Cucumber Mint Cooler

I love mint. Just saying it if it is not evident already. So I keep adding it to whatever dish I can and I am mostly pleased with the results. Cucumber is another best friend for summers. We have it in multiple ways like raita, salad, etc. But I always find my daughter eating less of it than she should. So the solution is always … Continue reading Cucumber Mint Cooler


As I continue to bemoan the summer, I have another summer cooler today which is a huge relief from the heat. Panagam is a jaggery, lemon and ginger drink which is an instant refresher and easily made at home. Usually we make Panagam for Ram Navami but I love this one and so I continue to make it even during summer. I buy a fresh … Continue reading Panagam

Watermelon Mint Cooler

After the massive mega marathon of Biryani / Pulao / khichadis, we are back to the regular marathons. My theme for this week is Summer Coolers which is just perfect for this scorching heat I am being subject to. If the Bangalore heat was not enough, I had to make a trip to Chennai and Kumbakonam, which are way worse. These amazing summer cooler drinks … Continue reading Watermelon Mint Cooler

A to Z Biryani / Pulao / Khichadi Round up

This is my round up for the A to Z Mega Blogging Marathon for the theme, ‘Biryani / Pulao / Khichadi’. I had a whole lot of fun doing this and discovered many new dishes and flavours during this one month of non stop blogging. The biggest lesson has been that anything tastes delicious with rice and the options and opportunities are endless. The one … Continue reading A to Z Biryani / Pulao / Khichadi Round up