a semi dry dish that is cooked with lots of onions, ginger and garlic which adds to the extra flavors of the dish.   Serve the Masaledar ...

Tomato Onion Tadka Raita Recipe

Monday, 08 January 2018 09:00

Tomato Onion Tadka Raita is one of those recipes which is very easy to make and gets ready in no time. This Raita can be served with your everyday meals, Parathas or any rice dish. It tastes great along with veg and non veg Biryani and also enhances the tastes of your meal at the same time. In this ...

Published in Indian Raita Recipes

Pudina Sooji & Oats Dhokla Recipe - Steamed Semolina Cake With Oats & Mint Leaves

Sunday, 07 January 2018 10:00

Pudina Sooji & Oats Dhokla Recipe is a the classic dhokla made by combining semolina with oats and mint leaves.  It makes a very wholesome and nutritious variation from the traditional Sooji Dhokla that is often made. A great way to include these healthy foods into your family's diet.  Serve ...

Zucchini Keerai Thogayal Recipe - South Indian Tangy Spinach and Zucchini Chutney

Tuesday, 26 December 2017 10:00

The Zucchini Keerai Thogayal Recipe is a lip smacking tangy and spicy chutney from the South Indian Cuisine. The Zucchini and spinach are first cooked in a pan and pureed along with roasted methi seeds, urad dal and black pepper making it very ayurvedic and healthy.  Did you know, Zucchini ...

Published in Indian Chutney Recipes

Healthy Carrot Methi & Mooli Thepla Recipe

Wednesday, 13 December 2017 13:15

Thepla Recipe is one of the many comfort foods to Gujarati’s. If you are on a long distance train or even on a trekking trip and you spot a Gujarati, you will definitely find them with Thepla. In this recipe, we have grated vegetables into the thepla dough flavoured with everyday spices and rolled ...

नवाबी कोफ्ता करी रेसिपी - Nawabi Kofta Curry Recipe

Saturday, 09 December 2017 10:00

नवाबी कोफ्ता करी रेसिपी एक रिच और सेहतमंद रेसिपी है जिसमे आलू को टमाटर की ग्रेवी में पकाया जाता है. इसमें ड्राई फ्रूट्स ...

गोभी स्टू रेसिपी - Cauliflower Coconut Milk Stew (Recipe In Hindi)

Thursday, 07 December 2017 09:00

गोभी स्टू एक पारम्परिक स्टू है जिसमे नारियल के दूध का प्रयोग किया जाता है. इसमें टमाटर, तेजपत्ता और इलाइची का प्रयोग ...

Jeera Milagu Rasam Recipe - South Indian Pepper Cumin Rasam

Tuesday, 05 December 2017 16:37

The Jeera Milagu Rasam Recipe also known as the Pepper Rasam is a very classic dish of the South Indian Cuisine. This rasam is simmered with tamarind water along with freshly pounded pepper, cumin and a tempering with ghee. A lot of times this rasam is given when one is suffering from a cold or ...

Cream Cheese Swirl Brownies Recipes

Friday, 01 December 2017 09:00

I'm a chocolate lover and love it when desserts have that hint of cheese in them and hence these cream cheese brownies are an absolutely delight either hot from the oven along with vanilla ice cream or even chilled after a few hours. The Britannia Cream cheese is a great cheese to make cheese cakes ...

Published in Cake Recipes

Rich Dark Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Tuesday, 07 November 2017 10:22

The Rich Dark Chocolate Mousse is a delicious holiday party food recipe that is made from dark chocolate and whisked up cream and and egg whites. It tastes great with a strawberry compote and may be some whipped cream to top off. I have also shown you in the recipe below on how to make an eggless chocolate ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Pineapple Upside Down Cake Recipe

Friday, 03 November 2017 01:15

The Classic Pineapple Upside Down Cake is simple and fun to make. It makes a perfect dessert for a an afternoon tea party. I have used my tried and tested old fashioned pound cake recipe here and that made it even more simpler to share with recipe with you. My favorite way to serve this upside ...

Published in Cake Recipes

Absolutely Charming Cha Cafe You Must Visit In Bangalore

Wednesday, 01 November 2017 13:05

No visit to Bangalore is complete without a trip to the newly opened Tata Cha, a beautiful cafe on 12th Main, Indiranagar in Bangalore. With beautiful interiors inspired with a very Indian touch and yet a very aspirational feel to make it a great place to hangout with family, friends or even an office ...

The Power of Yes - Positive Ways To Discipline Children In Food

Tuesday, 31 October 2017 08:51

Disciplining children is an important activity every parent is challenged with.  Be it your 2-year-old child or a 12-year-old, discipline is extremely important to bring in peace and harmony into home. However, as parents we often tend to get into a negative disciplining mode, where there are more ...

Carrot Amla Pomegranate Juice Recipe

Thursday, 26 October 2017 14:06

The Carrot Amla Pomegranate Juice recipe is a power packed juice that you can have for breakfast or even as a snack during the day. All the three ingredients used are packed with nutrition and this juice is simply blended to give a thick juice full of texture from the fibre. Did you know Amla contains ...

Published in Smoothies and Juices

Easy Tomato And Cheese Mini Pizza Recipe

Thursday, 26 October 2017 10:07

The Easy Tomato And Cheese Mini Pizza Recipe is a brilliant and simple pizza that is packed with flavors from the fresh tomatoes marinated in a basil and olive oil. It makes a super simple and easy pizza to make for a dinner for two along with a glass of wine and a delicious dessert.  Serve ...

Published in Pizza Recipes
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