Quintessence Gobi Bhajaa

Odia style Gobi Bhajaa I remember my good old Manipal college days when I was kinda bored of eating the mixed vegetable curry and more curries and some more curries in the mess … I am from a typical odia household and I like to see my vegetables nice and dry. I don’t like lots…

An Ode to Ancient Pundits: Sundials

Konark Sun Temple is a 13th-century Hindu temple dedicated to the Sun God Surya. The temple was considered as a chariot for the Sun God, who is often seen in pictures riding a chariot led by seven horses or one horse with seven heads. The entire temple is in the form of a gorgeously-decorated chariot…

vivid colours

I love the rich livid colours of flowers…wish i could wear them all…the rays shadowing thier flaws and enhancing their beauty…magical isnt it..

Big mouth -Graffiti Fun

I was making my way through the narrow lanes of souk towards the main plaza where I couldn’t miss out this retro graffiti on the wall.. Graffiti (/ɡrəˈfiːti/; Italian: [ɡrafˈfiːti]; plural ofgraffito: “a graffito”, but “these graffiti”) are writing or drawings that have been scribbled, scratched, or painted illicitly on a wall or other surface, often within public…

CHICKEN CAFFREAL-THE PORTUGAL CONNECTION

I am a great lover of coastal cuisine. The unique Goan cuisine with Portuguese technique and robust flavours of Indian masala always satiates my taste buds.  One of my favourite Goan dishes is Chicken Caffreal. Chicken is marinated in a green spice paste for up to 24 hours and then pan-fried. The result is falling-off-the-bone…

Good ol’ Palak Paneer

The Good Old Palak Paneer It’s a Monday and my veg instinct pushed me to make something green today…simple and tasty Palak paneer. I was glad after finally tasting it. It was perfect blend of texture and colour and not to forget the drooly taste of the gravy. Ingredients Palak leaves:500gms Oil:3 tbsp Paneer:200gms Garam…