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I am a home chef and the owner of Archana's Kitchen (www.archanaskitchen.com). Apart from from being a Food Writer I am Author, Food Consultant, Food Photographer and a Culinary Trainer.

My website has eclectic vegetarian healthy recipes, that I passionately cook, photographs and write. I also own a you tube channel (http://www.youtube.com/archanaskitchen) where my video recipes are constantly updated. The channel also has recorded cooking class videos that was broadcast live.

In the past year I have become a Marketing Consultant for various high end kitchen equipment's like KitchenAid®, Smeg Ovens, Rommelsbacher and many more for the authorized distributors of India.

I now also now wear the hat of a Food Consultant where I help in the research and development of health foods and new product launches. I provide my services in crafting recipes and conducts video training sessions whenever the client and staff needs. 

With my vast culinary expertise in the various regional cuisines of India and eclectic cuisines around the world I have bagged a few projects in menu creation and re-engineering, that will follow with video training sessions.

My ambitions does not stop here, I dream to set up a high end cooking and yoga studio and a club where many cooking and food enthusiasts can come together and to learn, create and become well informed about healthy living and food habits.

Below are a list of links to my website, various media and publications where I have been featured.

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Potato and Red Beans Chinese Stir Fry is an oriental inspired dish and with addition of beans a healthy dimension is added to this stir fry dish. Red Beans are great source of protein in vegetarian diet whereas potatoes are storehouse of vitamins, minerals and carbohydrate, this could be a healthy evening snacks for the family or a delicious appetizer.
http://www.archanaskitchen.com/potato-and-red-beans-chinese-stir-fry
Potato and Red Beans Chinese Stir Fry is an oriental inspired dish and with addition of beans a healthy dimension is added to this stir fry dish. Red Beans are great source of protein in vegetarian diet whereas potatoes are storhouse of vitamins, minerals and carbohydrate, this could be a healthy evening snacks for the family or a delicious appetizer for dinner parties.
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Kung Pao Tofu is a traditional chinese dish that is stir fry made into a spicy sauce combined with peanuts, vegetables, tofu and chilli peppers. Although the dish is found throughout China, I believe there are regional variations of this dish that is typically less spicy than the Sichuan. The combination of stir fried vegetables along with the nutrition.
http://www.archanaskitchen.com/kung-pao-tofu-with-vegetables-recipe
Kung Pao Tofu is a traditional chinese dish that is stir fry made into a spicy sauce combined with peanuts, vegetables, tofu and chilli peppers. Although the dish is found throughout China, I believe there are regional variations of this dish that is typically less spicy than the Sichuan. The combination of stir fried vegetables along with the nutrition and protein packed Tofu makes this dish wholesome and delicious when served along with brown r...
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Thai Stir Fried Green Beans is a healthy side dish that can be served along with the Asian Curries. This stir fry beans recipe can also work well as an appetizer for your parties. Green Beans are packed with iron, dietary fibre and vitamins.
http://www.archanaskitchen.com/thai-stir-fried-green-beans
Thai Stir Fried Green Beans is a healthy side dish that can be served along with the Asian Curries. This stir fry beans recipe can also work well as an appetizer for your parties. Green Beans are packed with iron, dietry fibre and vitamins. The stir frying method is a great method to minimize the loss of nutrients, hence making it a healthy snacking option as well. If you are packing these beans into the lunch box, avoid squeezing the lemon in...
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Thai Roasted Vegetables with Peanut Coconut Sauce is a healthy and quick way of making wonderful dish by simply roasting the vegetables and preparing the sauce separately. The Peanut Coconut sauce adds flavors to the roasted vegetable as it mildly sweetens the dish with peanut, brown sugar and coconut milk with mild spices like red pepper flakes.
http://www.archanaskitchen.com/thai-roasted-vegetables-with-peanut-coconut-sauce-recipe
Thai Roasted Vegetables with Peanut Coconut Sauce is a healthy and quick way of making wonderful dish by simply roasting the vegetables in the oven and preparing the sauce separately. The benefits of oven roasted vegetables include retaining the most of the nutrient content of the vegetables and using less oil for cooking the vegetables. The Peanut Coconut sauce adds flavors to the roasted vegetable as it mildly sweetens the dish with peanut, bro...
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The Vegetarian Thai Massaman Curry Recipe, is a fun recipe to make that is packed with flavors from lemon grass, ginger and peanuts. When these ingredients are combined with spices like cinnamon, cloves, cardamom and roasted vegetables, it makes it super delicious for a weeknight dinner that you can make in a jiffy.
http://www.archanaskitchen.com/vegetarian-thai-masaman-curry-recipe
The Vegetarian Thai Masaman Curry Recipe, is a fun recipe to make that is packed with flavors from lemon grass, ginger and peanuts. When these ingredients are combined with spices like cinnamon, cloves, cardamom and roasted vegetables, it makes it super delicious for a weeknight dinner that you can make in a jiffy. One small trick I do sometimes is add the chunky peanut butter instead of roasted peanuts and it tastes lip smacking good. Serve the ...
