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

Mooli Paratha Recipe - Indian Flat Bread with Radish

Thursday, 26 August 2010 11:08

The Mooli Paratha Recipe is a flatbread made from whole wheat flour and grated radish, flavored with cumin, coriander and green chillies. In this recipe of Mooli Paratha Recipe I have added the radish into the dough that makes the cooking process of the paratha easier and you get a delicious ...

Published in Paratha Recipes

Multigrain Methi Thepla Recipe With Ragi & Whole Wheat

Thursday, 26 August 2010 10:46

The Ragi & Whole Wheat Thepla Recipe is a wholesome diabetic friendly recipe that is made with a combination of ragi flour and added spices to make it flavorful and tasty.  Thepla is one of the many comfort foods to Gujarati’s. If you are on a long distance train or even on a trekking ...

Published in Thepla Recipes

Ragi Kuzhi Paniyaram Recipe with Ragi Dosa Batter

Thursday, 26 August 2010 10:19

Healthy Ragi Kuzhi Paniyaram Recipe is a very traditional South Indian breakfast dish, that breaks the monotony of idli and dosa. The Ragi Idli Dosa Batter is used to make the paniyarams, that is spiced up with onions, green chillies and seasoned with mustard adding to the flavor.  You ...

Published in Dosa Recipes

Turia Muthia Nu Shaak Recipe - Gujarati Style Turai Sabzi

Friday, 02 July 2010 14:27

Turia Muthia nu Shaak is an authentic Gujarati recipe that is made from ridge gourd also known as turia or turai and cooked in fenugreek leaf dumplings called muthia. These muthias or the gram dumplings also help the gravy to thicken while the ridge gourd adds nutritional value and fiber to this dish. ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Gujarati Style Bhakri Recipe-A Multigrain Flat Bread

Friday, 02 July 2010 14:01

Bhakri recipe is a delicious flatbread that is made from a combination of flours. Bhakri's are prepared differently in every Gujarati home. It has varied textures, thickness and most often a made from a mixture of flours. Almost every Gujarati and Marathi home makes them with either wheat flour or jowar ...

Published in Roti Recipes

Gujarati Khatta Dhokla Recipe

Friday, 02 July 2010 12:22

Gujarati Khatta Dhokla is a healthy dal cake, made with a batter of rice and dals like - urad dal and chana dal, flavoured with ginger and green chilli which is steamed and seasoned with mustard and sesame seeds.  Being rich in proteins, Khatta Dhokla fits well into a lunch box meal or a light ...

Published in Dhokla Recipes

Custard Jelly Tart Recipe

Friday, 02 July 2010 11:51

The Custard Jelly Tart Recipe is a classic simple tricolored delicacy that was a childhood favorite dessert. This jelly tart is a three layered dessert, with a biscuit crust at the bottom, custard with fruits in the middle and your favorite jelly on the top. Simply delicious. Serve the Custard ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Gujarati Undhiyu Recipe - Mixed Vegetable With Fenugreek Dumplings

Friday, 25 June 2010 19:08

Gujarati Undhiyu is a very popular and important vegetable that is made during auspicious family occasions, festivals and more importantly during the kite festival in Gujarat known as Uttarayan. The name of the dish Undhiyu means upside down in Gujarati and it is originally cooked in an earthen pot ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Quick Honey Paneer Recipe - No Onion No Garlic Recipe

Friday, 25 June 2010 15:06

Home Made Paneer simmered in honey tomato gravy with subtle spices is sure to make your dinners light and nutritious. This dish will be a reason for you to start cooking your dinners, as they can get as simple as this recipe. Another healthy tip: While pureeing the tomatoes, add a couple of carrots ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Cottage Cheese Dip Recipe With Pepper and Olives

Friday, 25 June 2010 14:34

The Cottage Cheese Dip Recipe is classic favorite for parties. This dip is made from home made cottage cheese with roasted red bell peppers and black olives makes a great dip for entertaining or even use it as a spread on your bread when making a sandwich. You can dip Sweet Potato & Rosemary ...

Samosa Recipe (A Spiced Potato Tea Time Snack)

Friday, 25 June 2010 13:28

Samosas are crusty deep fried cones filled with spiced potatoes that are eaten as a tea time snack with Khajur Amli Ni Chutney or Dhania Phudina Ni Chutney or plain old tomato ketchup. They look complicated and difficult to make, but once you get the knack, these are quick to make and even more quick ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Sweet Potato & Oatmeal Kofta Curry (Non Fried)

Thursday, 24 June 2010 14:32

The Non Fried Sweet Potato and Oatmeal Kofta Curry is a perfect blend of the goodness of sweet potatoes and the nutrition from the oats. The addition of oats into the kofta’s makes them nutritious and a great way to get them into your diet. The sweet potato kofta recipe is a non-fried healthy recipe; ...

