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

Homemade Vada Pav Recipe With Spinach Corn Tikki

Monday, 20 August 2018 10:00

The Spinach Corn Vada Pav is a lip smacking recipe that you must try cooking in your kitchen. Delicate flavours from the chaat masala is combined into the spinach and corn which is then pan fried in the shape of tikki.  The crispy spinach corn tikki is then placed between crispy toasted pav buns ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

One Pot Tomato Rice Recipe Using Preethi Electric Pressure Cooker - Thakkali Sadam

Saturday, 18 August 2018 10:00

Tomato Rice popularly called as Thakkali Sadam in South India is a very quick to make rice dish that is packed with flavours from tomatoes, cardamom, and the Sambar Powder. Most often tomato rice is made from leftover rice, but in this recipe you will notice we have made it super simple using an electric ...

One Pot Punjabi Rajma Masala Recipe In Preethi Electric Pressure Cooker

Thursday, 16 August 2018 10:00

The Punjabi Rajma Masala is a very famous recipe from the North India. Rajma Masala is an absolute comfort food in a Punjabi home. It is usually served with basmati rice or a hot phulka. Rajma Chawal will be available in all restaurants when you travel North of India.  In this recipe I have ...

Published in Dal Recipes

Kids School Lunch Box Menu Plan-Paneer Paratha, Rajma Pulao, Kadai Paneer & more

Friday, 10 August 2018 08:00

This weeks Kids School Lunch Box Menu Plan has a Kids School Lunch Box Menu Plan-Beans Peanut Sabzi, Cabbage Paneer Paratha, Rajma Pulao, Kadai Paneer and a lip smacking Rajma Wrap which you kids will simple love. All it requires to pack a wholesome lunch box for kids is some love and lot of planning ...

Kids School Lunch Box Menu Plan-Mushroom Chole, Matar Poha, Soya Spinach & More

Friday, 03 August 2018 08:00

This weeks Kids School Lunch Box Menu Plan has a Mushroom Chole, Matar Poha, Soya Spinach, Flax Seed ladoo, Energy Bar & Indian Style Pasta. You will also find tips for planning and prepping so packing lunch boxes in the morning becomes a breeze.

19 Types of Indian Dals You Must Have In Your Pantry - Lentils & Legumes

Thursday, 02 August 2018 10:00

Dals are an integral part of the Indian diet. A major source of protein, that the vegetarians use in their everyday meals. The variety of dals are endless. From moong dal to toor dal and chana to rajma, the list is endless. 

Paneer Pav Bhaji Recipe - Wholesome Weeknight Dinner

Wednesday, 01 August 2018 13:00

The Paneer Pav Bhaji is a delectable one pot dish that you can have for a quick weeknight dinner. The addition of paneer in the Pav Bhaji along with lots of vegetables all cooked into a pressure cooker, makes this Pav bhaji one pot, easy to cook and wholesome. You can add any vegetables of your choice ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Chocolate Marble Cake Recipe Using Preethi Electric Pressure Cooker

Wednesday, 01 August 2018 12:25

The Classic Chocolate  Marble Cake is a super simple moist cake that is made using Preethi Electric Pressure cooker very similar to the instant pot pressure cooker available in the west. The cake comes out beautiful, soft and fluffy making it moist and dense as well. Serve the delicious Classic ...

Published in Cake Recipes

9 Ways To Use Cast Iron Pan & Techniques To Season It Right

Wednesday, 01 August 2018 10:00

Have you bought a Cast Iron pan and wondering what to cook using them? Then here you go, we have made a selection of Ingredients that your cast iron pan can be put to use. It is must to invest at least one cast Iron pan for your kitchen. This will come in handy to make any dish in one pot for a quick ...

पनीर कोफ्ता करी रेसिपी - Paneer Kofta Curry Recipe

Tuesday, 31 July 2018 10:13

पनीर कोफ्ता करी एक स्वादिष्ट करी रेसिपी है जिसमे पनीर के कोफ्ते बनाकर उसे तीखी करी में मिलाया जाता है. यह एक सेहतमंद ...

Published in Kofta Recipes

चेट्टिनाड वेजिटेबल पुलाव रेसिपी - Chettinad Vegetable Pulao Recipe

Wednesday, 25 July 2018 10:00

चेट्टिनाड वेजिटेबल पुलाव रेसिपी एक दक्षिण भारतीय पुलाव है जिसमे चावल के साथ सौंफ, काली मिर्च, प्याज, अदरक और लहसुन का ...

Published in Pulao Recipes

Paneer Masala Dosa Recipe-Paneer Bhurji Dosa

Monday, 23 July 2018 23:23

The Paneer Bhurji Dosa Recipe is also known as the Paneer Masala Dosa. It is a delicious and wonderful take on the traditional classic Masala dosa that blends together the softness of cottage cheese with the crunchiness of capsicum. The Paneer Masala/ Bhurji recipe is made with a subtle blend of spices ...

