Revati Upadhya

Revati Upadhya is a writer, avid blogger, die-hard lover of everything food, amateur photographer and self-taught home cook all wrapped in one. With over 7 years of experience in copywriting and marketing communication, Revati chose to distance herself from the corporate life to focus writing and other interests, closer to her heart. Her work has been published in print and on the web, including publications like, Conde Nast Traveller, Goa Streets, Mint Lounge, and Huffington Post India. She is the voice behind Haathi Time, a personal blog that chronicles her life in Goa; and Hungry and Excited, her space for food-writing and selling homemade cake.

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Recipes and Articles by Revati Upadhya

मसूर दाल गस्सि रेसिपी - Masoor Dal Gassi Recipe

Wednesday, 18 April 2018 09:00

मसूर दाल गस्सि रेसिपी एक तीखी, खट्टी रेसिपी है जिसमे मसूर दाल का प्रयोग किया जाता है. इसे मैंगलोर के हर घर में बनाया जाता ...

3 - Course Vegetarian Thai Dinner Menu Ideas (Special Weeknight Dinners)

Friday, 22 January 2016 00:49

Thai food is quite easily one of the most flavourful and delicious Asian cuisines. We love it for the way it really packs a punch in terms of ingredients that really stand out boldly. It's one of those cuisines that demands that you use only the freshest herbs, reach out for spices you would otherwise ...

Picnic Special: Convenient, Delicious And Easy To Pack Dishes

Friday, 15 January 2016 00:00

With a long weekend at hand, it's the best time to plan a family picnic! Pack a snack and food basket with these goodies that are delicious, easy to make and very convenient to pack for travel. There's no better way to enjoy an extended weekend than a drive out with family and friends. The picnic menu ...

18 Essential Pongal (Sankranti) Recipes From Across India

Monday, 11 January 2016 00:00

Kicking off the festivities for the new year is the auspicious occasion of Pongal, Sankranti or Makar-Sankranti. Essentially a harvest festival, it's celebrated in regions across the length and breadth of the country, as the day of the passing of winter and welcoming the spring season. It is celebrated ...

9 Delicious And Wholesome One Dish Meals For Your Weekend

Friday, 08 January 2016 00:00

With vacations done and the festive spirit fading away faster than we'd have liked it to, you're probably still grappling with getting back to your routine. Juggling the many aspects of your life, providing healthy, balanced meals for your family, though a priority tends to be stressful and difficult ...

Best Of 2015: 39 Indian Vegetarian Cuisine Recipes

Tuesday, 05 January 2016 00:30

Here's a flavourful round up of some of the best Indian Vegetarian Recipes from the last year alone. Spanning all the requisite essentials -- appetisers, main course including curries, dals, vegetables, breads, rice, festive sweets and mithai, breakfast, street food and evening snacks - this list is ...

Best Of 2015: 42 World Cuisine Recipes

Tuesday, 05 January 2016 00:30

There's no better way to bid 2015 farewell than to revisit some of the most loved World Vegetarian Recipes from the last year. From snacky appetisers, wholesome main course options including pastas, pizzas and one dish meals from around the globe, sweet and savoury breakfasts to tea time and snack box ...

4 - Course Vegetarian New Years Eve Party Menu

Tuesday, 29 December 2015 00:30

The most talked-about day for dinner parties is finally upon us, and whether you've made plans to entertain a house full of guests yourself, or go to a potluck dinner party - you're likely to have party people to feed! This Vegetarian New Years Eve Party Menu has some of the best selections from Archana's ...

12 Incredible Eggless Treats For Your Christmas Celebrations

Tuesday, 22 December 2015 00:30

It's the season of gifting, celebration and getting together with friends and family. And the season is incomplete without an adequate touch of sugar and spice, and everything nice. Desserts add a very welcome dose of extra festivity to every gathering. They're great to distribute amongst guests, hand ...

Enjoy A 3 Course Vegetarian Christmas Dinner Menu

Monday, 21 December 2015 00:30

If you're having an annual Christmas dinner party to celebrate the festival of cheer and togetherness, this menu might interest you. Whether you have a few vegetarians to cater to or want to challenge yourself and prepare a whole vegetarian feast, you'll find some inspiring ideas here. Right from starters ...

3 - Course Maharashtrian Menu (#SaturdayLunch)

Friday, 18 December 2015 00:00

Maharashtrian cuisine is hearty, spicy,yet comforting with lots of homegrown flavours. Quintessential homemade spice mixes, masalas from granny's pantry and heirloom recipes are quite the trademark. With a diverse range of preparations spanning vegetarian and non vegetarian recipes, this cuisine is a ...

