Archana Doshi

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Recipes and Articles by Archana Doshi

Chettinad Vegetable Pulao Recipe -Roz Ka Khana With Figaro Olive Oil

Wednesday, 04 January 2017 00:08

Chettinad Vegetable Pulao is a classic South Indian way of making rice. The spices are a unique blend of saunf (fennel seeds), black peppercorns with the addition of baby onions, ginger and garlic which add to the taste. This Pulao is made with Basmati rice, which is aged & matured naturally for ...

Published in Rice

Rajma Malai Cutlet Recipe - Roz Ka Khana With Figaro Olive Oil

Saturday, 24 December 2016 10:11

The Rajma Malai Cutlet is a lip smacking recipe that is made healthy with the addition of paneer and delectable spices. The Malai Cutlet makes a great appetizer for parties, a tea time snack for kitty parties or even as a high protein snack for kids. Serve the Rajma Malai Cutlet along with a yogurt ...

Roasted Carrot Hummus Falafel Wrap Recipe

Wednesday, 21 December 2016 00:35

This Middle Eastern style Roasted Carrot Hummus Falafel Wrap makes a quick weeknight dinner or can also be had as a healthy breakfast. When summers are around and you go on picnics with friends and family, the hummus falafel wrap can be made quickly when you have the ingredients handy. Serve the Roasted ...

Italian Oat Tortilla Wrap with Beetroot Hummus Recipe

Saturday, 17 December 2016 00:47

The Italian Oat Tortilla Wrap with Beetroot Hummus, is a delicious peppery beetroot hummus wrapped in lettuce, further wrapped in Italian Oat tortillas, making it a wholesome teatime snack or even a weeknight dinner. The Italian Oat Tortilla Wrap with Beetroot Hummus can be served with Low ...

Grilled Pineapple And Chicken Salad Recipe

Friday, 16 December 2016 00:02

The Grilled Pineapple And Chicken Salad Recipe is a delicious, refreshing salad for all seasons. This easy salad with pineapples is perfect to make when you have guests and have loads of cooking to do. Serve the Grilled Pineapple and Chicken Salad as a side dish along with a main course like Vegetarian ...

Published in Salads

Sourdough Bread Recipe and How To Make Its Starter From Scratch

Wednesday, 14 December 2016 15:58

Ever since I started my experiments in making bread, I realised each time, that there is something missing in texture. I had kept making whole wheat multigrain breads which made them denser in texture. And I used ready bakers yeast. The fermentation was quick and I was happy about it fermenting well. ...

How To Cook Vegetables (Pressure Cooker & Steamer Methods)

Tuesday, 13 December 2016 15:57

Before you begin to cook vegetables, whether in the steamer or pressure cooker, it is essential to clean them thoroughly. Rinse the vegetables under running water. Wherever possible, avoid peeling off the skins, to retain maximum nutrients. And when eating peels, it is imperative to thoroughly scrub ...

Weights & Measurement Chart & Conversion Table

Tuesday, 13 December 2016 13:53

Measuring ingredients are important as we all look out for perfection, in every new recipe we create. Though our mums and grandmas managed without any standard measurement and used “Andaz” in everyday cooking; in today's busy life the use of measures make it easier to cook without missing out on ...

Roasted Beet Feta Salad Recipe

Friday, 09 December 2016 00:00

Roasted Beet Feta Salad Recipe is a warm winter salad that uses charred roasted beet tossed with crunchy onion rings, fresh and light feta cheese and finally to balance the flavour it is sprinkled with nutty walnuts. The red wine vinaigrette and the olive oil dressing blends well with the salad and gives ...

Published in Salads

6 Ways to Plan & Host a Holiday Party In Style

Thursday, 08 December 2016 00:50

As holidays and festive season descends, we start thinking of entertaining friends and family at home. Planning and putting things together for holiday parties can be quite a task. I have hosted countless parties over many years and in almost all of them there is always a talk about food and drinks. ...

12 Great Homemade Cookies & Cakes For Christmas & Holiday Season

Thursday, 08 December 2016 00:30

There's no better way to up the festive spirit at your Christmas party than to say "thank you for coming" with a bag of handmade gifts. Edible, homemade gifts, put together with love will only fetch you extra brownie points! So this Christmas, plan ahead and make some of these edible homemade party favours ...

Vegetable Oatmeal Poha with Peanuts, Coriander & Ginger Recipe

Wednesday, 07 December 2016 00:57

The Vegetable Oatmeal Poha with Peanuts, Coriander & Ginger Recipe is a wholesome breakfast with a twist. The addition of oats, along with a variety of veggies, makes this poha a nutritious and wholesome teatime snack or breakfast. It is a healthier version of Indian staple breakfast poha. Other ...

