Respecting Our Farmers

Respecting Our Farmers

Video courtesy: Gulmohar Doodles My phone notified me in the morning that it was Farmer’s Day today. 23rd December is National Farmers’ Day, or Kisan Diwas and is celebrated across the country to honour India’s farmers and mark the birth anniversary of the nation’s fifth 

Raksha Bandhan 2020

Raksha Bandhan 2020

Photo courtesy: Gulmohar Doodles Raksha Bandhan was a low key affair for us three sisters after our house partition. Sending rakhi to our cousins became a rarity keeping in consideration that they never thought and did anything for us. The whole foundation of Raksha Bandhan 

At the End of the Day

At the End of the Day

Almost nine years back, as a newlywed Tamizh pudhu pondatti, I was clueless about the vast Tamizh cuisine. Moreover, growing up a vegetarian, the idea of cooking fish 🐟 was completely new, smelly 😷 and out of question for me. Still, considering my mother’s teaching 

Essence of Childhood

Essence of Childhood

Photo courtesy: Prakash Bajracharya Perhaps the most beautiful thing we can feel in our lives is telling someone we love that we love them unconditionally and thanking someone whom we are grateful for. Showing our gratitude to those who taught us how simple life can 

The Colors of Innocence

The Colors of Innocence

Clockwise on the platter – Makhuti, Dahi Vada, Chura bhunja, Gujhiya Photo courtesy: GulmoharDoodles Neythiri is a curious soul. Lately she has been obsessed with the solar system. She likes to admire the moon every single night. Yesterday, while waiting for her Appa to come 

Happy Holi ❤

Happy Holi ❤

Photo courtesy: GulmoharDoodles  Bura naa maano Holi hai ❤ Photo courtesy: GulmoharDoodles Bura naa maano Holi hai ❤ A few days before Holi, I asked Neythiri how much does she love me? She heard my question patiently and swayed her head probably thinking of what 

Jharkhand Food Series – 03

Jharkhand Food Series – 03

I opened my sleepy eyes one summer morning and looked outside. My bedroom window opened straight in the garden and I could see the lavish greenery, blooming flowers and chirping birds right from my cozy bed. My eyes wandered with a tiny sparrow chirping and 

Jharkhand Food Series – 02

Jharkhand Food Series – 02

Who else remember the onset of those dreamy winter mornings, when the world seemed covered in a lazy, chilly, misty blanket. Where the soothing green grass slept lazily wearing it’s beautiful dewy diamond dress, glittering merrily in the sunbeam’s tryst. The calm mornings, where the 

Jharkhand Food Series – 01

Jharkhand Food Series – 01

Photo courtesy: Balakrishnan K | www.utopianhere.com It was a blazing hot summer afternoon. I was fumblingly wrapping up the clothes put outside for drying in the morning while tiny sweat drops lazily rolled down my forehead. I turned my head and saw the happily dancing newly 

Jharkhand Food Series

Jharkhand Food Series

Photo courtesy: Balakrishnan K | www.utopianhere.com Jharkhand I never thought that one day I will be sitting and writing down my journey of nostalgic, rustic and might be forgotten food/ recipes of my state. The state which has given me a lot. It has given me