Day 5 – That sweet thing called chocolate

Lot of researches across the world have pointed out again and again that women will prioritize chocolates over anything and everything in life. I can certainly vouch for that with my little experiment done in most unscientific ways with few lovely young ladies. The fifth day agenda was chocolates. Lots of them, of all colors … [Read more…]

Day 4 – Chaats and Juices and a big mess

Obviously. What else did you expect? Throw some kids around chaats and juices and a big mess is bound to follow. The first item on our list was Bhel Puri. Everybody had a great time cutting the boiled potatoes and tomatoes but when it came to onions, most of them gave up.One of the bigger … [Read more…]

Day 2 – The chuski day

The second day had just one hero. Chuski or ice gola as lot of people call it. My teaching agenda was deserts. We started with making fruit ice cubes. Simple ice cubes made with pieces of pomegranate and grapes inside it.  Although the taste of the dish is nothing great but a very nice and … [Read more…]

Republic Day Potluck Ishtyle

We had a lovely republic day. We celebrated it with chocolates and great food cooked by lot of housewives. The chocolate stall was handled by Geetika and she did a fabulous job of explaining everybody how to make chocolates and we had some extremely creative versions of chocolates 1. Crispy corn flakes chocolate 2. Mint … [Read more…]

Recepie – ParpuPudi( Tamil Iyer Style )

Ingredients 1 cup Arhar/Toor Dal 1/4 cup chana dal 6-7  sabut red chilis hing(asafoetida) powder salt Method Roast all the ingredients in Kadhai till they turn light brown in color. Grind them in a mixer when they are cold. Add some salt and hing(asafoetida) powder to the mixture. Increase the chili amount if you love … [Read more…]

Recipe – Tomato Bhujia Curry

OK… No issues with that name I am guessing. Let me get back to my Marwari roots here. Enough people have called me by names like naturalized Marwari, South Indian Marwari and ex-Marwari. Time to hit back with some Bhujia in the face. So first thing you need to make is the tomato curry. This … [Read more…]