Methi, the bitter hard yellow seeds that I call the topaz of the kitchen, have more benefits that you can ever imagine. They are a powerhouse of minerals and an excellent source of fibre. I have been having soaked methi seeds for over a decade now and I actually can vouch for its benefits. Soaking the methi seeds removes its bitterness and makes it easier to chew too. It is important to chew them well though to get its complete benefits, as the enzymes in your saliva help to breakdown the nutrients into a state where they can be easily absorbed. Read More
The essence of mogra fills up the room as we prepare the lamps to be lit. Diwali is celebrated with great enthusiasm at my home. A tradition that we have been following year after year. The festivities that bring the entire family together. Read More
Festivities of any kind bring a togetherness which is cultivated by traditions. A ritual that is passed down from generation to generation. Something that can never be taught but only learned from observation, participation, involvement and regularity. Read More
You Must See the Ganesh Celebrations of Sangli.
Amidst enchanting melodies and Vedic hymns and chants with three lakh devotees in attendance, a procession proceeding royally with the horse dance and elephants in tow, women drawing Rangoli running ahead of the procession for over two and half miles Read More