Published in Dosa Recipes

Goan Feast - A Cook off Archana Doshi, Rita Shinde & Maggi's Kitchen Journey

Sunday, 22 July 2018 07:33

I was in Goa on Saturday July 21st 2018 to celebrate the Joy of Cooking of a home chef Rita Shinde. I absolutely love it when women take up their passion to do something they love. Being in Goa to celebrate this journey was just simply wonderful.

Baby Corn And Paneer Kathi Roll Recipe

Saturday, 21 July 2018 21:10

The Baby Corn And Paneer Kathi Roll is a wholesome wrap which is packed with the goodness of paneer and baby corn. These Kathi rolls are a great way to include protein and vegetables in the kids diet. Paneer is rich in protein and along with the baby corn and other vegetables like capsicum, carrots and ...

Kids School Lunch Box Menu Plan-Nawabi Paneer, Mushroom Biryani, Gobi Kathi Roll & More

Friday, 20 July 2018 10:11

This weeks Kids School Lunch Box Menu Plan has a Nawabi Paneer with Phulka, Mushroom Biryani & Raita, Gobi Kathi Roll & Energy Bar, Rava Idli & Semiya Upma. You will also find tips for planning and prepping so packing lunch boxes in the morning becomes a breeze.

Ragi Nippattu Recipe With Peanuts And Sesame - Ragi Thattai / Chekkalu

Friday, 20 July 2018 10:00

The Ragi Nippattu Recipe also known as Ragi Thattai / Chekkalu is a very famous crispy snack from south india. It is made in Andhra (known as Chekkalu or Nippatlu), Nippattu in Karnataka and Thattai in Tamil Nadu. Traditionally it is made from rice flour, combined along with ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

लहसुनि दाल तड़का रेसिपी - Lahsuni Dal Tadka Recipe

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 18:09

लहसुनि दाल तड़का एक सरल रोज की दाल है जिसमे लहसुन का तड़का दिया जाता है. इसमें कद्दू भी डाला जाता है जो इस डाक को और भी स्वादिष्ट ...

Published in Dal Recipes

खजूर इमली की चटनी रेसिपी - Khajur Imli Chutney Recipe

Tuesday, 17 July 2018 17:10

खजूर इमली की चटनी रेसिपी एक खट्टी मीठी चटनी है जिसमे खजूर और इमली के साथ गुड़ का भी प्रयोग किया जाता है. आप इस चटनी का ...

Published in Indian Chutney Recipes

Mushroom & Bean Sloppy Joe Recipe

Monday, 16 July 2018 12:21

Mushroom & Bean Sloppy Joe Recipe is a healthy soft sloppy Burger recipe that is stuffed in with spicy rajma beans and mushrooms and made creamy with an eggless mayonnaise. If you have some cooked rajma handy in your refrigerator then this sloppy joe burger is super simple to make and delicious ...

Published in Burger Recipes

Spinach Mushroom Stir Fry Recipe

Sunday, 15 July 2018 10:00

Continental Spinach & Mushroom Stir Fry Recipe is a quick stir fry that can be served as a side to your main course. The onions and garlic are first lightly sautéed and then mixed along with sautéed mushroom and spinach. They go really well with any grilled chicken or fish by the side. Spinach ...

Chaas Dahi Vada Recipe - Dahi Vada in Refreshing Buttermilk

Sunday, 15 July 2018 10:00

The Chaas Dahi Vada is a delicious recipe and has a refreshing twist to the classic dahi vada recipe. In this recipe the the vada's are dunked in a spiced buttermilk which has pudina, jeera and cumin seeds. It makes a great summer snack or an appetizer for parties. You will be pleasantly surprised as ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Tomato Quinoa Recipe - With A South Indian Twist

Saturday, 14 July 2018 10:00

South Indian Style Tomato Quinoa Recipe is a healthy take on using quinoa to make a simple tomato rice. The quinoa is cooked along with sautéed onions, tomatoes and garlic. The addition of sambar powder with quinoa brings in a wonderful flavour to the dish. The masalas are simple and is used in our ...

Vegetable Manchurian Balls in Spicy Orange Sauce

Friday, 13 July 2018 10:00

Vegetable Manchurian Balls in Hot and Spicy Orange Sauce is a classic recipe from the Indian Chinese Cuisine. The Spicy Orange sauce is made from freshly squeezed oranges, which is then cooked along with a few chilli sauces, garlic and green chillies. It makes a great side dish along with Chinese fried ...

Published in Indian Chinese Recipes

Chatpata Lobia Chaat Recipe - Healthy Black Eyed Bean Snack

Friday, 13 July 2018 10:00

The Lobia Chaat Recipe is a delicious high protein chaat recipe made using black eyed beans which is tossed along with crunchy bits of tomato, cucumber and onions give perfect texture and flavour to the chaat. It makes a perfect appetizer for parties as well. Did you know: Black eyed beans/ lobia ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes
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