It’s been 5 years in Kuwait

Kuwait is not Saudi Arabia nor Dubai. Kuwait is a separate country in the Middle East. It’s not fast and trending as Dubai but also it is not mandatory for all women to wear a burqa/hijab like they do in Saudi. Making this clear because that is what I am most asked about. Yeah we … Continue reading It’s been 5 years in Kuwait

Karuvepillai Podi/Curry leaves Powder

These days,Amma is been suggesting some recipes that catches her attention on YouTube. She is like "try that thokku from Sarasu's samayal; muruku is easy to do at home, follow Revathy Shanmugham's channel..". She has her own list of favorite cookery channels now and keeps trying recipes out of her comfort zone like stove top … Continue reading Karuvepillai Podi/Curry leaves Powder

Baby Products that we loved during the first year of Adhiyan

Hello there! Hope you’re all now used to the new normal and staying safe. It’s been ages since I logged into WordPress and I thought I will keep the blog alive with a post. I am giving details of the products that were of great use during the first year of Adhiyan. I, like every … Continue reading Baby Products that we loved during the first year of Adhiyan

Holidaying in Delhi with a baby

We went on a week long trip to Delhi with Adhiyan last month. That was our first holiday as a family after he was born. Why Delhi? Stanley's aunt lives there and we thought it would be easier to stay with them instead going to a new place and staying at airbnb or a hotel … Continue reading Holidaying in Delhi with a baby

Sumaar Foods to Super Foods

Been wanting to write this piece for sometime now. I was able to sneak in and consolidate the information I had on hand and here it is! The so "Super Foods" were used very normally in day to day lives of people. Modernization/Westernization/Globalization pushed them to the back seat and gave way for a very … Continue reading Sumaar Foods to Super Foods

Adai

Adai is a protein rich dosai made from a variety of legumes. The choice of legumes that can be used makes it a very healthy dish. Millets can also used in substitute of rice while grinding the batter. Usually adai is quite thicker and the batter is ground and readily used for making adai whereas … Continue reading Adai

Kothamalli Thokku

Kothamalli / Fresh Coriander leaves thokku is a pickle like chutney that will stay good for a week or two when refrigerated. The thokku goes well with all tiffin items like Idli, dosai, paniyaram,etc. It requires a handful of ingredients that are regularly available in the kitchen. This is our family favorite and Amma makes … Continue reading Kothamalli Thokku

DIY – Painted Canvas & Storage box

Craft has always been part of my pastime since my childhood. I used to create greeting cards using chart papers, newspapers and pictures from magazines. Hand embroidery was taught in-house as my grandma used to do extensively. Somehow in the work-life marathon I couldn't do much after I moved to Kuwait. Got a perfect time-off … Continue reading DIY – Painted Canvas & Storage box