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

Weeknight Dinner: Pavakkai Poriyal, Sweet Potato Thepla, Moussaka, Chop Suey & Chaats

Friday, 04 May 2018 13:11

Planning weeknight dinners are essential, it's a great time when we can sit together as a family and enjoy some wholesome delicious food. This week, we have a plan which includes dishes from south indian, gujarat, north india, continental and indo chinese - From Pavakkai Poriyal, Sweet Potato Thepla, ...

Chatpata Aam Panna Recipe

Thursday, 03 May 2018 10:00

The Chatpata Aam Panna is a delicious mango drink that is made during the summer using raw mango and Bisleri Fonzo which is a delicious mango drink. This recipe of Aam Ka Panna is flavored with cardamom, fennel, black pepper adding to the refreshing taste. Raw mangoes are really good for summer and ...

Published in Indian Drink Recipes

Weeknight Dinner: Lauki Wadi, Jaisalmer Kadhi, Quesadillas, Thai Curry & More

Friday, 27 April 2018 09:00

Planning this weeks weeknight dinner, just got simpler. This week, we have a wholesome and healthy menu planned out for you from Lauki Wadi, Jaisalmer Kadhi, Quesadillas for a Friday Night dinner and a Thai Menu for a Saturday dinner.

16 Healthy & Tasty Karela Recipes for Diabetes

Thursday, 26 April 2018 12:06

Karela also known as bitter gourd or bitter melon is one vegetable which most people avoid. Most people find it's extreme bitterness, non palatable. However, karela has been used in traditional indian medicine to deal with a wide variety of health problems, including diabetes.

थोउठे कोडल रेसिपी - Thouthe Kodel Recipe

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 09:00

थोउठे कोडल मंगलोरीयन रेसिपी है जिसमे एक स्पेशल ककड़ी का प्रयोग किया जाता है जो कर्नाटक में मिलती है. इसमें ब्यादगी ...

शहद वाला पनीर रेसिपी - Quick Honeyed Paneer Recipe

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 08:00

शहद वाला पनीर एक स्वादिष्ट करी है जिसमे पनीर को टमाटर की ग्रेवी में पकाया जाता है. इसमें शहद का इस्तेमाल किया जाता है ...

हल्दी की सब्ज़ी रेसिपी - Haldi Ki Sabzi Recipe

Friday, 20 April 2018 09:00

हल्दी की सब्ज़ी एक राजस्थानी डिश है जिसे सर्दियों के दिनों में बनाया जाता है. इस रेसिपी में हल्दी को कस कर दही और रोज के ...

Homemade Coconut Milk Recipe

Wednesday, 18 April 2018 16:34

Making homemade coconut milk has it's own benefits - it is light and also preservative free and is packed with flavors. In this section Learn how to make coconut milk by using a mixer grinder/ juicer attachment to extract the coconut milk.

Amazing Benefits Of Asafoetida (Hing) For Your Health

Monday, 09 April 2018 18:47

Hing or asafoetida is the dried and powdered resin which is native to Iran and Afghanistan but now mainly cultivated in India. It is one of the important kitchen ingredients used in many Indian recipes. Asafoetida in its raw form is sold as blocks which look like pieces of shiny of resin. However ...

Murungai Keerai Sambar Recipe - Drumstick Leaves Sambar

Monday, 09 April 2018 15:14

Murungai Keerai Sambar Recipe is a delicious sambar made from drumstick leaves also known as Moringa leaves that is cooked along with sambar onions, mooli, sambar powder in tamarind water. It is very important to use a homemade sambar powder to get the best taste from the Murungai Keerai Sambar ...

Healthy Office Dabba:Tawa Sabzi, Phulka & Healthy Snacks

Sunday, 08 April 2018 20:09

Packing a healthy lunch box to work is extremely important and what is more is the importance of also packing a healthy snack. In this series of Office Dabba Series, we have a wholesome Tawa Sabzi made from cauliflower, beans and aloo, served along with phulka and salad. We have also packed in a chaas ...

