Lock down learning – IT’S OKAY to be Not OKAY

Final post on the Series Lock down Learning.

How did we become the #bookparents

Never in my wildest dreams, I have thought one day I would write a blog post on books! The 18 months old toddler at home has read more books than me and my husband has read in our whole lives, so far. So, I thought of writing a few words on how it all began … Continue reading How did we become the #bookparents

Sathumaavu Biscuits

When I searched YouTube for the recipe of Sathumaavu Biscuits, the first link to pop up was from a channel named "Adhium Naanum". The minute the video began, there was a smile on my face because the host spoke Kongu Tamizh! Stanley used to make fun of me that my face would brighten up by … Continue reading Sathumaavu Biscuits

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

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

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

Ragi Pakoda

Ragi Pakoda is one of my favorite tea time snacks. Tastes good and comparatively easy to make when compared to bajji/bonda. Doesn't need a side dish and perfect for rainy evenings with cup of cardamom/ginger tea! What you need Ragi flour - 1.5 cups Onions  - 1 thinly sliced Dry chilies - 2 Curry leaves … Continue reading Ragi Pakoda