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

Paneer Pasanda Recipe -Cottage Cheese in Spicy Yogurt Curry

Wednesday, 26 August 2009 15:23

Paneer Pasanda Recipe is delectable dish made from cottage cheese (paneer) and flavored with spices like cardamom and cooked in a spicy yogurt cashew nut curry. This recipe of paneer is different from the regular tomato based paneer dishes, it is light, creamy and flavorful. Try this recipe of paneer ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Vegetarian Stuffed Bell Peppers with Spiced Potato Recipe (Stuffed Capsicum)

Wednesday, 26 August 2009 15:18

The Vegetarian Stuffed Bell Peppers also known as Stuffed Capsicum in India is a quick and easy recipe to make at home. The filling for the vegetarian recipe of the Stuffed Bell Peppers can be fun, with variations like ricotta cheese, potatoes, rice and corn and spinach. With what ever filling ...

Asian Style Tofu Curry with Roasted Eggplants

Wednesday, 26 August 2009 14:42

The Asian Style Tofu is a delicious curry that is flavored with lemon grass, basil and roasted eggplant. A curry like this would make a perfect dish to serve for the holiday parties. The combination of eggplant with ginger and soy sauce makes it deliciously slippery and smooth to the palate. Serve the ...

Published in Indian Chinese Recipes

Spiced Saffron & Coconut Pumpkin Cake Recipe

Wednesday, 26 August 2009 14:32

The Spiced Saffron Pumpkin Cake Recipe is a delicious preparation of pumpkin with the addition of saffron, coconut and jaggery. If you are fond of saffron and pumpkin then this cake is a must make in your kitchen. Serve the spiced cake with vanilla custard drizzled over the cake and it tastes absolutely ...

Published in Cake Recipes

Quick & Easy Apple Cake Recipe

Wednesday, 26 August 2009 14:02

The Quick and Easy Apple cake is a delicious cake that is moist, fluffy and has the wholesome flavor of apples and cinnamon and the best part it is made from rice flour. Using rice flour was an accidental discovery, when an illusions of flour happened as I opened the freezer to pick the all purpose ...

Published in Cake Recipes

Tzatziki Recipe - A Greek Yogurt Dip

Wednesday, 26 August 2009 13:58

Tzatziki is a greek yogurt dip is made with hung yogurt and flavoured with olive oil, garlic and parsley. Be it a holiday or a party the Tzatziki is a perfect and healthy appetizers dip to be served for parties. If you have greek yogurt available in the stores near you, then you could use that to ...

Sweet Potato Thepla/Paratha Recipe

Wednesday, 26 August 2009 05:30

Sweet Potato Paratha Recipe is simple quick to make and delicious to eat. These sweet potato thepla's or parathas or flat bread, as you wish to call them, are made from sweet potatoes, combined with cumin, coriander leaves and whole wheat flour, makes a healthy kids lunch box or a breakfast. Sweet potatoes ...

Published in Thepla Recipes

Dhingri Matar Recipe (Mushrooms and Peas Spicy Curry)

Sunday, 19 July 2009 14:26

Dhingri aka Mushrooms along with peas, made with a delicate combination of spices makes this dish truly delicious. The addition of yogurt adds a special sourness. The ground poppy seeds and cashew nuts paste made it rich texture. I typically avoid the cashew nuts as I like to to be low in fat content. ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Walor Muthia Nu Shaak Recipe - Flat Beans Stir Fry With Dumplings

Sunday, 19 July 2009 14:05

The Walor Muthia nu Shaak Recipe is a recipe made from flat beans and brinjal that is cooked in tomatoes and spices and tossed with fenugreek dumplings. If you don't find Walor or a particular kind of flat beans used in Gujarat, you can use any locally available flat beans as well.   As a child ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Kesar Shrikhand Recipe - Greek Yogurt Pudding With Saffron

Sunday, 19 July 2009 13:56

Shrikhand Recipe is a popular Indian Sweet Yogurt Pudding with Nuts and Spices that is made during festivals, weddings or engagements. When we lived overseas and came home to visit my in-laws in India, Shrikhand and Puri was one of the first meals we ate, making this a treat to look forward to when we ...

Apple Crumble Pie Recipe

Sunday, 19 July 2009 09:58

The Apple Crumble Pie Recipe is a classic dessert for the winters. This crumble pie is a super easy dessert to whip up with just a few ingredients. It is made very similar to the Traditional Apple Pie with an addition of the textured crumb topping which when baked gives a crisp top with an oozy ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Cream of Celery Soup Recipe

Monday, 22 June 2009 22:09

The Cream of Celery Soup Recipe is a delicious, simple and nutritious soup made from celery and potatoes. They are pureed together and gives out an aromatic flavors to the soup that makes it truly delicious. The name itself is creamy, but the recipe contains no cream, the addition of potatoes adds substance ...