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The Korean Stew Recipe is a wholesome dish that you can make for weeknight dinner. The addition of Tofu along with zucchini and bell peppers along with flavors from the garlic and the vegetable stock, makes it wholesome and nutritious. Serve the Korean Stew With Tofu & Vegetables along with sticky Jasmine Rice for a quick and healthy weeknight dinner.
http://www.archanaskitchen.com/korean-stew-recipe-with-tofu-vegetables
The Korean Stew Recipe is a wholesome dish that you can make for weeknight dinner. The addition of Tofu along with zucchini and bell peppers along with flavors from the garlic and the vegetable stock, makes it wholesome and nutritious. Serve the Korean Stew With Tofu & Vegetables along with sticky Jasmine Rice for a quick and healthy weeknight dinner.
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Mushroom and Bok Choy stir-fry is an exotic combination of fresh button mushrooms and long lustrous Chinese cabbage bok choy. In addition to their delicious taste they are prized for their health benefits, garlic and ginger provides a refreshing robust flavor to the dish. In this recipe, bok choy can be replaced with any other tender green leaves like young spinach.
http://www.archanaskitchen.com/mushroom-and-bok-choy-stir-fry-recipe
Mushroom and Bok Choy stir-fry is an exotic combination of fresh button mushrooms and long lustrous Chinese cabbage bok choy. In addition to their delicious taste they are prized for their health benefits, garlic and ginger provides a refreshing robust flavor to the dish. In this recipe, bok choy can be replaced with any other tender green leaves like young spinach, kale or mustard. The Mushroom and Bok Choy stir-fry recipe could be enjoyed on i...
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Lemongrass Tofu and Vegetable Curry Recipe is a delicious combination of fresh vegetables, tofu and flavored with a lemon grass curry paste. The curry also has a blend of coconut milk and a tomato puree, adding to the tanginess of this asian inspired curry. When I made this curry, I had a little bit of a variety of vegetables,
http://www.archanaskitchen.com/tofu-and-vegetable-curry-recipe
Lemongrass Tofu and Vegetable Curry Recipe is a delicious combination of fresh vegetables, tofu and flavored with a lemon grass curry paste. The curry also has a blend of coconut milk and a tomato puree, adding to the tanginess of this asian inspired curry. When I made this curry, I had a little bit of a variety of vegetables, a stalk of lemon grass, tofu and tomato puree, and it was so easy to bring it all together. Serve the Tofu and Vegetable ...
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The Chinese Eggplant in Spicy Chilli Garlic Sauce Recipe is one dish that is extremely quick to make that can be served along with an Chinese Vegetable Fried Rice or Vegetable Hakka Noodles. The eggplants, when roasted absorbs the spices from Schezwan sauce along with ginger and garlic making it flavorful and delicious.
http://www.archanaskitchen.com/chinese-eggplant-in-spicy-chilli-garlic-sauce
The Chinese Eggplant in Spicy Chilli Garlic Sauce Recipe is one dish that is extremely quick to make that can be served along with an Chinese Vegetable Fried Rice or Vegetable Hakka Noodles. The eggplants, when roasted absorbs the spices from Schezwan sauce along with ginger and garlic making it flavorful and delicious.
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The Thai Jasmine Sticky Rice Recipe recipe is an absolutely fragrant rice, that you must make whenever you cook a Thai Curry or a recipe. Steamed jasmine rice is often referred to as 'khao suay' in Thai which literally means 'beautiful rice'. If you are in India, you can buy the Thai Jasmine Rice from Amazon or any other Gourmet.
http://www.archanaskitchen.com/thai-jasmine-sticky-rice-recipe
The Thai Jasmine Sticky Rice Recipe recipe is an absolutely fragrant rice, that you must make whenever you cook a Thai Curry or a recipe. Steamed jasmine rice is often referred to as 'khao suay' in Thai which literally means 'beautiful rice'. If you are in India, you can buy the Thai Jasmine Rice from Amazon or any other Gourmet Store in your city
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The Bok Choy Kimchi Recipe is a delicious tasting Korean dish made by fermenting the vegetables along with chilies. The procedure of making kimchi involves three different steps - processing the vegetables with salt, then adding spices and finally, fermenting it by keeping it aside for at least 3 days.
http://www.archanaskitchen.com/easy-and-simple-bok-choy-kimchi
The Bok Choy Kimchi Recipe is a delicious tasting Korean dish made by fermenting the vegetables along with chilies. The procedure of making kimchi involves three different steps - processing the vegetables with salt, then adding spices and finally, fermenting it by keeping it aside for at least 3 days. This recipe for Bok Choy Kimchi is very simple to make and makes a great accompaniment to asian dishes. Did You Know: Bok Choy is a leafy veg...
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The Soy Chunks Manchurian Recipe is a perfect blend of the soy protein along with peppers and flavored with a sweet and spicy chinese sauce. You can make the Soy Chunks Manchurian dry or saucy based on which course of the meal you would like to serve it with. The Soy Chunks Manchurian goes well along with a bowl of steamed rice.
http://www.archanaskitchen.com/soy-chunks-manchurian-recipe-in-sweet-spicy-chinese-sauce
The Soy Chunks Manchurian Recipe is a perfect blend of the soy protein along with peppers and flavored with a sweet and spicy chinese sauce. You can make the Soy Chunks Manchurian dry or saucy based on which course of the meal you would like to serve it with. The Soy Chunks Manchurian goes well along with a bowl of steamed rice if it is saucy making it a perfect weeknight dinner.
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