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

Zucchini Keerai Thogayal Recipe - South Indian Tangy Spinach and Zucchini Chutney

Tuesday, 26 December 2017 10:00

The Zucchini Keerai Thogayal Recipe is a lip smacking tangy and spicy chutney from the South Indian Cuisine. The Zucchini and spinach are first cooked in a pan and pureed along with roasted methi seeds, urad dal and black pepper making it very ayurvedic and healthy.  Did you know, Zucchini ...

Published in Indian Chutney Recipes

Healthy Carrot Methi & Mooli Thepla Recipe

Wednesday, 13 December 2017 13:15

Thepla Recipe is one of the many comfort foods to Gujarati’s. If you are on a long distance train or even on a trekking trip and you spot a Gujarati, you will definitely find them with Thepla. In this recipe, we have grated vegetables into the thepla dough flavoured with everyday spices and rolled ...

नवाबी कोफ्ता करी रेसिपी - Nawabi Kofta Curry Recipe

Saturday, 09 December 2017 10:00

नवाबी कोफ्ता करी रेसिपी एक रिच और सेहतमंद रेसिपी है जिसमे आलू को टमाटर की ग्रेवी में पकाया जाता है. इसमें ड्राई फ्रूट्स ...

गोभी स्टू रेसिपी - Cauliflower Coconut Milk Stew (Recipe In Hindi)

Thursday, 07 December 2017 09:00

गोभी स्टू एक पारम्परिक स्टू है जिसमे नारियल के दूध का प्रयोग किया जाता है. इसमें टमाटर, तेजपत्ता और इलाइची का प्रयोग ...

Jeera Milagu Rasam Recipe - South Indian Pepper Cumin Rasam

Tuesday, 05 December 2017 16:37

The Jeera Milagu Rasam Recipe also known as the Pepper Rasam is a very classic dish of the South Indian Cuisine. This rasam is simmered with tamarind water along with freshly pounded pepper, cumin and a tempering with ghee. A lot of times this rasam is given when one is suffering from a cold or ...

Rich Dark Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Tuesday, 07 November 2017 10:22

The Rich Dark Chocolate Mousse is a delicious holiday party food recipe that is made from dark chocolate and whisked up cream and and egg whites. It tastes great with a strawberry compote and may be some whipped cream to top off. I have also shown you in the recipe below on how to make an eggless chocolate ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Pineapple Upside Down Cake Recipe

Friday, 03 November 2017 01:15

The Classic Pineapple Upside Down Cake is simple and fun to make. It makes a perfect dessert for a an afternoon tea party. I have used my tried and tested old fashioned pound cake recipe here and that made it even more simpler to share with recipe with you. My favorite way to serve this upside ...

Published in Cake Recipes

Absolutely Charming Cha Cafe You Must Visit In Bangalore

Wednesday, 01 November 2017 13:05

No visit to Bangalore is complete without a trip to the newly opened Tata Cha, a beautiful cafe on 12th Main, Indiranagar in Bangalore. With beautiful interiors inspired with a very Indian touch and yet a very aspirational feel to make it a great place to hangout with family, friends or even an office ...

The Power of Yes - Positive Ways To Discipline Children In Food

Tuesday, 31 October 2017 08:51

Disciplining children is an important activity every parent is challenged with.  Be it your 2-year-old child or a 12-year-old, discipline is extremely important to bring in peace and harmony into home. However, as parents we often tend to get into a negative disciplining mode, where there are more ...

Carrot Amla Pomegranate Juice Recipe

Thursday, 26 October 2017 14:06

The Carrot Amla Pomegranate Juice recipe is a power packed juice that you can have for breakfast or even as a snack during the day. All the three ingredients used are packed with nutrition and this juice is simply blended to give a thick juice full of texture from the fibre. Did you know Amla contains ...

Published in Smoothies and Juices

Easy Tomato And Cheese Mini Pizza Recipe

Thursday, 26 October 2017 10:07

The Easy Tomato And Cheese Mini Pizza Recipe is a brilliant and simple pizza that is packed with flavors from the fresh tomatoes marinated in a basil and olive oil. It makes a super simple and easy pizza to make for a dinner for two along with a glass of wine and a delicious dessert.  Serve ...

Published in Pizza Recipes

Tulsi Kashayam Recipe (Kaada) - Herbal Drink From Tulsi

Monday, 16 October 2017 16:15

Tulsi Kashayam Recipe is a traditional Indian home remedy used primarily to help in respiratory problems like cough and cold. It is herbal tea made from tulsi (holy basil), black pepper, dry ginger and Panakalkandu (palm sugar). This magic combination is great when you are suffering from cold or cough.  The ...

