Bala is a Bollywood movie based on a guy named Bala, who is bald. This is ironic because he got this name because the beautiful hair he had once (Bal means ‘hair’ in hindi). The main characters of the movie are Bala played by Ayushman Khurana, Latika played by Bhumi Pednekar and Pari played by Yami Gautam.
This is my experience of super cyclonic storm Amphan has hit coastal areas of West Bengal and Odissa in the month of May,2020.
Pancake-bombs are mini super-fluffy pancakes with delicious treat inside. If you like pancake like me, you will surely love this recipe.
Kadambari Devi was married to Rabindranath Tagore’s older brother at the age of 9. Rabindranath and Kadambari were of the same age-group. Growing up in a giant family with so many siblings, Tagore did not get much of his parents attention. Kadambari was his playmate, the very first audience to his many of his timeless literary works, a fan and a critic.
“Chokher Bali” is a novel written by Rabindranath Tagore. Chokher Bali is about a young girl Binodini who found love again after her husband’s death in the most unexpected place- its about her journey from “Falling in love” to “Rising in love”.
Rosogolla or Rasgulla is one of the most iconic Bengali sweets. While you can find them so easily in any corner of Bengal, it is equally hard to get them anywhere else in India in affordable price.
These sweets are like white balls made of cottage cheese, dipped in light sugar syrup. We attempted to make rosogolla at home a couple of times and now I am sharing the recipe for those who wanna try!
Mutton Kosha is a type of red meat gravy cooked in Bengali style. The mutton is slow-cooked in a rich, flavorful gravy for long time. The perfectly cooked mutton kosha melts in your mouth bursting all the flavors.
Today I was in a mood to eat something savory and these spicy pancakes came to my rescue. These look almost like the the traditional pancakes but taste completely different.
This is a vegetarian friendly recipe. These spicy pancakes can be made easily with the things available in your pantry. And most importantly, it does not call for great cooking skills!
Chocolate mug-cake is my go to snack when I feel snackish or want a quick snack with minimum cooking/cleaning effort. This recipe is vegetarian as well.
Chana masala is one of the popular curry made from chickpea. This can be eaten with plain rice or any sort of Indian bread such as chapati, poori, naan etc.
Chana masala can be dry or semi-dry. It’s moderately spicy with flavors of coriander and cumin seeds with a tangy hint. It can be served both as a main course or a tea-time snack. I am sharing my mom’s take on the recipe.
Sorshe Potol is a Bengali style vegetable curry. Coconut and mustard paste can take an ordinary vegetable like potol/parwal to next level!
“Jojo Rabbit” is an English movie released in 2019 in comedy/drama genre. Jojo, a 10 year old kid, was asked to kill a rabbit by his seniors on the first day in Hitler youth training cap. The bullies gave him the name “Jojo Rabbit” as he could not kill the bunny.
“Badhai Ho” means “Congratulation”. The story is about an Indian middle-class family, where a mother of 2 sons, Priyamvada got pregnant in her early 50’s.
A society that feeds on gossip, the boys who are matured only in age, a mother-in-law who is never impressed- reacted to the situation in the most realistic way. Will the societal pressure, taunt of dear ones and risk of late pregnancy win over motherhood?
On Day 5 Lock-down in India : Sharing my experience of doing “Work from Home” for the first time. Maintaining work in wori-hours is the main challenge now.
Lock-down Day 3/4 in India : While cleaning hands for 20 seconds became a life saver, I share my personal story on how my mom made cleanliness a habit.
On Day 3 of lock-down in India : Can we predict when it will be over? Let’s not rush to a conclusion too soon without weighing the underlying risks.
Day 2 of lock-down in India, I wonder what is the best way to spend this time with my family, to make this moment last forever in all of our memories.
Sipping a cup of fine tea made by my mom, I wrote down what’s going on in my mind on the 1st day of Lock-down in India due to Covid-19.
These are the 5 major reasons I can binge watch The Fluffy Show by Gabriel Iglesias.
Jalebi (2018) is a Hindi Romantic drama and an official remake of the Bengali movie “Praktan”( meaning : Ex). Rhea Chakraborty and debutant Varun Mitra played the characters of Ayesha and Dev.
Bombay (1995), directed by Mani Ratnam is originally in Tamil. It is undoubtedly a master piece and bagged a lot of awards in many different categories.
This is how my day went today- 29.02.2020
Chhapaak is the sound of splashing liquid on a solid surface. The movie depicts how a splash of acid is ruining lives of innocent girls in India.
Paa, an Indian Hindi film, is based on a little boy suffering from a rare genetic disease called progeria, the disease made his growth 5 to 6 times faster. By the age of 13, Auro had a body of an 80 years old man but his mind was still of his actual age! Paa was released in December 2009.
On the Wok- a restaurant located in Hitech City, Hyderabad serves many popular Asian cuisines including Nasi Goreng, Pad Thai, Bibimbap, Ramen.
B-Dubs is a fast-food restaurant best for watching a game with friends or colleagues. Grab a drink and enjoy chicken wings while listening to music!
You might have heard about about breakfast in bed… But have you heard about Lunch in bed? Punjabi Affairs, Hyderabad will serve your favorite meal in bed!
Sahib’s Barbeque, Hitech City is one of the best barbeque restaurants in Hyderabad. Its beautiful ambiance will take you to the ancient time of Nawabs!
Revisiting 2019 and sharing small and big memories of the year…
Mom and Co. is a web-series on the the relationship between a son and a mother and how they build up a small business at home.