Winter Special: Hot Soups & Warm Bakes (#SaturdayNightDinner)

Friday, 11 December 2015 00:00

The Winter is here to stay for a few weeks more. Temperatures have dipped considerably and it calls for warm food all round. Take comfort in hot soups, heart one pot meals that exude warmth in spice, flavour and textures. There's no better way that to get in the mood for winter than with hearty food ...

Best Game Night Picks For Weekend

Saturday, 05 December 2015 00:00

With the Indian Super League Games in full swing, and building up to an exciting finale, its only fair that you get your game night fix in time for the weekend. Gather together with friends and family over sport and this game night menu will have you sorted for a great Saturday Night party.

3 - Course Homemade World Food Dinner

Friday, 27 November 2015 00:49

World cuisine or world food is increasingly becoming common with the boundaries on the culinary map of the world fast getting blurry, and east to cross. While fusion food is another genre altogether - and focuses on an amalgamation of diverse cuisines, world food is more about sampling many different ...

9 Indian Favorite Street Food Party Recipes For Your Weekend

Friday, 27 November 2015 00:49

 Indian street foods are always a hit when added to a party menu! When made at home they're fresh, zesty and bring in all the essential flavours that make it perfect for a party indulgence. From tangy to sweet, spicy to sour, crunchy to soft, and deep fried to fresh and raw - Chaat Favourites from ...

4 - Course Weekend Brunch Menu

Friday, 20 November 2015 00:30

It’s the weekend and we're taking a break from the typical lunch and dinner menus we have been curating so far. Festivities have probably also had us all overfed and we are looking to break the monotony with something different, refreshing and a spread that you can decide how much you want to indulge ...

3 - Course Homemade Mediterranean-Inspired Dinner (#SaturdayNightDinner)

Saturday, 14 November 2015 00:49

Although it originated in the countries and cultures surrounding the Mediterranean Sea, Mediterranean Cuisine has fast become popular in restaurants across the world. It is not uncommon to find a pretty authentic Mezze Platter on many menus in restaurants we frequent, but few go beyond just the basics ...

South Indian Thali Meal To Ring In The Festival Of Diwali

Sunday, 08 November 2015 00:00

Get into the festive spirit with a traditional South Indian thali. As we welcome the festival of lights, your home is probably already abuzz with activity and your kitchen, a scene of hectic preparations. While you get your annual dose of Festive Sweet And Savoury Favourites and plan that Cocktail Menu ...

4 Course Diwali Party Menu To Celebrate the Festive Season

Friday, 06 November 2015 00:00

It’s hard to resist the temptation to celebrate Diwali when there is a party with a lot of good food and drink, hearty conversation and cheer included. Whether you are really religious, understand the traditional significance or even celebrate the festival annually, here's a party menu that is going ...

4 Course Punjabi Dinner You Can Enjoy With Friends & Family

Friday, 30 October 2015 00:00

A delicious Punjabi dinner is a perfect excuse to have a party at home with friends and family. In this section we are ticking off all the classic Punjabi recipes, from Pindi Chole to Achari Paneer Tikka and Stuffed Kulcha and Gajar Ka Halwa to top it off. So get into your kitchen and whip this meal ...

3 Course Menu For A Weekend Chaat Party

Friday, 16 October 2015 00:30

It’s the weekend and with festivities in full swing, this week’s dinner calls for some extra celebrations. Dining options that are away from the ordinary. Something zesty, that will bring the whole family and your closest friends together. So we have for you a selection of mouth-watering chaats – ...

15 Best Recipes With Oats On Archana's Kitchen

Wednesday, 14 October 2015 00:29

As you already may have read, Oats is a species of cereal grain loaded with nutritious properties and health benefits including lowering harmful effects of cholesterol and controlling diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Packed with more dietary fibre than any other grain and containing vitamins of the ...

12 Healthy Whole Wheat Bakes

Tuesday, 13 October 2015 00:22

Maybe you’ve suddenly become conscious of eating a more healthy diet free of refined foods? Or maybe you’ve read up a lot about the benefits of consuming whole grain flours? Or perhaps you just love the grainy, nutty taste of whole wheat compared to refined flour. And if you’re just looking for ...

4 – Course No-Onion-No-Garlic Festive Meal (#SaturdayLunch)

Friday, 09 October 2015 00:50

The most festive months of the year is upon us and preparations are probably in full swing in many homes. Many families observe the no-onion-no-garlic rule during the auspicious time of Navratri and it is often looked at as a time of restriction and not a time for variety in tasty meals. While you binge ...

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