Breakfast · Food · Tiffins

No Frills Uthappam

Idli ? Dosai ? or Uthappam ?? My South Indian mind ( or should I say gut ? ) can't wrap around choosing just one of these. How could one choose?? I love all of them equally. I grew up eating them every morning for breakfast everyday. You might ask - Weren't you bored? he… Continue reading No Frills Uthappam

Desserts · Food

Gajar Halwa

HAPPY DIWALI !! What better way to start the food page than with a dessert during a festive month 😉 For the uninitiated, Diwali ( Deepavali ) is an Indian festival when lit earthen lamps adorn houses symbolizing victory over darkness - victory of good over evil, celebrating Rama's return to Ayodhya after his exile.… Continue reading Gajar Halwa

art · diy

Mehandi Time !! Henna Designs :)

My first attempt at henna design on a friend's hand #karwachauth2017 Second attempt the following year (KC 2018) on my own hand and it turned out pretty good I must say !  We had guests the night I had planned to put on mehendi, so started late with the process - only to realize that I… Continue reading Mehandi Time !! Henna Designs 🙂

Festivals

Deepavali 2015

Happy Deepavali !! Hope everyone had a great Diwali with family and friends 🙂 Yet another Diwali away from home :(. But, this week was tending to feel more lonely  than ever - My sis and b-i-l were visiting my parents. On one hand, I was glad that my parents would have someone to celebrate with after… Continue reading Deepavali 2015