Archana Doshi

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Recipes and Articles by Archana Doshi

Whole Green Moong Dal Sabzi Recipe (Vagharela Mag)

Monday, 11 April 2016 00:37

Green Moong Dal Subzi is a quick and simple dish that you can make for a quick weeknight dinner along with kadhi. Vagharela in Gujarati means tempered with seasonings like mustard, cumin, ginger and the like. The Whole Green Moong Dal Sabzi that is seasoned with green chillies and ginger along with ...

Ragi & Oats Rava Idli Recipe

Sunday, 10 April 2016 00:25

The Ragi Rava Oats Idli recipe is a healthy preparation of the traditional Rava Idli typically made with just plain semolina. In this Ragi Rava Oats Idli recipe I have combined the ragi flour also known as the finger millet flour along Saffola Pepper and Spice Oats with semolina (rava) and spiced it ...

Grilled Vegetable and Oat Salad Recipe with Feta Cheese

Saturday, 09 April 2016 00:06

Roasted Vegetable and Oat Salad Recipe with Feta Cheese is a quick salad to make. The addition of oats in the salad makes it wholesome, adding to the nutrition and fibre from the oats. The vegetables are roasted in a wok, but you could roast them in an oven too. Serve the Oat Salad warm along with feta ...

Published in Salads

Oats and Besan Cheela Recipe (High Protein Spiced Crepes)

Friday, 08 April 2016 00:45

The Oats Besan Cheela recipe is a very traditional snack of northern India. The cheela is made from gram flour and spiced up with green chillies. In this recipe I have added additional healthy diabetic friendly ingredients like oats, making the chilla fiber rich, nutritious and gluten free. Serve the ...

Besan Aur Pyaz Ka Cheela Recipe - Roz Ka Khana With Figaro Olive Oil

Friday, 08 April 2016 00:45

I have many food stories and most of them happen when I travel around India and around the world. One of my favorites is Kolkata, where I have many stories to tell. It was the first time I had ever tasted cheela’s that were served with lip smacking garlic chutney and green chutney. The cold nights, ...

Stuffed Peppers with Roasted Vegetables Oats and Paneer

Thursday, 07 April 2016 00:33

The Stuffed Peppers With Roasted Vegetables make a simple yet elegant appetizer for your parties. I love it for the fact that sometimes when I host parties I pre make the parcels the previous day and barbecue them when I am ready to serve. You could do this as well. It is absolutely simple, easy and ...

Published in World Appetizers

Vegetable Ragi & Oats Uttapam Recipe

Wednesday, 06 April 2016 00:04

The Vegetable Ragi & Oats Uttapam Recipe is a twist to the original recipe of a traditional Uttapam. The addition of oats and lots of vegetables makes this Uttapam wholesome making it a great tiffin dish. Serve the Vegetable Ragi & Oats Uttapam along with a Spicy Peanut Chutney for breakfast ...

Matar Pudina Oat & Broken Wheat Tikki Recipe

Tuesday, 05 April 2016 00:23

The Mint Matar & Pudine Ki Tikki is a healthy twist to the original Indian Street that gets its fresh flavors from mint making it a great appetizer or a snack for parties.  Adding the broken wheat and oats into the tikkis is a great way to include both of these superfoods into the diet. Serve ...

Carrot Puree Recipe - First Food For Babies

Monday, 21 March 2016 00:08

Nutritious carrot is one of the must have vegetables for the babies. Most babies love the sweet taste of carrot. Carrot puree is versatile. It can be mixed with grain cereals, made into a warm soup as well. Carrots should be the 2nd or the 3rd addition of food into a babies diet, after the introduction ...

Banana Puree (Baby Food- 4 months onward)

Friday, 18 March 2016 00:41

Banana is one of the best convenience foods. As banana doesn't need cooking, you can carry it while travelling and whenever the baby is hungry, just peel mash and feed the baby right away. Bananas are an excellent source of nutrition and make great first foods to babies. Banana puree can be introduced ...

Weekly Lunch Box Recipes & Ideas from Spinach Rice, Corn Calzone, Gobi Masala & More

Friday, 18 March 2016 00:40

Probably the last week of school for a few in India, with the exams coming to an end. This week we have the weekly Lunch Box Recipes & Ideas from Spinach Rice, Corn Calzone, Gobi Masala & More. Use these ideas and recipes to help you pack your kids lunch boxes, plan for them. Planning lunch box ...

Homemade Rice Cereal Recipe (Babies-4 months onward)

Wednesday, 16 March 2016 05:32

Rice cereal is one of the most common first foods given to babies all across the world. Rice cereal is highly recommended by pediatricians as first solid food to introduce. It is easy to digest, non-allergic and it is easy to swallow for the babies because of its smooth texture. Rice cereal is versatile ...

