THE ROUTINES

The wake up alarm The mundane bread toast and poha The usual boring byes The hello pings at work The how was day dialogues The not so decisive dinners And the never ending series on idiot box…. Life is unravelling just the way it should be when u flash thy cute smile and hug me…

RIOT OF COLOURS

  ART IS THE FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION AND BREATHE OF LIBERATION…THE COLOURS ATTRACTED ME TOWARDS THIS WALL ART IN NICOSIA,CYPRUS.

TANTALIZING PEPPER CHICKEN

Pepper chicken is one of my all time favourites.. Be it dry for snacks or some gravy with rice. The pepper and curry leaves makes it drooly and the chettinad masala makes it worth drooling for. I experimented a lot with this dish with changes but the best I could get was with this method…

Bhartalicious

Chicken bharta Hello folks, I wanted to make chicken bharta since a long time. I find it so versatile. One can savour this mouth-watering dish with hot roti and a bit gravy to it is a good accompaniment to steamed rice and a great fillet foe desi sandwiches and wraps. I have taken the basic…

For the Love of Belly Dance-Dubai

It was a lovely desert evening after an adventurous dune bashing and mesmerizing sunset in Dubai. Me and my better half were in our desert safari camp and i was excited for live belly dance performance.I am always amused with the glamorous ladies swaying with the most glitterati clothes. In Arab world it must be…

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…

JORONDA GADHI: MAHIMA DHARMA

It was an impromptu trip to Joronda Gadhi, Dhenkanal . A drive of almost 75 kms from Bhubaneswar to Joronda ,this temple introduced me to a completely different cult of Hinduism.Maha mel in Joronda, hustling and bustling with devotees, localities and sellers,this place was different.   Joranda Gadhi is a temple built in a location where…