invisible bond of communication

In about a week from now, my daughter's school will be celebrating their annual day. And unlike my times when a select group of kids would perform on stage, these days every kid is proactively included in one or, the other performances in their annual day celebrations. Strangely though, this time round my daughter who… Read More

mint chutney

Mint and coconut chutney is a great side dish for the South Indian recipes like Idli, Dosa, uttapam, Paniyaram etc. In fact this can also be served as a side dish along with any kind of variety rice. Due to its minty flavor, and the nice aroma of the chutney, I can assure you that… Read More

bread pakoda

It is the monsoons. It is that cusp during the day when the afternoon handshakes with the evening. Heavy rains had just handed over the reigns to a slight drizzle as if to rest for a while. I am sitting in my balcony enjoying the drizzle as I count each drop of rain that falls… Read More

paneer gravy

I have often encountered this situation in most restaurants. Pick up a menu card and search for vegetarian recipes and you will find only a few choices. While most of it will be something made out of Paneer, the rest few are either cauliflower, potatoes, mushrooms or, baby corns. And this is the best seen… Read More

Coconut Rice Recipe

coconut rice

Today's recipe is another South Indian Recipe. Because it has lot's and lot's of coconut in it. For people who hate coconut, this might not be a preferred recipe. But I would still recommend that you try it once because it has all the ingredients to make you change your opinion about coconut recipes. The… Read More


Bihari aloo ki bhujia is an easy and simple side dish from Bihar. It does not take much time to prepare and goes very well along with puri, kachori, paratha, roti. Aloo ki bhujia can also be served as a side dish along with plain rice and dal. It is advisable to serve this recipe… Read More


Veg Momos - when I had it for the first time I didn't like it at all. Honestly speaking the taste was so bad that I couldn't even swallow it. My guess is that it was not made properly or, whatever the reason may be. I decided that I will not taste momos ever in… Read More

baingan ka bharta

Baingan ka Bharta Recipe is something I am really crazy about.... I just love the smokey flavor of it. The recipe that I am sharing with you today is best served along with paratha or, chapati whereas the normal plain bharta recipe is normally served along with khichdi. I like both versions of bharta because… Read More

Spring Onion Dal

Well, it was a tiring day yesterday with a lot of things. In fact there are some of those days when you feel like you are completely exhausted and there is no energy left in you to push yourself ahead.  And it is these days when you feel like making something very easy and simple… Read More


If somebody says they can't cook. I wouldn’t agree to that........ Cooking is not an Herculean task, it just requires a pinch of patience and some love. In my opinion anybody can become a good cook or chef if you have these two. I think cooking is nothing but an art that anybody can learn… Read More