Published in Soup Recipes

Smoked Vegetarian Spanish Rice Recipe

Monday, 22 June 2009 22:05

The Smoked Vegetarian Spanish Rice Recipe is a easy to make rice dish that is packed with flavors from the coal smoking method. The Spanish Rice is made using fresh tomatoes, bell peppers, celery, corn, and green peas. Spanish rice in one pot dish and is made in a large pot with a lid. You can use a cast ...

Bhaat Na Muthia Dhokla Recipe

Sunday, 21 June 2009 14:08

Bhaat na Muthia Dhokla Recipe is a staple dish of every Gujarati kitchen home and every home has ways to invent dishes that can be made from leftover rice. Muthias a common staple in every Gujarati home is made by steaming dumplings of mashed rice combined with vegetables and spices. Over the years ...

Published in Dhokla Recipes

Aam Ka Panna Recipe - Raw Mango Juice Recipe

Sunday, 21 June 2009 14:01

Aam Ka Panna is a raw mango drink flavoured with cardamom, saffron, black pepper. Panna is made from raw mangoes that are stewed and flavoured with a number of spices. Typically cardamom and saffron are used to flavour this drink; but there are many other spices that you can experiment with like black ...

Published in Indian Drink Recipes

Penne Pasta Recipe in Spinach Basil Pesto Sauce

Tuesday, 28 April 2009 12:09

The Penne Pasta Recipe in Spinach Basil Pesto Sauce is a delicious recipe that has a summery sauce made with fresh basil and freshly pureed spinach. The richness of spinach, the flavour of basil and some Parmesan Cheese, gets so well absorbed into the Penne that makes it truly delicious and healthy. Serve Penne ...

Published in Pasta Recipes

Eggless Whole Wheat Banana Bread Recipe-Vegan Options

Tuesday, 28 April 2009 11:50

The Whole Wheat Banana Cake also known as the Banana Bread is the best ever cake that you can bake in your kitchen. If you are a first time bake, this recipe is one of the most simplest breads you can bake. Ever had an experience that the bananas get ripe very quickly in summers and you end up trashing ...

Published in Cake Recipes

Rich Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe

Thursday, 02 April 2009 14:55

Rich Chocolate Cheesecake is a decadent, rich and abundantly tasty cheesecake that you must try at home. This is one recipe of the cheesecake that I have made over and over again for many parties. I love to serve the cheesecake with a strawberry compote as they are easily available in India, ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Eggless-Quick and Easy Chocolate Cupcake Recipe

Friday, 20 March 2009 15:03

The Quick and Easy Chocolate Cupcake Recipe is the most delicious feather like cake, with easily available ingredients and whisked and baked in a jiffy. My son suddenly started having a craving for cupcakes and knowing that his craving does not go beyond a bite, decided to experiment and ended up ...

Published in Cake Recipes

Gujarati Khandvi Recipe - Savory Gram Flour Pinwheels

Friday, 13 March 2009 14:35

Khandvi is a savory gram flour pinwheel snack, where gram flour is combined with yogurt, ginger and green chilies to make a smooth batter, slow cooked on low flame and then cooled on a surface and shaped onto pinwheels. It is then seasoned with mustard and sesame seeds, making it a healthy and ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Hyderabadi Bagara Baingan Recipe - Brinjal In Spicy Peanut Curry

Tuesday, 10 March 2009 15:40

Hyderabadi Bagara Baingan is a delicious preparation that is made from roasted brinjal/eggplant/ baingan. The base curry of the Bagara Baingan recipe is made from tamarind, peanuts and sesame seeds. If you are looking for a delicious vegetarian curry to serve along with your Biryani, then this ...

Published in Indian Curry Recipes

Mini Idli Upma Recipe (Steamed Rice Cake Stir Fry)

Tuesday, 10 March 2009 14:44

Making Idli Upma is a great way to reuse the leftover lentil cakes (Idlis). All you have to do is to crumble the large idlis or cut them into small pieces or use mini idlis. Then spice it up with some green chillies and onions. Children love Mini Idli Upma Recipe (Steamed Rice Cake Stir Fry) as ...

Published in Idli Recipes

Sweet and Spicy Tomato Chutney Recipe

Tuesday, 10 March 2009 14:18

Sweet and Spicy Tomato Chutney is a delicious tomato sauce flavored with ginger and green chillies. This sweet and sour chutney tomato chutney recipe is made with slightly sour tomatoes that brings a natural sourness. The addition of green chillies and ginger makes it delectable. Serve the ...

Published in Indian Chutney Recipes

Eggless Devil's Food Cake Recipe

Monday, 09 March 2009 23:35

The Devils Food Cake Recipe is nothing but a rich dark layered chocolate cake, that is topped and coated with chocolate ganache.  The cake is made with rich cocoa and with a rich Chocolate Ganache, is sure to tingle your senses. The devils food cake is for those pure chocolate lovers who can ...

Published in Cake Recipes
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