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

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 ...

Eggless Lemon Pound Cake Recipe

Thursday, 25 March 2010 09:48

The Old Fashioned Eggless Lemon Pound Cake is a buttery cake perfect for eating on its own. The poundcake is also an important component of elegant desserts like trifle puddings. These pound cakes also makes itself into a favourite tea cake. It's a super simple recipe and quick to make too. Delicious ...

Published in Cake Recipes

Breakfast Potato Quiche with Tender Corn

Wednesday, 10 March 2010 21:07

Breakfast Potato Quiche is a perfect breakfast recipe where the crust of the quiche is made from potatoes and filled with creamy corn. The potato quiche makes a perfect recipe when you are calling people over for breakfast or a cozy sunday brunch. Serve it with some fresh juice of watermelon, orange ...

Eggless Breakfast Oatmeal Raisin Muffin Recipe

Wednesday, 10 March 2010 15:40

Oatmeal Breakfast Muffin Recipe is simple and quick to make and wholesome to eat as well. These oatmeal muffins are made with the combination of oats powder and raisins and when combined along with yogurt makes it soft and light too. I made the same batter using muffin cups as well as a loaf pan ...

Published in Cake Recipes

Vegetarian Thai Green Curry Recipe

Friday, 05 February 2010 15:48

The Vegetarian Thai Green Curry is close to authentic Thai made from home made Thai green curry paste with the vibrant fresh hot chilli peppers and green coriander leaves, ground with lemon grass, I like to load it with the choicest vegetables making it simply delectable and spicy. I personally like ...

Punjabi Toor Dal Tadka Recipe Using Preethi Electric Pressure Cooker

Friday, 29 January 2010 22:26

Punjabi Toor Dal Tadka and rice is the ultimate comfort food and it is made with basic ingredients found in every Indian home. Dal tadka is found on most restaurant menus and every Indian loves a home cooked dal. Punjabi Toor Dal Tadka Recipe  is a very nutritious high protein lentil dish that is ...

Published in Dal Recipes

Peerkangai Pal Kuzhambu Recipe-Ridge Gourd in Milk Curry

Friday, 29 January 2010 16:19

Peerkangai Pal Kuzhambu is delicious preparation of the Ridge Gourd  or Turai simmered with mild spices in a milk gravy. Ridge Gourd is a water-based vegetable is claimed by Indians to be very good for people with stomach ailments and a good light vegetable to eat during pregnancy etc. The Peerkangai ...

Published in Kuzhambu Recipes

Urulai Kizhangu Roast Recipe - Spicy Potato Roast Recipe

Friday, 29 January 2010 15:44

The Spicy Potato Roast also known as Urulai Kizhangu Roast is a delicious preparation of the potatoes cooked South Indian style. Even the Bengalis have a similar preparation with a subtle variation and call it Aloo Bhaja.  Boiled potatoes are seasoned with mustard seeds and a few condiments, then ...

Peanut & Ginger Pasta With Vegetables & Lime Recipe

Thursday, 28 January 2010 12:05

Peanut & Ginger Pasta With Vegetables & Lime makes a perfect weeknight dinner that is flavored with a creamy peanut sauce. This Asian flavored pasta will surely to open your palates giving a nutty texture from peanuts and the zing from the lemon. Serve Peanut & Ginger Pasta With Vegetables ...

Published in Pasta Recipes

Potato and Spring Onion Soup Recipe

Thursday, 28 January 2010 10:55

Potato and Spring Onion Soup Recipe is a delicious blend of green onions that have the taste of spring and when had as a soup it makes you feel refreshed. And it’s good to know that the spring onions also have lots of immune-enhancing compounds to boost our good health. The Potato and Spring Onion ...

Published in Soup Recipes

Broccoli Quiche Recipe (with Eggless option)

Thursday, 28 January 2010 10:13

The Broccoli Quiche recipe is a nutritious and wholesome recipe that uses broccoli. This recipe has a perfect blend of the traditional French recipe is made without eggs (eggless). This recipe of the vegetarian quiche makes it perfect for the vegetarian and eggless food lovers. In French cuisine, a quiche ...

