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Butter Chicken Recipe - The Classic Indian Chicken Gravy

Friday, 03 June 2016 00:58

Butter Chicken Masala Recipe is a delicious,creamy delightful chicken dish which has simple flavours yet it tastes great. Butter chicken is one dish that always tops with menu card list. This dish is loved by kids and adults. One of the easy dish to prepare for a get together or party. If you are a ...

Homemade Mango Ice-Cream Recipe

Friday, 03 June 2016 00:32

Summer season is mango season as well and everyone in the family craves for some refreshing mango ice cream. This Homemade Mango Ice-Cream recipe is very simple and needs only 3 ingredients - mangoes, fresh full cream and sugar, to make it. Apart from the mango pulp we have also added chunks of freshly ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

How To Pack Healthy School Lunch Boxes - Planning & Thought Process

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 15:18

Planning and thinking of lunch and snack ideas for your kid who goes to school is a challenge every parent goes through. From planning a weekly menu, to shopping ingredients is a challenging everyday task. And this task is something we as parents cant ignore, as kids need the right nutrition and food ...

Recipe Contest: Del Monte's 'Italian Affaire'

Thursday, 26 May 2016 10:50

Has anyone ever told you, “You make the best Italian recipe ever!”  Well, now is your chance to prove it and share those recipes with us. From Pasta, Pizza, Salads, Breads and Desserts - dive right in and start sharing your favorite recipes with us.

5 Reasons You Should Eat More Chocolate & 62 Recipes You Can Make Out Of it

Thursday, 19 May 2016 11:09

Chocolate is the ultimate comfort food for many of us and it lifts up our moods and senses almost instantly. To dive deeper into how this happens, the chocolate triggers the brain to release endorphins. Endorphins are hormones that cause your pulse to speed up and give you a pleasant high feeling, rather ...

Aloo Methi Masala Recipe - Potato & Fenugreek Leaves Gravy

Saturday, 14 May 2016 00:23

Aloo Methi Masala Recipe is a delicious gravy preparation with boiled Potatoes and Methi/ Fenugreek leaves. This yummy gravy goes well with Poori and roti. Kids would love this recipe since they like aloo based recipes. Hence, you can camouflage healthy Methi along with boiled aloo in this Aloo Methi ...

Should You Have An Ice Cream Or A Frozen Dessert!

Monday, 09 May 2016 12:40

One thing the scorching heat of the summers does is the urge to have smoothies, milkshakes, ice creams and frozen desserts. With the heat at its peak and summer school holidays in full swing, mothers face a tough time meeting their sudden demand for snacks and food. With all these, she has to take care ...

Are Ice Creams & Frozen Desserts the Same?

Friday, 06 May 2016 11:00

Have you walked into a store and found a packet of frozen dessert? And when you tasted it, did it taste similar to an ice cream? Are they different? Well, the answer is yes and no. Both of them taste amazing and have the same texture, so how do we conclude saying this is frozen dessert is not the same ...

Frozen Desserts: Facts And Fallacies!

Wednesday, 04 May 2016 12:00

We have been reading a lot of news lately about the Frozen Desserts on the unhealthy fats like “Dalda” that is being used. We did a quick research and found some information that we thought will be useful for you. How many of us can definitively distinguish between an ice-cream and a frozen dessert ...

Practice Pranayama To Release Stress & Get a Work Life Balance

Thursday, 28 April 2016 11:34

Here is how the day looks for a working individual - wake up in the morning, rush to the toilet, wake kids up, catch a brisk walk (may be), have a shower, get a quick breakfast and into the car or the bike to head to work. Work until end of day, sitting on a chair and possibly changing chairs to go into ...

Eggless Mango Muffins Recipe

Tuesday, 26 April 2016 00:51

The Eggless Mango Muffin Recipe is a super simple, moist and delicious muffin that is made egg free. Flaxmeal egg replacer is used to make these muffins. Fresh mango puree adds an amazing flavour and it is a must make recipe when fresh mangoes are in season. You could also use canned mango puree if you ...

Published in Cake Recipes

Mother's Day Recipe Collection Contest With Preethi Kitchen Appliances

Tuesday, 19 April 2016 11:47

Aren't we all fans of our mothers cooking? With Mother’s Day is just a few weeks away, we wanted to celebrate it in a different way: by coming together and applauding moms everywhere for their fantastic home cooking.