18 Insanely Delicious Homemade Ice Cream Recipes To Try !

Saturday, 07 April 2018 11:11

Ice Cream and summers are synonymous. And making an ice cream at home was an exciting affair and every home, who loved ice creams across india, would dive right and start experimenting with various ice cream flavors with all the local summer fruits. Homemade ice cream are now not a thing of the pasta, ...

Weeknight Dinners: Chana Kadhi, Paratha, Quesadillas & More

Friday, 06 April 2018 14:12

Planning a weeknight dinner is essential for a good working week. It helps is to cook right, eat right and even helps us to plan a good lunch box for kids and for office. In this dinner recipes menu plan, have variety of dishes across cuisines from Jaisalmer Khadi, Stuffed Carrot & Peas Paratha, ...

Healthy & Delicious Green Beans Recipes for Diabetics

Friday, 06 April 2018 11:52

Did you know that Green Beans is one of those superfoods for health. The green beans, which is considered a common man's staple is packed with nutrition and fiber and is an extremely low calorie and low carbohydrate food. Green beans is now been discovered as a super food for not just weight loss but ...

Weeknight Dinners: Pulao Kadhi, Kulith Dal, Thai Curry & More

Friday, 30 March 2018 17:06

This week, we have a delicious weekly dinner menu with recipes spread across various cuisines - Drumstick Sabzi, Sindhi Aam Papad Dal, Chana Dal Salad, Beet Salad, Thai Curry, Pasta & much more.

54 Indian Spinach Recipes & Keerai Recipes For Diabetes

Friday, 30 March 2018 10:50

With rampant growth if diabetes amongst Indians and rapidly-changing unhealthy lifestyles which includes a sedentary lifestyle with little physical activity, along with increasing intake of processed food items, we need to take a step back and reevaluate our lifestyles and how we treat our body.

Eggless Banana Pressure Cooker Cake Recipe

Monday, 26 March 2018 14:48

The Eggless Banana Pressure Cooker Cake Recipe is a simple cake recipe that is made without eggs and without the use of an oven. When making a pressure cooker cake recipe, the important thing to note is that you need to have a cooker, which can take in a tall and wide cake pan. You can use the ...

Published in Cake Recipes

Baked Gobi Manchurian Recipe - Healthy Cauliflower Manchurian Recipe

Saturday, 24 March 2018 19:22

The Baked Gobi Manchurian Recipe is a wholesome and lip smacking recipe that is made from just 1 teaspoon oil. It's packed with flavors from ginger, onion, garlic & chilli sauce.  Gobi Manchurian is a very popular Indian Chinese (also known as Indo-Chinese) dish. Typically Gobi manchurian is ...

Published in Indian Chinese Recipes

Kesar Chai Recipe - A Delicious Saffron Flavored Indian Tea

Friday, 23 March 2018 09:00

Kesar Chai Recipe is a comforting drink had during a Tea Time snack or even for a morning breakfast. The addition of saffron strands while the water is boiling for the tea, gives the tea a deep orange color. Once you add the tea leaves, allow it to brew just a little to ensure the tea is light and does ...

16 Raw Jackfruit Recipes - A Superfood For Diabetes

Wednesday, 21 March 2018 16:01

A 3000 year old fruit, today is considered as one of the superfoods for diabetes. The raw jackfruit also known as the Kathal/ Chakka Pazham/ Bread Fruit is packed with a lot range of nutrients.  Jackfruit is one of the least known superfoods. It is high in fiber and hence offers higher satiation ...

Kesar Pista Lassi Recipe - Saffron & Pista Lassi Recipe

Friday, 16 March 2018 16:17

The Kesar Pista Lassi Recipe is a cooling summer drink made with fresh homemade yogurt, pista and saffron strands.This lassi makes a delicious and cooling drink after a spicy north indian meal and even the children will love it. Kesar Pista Lassi makes a perfect welcome drink when you have unexpected ...

Published in Indian Drink Recipes

How To Make Homemade Idiyappam Recipe - Rice Sevai Recipe

Friday, 16 March 2018 10:09

Homemade Idiyappam also known as Sevai, is a traditional South Indian recipe that is made from freshly ground rice using a traditional Sevai Maker.  Sevai also known as savory rice noodles is a tiffin speciality in Tamil Brahmin households. There are many variations to this classic breakfast sevai: ...

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