Today’s quotes

Here are some great quotes on Achievement for today’s inspiration !! P.S: I am on a break for couple of weeks visiting family and will have minimum access to  blogging , so till my next post ..happy blogging !

Banana Bread with walnuts

Banana bread also sometimes called Banana loaf is a very simple and delicious bread that goes well with your evening tea or coffee or  just by itself as an afternoon snack.Since the kids have holidays, they were eager to help and excited to bake and be mom’s big helpers.It is super easy to make this…

Recent Awards – A big Thank you !

Dear wonderful readers, I am humbled, overwhelmed and grateful to my fellow-bloggers for nominating me for so many multiple awards . I am thrilled to share the recent list of tag and awards that I have received .I apologize for the delay in posting as it is summer holidays here and I have been totally…

Today’s clicks – Nature

Today’s clicks are  from the nature and the trails near my home  and around my community .It’s been a while I used my  250 mm lens to take pictures and I was so pleased to get some fascinating clicks. Nature never ceases to amaze me .Like they say “If you truly love nature, you will…

Puttu – Savory steamed rice cake

 “Puttu” is a breakfast dish and is very popular in the southern states of India especially Kerala and Tamil Nadu. It is basically steamed rice cake with grated coconut .The thing about puttu is you either love it or don’t like it at all . Luckily, everyone in my family loves it .It  goes well…

Today’s quotes –

Today’s quotes for inspiration  – encouragement ! Right words at the right time can uplift one’s spirits and give inspiration, hope and confidence .Words have so much power to make a person’s day and lead them in the right track or do  the complete opposite break a person . Even in such low moments  “Your…

Phiki Dal (Mild Lentil Soup)

  Today ‘s recipe is one of the easiest recipes that I learnt after marriage and one of the most tastiest! It’s funny how I never tried making dal (lentil soup) which is a very basic dish in every Indian household until I got married .The only dishes  I ever made before marriage was okra…

Thai chicken basil fried rice

Thai chicken basil fried rice is a delicious fried rice.I have always had it in the Thai restaurants and wanted to try it out at home .So  looked at a couple of recipes online and came up with this one . The highlight of this dish  is the unique taste of basil .This is best…

Today’s quotes

Today’s quotes – on Happiness ! “Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.” – Abraham Lincoln    

Aviyal (Mixed vegetables in coconut yogurt gravy)

Aviyal is a dish very popular in my hometown and is made with mixed vegetables in coconut and yogurt gravy. The vegetables that are usually added to the dish are drumstick, raw bananas, yam, white melon, pumpkin, carrot and beans.This dish is also served as part of the sadya (banquet) during festivals and occasions.It has a…