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

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 | Gur Papdi | Sukhdi recipe | Gujarati Gol Papdi

Friday, 09 October 2009 14:18

Golpapdi also known as Sukhdi or Gur Papdi is a traditional Gujarati sweet dish made from whole wheat flour and jaggery which makes it a super wholesome and healthy sweet. It is typically prepared during auspicious occasions in a Gujarati household. It is perfect for those days when you have unexpected ...

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

Ribbon Pakoda Recipe - South Indian Tea Time Snack

Tuesday, 29 September 2009 00:06

Ribbon Pakoda is a very popular South Indian tea time snack made from gram flour and rice flour. Typically it is prepared during Diwali and festive season.  A special equipment called "Sev Sancha" or a "Murukku Maker" typically made out of brass is required to make these. In most South Indian homes ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Dry Fruit Ghughra/Gujiya Recipe (Pastry Crust Pockets Filled With Dry Fruits)

Monday, 28 September 2009 23:21

Dry Fruit Ghughra or Gujiyas or Kadubu (Karnataka) Recipe are nothing but pockets of pastry crust, filled with dry fruits and deep fried to a crispy golden finish. Ghughra also called as Gujiya in Rajasthan have been a favorite of mine, ever since I was a child. These half moon shaped deep fried pockets, ...

Mullu Murukku Recipe - Chakli Recipe - South Indian Snack

Monday, 28 September 2009 17:38

Mullu Murukku Recipe is a very traditional recipe that is made during festivities like Diwali, Gokulashtami. It makes a perfect tea time snack with a hot cup of South Indian filter coffee. It is also known as Chakli in Marathi and Kannada and Chakri in Gujarati, is a savoury snack popular in India and ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Roasted Tomato Basil Pasta & Pizza Sauce Recipe

Friday, 25 September 2009 15:55

In the Roasted Tomato Pasta Sauce Recipe, the rich red and ripe tomatoes are roasted in the oven and pureed to get the ever so delicious sauce that can be used on pizza or in as a pasta sauce.  Roasted tomato pasta sauce requires very little effort, and roasting the tomatoes brings out a layer ...

Baked Mathri Recipe (Non Fried Tea Time Snack)

Friday, 25 September 2009 07:15

The Baked Mathri Recipe is classic North Indian snack that is had with some achar (a spicy Indian pickle) along with a hot cup of chai. These snacks turn out to be lifesavers when you don't have anything in the kitchen to spice up your palate. Traditionally the maithri's are deep fried in ghee (clarified ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Saunf Aloo & Dal Kebab Recipe (Potato & Lentil Kebabs)

Tuesday, 15 September 2009 18:43

The Saunf Aloo & Dal Kebab Recipe (Potato & Lentil Kebabs) is a delicious and healthy kebab made from sweet potatoes and lentils and elegantly spiced with crushed fennel and some garam masala. Serve these kebabs along with a minty coriander chutney. Best part of these potato kebabs is that it ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Eggless Cheesecake Recipe - Topped with Tropical Fruits

Monday, 14 September 2009 11:47

This Eggless Cheesecake is a rich cake baked in a tart crust or a crumb crust and topped with some tropical fruits giving it a light and summery persona. The fruits add a delicious refreshing texture to the otherwise dense and smooth cake. You can add fruits according to your preferences. Also this ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Eggless Layered Chocolate Cake Recipe With Mascarpone Cheese

Monday, 14 September 2009 10:33

The Layered Chocolate Cake Recipe is one of those cakes you will surely take time as it is super delicious, creamy and fluffy making it perfect for holiday parties. The use of mascarpone cheese to layer this cake, makes it light and creamy at the same time too. I have also drizzled the cake with some ...

Published in Cake Recipes

Gujarati Khaman Dhokla Recipe - Savory Steamed Lentil Cakes

Thursday, 10 September 2009 11:18

The Gujarati Khaman Dhokla is a very popular farsan from the Gujarati cuisine.  It is traditionally made using the bengal gram dal, which is soaked and the ground to make the dhokla batter. Serve the Gujarati Khaman Dhokla along with Dhania Pudina Chutney or Tomato Onion Chutney and ...

Published in Dhokla Recipes

Moroccan Style Vegetable Stew Recipe

Thursday, 03 September 2009 23:07

Moroccan Style Vegetable Stew Recipe is a perfect vegetarian entree suitable for one of those cold evening, served with steamed saffron pilaf, is truly delectable. The stew, without coconut milk, but used some cream and a fine blend of spices and vegetables like potatoes, carrots, butternut squash/pumpkin, ...

Aloo Matar Sabzi Recipe - Potatoes Peas In Tomato Gravy

Thursday, 03 September 2009 22:52

Aloo Matar Sabzi Recipe is a very traditional Punjabi dish that is made with potatoes and peas, simmered in light and tangy tomato gravy. The recipe has a delicate addition of spices , it is simmered to perfection brings out the essence of this flavorful dish. Serve the Aloo Mutter Sabzi along with ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Chow Chow Poricha Kootu Recipe

Thursday, 03 September 2009 22:46

Chow Chow Kootu is made from a white squash called chow chow. It is combined with moong lentils, ground coconut, cumin, yogurt and curry leaves to form its delicious gravy base. The taste is fantastic and goes well with hot phulkas or Spicy Potato Roast Recipe (Urulaikizhangu Poriyal) and steamed ...

Published in Kootu Recipes
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