With the Tamil Nadu legislative assembly election fast approaching, election campaigns are in full swing in the state. Political parties are increasing or rather trying to maintain their vote banks through various election promises. Recently, Mr. Kamal Hassan from the ‘Makkal Needhi Maiam’ party, as part of his election manifesto, put forth the idea of... Continue Reading →
Gongura or Sorrel leaves are an integral part of Andhra (South east coastal region of India), consumed in their day to day diet. These leaves have a highly tangy flavor and cooking them with the right amount of spices enhance their taste. Like any other greens, gongura is rich in Vitamins, anti-oxidants ,iron and fiber.... Continue Reading →
The success of any movie is a flawless storyline and how all the open plots are solved at the end; Biopics and movies based on true life apparently become a hit nowadays because one cannot find logical flaws in such genre. But to do the same in a fictional genre, it lays entirely on the capability of the director and Jeethu Joseph has mastered it with his ‘Drishyam’ brand.
The most common fruit in southern part of India is banana. There are many recipes made from this fruit because of its abundance in the region. This recipe is famously called as 'Kachayam' and is an integral part of many households. Kids enjoy this delicious recipe as a snack during their evenings. Its crispy texture... Continue Reading →
Sabhudana (Tapioca pearls) kichadi is one of the most sought after breakfast during auspicious occasions like Navratri , Ekadashi, when people have to fast the entire day. Sabhudana is high in carbs and a good energy source and thus people have this kichadi for instant energy boost. These tapioca pearls absorbs a lot of water... Continue Reading →
Thepla is a type of Indian flatbread made out of wheat flour and besan (chickpea flour). It is a highly flavorful recipe with lots of herbs and spices. Thepla is mainly consumed in the northern part of India and in particular the Jain community as a evening snack or breakfast. With lots of stuffed vegetables,... Continue Reading →
Mysore pak, is an Indian sweet that is delicious and just melts in your mouth . It is said that this dish was an experimental dish by "Kakasura Madappa", the chief chef of 'The Maharaja of Mysore, Krishnaraja Wodeyar' . He tried to create a sweet for the king with simple ingredients and it turned out... Continue Reading →
Banana breads are my family's favorite evening time snack. Whenever we have leftover bananas that get too ripe to be consumed, it's 'banana bread' time 😊 . With all the nuts and dry fruits added, the bread becomes a healthy option too. The soft and moist bread can be stored for at least a week... Continue Reading →