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

Dal Palak Recipe With Moong & Masoor Dal

Wednesday, 02 September 2009 11:19

Dal Palak Recipe is a nutritious and wholesome dish that is rich in proteins and minerals. This recipe is made from fresh steamed spinach that is mixed along with cooked lentils and spices to make a delectable combination. The addition of a ghee tadka (seasoning) along with cumin and red chillies adds ...

Published in Dal Recipes

Baked Pasta Recipe with Paneer and Spinach

Wednesday, 02 September 2009 11:00

The Baked Pasta Recipe with Paneer & Spinach is a delicious and fulfilling pasta recipe. Rigatoni, is a pasta which has never taken the backseat in my pantry, I always enjoy experimenting with rigatoni pasta. A flavorsome dish, that is made with homemade cottage cheese and homemade tomato basil ...

Published in Pasta Recipes

Aloo Matar Pudina Tikki Recipe

Wednesday, 02 September 2009 10:43

Aloo Matar Pudina Tikki Recipe are relished in almost every Indian party and is easy to make too. The Aloo tikkis are made from a combination of regular potatoes and sweet potatoes, mashed along with steamed peas (mutter), combined with Green Mint Chutney. Serve Aloo Matar Pudina Tikki Recipe along ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Saffron Pilaf Recipe - Kesar Flavoured Rice

Wednesday, 02 September 2009 10:35

Saffron Pilaf Recipe is a flavourful rice that is cooked along with strands of kesar. Saffron not only adds to the flavour of the rice, but also adds a great colour. It is extremely easy to prepare and delectable to eat.  This is a delectable rice recipe that you can make on festivals or during ...

Published in Pulao Recipes

Vegetable Manchurian Balls in Hot and Spicy Garlic Sauce

Wednesday, 02 September 2009 10:27

Vegetable Manchurian Balls in Hot and Spicy Chilli Garlic Sauce is a classic recipe from the Indian Chinese Cuisine. The Vegetable balls are made from a combination of finely minced vegetables that are deep fried and served as a main course dish in a chilli garlic sauce. I typically experiment with ...

Published in Indian Chinese Recipes

Vegetable Manchurian Balls Recipe - Indo Chinese Dish

Wednesday, 02 September 2009 10:27

The Vegetable Manchurian (Dry) Recipe is a very popular Indian Chinese dish is made from finely minced vegetables, coated with corn flour and pan fried, then dipped in a tangy and spicy soy sauce. The Vegetable Manchurian Balls, when coated with a sweet spicy sauce make great appetisers for parties. Serve Vegetable ...

Published in Indian Chinese Recipes

Fettuccine Pasta Recipe In Tomato Basil Sauce

Wednesday, 26 August 2009 15:46

The Fettuccine Pasta Recipe In Tomato Basil Sauce is a summer saver recipe when tomatoes are in full season. The addition of fresh basil along with red ripe tomatoes brings out the burst of flavors in the fettuccine pasta recipe.  You can optionally add cream and cheese to the pasta to make it ...

Published in Pasta Recipes

Bhaat Ka Thepla Recipe - Spiced Rice Paratha

Wednesday, 26 August 2009 15:41

Bhaat Na Thepla’s are flat breads made from leftover rice; that is combined with gram flour, asafoetida and vegetables to make a wholesome nutritious one dish dinner. Thepla are known to be wheat flour based breads. Here Bhaat Na Thepla is made from rice and unlike wheat theplas these are patted ...

Published in Thepla Recipes

Ultimate Potato Gratin Dauphinois

Wednesday, 26 August 2009 15:37

The name gratin dauphinois refers to the Dauphiné region of France, where this method of preparing potatoes is a specialty. Thinly sliced and layered potatoes and cream cooked in a buttered dish with finely minced garlic and some coarsely pounded black pepper. This Potato Gratin Dauphinois would be ...

Cheesy Baked Spaghetti Pasta Recipe

Wednesday, 26 August 2009 15:28

The Cheesy Baked Spaghetti Pasta Recipe is a delicious pasta, that is made with cheese and  tomatoes. The flavors seep deep into the spaghetti making it truly delicious. If you are looking for easy spaghetti recipe to try then this is the recipe to go to.  Two types of cheese is used Four ...

Published in Pasta Recipes

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
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