Apple Puree Recipe (Baby Food - 4 months onwards)

Tuesday, 15 March 2016 10:40

Apple is a wonder fruit and can be introduced as one of the first baby foods to 'Apple of your eye'. As the old saying goes, 'an Apple a Day'. Apple puree is easy to prepare and digest and can be used in variety of other baby foods like cereals, veggie puree, teething biscuit recipes, healthy cake and ...

Cheesy Spaghetti Verdi Pasta Recipe With Roasted Garlic

Friday, 11 March 2016 00:53

The Cheesy Spaghetti Verdi Pasta With Roasted Garlic is a quick and easy pasta that you can make with a simple set of ingredients. This recipe is a classic favorite in every home that is made from a creamy sauce packed with the goodness of roasted garlic and spinach. The sauce is made creamy with the ...

Published in Pastas and Pizzas

Weekly Lunch Box Recipes & Ideas from Beetroot Paratha, Spinach Pasta, Masala Bhindi & More

Friday, 11 March 2016 00:40

Planning lunch boxes are never easy. And we are back again this week to bring in new flavors into our lunch boxes. From Beetroot Paratha, Spinach Pasta, Masala Bhindi & More. This week we have have an almost no repeat day, where you can your kids can have wholesome and healthy lunch boxes to work ...

Grilled Paneer Pineapple Sandwich Recipe

Friday, 11 March 2016 00:36

The Grilled Paneer Pineapple Sandwich Recipe is a delicious sandwiches that has the punch from the spicy cheese spread, the pineapple and paneer that holds it together. The sweet and spicy taste of the pineapple when grilled along with bread brings out delicious flavors and taste. This recipe is ...

Khakhra Pizza Recipe With Cheese Spread & Roasted Vegetables

Thursday, 10 March 2016 16:11

The Khakhra Pizza Recipe is a delicious pizza, that is made from Britannias cheese spread and topped with roasted vegetables. This recipe of Khakhra pizza is quick and easy to make when you have khakhras ready at home. All you need to prepare is a tomato sauce topping and a vegetable topping and ...

Weekly Lunch Box Recipes & Ideas from Thepla, Sukhi Aloo Sabzi, Beetroot Rice, Chola Puri, Waffles and more

Friday, 04 March 2016 00:40

With every passing week, we are trying to give best flavors and nutrition into the lunch box. The idea is to keep things simple, plan earlier and make a wholesome meal for us and kids. From Thepla, Sukhi Aloo Sabzi, Beetroot Rice, Chola Puri, Waffles and more - Use these ideas and recipes to help you ...

Egg Rolls With Moringa Leaves Recipe (Eggs with Drumstick Leaves)

Sunday, 28 February 2016 00:20

The Egg Rolls With Moringa Leaves Recipe is a wholesome omelette recipe, that is packed with the goodness of the drumstick leaves, also known as the moringa. The addition of cheese to the egg roll, makes this soft and delicious too, camouflaging the unique taste of the drumstick leaves. You can ...

Chickpea & Oats Falafel Recipe

Saturday, 27 February 2016 00:01

The Chickpea Oats Falafel Recipe The traditional recipe is made from chickpeas, but this recipe has an additional healthy twist and that’s by using Saffola Masala Oats. This recipe also used a Kuzhi Paniyaram pan to fry the falafel, making it healthier than the deep fried version. You can serve the ...

Published in Mediterranean Cuisine

Jain Style Whole Green Moong Dal Subzi Recipe (Gujarati Vaghareli Mag)

Friday, 26 February 2016 00:53

Vagharela in Gujarati means tempered with seasonings like mustard, cumin, ginger and the like. Steamed mung beans when seasoned with green chillies and ginger along with a gentle squeeze of lemon when served with hot Tawa Parathas make a rich, wholesome and nutritious breakfast. With a little planning, ...

Weekly Lunch Box Recipes & Ideas from Tomato Rice, Egg Curry, Pesto Pasta and More

Friday, 26 February 2016 00:40

Get your Week Lunch Box planning into shape with our ideas.  Our ideas and planning tips will help you pack your lunch boxes and your kids too. 

Masala Oats & Potato Sandwich Recipe

Thursday, 25 February 2016 00:23

The Masala Oats & Potato Sandwich Recipe recipe is made using the potato filling that we use for Masala Dosa's. A lot of times I do consciously try to make extra portion of the spicy potato filling so that making sandwiches for breakfast or for a school lunch box makes it a breeze. You can either ...

Oats Cheela Stuffed With Palak & Paneer Recipe (Oat Crepes With Spinach & Cottage Cheese)

Wednesday, 24 February 2016 00:25

The Saffola Italian Oats Cheela is made from whole-wheat flour and delicately flavored with Italian oats. The stuffing of spinach and paneer makes it nutritious and rich in protein. The Oats Cheela Stuffed With Palak & paneer makes a great tea time snack, an appetizer for parties or a wholesome one ...

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