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

Spring Vegetables Tagliatelle Pasta in Mustard Lemon Basil Sauce

Monday, 28 May 2012 20:31

The Spring Vegetables Tagliatelle with mustard lemon and basil sauce is a refreshing summer pasta. The pasta sauce made with the addition of Dijon Mustard, lemon and olive oil combined with basil and black pepper, was simply outstanding. The tanginess and the spice from both the lemon and mustard with ...

Published in Pasta Recipes

Mor Kali (Kazhi) Recipe (Savory Rice Flour Breakfast Pudding)

Sunday, 27 May 2012 13:55

Mor Kazhi or Kali is a very simple, delicious and nutritious porridge. Porridges are typically perceived to be sweet and made from oats or semolina. But in More Kazhi, rice flour when combined with butter milk, ginger and green chilly along with the seasoning gives a warm yet spicy feel to the palate. ...

Whole Wheat Vegetarian Stromboli Recipe

Sunday, 20 May 2012 11:34

The Whole Wheat Vegetarian Stromboli Recipe is a type of turnover filled with various cheeses, typically mozzarella, and vegetables. The dough is Italian bread dough or a pizza dough.  A stromboli is made with a square shaped pizza dough that can be topped with any pizza toppings and is then ...

Homemade Apple Pie Recipe With Whole Wheat Pie Crust

Sunday, 20 May 2012 10:00

The Homemade Apple Pie is a delectable dessert that is made from fresh apples and baked in a whole wheat pie crust. The soft texture of the apples, along with the zing of cinnamon brings out the best from this apple pie. I love this recipe for the fact that it is made from the whole wheat pie crust ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Whole Wheat Bread Recipe With Oatmeal And Flaxseeds

Thursday, 03 May 2012 09:01

The Whole Wheat Bread with Oatmeal and Flaxseeds is a healthy recipe of a bread that you can make in your own kitchen. This recipe is inspired from one of my favourite books on Bread by James Beard. His recipe mentions making the bread from freshly ground whole wheat flour with the coarseness level that ...

Published in Homemade Bread Recipes

Chickpea Orange Salad Recipe with Sun Dried Tomatoes

Wednesday, 11 April 2012 17:05

The Chickpea Orange Salad with Sun Dried Tomatoes recipe is a refreshing salad for the onset of summers. The fresh peeled oranges and sundried tomatoes tossed in olive oil and flavoured with parsley is super delicious. An impeccable salad served chilled is great for a summer afternoon picnic or a dinner ...

Published in Salad Recipes

Bread Tartlets Recipe filled with Roasted Mushrooms and Cheese

Wednesday, 28 March 2012 20:53

The Bread Tartlets Recipe filled with Roasted Mushrooms and Cheese is a quick and easy dish that you can make for breakfast or even parties. These make great tea time or after school snack for kids as well. The roasted mushrooms with cheese can be added to a sandwich, a tartlet or into a crostini ...

Spinach Ricotta Filled Cannelloni Recipe

Wednesday, 28 March 2012 10:39

Cannelloni are tubed shaped pasta that are filled and baked with béchamel and tomato sauce. I typically make my own pasta sheets, cut them into squares, fill and bake them. You could also boil lasagna sheets, allow them to cool, fill, roll and bake them. Spinach Ricotta Filled Cannelloni Pasta ...

Published in Pastas and Pizzas

Pistachio Lemon Cookie Recipe

Thursday, 22 March 2012 17:17

The Pistachio Lemon Cookie Recipe are perfect for those summer afternoons when they come straight out of the oven. The rind of the lemon along with juices and the dusted icing on top of the cookies make it delectable and perfect for an afternoon tea party or a snack. When you make them you will  ...

Kesar Pista Kulfi Recipe

Tuesday, 20 March 2012 17:32

Kesar Pista Kulfi Recipe is one of the most delicious frozen Indian desserts that can be had anytime of the year. It is very similar to western ice cream but since kulfi is not whipped it results in a solid, dense, but rich, luscious creamy indian dessert. The best Kulfi I have tasted are on the streets ...

Creme Caramel Flan Recipe (Caramel Custard)

Monday, 19 March 2012 12:03

Crème Caramel, Caramel Custard or Caramel Pudding in the many ways it is called is one of my all time childhood favorite dessert and it still marks high on my wish list of desserts to order when I visit a restaurant or make it for a party at home. The recipe has undergone a lot of changes over the years ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Amritsari Ajwaini Paneer Recipe

Tuesday, 13 March 2012 20:46

Amritsari Ajwaini Paneer recipe is a delicious recipe from North India that has a rich gravy flavoured with delicate spices and ajwain. Food around Northern India, especially areas around Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Haryana is rich and heavy. They also have a lavish use of Ajowan or Ajwain in their dishes ...