Italian Oat Crust Pizza Topped with Spinach & Paneer Recipe

Saturday, 03 December 2016 00:20

Italian Oat Crust Pizza Topped with Spinach & Paneer Recipe a is wholesome pizza that will let you enjoy it to the fullest without feeling any guilt. The addition of spinach and paneer and the Italian oats in the crust bring out a great taste and the children will surely love it. It is great for ...

Published in Pastas and Pizzas

Chilli Paneer & Oats Dosa Recipe

Monday, 21 November 2016 00:38

Chilli Paneer & Oats Dosa Recipe is a Chinese twist given to the regular dosa. It makes a perfect teatime snack when you are craving something chat patta. The best part is, it is healthy and made from instant dosa batter that you can make in a jiffy.  The Paneer Oats & Chilli Dosa ...

Chinese Oats Vegetable Dim Sum Recipe

Friday, 18 November 2016 00:45

Dim Sum is a classic Northeast Asian snack and is often filled with cabbage and ginger and a hint of carrot. In this Chinese Oats Vegetable Dim Sum Recipe, we have added the Saffola Chinese Oats along with the vegetables to give it a healthy and delicious twist. The Chinese Oats Vegetable Dim Sum is ...

Published in World Appetizers

Whole Wheat Ravioli with Paneer & Creamy Mushroom Oat Sauce Recipe

Monday, 07 November 2016 00:40

If you love Italian food, you must try this healthy Whole Wheat Ravioli with Paneer & Creamy Mushroom Oat Sauce Recipe, that is packed with flavors and is super delicious. Make this for a special weeknight dinner family and friends; they will be surprised that Italian food can be healthy too. Serve ...

Published in Pastas and Pizzas

Vegetarian Roasted Carrot Zucchini Quesadilla Recipe

Saturday, 05 November 2016 00:00

The Vegetarian Roasted Carrot Zucchini Quesadilla Recipe is a wholesome dish that is packed with nutrition and taste. It a great way to include vegetables into the kids diet and even protein like cheese, paneer or tofu. Simply stuff and pack into the Quesadillas and toast them on the pan like a ...

Published in Mexican Cuisine

Aloo Bhindi Recipe Flavored With Mustard And Poppy Seeds

Friday, 04 November 2016 00:23

The Aloo Bhindi recipe is a twist to the original where it is flavored with mustard and poppy seeds. Completely inspired from the Bengali Cuisine, this spicy and intence Aloo Bhindi sabzi is a must try and can be served along with kadhi or along with a Bengali dal and puri. Make the Aloo Bhindi ...

Chinese Egg Kathi Roll Recipe

Thursday, 03 November 2016 00:13

Chinese Egg Kathi Rolls make for a high protein snack for kids when they get back from school or from an sport activity. These rolls are made from fried eggs that are cooked along with chinese oats and made into strips and wrapped in a paratha. If you have some paratha handy at home, these rolls can ...

Published in Indian Street Food

Bengali Aloo Jhinge Posto Curry Recipe (Potato and Ridge Gourd Curry)

Thursday, 03 November 2016 00:05

The Aloo Jhinge Posto Curry Recipe is a classic dish from the Bengali Cuisine, that is made from potaoes and ridge gourd, simmered in a poppy seeds curry. The addition of poppy seeds and green chilies makes it a very quintessential Bengali dish adding to the texture and pungent taste. Make the Jhinge ...

Beetroot Carrot Tomato & Ginger Juice Recipe

Wednesday, 02 November 2016 00:46

Juices are a great way to get the instant energy and nutrition into the bloodstream. The Beetroot, carrot juice when combined with tomatoes and ginger make a delicious blend of the vegetables providing the core nutrients needed to the body. Give this delicious Beetroot Carrot Tomato & Ginger ...

Published in Smoothies and Juices

Baingan Musallam Recipe (Mughlai Style Eggplant Simmered In Rich Tomato Curry)

Tuesday, 01 November 2016 00:54

The Baingan Musallam Recipe, is a delicious brinjals/eggaplnt that is simmered and cooked in a spicy and tangy tomato gravy. The addition of cream and along with the spices make it a rich and delicious Mughali dish. You can either use small brinjal and deep fry them, or like we have done, cut them into ...

Kerala Style Vendakkai Thoran Recipe ( Stir Fried Okra with Ground Coconut Recipe)

Monday, 31 October 2016 00:12

The Kerala Style Vendakkai Thoran Recipe is a simple and yet delicious recipe made from Bhindi/ Okra also known as Vendakkai in the south of India.  The Vendakkai is tossed in a simple onion, green chili and coconut and served as a side dish along with a main meal.  Vendakkai is a good source ...

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