Published in Kofta Recipes

Malaysian Vegetable Curry Recipe

Thursday, 24 June 2010 14:23

The Malaysian Vegetable Curry is a delicious combination of lemon grass along with turmeric and ginger simmered in coconut milk and steamed vegetables. I like to add a lot of green vegetables to this dish as it gives the burst of color, texture and flavors. Serve the Malaysian Vegetable Curry along with ...

Vegetable Clear Soup With Lemon Grass Recipe

Thursday, 24 June 2010 13:59

The Vegetable Clear Soup with Lemon Grass Recipe is simple and hearty soup that has the goodness of all the vegetables and the rich flavor from the lemon grass stock. This soup is very easy and quick to make and children love this as well. Serve it for your parties or even for a weeknight dinner ...

Published in Soup Recipes

Paneer Jalfrezi Recipe

Thursday, 24 June 2010 13:28

Paneer Jalfrezi is a simple and quick to cook vegetable where the vegetables are stir-fried and tossed along with tomatoes and spices. The addition of homemade tomato puree, when combined with the homemade garam masala powder, and the fresh coriander leaves, brings out the fresh flavors of the Paneer ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Pesto & Parmesan Penne Pasta Recipe

Thursday, 24 June 2010 11:49

The Pesto & Parmesan Penne Pasta Recipe is a simple recipe that is tossed in with homemade creamy pesto sauce and rightly paired with sour sun dried tomatoes. The creamy pesto sauce is very simple to make and does not require any cooking. In the pesto sauce we have added fresh ingredients like basil ...

Published in Pasta Recipes

Fresh Basil Pesto Recipe

Thursday, 24 June 2010 11:07

The Fresh Basil Pesto Recipe is something that make every home and every pasta or every dish that has this refreshed! Nothing like home made pesto, with fresh ingredients like basil and herbs and ground with your favorite nut like walnut or almonds or pine nuts. I have used just basil in this pesto ...

Pavakkai Poriyal Recipe - Karela Ki Sabzi

Tuesday, 08 June 2010 15:04

Pavakkai Poriyal Recipe is a simple delicious sweet and sour preparation of the super healthy vegetable Bitter gourd with the addition of amchur powder and jaggery. The flavours of this Pavakkai Poriyal is elevated with the addition of hing, roasted peanuts and chopped coriander leaves.  Did you ...

Baked Stuffed Mushrooms With Cheese Recipe

Tuesday, 01 June 2010 19:49

The Baked Stuffed Mushrooms with Cheese Recipe is a simple quick and easy recipe that you can serve as an appetizer for parties or even a tea time snack. The mushrooms stuffed with cottage cheese when grilled makes is soft juicy and delicious. You can flavor the cheese with a variety of seasonings, but ...

Kesar Elaichi Aam Chunda Pickle Recipe - Mango Chunda Recipe

Wednesday, 14 April 2010 14:28

The Kesar Elaichi Aam Chunda Recipe is change from the traditional spicy version of the famous Gujarati chunda where raw mangoes are grated and combined with sugar syrup along with some saffron, and dry fruits give it a refreshing to taste. Thelpa's and Mango chunda pickle are a famous combination, ...

Aam Chunda Pickle Recipe - Gujarati Mango Chunda Recipe

Wednesday, 14 April 2010 14:23

The Chundo also known as Chunda or Khaman is a classic Gujarati sweet and sour mango pickle that is made with raw mangoes. Raw mangoes are grated and combined with sugar syrup and some spices to make this ever delicious Gujarati Chunda pickle.  Thelpas and Chundo are a famous combination, ...

Gujarati Gor Keri Recipe - Sweet And Spicy Raw Mango Pickle

Wednesday, 14 April 2010 12:36

Gor Keri is a sweet mango pickle where raw mangoes are chopped and combined with sugar, jaggery and spices and then sundried. It goes well along with Theplas, Bhakris, Mathris, Khakras or just plain Roti. There are two different methods to prepare Gor Keri and Chundo. Traditionally, the mangoes are ...

Fresh Strawberry Jam Recipe (Strawberry Preserve)

Thursday, 08 April 2010 11:34

Jams made fresh from fruits have their own unique flavor than the store bought ones. They can be made from pulpy fruits like apple, mango, guava, plums, pineapple, peaches etc. These fruits can be used individually or in combination. The recipe is from my mother's recipe file, they were always delicious ...

Chocolate Almond Raisin Cookie Recipe

Thursday, 25 March 2010 10:24

The Chocolate Almond Raisin Cookie Recipe is an old fashioned cookie that is packed with blanched almonds along with dark chocolate chunks and raisins adding to the richness and taste of this cookie. Kids love chocolate cookies and adding raisins and almonds in the cookies increases the nutrition ...

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