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

Cabbage Poricha Kootu Recipe (Red Cabbage) - South Indian Cabbage Dal

Wednesday, 04 April 2018 09:00

The Cabbage Poricha Kootu Recipe is a wholesome and delicious recipe where the moong dal is cooked and mixed along with steamed cabbage and a fresh coconut masala, finished off with a crunchy tadka.  You can use the regular cabbage or the red cabbage to make this south indian kootu recipe which ...

Published in Kootu Recipes

Weeknight Dinners: Pulao Kadhi, Kulith Dal, Thai Curry & More

Friday, 30 March 2018 17:06

This week, we have a delicious weekly dinner menu with recipes spread across various cuisines - Drumstick Sabzi, Sindhi Aam Papad Dal, Chana Dal Salad, Beet Salad, Thai Curry, Pasta & much more.

54 Indian Spinach Recipes & Keerai Recipes For Diabetes

Friday, 30 March 2018 10:50

With rampant growth if diabetes amongst Indians and rapidly-changing unhealthy lifestyles which includes a sedentary lifestyle with little physical activity, along with increasing intake of processed food items, we need to take a step back and reevaluate our lifestyles and how we treat our body.

Cheesy Loaded Veggie Nachos Recipes

Wednesday, 28 March 2018 09:00

This Cheesy Loaded Veggie Nachos Recipes is a must try recipe, that is enjoyed by both kids and adults. Crunchy flavoured corn chips also known as nachos are served with toppings of spicy beans, fresh tomato salsa,olives, and a homemade cheese sauce .  These Cheesy Loaded Nachos Recipes ...

Published in Mexican Recipes

Eggless Banana Pressure Cooker Cake Recipe

Monday, 26 March 2018 14:48

The Eggless Banana Pressure Cooker Cake Recipe is a simple cake recipe that is made without eggs and without the use of an oven. When making a pressure cooker cake recipe, the important thing to note is that you need to have a cooker, which can take in a tall and wide cake pan. You can use the ...

Published in Cake Recipes

Baked Gobi Manchurian Recipe - Healthy Cauliflower Manchurian Recipe

Saturday, 24 March 2018 19:22

The Baked Gobi Manchurian Recipe is a wholesome and lip smacking recipe that is made from just 1 teaspoon oil. It's packed with flavors from ginger, onion, garlic & chilli sauce.  Gobi Manchurian is a very popular Indian Chinese (also known as Indo-Chinese) dish. Typically Gobi manchurian is ...

Published in Indian Chinese Recipes

Kesar Chai Recipe - A Delicious Saffron Flavored Indian Tea

Friday, 23 March 2018 09:00

Kesar Chai Recipe is a comforting drink had during a Tea Time snack or even for a morning breakfast. The addition of saffron strands while the water is boiling for the tea, gives the tea a deep orange color. Once you add the tea leaves, allow it to brew just a little to ensure the tea is light and does ...

16 Raw Jackfruit Recipes - A Superfood For Diabetes

Wednesday, 21 March 2018 16:01

A 3000 year old fruit, today is considered as one of the superfoods for diabetes. The raw jackfruit also known as the Kathal/ Chakka Pazham/ Bread Fruit is packed with a lot range of nutrients.  Jackfruit is one of the least known superfoods. It is high in fiber and hence offers higher satiation ...

Shimla Mirchi Panchamrut Recipe | Konkani Capsicum Cashew Peanut Sabzi

Saturday, 17 March 2018 10:00

Shimla Mirchi Panchamrut is a Konkani dish which is made from pan roasted capsicum, along with cashew nuts and steamed peanuts that is cooked along with freshly roasted and ground spices along with tamarind and jaggery. It has a spicy, sweet and nutty taste and flavour making it a refreshing dish. Traditionally  ...

Published in Indian Curry Recipes

Kesar Pista Lassi Recipe - Saffron & Pista Lassi Recipe

Friday, 16 March 2018 16:17

The Kesar Pista Lassi Recipe is a cooling summer drink made with fresh homemade yogurt, pista and saffron strands.This lassi makes a delicious and cooling drink after a spicy north indian meal and even the children will love it. Kesar Pista Lassi makes a perfect welcome drink when you have unexpected ...

Published in Indian Drink Recipes

How To Make Homemade Idiyappam Recipe - Rice Sevai Recipe

Friday, 16 March 2018 10:09

Homemade Idiyappam also known as Sevai, is a traditional South Indian recipe that is made from freshly ground rice using a traditional Sevai Maker.  Sevai also known as savory rice noodles is a tiffin speciality in Tamil Brahmin households. There are many variations to this classic breakfast sevai: ...