Raw Mango Coconut Chutney Recipe

Tuesday, 19 April 2016 00:53

Raw Mango & Coconut Chutney is a perfect blend of raw mangoes which is rich in Vitamin C and protein along with coconut and green chilies for a kick.  This chutney brings out the tangy flavour prominently and is flavoured with green chilli and mango. The tempering adds up an exotic aroma to ...

Published in Indian Chutney Recipes

Schezwan Masala Dosa Recipe Using Classic Idli Dosa Batter

Saturday, 09 April 2016 00:15

'Dosa' and 'Noodles' are two very popular street food dishes in India. The Schezwan Masala Dosa or Dosa is a famous Mumbai street food combining the Indo Chinese flavours which is loved by one and all. It is especially appealing to the younger generations.  The Schezwan noodles has lots of vegetables ...

Badam Elaichi Kulfi Recipe

Thursday, 07 April 2016 00:01

Badam Elaichi Kulfi is the best choice to beat the summer heat. Reducing the milk to make a thick rabdi and combining along with almond milk, cardamon powder and saffron milk gives a delicious falvour and taste.Chopped pistachios added at the end adds a nice nuttiness and crunchiness to the kulfi.  Enjoy ...

Aloo Bread Pakora Recipe

Tuesday, 29 March 2016 00:22

Aloo Bread Pakora  is one of the most popular breakfast and tea time snack in the Northern regions. It is arguably the best traditional snack for enjoying evening tea especially in the winter seasons. To Make bread pakoras bread is smeared with green chutney and then stuffed with spiced mashed ...

How Do You Decide - Commercial Baby Food or Homemade Super Baby Food?

Wednesday, 23 March 2016 00:06

Congratulations on your new born. You are here today because you want to probably want to make that decision of whether to give ready made foods or wholesome homemade baby food to your child. These are questions that run in the mind of every new mother and its natural.  First, there is no rule, ...

Rose Lassi Recipe

Wednesday, 09 March 2016 00:04

Rose Lassi is a rose flavored sweet yogurt drink which is filling and super refreshing. For making Rose Lassi we just have to blend a good quality rose syrup, curd and water along with sugar to taste. To it with chopped pistachios to add some crunch in the Rose Lassi. In case you want to use homemade ...

Published in Indian Drink Recipes

International Women's Day - Celebrating Recipe Makers of Archana' Kitchen

Tuesday, 08 March 2016 00:35

It's International Women's Day and we are so delighted to share that we are an all women's team with an almost all women contributor team as well. Now that’s just a coincidence, we would love to be all inclusive having men in our team as well - so calling all men who love to cook to start sharing ...

Eat Like A Yogi - Healthy Detox Juice Recipes (EBook)

Monday, 22 February 2016 00:20

The Healthy Detox Juice e-book features 17 natural juices that refresh, purify, hydrate, revitalize, control ageing and boost stamina and immunity — enabling you to achieve weight loss, biological balance, vitality and well-being. “Eat like a Yogi — Detox Juices” is for everyone. 

Moong Dal Dosa Recipe

Saturday, 20 February 2016 00:09

Moong Dal Dosa is a rich and healthy recipe which is a great combination of yellow split moong dal and rice. This recipe serves all the important things which a breakfast requires, healthy, tasty and quick meal that you can put together if you have the batter handy in the refrigerator. Did you know- ...

First Team Lunch & A Spice Trip To Mamagoto

Wednesday, 17 February 2016 15:09

Jan 6th was when Archana's Kitchens', first ever office space got inaugurated. The first team lunch was to Monkey Bar on day one, but we were all so stiff that easing out was out of the question with no selfies and no photos of food. That's so unlike Archana. We got into the grind with a little bit of ...

Masala Akki Roti Recipe - Spicy Rice Flour Flatbread

Sunday, 07 February 2016 00:11

The Masala Akki Roti Recipe is a delicious spicy flat bread from Karnataka that is made from rice flour. The akki roti makes a great vegan and gluten free breakfast option. Made from rice flour, shredded vegetables and spices, the Akki Roti makes for an excellent tea time snack when you have sudden guests ...

Mushroom Curry Recipe

Saturday, 23 January 2016 06:02

Mushroom Curry is yet another tasty dish that we can add to weekday lunch/dinner menu. Earthy Mushrooms and capsicum are cooked in an onion-tomato gravy and simple spices like red chilli powder and garam masala makes it a delicious accompaniment for hot rotis/phulkas.  Did you know: Mushrooms are ...

     
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