…Not a drop to drink A lizard fell into our pool, one rainy day. I assumed it has died by drowning and decided to wait for the pool guy to fish it out. The next day, DH pointed out, that the lizard has moved. How is that possible? Maybe, the waves in the pool water … Continue reading Water, water everywhere…
Home made Pasta in Indian lentil soup / or Dal Dhokli in Gujarati This is a Gujarati one pot meal with home made whole wheat noodles and lentils [toovar or pigeon pea in our home] and a delicate balance of sweet with jaggery, spicy with red chillis and sour with lemon and hard and soft with peanuts … Continue reading Pasta in lentil soup aka Dal Dhokli
In the Indian subcontinent, there was another group of humans, who instead of creating gods to explain the natural forces, observed nature and described it scientifically through oral tradition. They came to the conclusion, nature and universe has been in existence forever, there is no conquest to win, all were creations of nature, all had an equal … Continue reading Before there was God…Part 2
What is health? 1947, WHO definition, “Health is not just the absence of disease, it is an state of complete mental, physical and social well being.” So a healthy lie needs that our emotional needs are met, our physical needs are met and our social needs are met. We hear a lot about physical health … Continue reading What is a healthy life?
It is the most beautiful sounds, raindrops on the rooftops, making music. Looking out, I see drops of water on the window and a steady pouring of rain from the heavens above, like little jewels dropping on the dry, parched lawn, kissing it, gently caressing it. I smell wet earth, rich brown earth, most sweet … Continue reading Rainy Day Gluten free Bhajia a.k.a Fritters.
Nitali and Nihir are traveling to Arattupuzha for the Pooram with their Ba a.k.a mom and Bapu a.k.a. dad. Both are excited since they would be celebrating the festival with their Malayali a.k.a. from Kerala, India, friends. The Arattupuzha Pooram a.k.a. temple festival, is held at the 3000 year old Sree Sastha temple in Kerala. As … Continue reading The Elephant a.k.a Hathi
It is the time of the year to be thankful, as an Indian, we did this during Diwali in October and now as an American, I have another chance in November. I am conflicted partly because the Native American Indians may not be viewing this celebration in the same light as a lot of Americans, … Continue reading Vegan Indian Thanksgiving