Published in Indian Drink Recipes

Super Food Green Smoothie Recipe With Greek Yogurt Papaya Spirulina & Wheat Grass

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 09:20

The Super Food Green Smoothie Recipe is a delicious and wholesome smoothie, made from Spirulina powder, wheat grass powder, greek yogurt and soy milk. The addition of papaya into the smoothie gives it the smoothness and the required texture. This recipe is made by Chef Abhijeet Saha of Bangalore. ...

Published in Smoothies and Juices

Chow Chow Verkadalai Masala Curry Recipe (Chayote Peanut Poriyal Recipe)

Monday, 09 October 2017 18:00

The Chow Chow Verkadalai Masala Curry recipe is a simple easy one pot cook recipe that is flavored with sambar powder and curry leaves. It is made without onion and garlic, making it satvik and light on the stomach. The addition of peanuts, makes this dish very healthy and nutritious as well. Chayote ...

Raw Papaya Mor Kootu Recipe - Ayurvedic No Onion No Garlic Recipe

Tuesday, 03 October 2017 15:32

The Raw Papaya Mor Kootu Recipe is a perfect blend of yogurt and coconut, spiced along with green chillies and curry leaves. Adding curry leaves to the mor kootu is a great way to consume this healthy herb. Did you know the fiber in the raw papaya cleans the body internally of toxins and helps with ...

Banana Stem Thoran Recipe - Ayurvedic No Onion No Garlic Recipe

Tuesday, 03 October 2017 14:29

The Banana Stem Thoran Recipe is a wholesome dish made from banana stem that is tossed in a ground mixture of coconut green chillies and curry leaves. Banana stem is very high in potassium and vitamin B6, which together benefit the muscles and the body's production of hemoglobin and insulin.  Serve ...

वन पॉट आलू गोभी रेसिपी - One Pot Aloo Gobi (Recipe In Hindi)

Saturday, 30 September 2017 00:00

वन पॉट आलू गोबी सब्ज़ी पकाने की विधि इलेक्ट्रिक प्रेशर कुकर का इस्तेमाल करते हुए 20 मिनट से कम समय में बनाई जाती है। आलू ...

How To Make Upma In an Electric Rice Cooker

Wednesday, 27 September 2017 18:30

Despite its name, an electric rice cooker is not just meant for cooking rice in an easy way, but its versatile nature can enable you to cook many other one pot dishes to make your life easy in the kitchen. If you think about it, the rice cooker works similar way as the slow cooker by using moisture ...

अंडा करी रेसिपी - Quick And Simple Egg Curry (Recipe In Hindi)

Thursday, 21 September 2017 00:16

अंडा करी नुस्खा एक त्वरित और आसान सब्ज़ी है जो 30 मिनट से कम समय में बनाई जा सकती है अगर आपके पास सभी सामग्री तैयार हो। इस ...

Published in Egg Recipes

Beetroot Moong Phali Sabzi Recipe (Beetroot Stir Fry with Roasted Peanuts)

Wednesday, 13 September 2017 17:02

The Beetroot Moong Phali Sabzi Recipe is a wholesome simple sabzi, that is flavored with peanuts, coriander powder and amchur. The addition of peanuts brings in a delicious crunch to the recipe.  Serve the Beetroot Moong Phali Sabzi along with Lobia Masala, Phulka, Green Chutney and a ...

Vazhakkai Podimas Recipe (Ayurvedic Recipe With No onion No Garlic)

Tuesday, 12 September 2017 09:24

The Vazhakkai Podimas Recipe is a very simple and wholesome Ayurvedic recipe made from raw bananas. The recipe using less oil and has subtle flavors from the asafoetida, roasted urad dal and curry leaves. The addition of lemon is very important to bring out the flavors of the dish. Serve the Ayurvedic ...

Carrot Beans Sukhi Sabzi With Simple Masala

Friday, 08 September 2017 13:48

Carrot Beans Sukhi Sabzi is a quick and easy healthy sabzi that is made with simple masalas at home. Keeping the masalas simple, brings out the real taste of the vegetables. The addition of jaggery and amchur to the recipe also adds to the perfect flavor, giving it moistness to serve along with phulkas ...

Turai Pyaz Hari Mirch Ki Sabzi Recipe (Ridge Gourd Stir Fry With Green Chili And Onions)

Thursday, 07 September 2017 12:11

The Turai Pyaz Hari Mirch Ki Sabzi Recipe is a simple and yet delicious recipe that is made from ridge gourd and cooked along with badi hari mirch (long chillies used for bajji and pakora) and cooked in spices. Ridge gourd is low in fat and calories, making it a good choice for including in a well-balanced ...

Palak Pakora Recipe - Made In Kuzhi Paniyaram Pan

Wednesday, 06 September 2017 22:10

Palak pakora is a delicious tea time snack recipe made of spinach, spices and gram flour. In this recipe, the pakoras are not deep fried but made in a kuzhi paniyaram pan using just enough oil to make the pakoras crisp and delicious. A generously sprinkle of of chaat masala once the pakoras are fried ...

     
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