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 Raita Recipe (Spiced Yogurt Salad with Radish)

Thursday, 29 November 2007 22:30

The Radish or (Mooli) Raita is a high mineral and energy dish that can be is eaten in its raw form. Radish has found its way into many cuisines around the world in terms or salad, coulis, pickles, sambar, stew, chutney or even raita's. The Mooli Raita is a refreshing change to the regular raita's, that ...

Published in Indian Raita Recipes

Vegetable Rava Upma Recipe

Thursday, 29 November 2007 22:10

Vegetable Rava Upma is a traditional south Indian breakfast dish that is made from semolina and cooked along with vegetables and seasonings.This dish is popularly called as KharaBhath in Karnataka. At home we love to serve it along with a hot cup of freshly brewed filter coffee to make a complete breakfast ...

Carrot Poriyal Recipe - Steamed Carrot Stir Fry

Thursday, 29 November 2007 21:04

Carrot Poriyal Recipe is a simple, quick stir fry that is packed with the nutrition and taste. This vegetable is a very traditional way of how South Indian's prepare the carrot vegetable to be served as a side dish. A dry vegetable among the South Indian Brahmin community is called a curry. It is steamed ...

Bhel Puri Recipe - An Indian Street Food & Tea Time Snack

Wednesday, 28 November 2007 22:17

Mumbai Style Bhel Puri recipe is a simple and fast snack made from puffed rice combined with a variety of raw salad ingredients. Bhel Puri is most often made with just basic ingredients like tomatoes, potatoes, cucumber, onions, some chutneys, sev and papdi. Puffed Rice is also called as mumra or moodi ...

Dabeli Recipe - Pav Buns With Spicy Mashed Potatoes, Pomegranates & Sev

Tuesday, 27 November 2007 23:26

Dabeli is India’s answer to the western burger that is popularly sold on the streets of Gujarat. The pav buns are stuffed with a sweet and spicy potato mixture topped with onions, pomegranate, and fresh Lehsun Chutney and Sev. These Dabeli are cooked along with Nutralite Classic Spread and Nutralite ...

Homemade Vada Pav Recipe With Aloo Vada

Tuesday, 27 November 2007 22:49

Vada Pav is a famous street food in Gujarat and Maharashtra. Walk through the streets of Mumbai and you will find Vada Pavs in every nook and corner of the city. You will also find people from all over India relishing this lip smacking delicacy when they visit Mumbai. The lip-smacking vegetarian Vada ...

Kerala Style Avial Recipe - Onam Sadya Recipe

Tuesday, 27 November 2007 16:08

The Avial Recipe is a traditional dish of the Kerala Cuisine that is made with a combination of root vegetables along with ash gourd and coconut. The flavors of the Avial comes from the use of coconut oil and curry leaves that make an important addition to this dish. The recipe is ...

Punjabi Chola/ Chana Masala Recipe (North Indian Spiced Chickpea Curry)

Tuesday, 27 November 2007 15:05

The Punjabi Chana Masala recipe is a famous North Indian dish that is served along with Bhaturas or Puris. The Chola or Chickpeas are simmered in spiced ginger and tomato gravy. The combination of black salt, garam masala, and dry mango powder enhance the taste of the Chola masala. The Chola Masala ...

Aloo Poha Recipe (Batata Poha)

Thursday, 22 November 2007 22:48

Aloo Poha also known as the Batata Poha brings with it delicious tastes and textures of sweetness, sourness, softness and crunchiness. It is made tangy and spicy from green chillies and lemon juice along with boiled potatoes that further enhances the texture. When serving the Aloo Poha, sprinkle Chevdo ...

Beetroot Poriyal Recipe - Stir Fried Beetroot

Thursday, 22 November 2007 16:04

The Beetroot Poriyal Recipe also known as Beetroot Curry is a delicious and healthy preparation of the beetroot vegetable. In this recipe, the beetroot is steamed and seasoned with mustard leaves, curry leaves, asafoetida and coconut. Sometimes we add finely chopped onions as well to give it an added ...