Milagu Keerai Poricha Kootu Recipe - Palak And Moong Dal Kootu

Thursday, 15 March 2018 10:00

The Milagu Keerai Poricha Kootu Recipe is a wholesome dish from Tamil Nadu which is packed with flavors from the roasted urad dal, black pepper which is ground along with coconut. Kootu is essentially a dal and vegetable combination which is coked with some everyday masalas. Did You Know- Amaranth ...

Published in Kootu Recipes

18 Healthy Kala Chana Recipes That Are Great for Diabetes & Cholesterol

Thursday, 15 March 2018 07:33

Chickpeas is also known as garbanzo beans and comes in a couple of different varieties - Kabuli Chana and Kala Chana. Chickpeas are a healthy way to add proteins to a diet.  In addition, black chickpeas/ kala chana are rich in fibre , iron, phosphorus, zinc, potassium, magnesium and a plethora of ...

Mushroom Masala Cheese Omelette Recipe

Wednesday, 14 March 2018 08:08

Mushroom Masala Cheese Omelette Recipe is a wholesome and high protein omelette that is packed with taste from mushrooms, green chillies and coriander. The addition of cheese adds to the creaminess and fluffiness.   Mushrooms are edible fungi and not vegetables as most may assume. ...

Published in Egg Recipes

Homemade Thengai Sevai Recipe - Coconut Idiyappam Recipe

Tuesday, 13 March 2018 09:09

The Homemade Thengai Sevai Recipe, is a traditional south indian recipe that is made from from freshly ground rice using a traditional sevai maker.  Sevai also known as savory rice noodles is a tiffin speciality in Tamil Brahmin households. There are many variations to this classic breakfast sevai: ...

सरागवो नु शाक रेसिपी - Drumstick Masala Sabzi

Saturday, 10 March 2018 10:10

सरागवो नु शाक एक गुजराती रेसिपी है जिसमे ड्रमस्टिक को रोज के मसालो के साथ पकाया जाता है. हम अक्सर ड्रमस्टिक का कढ़ी ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

20 Healthy & Delicious Ragi Recipes For Diabetes

Thursday, 08 March 2018 14:48

Ragi also known as the Finger Millet or Nachni is a widely grown cereal in Africa and Asia, one of those healthier options that needs to be included in our balanced diet. Ragi or finger millet is called a Super Cereal owing to its quality of nutrition especially a powerhouse of nutrition for ...

Sorakaya Masala Curry Recipe - Andhra Style Sorakaya Curry

Saturday, 24 February 2018 09:00

Sorakaya Koora or Sorakaya Masala Curry is a simple and tasty Andhra Style curry where Bottle Gourd/Lauki is cooked with simple South Indian masalas. This recipe is simple to make and therefore its perfect to make during busy mornings to pack in your lunch box. Did you know - Bottle Gourd is a ...

An Amazing Cooking Show Between Passionate Home Chefs & Professional Restaurant Chef's

Friday, 23 February 2018 10:31

I was surfing through the TV channels to see if there was any interesting cooking show, I found something really fun. It was a cooking show called The Chefs' Line. It’s an Australian series of the Reality Cooking Show which is about Home Chefs competing with Professional Chefs. This show is being ...

Dhania Chole Masala Recipe - Chickpeas In Fresh Coriander Gravy

Thursday, 22 February 2018 09:00

Dhania Chole Masala is a delicious  chole recipe cooked in a flavourful fresh coriander and mint gravy. The fresh coriander and mint leaves ground along with ginger and green chillies renders a beautiful flavour to the dish. The addition of fresh spices adds to the delicious flavours ...

Published in Dal Recipes

Kathirikai Sundakkai Vathal Kuzhambu Recipe

Monday, 19 February 2018 09:00

The Kathirikai Sundakkai Vathal Kuzhambu Recipe is a delicious Chettinad style tangy gravy which is simmered along with tamarind, jaggery, homemade spices and along with sundakkai and brinjal. Vatha meaning dried is a common ingredient that are added in Kuzhambus in Tamil Nadu and the common kind ...

Published in Kuzhambu Recipes

Secrets to Mindful Eating & Tips for Exercising Portion Control

Friday, 09 February 2018 11:00

Our eating habits have changed dramatically in recent times with availability of ready to eat foods in the market which are lip smacking tasty. In addition with our increasingly fast paced lifestyles, we have begun to fill ourselves up with highly processed foods like pizza, chips, biscuits, desserts, ...

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