Archana Puran's Love For Kulcha And Paneer Sabzi Is Never Ending
Image Credit: Archana Puran Singh

Archana Puran Singh has been entertaining us for years with her impeccable acting skills, and her role as a judge on the popular comedy show, The Kapil Sharma Show, has made her even more popular.

But that's not all! Archana Puran Singh is also a big foodie and loves to cook in her spare time. She often shares her culinary adventures on her Instagram handle, and we just can't get enough of her delicious dishes. In one of her recent Instagram stories, Archana shared her recipe for homemade kulcha with paneer sabzi, and we are here to share it with you, along with her story, movies, and love for food.

Archana Puran Singh was born on September 26, 1962, in Dehradun, India. She started her acting career in the 1980s and has appeared in numerous movies since then. Some of her most popular movies include Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Raja Hindustani, and Mohabbatein. She is known for her comic timing and has made us laugh with her performances in movies like Bol Bachchan and De Dana Dan.

In addition to her acting career, Archana Puran Singh is also a popular television personality. She has appeared in numerous television shows, but it's her role as a judge on The Kapil Sharma Show that has made her a household name. Her witty comments and hilarious one-liners have made her an instant favorite among the audience.

Apart from her acting and judging skills, Archana Puran Singh is also a foodie. She loves to experiment with different cuisines and often shares her recipes with her fans on her Instagram handle. In one of her recent Instagram stories, Archana shared a snap of her dinner: homemade kulcha with paneer sabzi.

Kulcha is a type of Indian bread that is usually stuffed with vegetables or meat. It's a popular dish in Northern India and is often served with curries or chutneys. Paneer sabzi, on the other hand, is a North Indian curry made with paneer (cottage cheese) and a tomato-based gravy. Together, these dishes make for a delicious and wholesome meal.

Here are the recipes for homemade kulcha and paneer sabzi, as shared by Archana Puran Singh on her Instagram story.   

Homemade Kulcha Recipe: 


    1/2 teaspoon baking soda

    1 teaspoon baking powder

    1 teaspoon sugar

    1/2 cup curd

    1/4 cup milk

    1/2 teaspoon salt

    1/4 cup oil

    2 cups all-purpose flour


    In a mixing bowl, combine all-purpose flour, salt, baking powder, sugar, and baking soda. Mix well.

    Add curd and mix until incorporated.

    Slowly add milk and oil, and knead until the dough becomes smooth and elastic.

    Cover the dough with a damp cloth and let it rest for 2 hours.

    Preheat the oven to 200°C.

    Divide the dough into equal-sized balls and roll them out into oval-shaped discs.

    Place the rolled-out dough on a baking sheet and brush with water.

    Place the baking sheet in the oven and bake for 10–12 minutes, or until the kulchas turn golden brown.

    Brush the baked kulchas with melted butter and serve hot.

Paneer Sabzi Recipe:


    250g paneer, cut into cubes

    2 onions, chopped

    1/2 cup green peas

    1/2 cup chopped carrots

    2 tomatoes, chopped

    1 teaspoon cumin seeds

    1 teaspoon ginger paste

    1 teaspoon garlic paste

    1 teaspoon red chili powder

    1 teaspoon coriander powder

    Salt to taste

    Chopped cilantro for garnish

    2 tablespoons oil

    1 teaspoon turmeric powder


    Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds. Fry until they splutter.

    Add onions and sauté until they turn golden brown.

    Add ginger and garlic paste and sauté for a minute.

    Add the chopped tomatoes and cook until they become soft and mushy.

    Add green peas and chopped carrots, and sauté for a few minutes.

    Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, and salt. Mix well.

    Add the paneer cubes and gently stir to combine.

    Cover the pan and let the mixture simmer for 5-7 minutes on medium heat.

    Garnish with chopped cilantro, and serve hot with homemade kulchas.