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

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.  Did you know: Beets are an excellent source of folate and a very good source of manganese, potassium ...

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. This recipe use 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 Recipe 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  to serve along with phulkas or even combine ...

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 ...

Crispy Palak Pakora Recipe - Made In Kuzhi Paniyaram Pan

Wednesday, 06 September 2017 22:10

Palak Pakora Recipe 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 ...

Low Fat Aloo Bonda Recipe - Made In Kuzhi Paniyaram Pan

Wednesday, 06 September 2017 20:07

Aloo bonda is a very traditional South Indian snack served during special occasions or made during the monsoons. If you walk by the street of south india, almost all tiffin centers serving idli and dosa will have the quintessential aloo bonda served along with coconut and mint chutney.  Serve the ...

Badam Pottukadalai Ladoo Recipe - Almond Chana Dal Ladoo

Friday, 01 September 2017 15:21

Badam Pottukadalai Ladoo Recipe is a super healthy, high protein recipe for sweetened balls that can be packed for the kids snack boxes or even had as a quick bite on the go when they are having a sugar craving or feeling low on energy.  Serve Badam Pottukadalai Ladoo as a tea time snack along ...

Dry Fruit Halwa Recipe

Friday, 01 September 2017 15:15

The Dry Fruit Halwa is a delicious quick sweet made from figs, dates, pistachios, almonds, cashew nuts and walnuts. The recipe to make the dry fruit barfi is quick and easy and makes it a perfect sweet for Diwali or even as a healthy snack for kids. These are also high energy and nutritious squares that ...

Thengai Poornam Kozhukattai / Ukadiche Modak Recipe With Rice Flour

Wednesday, 30 August 2017 16:44

Thengai Poornam Kozhukattai / Ukadiche Modak Recipe is a very festive sweet that is made for Lord Ganesha's Birthday also known as Vinayaka or Ganesh Chaturthi that is observed in the month of August - September. The festival lasts for 10 days and is celebrated very popularly across most regions of ...

3 Ways to Make & Serve the Triple Choco Brownie Mix

Wednesday, 23 August 2017 08:17

Baking is an art and a science that requires an accurate recipe and guidance, which will make you, bake the perfect cake. Most of us, who have learnt baking, either had a mother or a grandmother who gave us that guidance and tips to ensure the cake would come out perfect every time. Did you know Betty ...

Indo Chinese Mixed Vegetable Recipe In Szechuan sauce

Saturday, 19 August 2017 19:22

The Indo Chinese Mixed Vegetables In Szechuan sauce lipsmacking spicy indo chinese vegetable that is made with a simple combination of seasonal vegetables like cauliflower, capsicum, carrots, ginger, garlic, spring onions and cooked in a sweet and spicy soya chilli sauce. Serve the Indo Chinese ...

Published in Indian Chinese Recipes

Shukto Recipe - Bengali Mixed Vegetable in Mustard and Poppy Seed Gravy

Saturday, 19 August 2017 19:00

The Shukto Recipe is delightful recipe of mixed vegetables that is cooked in a mustard and poppy seed masala, panch phoran and milk. This dish has a very strong taste of mustard and can be an acquired taste. One of the core vegetables that are added to this is the bitter gourd, along with raw banana, ...

Corn Toast Recipe With Moong Sprouts & Vegetables

Friday, 18 August 2017 10:22

The Corn Toast Recipe With Moong Sprouts & Vegetables is favorite snack which kids love. Slices of breads are grilled with diced tomatoes, This recipe is very quick to make, with simple ingredients off your pantry that you can serve for either breakfast or as an appetiser for parties or even as an ...

4 Important Reasons Why Women Need More Protein

Tuesday, 08 August 2017 11:09

Eating right is something we have to cultivate mindfully. Eating right not just aims at the portions, but also the kind of foods we have filled our meal plate with. The vitamins and minerals help keep us lively and kicking, whereas the protein and carbohydrates are required for the maintenance of our ...

Fansi Muthia Nu Shaak Recipe - Green Beans With Gram Flour Dumplings

Monday, 07 August 2017 09:00

Fansi Muthia Nu Shaak Recipe is a very famous Gujarati Recipe that has a stir fried green beans and muthia that are made from roasted gram flour. Muthias are nothing but dumplings that add a different texture to the dish when added. These are most commonly used in Gujarati cuisine and are made instantly ...

Spiced Marinara Bean & Corn Bread Cups

Thursday, 27 July 2017 10:16

The Bread shells are filled with spicy beans and corn and then baked to get a perfect bread crust. The beans are tossed in Veeba Marinara Sauce and spiced with red chilli flakes and jalapenos These Baked Mini Bread Cups are a perfect pick-me-ups for kids and adults as they are quick and easy to make ...

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