Date and Tamarind Chutney Recipe - Khajur Imli Chutney

Wednesday, 21 November 2007 16:20

Khajur Imli Ki Chutney or the Date Tamarind Chutney is a sweet and sour tangy chutney made from dates tamarind and jaggery. The Khajur Imli Ki Chutney recipe is an essential component in Chaats like Pani Puri, Bhel Puri, Samosa and more. Spreading this chutney over chaats is an absolute must to ...

Published in Indian Chutney Recipes

Lahsun ki Chutney - Spicy Garlic Chutney

Wednesday, 21 November 2007 15:48

Garlic Chutney also known as Lahsun Ki Chutney is popularly used in Chaats, like Vada Pav, Chillas etc. Lahsun Ki Chutney recipe is also a staple among the villages of Rajasthan and Gujarat where they have it along with bajra ka rotla. The pungent aroma along with the lemon and chillies brings out ...

Published in Indian Chutney Recipes

Green Chutney Recipe - Coriander Mint Chutney Recipe

Wednesday, 21 November 2007 15:29

Dhaniya Pudina Chutney also known as the Green/Hari Chutney. This chutney is made from fresh coriander and mint leaves along with green chillies, ginger and lemon and a dash of sugar that gives this chutney a unique flavor. This Dhaniya Pudina Chutney recipe is a favorite Indian accompaniment for Samosas, Dhoklas, Vada ...

Published in Indian Chutney Recipes

Gajar Ka Halwa Recipe - Indian Carrot Pudding

Wednesday, 21 November 2007 14:57

Gajar Ka Halwa is a Quick & Easy Indian Carrot Pudding, a traditional North Indian sweet dish which can be enjoyed either hot or cold. Made with simple ingredients, especially the red variety of carrots popular in North India, this Carrot Pudding is typically enjoyed during winters. However, it ...

Aloo Gobi Sabzi Recipe - Spicy Potato Cauliflower Sabzi

Wednesday, 21 November 2007 14:26

The Aloo Gobi Sabzi Recipe is a simple and quick recipe that can be made in one pot with the least amount of cooking time. The delicious flavors from the cauliflower, when combined with garam masala powder along the fresh tomatoes brings out a rich texture and flavour of the aloo gobi sabzi. Each ...

Gujarati Kadhi Recipe - Sweet And Spicy Gujarati Kadhi

Tuesday, 20 November 2007 16:06

Gujarati Kadhi is a yogurt based sweet and spicy curry that is simple yet irresistible; it gets the sweetness from jaggery, the spice from cinnamon and the heat from green chillies and lends itself to a pure comfort meal. Kadhi goes well with any vegetable and especially when you have legumes as one ...

Palak Paneer Recipe (Cottage Cheese In Spinach Gravy)

Monday, 19 November 2007 17:08

Palak Paneer Recipe (Cottage Cheese In Spinach Gravy) is a preparation of spinach that is steamed, pureed and simmered along with subtle spices and cottage cheese (paneer) .  Palak Paneer is one of my favourite dishes ever since I was a child and now its my children's favourite as well. Along with ...

Vegetarian Hakka Noodles (Chinese Chow mein Recipe)

Friday, 16 November 2007 23:37

Vegetarian Hakka Noodles also called a Chow mein in many parts of India is a very Indian Chinese adaptation of the recipe. The first time I had these was in the chinese town of Kolkata. I was blown into a fantasy land and after that I have continued to make it just like how they do. The only difference ...

Published in Indian Chinese Recipes

About Archana Doshi & Archana's Kitchen

Thursday, 15 November 2007 21:10

Everyday I dream & work towards empowering people with skills for easy and effortless cooking which will enable them to lead a healthy life. I strongly believe that health resides on the dinner table.

     
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