Breakfast Hash Browns Recipe

Sunday, 11 March 2012 07:43

Hash browns has been one of my favorite breakfast food ever since I was introduced to the American Breakfast. The crunchiness of the shredded potatoes along with sprinkled salt and pepper alongside pancakes and a bowl of fresh fruits is delectable. The part children love it due to its crunchiness ...

Oatmeal Pancake Recipe With Orange

Friday, 17 February 2012 14:51

The Oatmeal Pancake Recipe with Orange are super delicious and make a great breakfast or an after school snack. The goodness of the oatmeal makes it a high protein and fibre rich diet making it a super energy food. So the next time you have to plan for a breakfast try these pancakes for change and you ...

Zucchini Pancake Recipe With Tomato Salsa

Friday, 17 February 2012 13:50

The Zucchini Pancake Recipe is quick and simple pancake and can be made in a jiffy for breakfast, snack, lunchbox or even dinner. We are all pressed for time and ideas when children are returning back from school. It does get very easy when we serve them an instant ready made off the shelf ...

Ragi Oatmeal Kanji Recipe - Healthy Diabetic Porridge Recipe

Wednesday, 15 February 2012 10:16

The Ragi Oatmeal Porridge Recipe is one of the most nutritious breakfast dishes you can serve for your entire family. This Kanji recipe is made with the addition of oats and ragi flour and you can either make it sweet by adding jaggery, honey or even simply chop bananas and add it to the kanji. ...

Peanut Butter Banana Sandwich Recipe

Monday, 13 February 2012 12:45

Peanut Butter Banana Sandwich is great snack or breakfast that can carry well into your child's snack box or have it as an after school snack. Rich in proteins from the whole wheat and peanuts packed with the wholesomeness of the bananas, makes it super healthy and a perfect energy booster. You ...

Published in Sandwich Recipes

Vegetarian Smoked Mexican Bean Rice Recipe

Monday, 13 February 2012 11:26

Mexican rice differs to each family and of course along with course of handing over recipes, just like many get adapted to regions and cultures and still gets to be called Mexican Rice, some like it with beans, some with vegetables or some using neither with just plain tomatoes, cheese and jalapenos. ...

Published in Mexican Recipes

Coconut Tapioca Pudding Recipe with Spicy Strawberry Sauce

Thursday, 26 January 2012 17:11

The Coconut Tapioca Pudding simmered in milk and sugar with a decoction of lemon grass and ginger topped with a spicy strawberry sauce is an absolute delicacy. Serve this Tapioca Pudding along with the Spicy Strawberry Sauce as a dessert after an Asian meal of Vegetable Thai Green Curry, Jasmine ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Vegetarian Pad Thai Recipe

Monday, 23 January 2012 09:40

The Vegetarian Pad Thai is a simple and quick dish to make but is one of those dishes that has to be made fresh. The vegetables, sauces and noodles all stir fried on high heat gives the noodles the perfect texture and authenticity.  As you continue to make it you will notice that you like ...

Whole Wheat Rosemary Focaccia Bread Recipe

Sunday, 22 January 2012 21:08

The Whole Wheat Rosemary Focaccia Bread is a perfect bread to serve for parties along with some olives and red wine vinaigrette flavored with olive oil. In making a focaccia bread you can add any flavor that you want and bring the bread alive. Some of my favourite toppings and herbs for the focaccia ...

Published in Homemade Bread Recipes

Mediterranean Stuffed Pepper Recipe (with Zucchini, Olives, Couscous & Feta)

Thursday, 05 January 2012 13:08

The Mediterranean Stuffed Pepper Recipe (with Zucchini, Olives, Couscous & Feta) are special hors d'oeuvre that make simple yet elegant appetizers for your parties. I love it for the fact that sometimes when I host parties I pre make the parcels the previous day and barbecue them when I am ready ...

Goat Cheese Crostini Recipe With Mint Pomegranate

Thursday, 05 January 2012 13:00

The Goat Cheese Crostini Recipe are tiny rounds of toasted bread topped with goat cheese and pomegranate that is tossed with finely chopped mint, olive oil, and black pepper. The combination of the minty pomegranate with olive oil and a dash of salt makes this canapé simple and delectable that you can ...

Beetroot Dip Recipe Served With Crackers

Thursday, 05 January 2012 12:55

Beetroot dip is a delicious dish made from roasted beets, combined with ginger, basil, and sour cream, giving it perfect taste to the palate. You can relish it as a spread, a dip or as canapé with some fine cheese. This recipe can’t get more simple and delicious as it gets. It is also packed with ...

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