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

Eggless Carrot Cupcake Recipe with Cream Cheese Frosting

Tuesday, 21 August 2012 13:13

The Whole Wheat Carrot Cupcake Recipe is a nutrition packed cake, that is wholesome yet delicious. After years of experimentation with whole wheat flour, I have come with a recipe that is just perfect, moist and yet has a light crumble. The first time I tasted a carrot cake was at a Canadian Friend's ...

Published in Cake Recipes

Layered Vegetable Tricolor Biryani Recipe

Monday, 13 August 2012 23:16

The Layered Tricolour Biryani recipe is a combination of colors of the made with natural vegetable ingredients. The top layer is made orange with the addition of carrots and whole spices, while the white layer is flavpured with caramelised onions and potatoes are added, to give the biryani that bite.  The ...

Published in Biryani Recipes

Homemade Dijon Mustard Sauce Recipe

Tuesday, 07 August 2012 17:41

Dijon Mustard recipe is one of the simplest condiments that you can make in the comfort of your kitchen. This recipe of the Dijon Mustard is one of my favourite condiments that I use in cooking very often and my family loves it too.  Ever since I have left the US and France, I have found it hard ...

Minestrone Soup Recipe

Tuesday, 31 July 2012 10:29

The Minestrone soup has been an all time favorite soup at home, packed with nutrition and alot of energy making it a replacement for a wholesome meal and a light dinner. Minestrone (literally big soup) is a thick soup of Italian origin made with vegetables, often with the addition of pasta or rice. ...

Published in Soup Recipes

Scrambled Egg Sandwich Recipe With Cucumber

Thursday, 26 July 2012 14:54

The Scrambled Egg Sandwich with Cucumber is protein packed sandwich with scrambled eggs, cucumber and cream cheese, makes a perfect lunch box or picnic lunch or even a wholesome breakfast. You can choose to grill a sandwich in a Panini Press or Sandwich Maker or simply serve it with fresh untoasted bread. Serve ...

Published in Sandwich Recipes

Kerala Kootu Curry Recipe (Pumpkin with Desi Channa or Black Eyed Beans in Spicy Coconut)

Thursday, 26 July 2012 12:55

Kerala Kootu Curry Recipe is a very traditional north Kerala dish that is made from Yellow Pumpkin cooked along with Desi Channa or Black Eyed Beans and spiced with coconut. When I first had this dish in an ayurvedic restaurant I fell in love with it. The beans you wish to add is purely your choice ...

Published in Kootu Recipes

Chickpea Sundal Recipe

Thursday, 05 July 2012 22:02

Chickpea Sundal Recipe is a dish that is often served as a prasad or offering in the temples of Southern India. The sundal is also served in every home that celebrates the festival of dolls (Gollu) during the Navaratri Season. The green chillies, the finely chopped gingers, and freshly grated coconut ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Flax Seed Ladoo Recipe

Thursday, 05 July 2012 21:46

Flax Seed Ladoo Recipe is a super healthy, high protein recipe of sweetened energy balls that can be packed for your kids snack boxes or even had as a quick bite on the go when they are having a sugar craving or feeling low on energy. Flaxseeds and roasted gram dal make a perfect combination of Omega ...

Thai Raw Papaya Salad Recipe With Lemon Peanut & Honey Dressing

Friday, 29 June 2012 15:19

Thai Papaya Salad Recipe With Lemon Peanut & Honey Dressing, also known as "som tam", has a crispy texture and combines wonderfully with the spice of green chilies, sourness of the lemon juice and the sweetness of honey. Green papaya salad is a flavor-filled dish that will make a great starter for ...

Double Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Friday, 29 June 2012 13:01

There are a few things that I love to have with my milk and one of them is a Giant Double Chocolate Chip Cookie. After many inspirations and experiments from many recipes around the world of internet and books, I arrived at this one. It has that softness inside and tough from outside with a dense chocolate ...

Grilled Tofu Satay Recipe (Wrapped in Lettuce with Peanut Dipping Sauce)

Thursday, 28 June 2012 13:58

The Grilled Tofu Satay recipe is simple, quick and healthy appetizer that you can make for your parties. Tofu when marinated into the curry powder and then topped with the peanut dipping sauce that is made from peanut butter and coconut milk makes this recipe wholesome and nutritious. Just have a the ...

Screen Shot for Creating Google Plus Account for the Hangout Online Cooking Classes

Tuesday, 19 June 2012 09:53

SCREEN SHOTS FOR JOINING GOOGLE PLUS HANGOUT  STEP 1: Once you have a google account, and you click on the hangout link it will ask you to sign up for the google plus page. using your google account id enter the USERNAME and PASSWORD and click sign in.STEP 2: When you dont have a goople plus account, ...

Beans And Carrot Masala Pulav With Black Eyed Beans Recipe

Tuesday, 19 June 2012 09:12

The Beans and Carrot Masala Pulav with Black Eyed Beans, is a wholesome and delicious combination of rice along with spices. Combining black eyed beans (known as Lobia, or Kara Mani or Chora in various Indian languages) along with rice, spices and nuts was one of the best dishes I have savored in my ...

Published in Pulao Recipes

Grilled Winter Vegetable Salad Recipe

Friday, 01 June 2012 15:57

The Chargrilled vegetable salad recipe is a delicious winter salad that is tossed in herbs and has a sweet and tangy dressing. These vegetables are grilled in a cast iron pan.  Grilling the vegetables on a cast iron grill not only leaves good indents on the vegetables, but are juicy and yet crisp ...

Published in Salad Recipes

Chipotle Roasted Mushroom Vegetarian Quesadilla Recipe

Friday, 01 June 2012 11:18

Chipotle Roasted Mushroom Vegetarian Quesadilla Recipe is a delicious and exotic variety of the quesadilla made from mushrooms, a few salad ingredients and spiced up with Chipotle Sauce. The result is absolutely delicious and makes a perfect party snack.  Serve Chipotle Roasted Mushroom ...

Published in Mexican Recipes

Home Made Whole Wheat Flour Tortillas

Friday, 01 June 2012 10:58

Homemade Whole Wheat Flour Tortillas are a staple dish of the Mexican’s. Making homemade tortillas has been one of my favourites, as it comes packed with flavours and texture. Another reason, it makes it easier for me is because it is just the same was we make our indian bread Phulka. If you like ...

Published in Homemade Bread Recipes

Kala Desi Chana Recipe -Brown Chickpea Curry

Tuesday, 29 May 2012 21:33

Kala Desi Chana is a delicious, spicy and flavorful curry of Whole Bengal Gram without using onion or garlic. The chickpea with dark brown skin is smaller in size when compared to the white skinned chickpea. The two vary a lot in taste and texture. The Whole Bengal Gram tend to be drier and maintain ...

Published in Dal Recipes

Lobia Masala Recipe (Black Eyed Bean Curry) - Roz Ka Khana With Figaro Olive Oil

Tuesday, 29 May 2012 20:33

Lobia Masala is also known as Chora nu Shaak in Gujarati, is a favorite family dish. Black-eyed bean is a versatile pulse that beautiful absorbs the spices added to it making it succulent and tasty. This bean is packed with proteins and micronutrients, is low in saturated fat and is a good source ...

Published in Dal Recipes

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. ...

Published in Upma Recipes
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