Coriander Mint Leaves Pickle

Coriander and mint, both, have multiple health benefits. They contain almost all micro-nutrients. While mint contains Vitamin A, coriander is a wonderful source of dietary fiber and is a rich source of Vitamin C and Vitamin K. Most often these leaves are used for their flavour and aroma, rarely do we find them used as…

Lockdown Lessons: Discover Yourself

The Covid-19 pandemic has inadvertently created the need to be innovative in all our activities. The prolonged lockdown has given us time to introspect and have a broader vision of life. Watching the poor unable to even manage one meal for themselves makes us realize the value of food. The continuous hard work of medical…

Lockdown Easy Recipes

The COVID-19 pandemic and the consequential prolonged lockdown is a time to review things. With people staying at home without the services and house help, DIY unconsciously has created the need to be innovative in every aspect. Our favorite restaurants are closed and home deliveries are restricted. As revealed by Google, “#Lockdownrecipes”, the record high…

To Be or Not To Be?

Everything, including us, is subject to change. This is the intrinsic characteristic of Nature. One of the characteristics which changes is human behavior, in response to the circumstances and need of the situation. One can expand it starting from the need of a newborn child to the requirement of a grown-up person in the surroundings…

ഓർമ്മയിൽ ഒത്തിരി രുചിയുള്ള ഒരു വീട്

അത്താഴം കഴിഞ്ഞ് ആകാശവാണിക്ക് കാതോര്‍ത്ത് ഇരുന്നിരുന്ന വരാന്തയ്ക്ക് സിറ്റ് ഔട്ട് എന്ന പരിഷ്‌കാരി പേര് വീണു പോയന്നേ ഉള്ളൂ, താഴോട്ടു വീഴുന്ന നിലാവിൻ്റെ നിറത്തിന് ഇന്നും പ്രത്യേകിച്ചു പേരൊന്നുമിട്ടിട്ടില്ല. മഴക്കാലത്ത് മരം പെയ്യുന്നത് നനഞ്ഞും വെയിലത്ത് പച്ചിലകള്‍ ചൂടിച്ച കുടക്കീഴിലും ഇടയ്ക്ക് ചായം മാറ്റിയും പായല്‍ പിടിച്ചും ചുരുങ്ങിയതെങ്കിലും നിറവുള്ള ഇടങ്ങളുമായി വീട് ഇന്നും അകംപുറം നിറഞ്ഞു നില്‍ക്കുന്നു. മുളങ്കൂട്ടത്തിനപ്പുറം മാടിറമ്പുകളിലെ പൊത്തുകളില്‍ നിന്നും തവളകളുടെയും പൂവരശുകളില്‍ പറ്റിയിരിക്കുന്ന ചീവീടുകളുടെയും പകലൊട്ടുക്കും പേരു ചൊല്ലി വിളിക്കേണ്ടതില്ലാത്ത പക്ഷിജാലങ്ങളുടെയും…

Surajkund International Crafts Fair 2020

India is a land of fairs and celebrations. But this one, at Faridabad (just about 25 km away from New Delhi Airport, India), is indeed outstanding for many reasons. So between 1st and 16th  February, indulge yourself in the “Surajkund International Crafts Fair”- a carnival of ethnicities, cultures, cuisines, and artisans from all the States…

Calm

Modern life is hectic and relentless: trains delayed, endless emails filling the inbox, kids squabbling before bedtime, endless to-do lists… There has never been a more important time to rediscover your pause button. Absolutely everyone can achieve calm – including you – and in this book you’ll learn how to take back a little bit…

Broken Wheat Upma

Broken wheat upma is a quick, appetizing, nutritious and healthy breakfast preparation. It also makes a good carry in your lunch box. It is filling and keeps you energized for a good part of the day because of the nutritious content of broken wheat and all the vegetable ingredients that go into it. Broken wheat…

The Gift of Health

Right now, there is more health information available to the public than ever before in history. Yet many diseases are more prevalent than before. While wanting and researching ways to be healthier is wise, if you read about diseases, disorders, and syndromes, you might be learning how to be ill and if you read about…

The Joy of Giving

In all my life so far I have largely worked and lived for myself and people who are related to me; my family, my friends and other near ones. Since the last few months though, there is this intense fight in my mind to find my purpose and do something for society; anything for anyone….

It’s a treatshake!

Milkshakes are usually relished as desserts- cold, sweet and sumptuous. But this home-made milkshake makes a wholesome meal. It is filling, thick and nutritious with no added sugar. Ingredients: Chilled milk- 1 cup Roasted oats- 2 tablespoons Fresh fruit of your choice- Any one, preferably seasonal. A small quantity of the fruit to be cut…

An Ordinary family dinner

Family meals are more often than not entertaining. Jokes are cracked, disapproving looks are given, when you haven’t done anything you were supposed to do yet, so much life revolves around mealtimes especially when everyone sits down together. Here’s an ordinary mealtime in my house, when no one is made fun of and no funny…

Chicken Bread Patties

Hello everyone! I’m a 23 year old lady here, trying to abide by mom’s new rules. First of it, is cooking. Grandma says, it is a “woman’s job”. Well, is it so? Let’s not impose it on women alone😛. Alright, let’s begin with the recipe. Bismillah Tonight is for chicken bread patties! Following are the…