Eggless Rich Chocolate Brownies Recipe

Wednesday, 27 January 2010 11:33

Eggless Rich Chocolate Brownies Recipe is an easy and rich brownie made from dark Bournville chocolates. These brownies have undergone multiple experiments to make them perfect when it is eggless. They are a simply melt in the mouth and are so delicious and chocolaty that you can't go wrong. The use ...

Published in Cake Recipes

Puri Recipe - Learn to Make Soft Puffed Puris At Home

Wednesday, 20 January 2010 11:06

Puri is a traditional Indian bread savored in most regions of India. It is soft deep fried bread that is made from whole wheat flour. Addition of nigella, fennel or ajwain seeds enhances the flavor of this bread. At home Puri’s are a delicacy and we love to savor it the most during the Mango season. Puri ...

Published in Puri Recipes

Thakkali Vengaya Sambar Recipe - Tomato Onion Sambar

Tuesday, 19 January 2010 17:33

Thakkali Vengaya Sambar which is also called as Tomato Onion Sambar is a light sweet, spicy and tangy dish made from tomato, small sambar onions and the homemade sambar powder. In the South India, the Tomato Onion Sambar is popularly called as the thakkali vengaya sambar. The sour taste of the tomatoes ...

Published in Sambar Recipes

Bengali Aloo Dum Recipe

Wednesday, 25 November 2009 12:03

The Bengali Aloo Dum Recipe is a delicious recipe of potatoes that are simmered in spicy tomato onion garlic and a yogurt gravy. The potato is simmered in the dum aloo masala for a good 30 minutes until all the flavors are absorbed. Aloo Dum also known as Dum Aloo is a delicious spicy and tangy ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Homemade Whole Wheat Pizza Dough Recipe

Saturday, 31 October 2009 14:46

Making the Whole Wheat Pizza Dough Recipe is very simple. All you need is a good quality yeast and some good quality whole wheat flour. Learning the science of yeast is essential to make any dough to rise. This recipe has been tried and tested many times and finally arrived into a simple yet food ...

Published in Pizza Recipes

Gajar Lauki Juice Recipe - Bottle Gourd Carrot Juice

Tuesday, 27 October 2009 10:24

Gajar Lauki Juice is a healthy juice made from raw bottle gourd (lauki) and raw carrots. The lauki juice is a great way to help detox and feel refreshed at the start of the day. You can make this juice in a juicer or a blender. If you do make it in a blender then you can either choose use drink it along ...

Published in Indian Drink Recipes

Golpapdi Recipe - Traditional Gujarati Sweet Crackers

Friday, 09 October 2009 14:18

Golpapdi is a traditional Gujarati sweet dish made from whole wheat flour and jaggery and typically prepared during auspicious occasions in a Gujarati household. It is perfect for those days when you have unexpected guests, or you have to whip up something sweet in a jiffy. It uses ingredients readily ...

Ginger Brandy Cookie Recipe

Thursday, 08 October 2009 14:24

The Ginger Brandy Cookie Recipe makes a delicious christmas or holiday cookie that is all spiced up with ginger. The cookie goes well with a cup of green tea or coffee. Make these for the holiday season and gift it to friends and family. If you like baking and making cookies, then you must try some ...

Giant Chocolate Chunk Cookie Recipe with Walnuts

Thursday, 08 October 2009 14:04

Here is a delicious recipe of a Giant Chocolate Chunk Cookie that has crunchy toasted walnuts. What can be a better pleasure with cookies made from real chocolate. Yea, these cookies are absolutely delicious, made from bittersweet dark chocolate and some toffee bits and not to miss out the walnuts. If ...

Oatmeal Cranberry Cookie Recipe

Thursday, 08 October 2009 11:00

Oatmeal Cranberry Cookie Recipe are perfect wholesome cookies that are made from oatmeal and dried cranberries along with a dash of dark chocolate make them truly delicious. These oatmeal cookies are quick and easy to make and healthy as well with the low sugar content. Serve the Oatmeal Cranberry ...

Homemade Sev Recipe - Gram Flour Vermicelli Snack

Tuesday, 29 September 2009 00:22

Sev is a delicious fried vermicelli snack that is made from besan/ gram flour.  The sev is used in most chaats like Bhel Puri, Sev Papdi Puri Chaat, Khakra Chaat, Chole Tikki Chaat and many other dishes. The crispiness of the sev vermicelli adds to the texture and flavor ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes
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