Paneer Korma

Paneer, also known as cottage cheese is one of favorite components of Indian vegetarian dishes. There are so many variations of paneer dishes, however, when a middle eastern friend recently asked me, “What’s a default word that comes to you when you open your eyes – curry?”, I could not help but wonder how many … More Paneer Korma

Minty Lettuce Cups

I love eating healthy, but there are days when we all want to eat something fun, that isn’t a compromise for taste and is equally appealing. That’s the kind of day we had yesterday. Karan loves Indian food, and he loves black eyed peas even more. There is a spark in his eyes when he … More Minty Lettuce Cups

Man Against Nature – Cyclone Fani

The tropical cyclones are one of the most destructive natural disasters, and their impact extends over a wide area, with extremely strong winds and heavy rains. Cyclone Fani has been the most severe storm (Category-4) since decades that hit eastern India with a wind speed of 180-195 kph (111-121mph). This storm has adversely affected electricity supply and telecommunication, along with immense infrastructural damage in several coastal areas of Odisha (an east-Indian state), including my home-town – Bhubaneswar where my parents reside. … More Man Against Nature – Cyclone Fani