Durga Puja – 2016

This Durga puja  …. was quite a different one. Went to some old and traditional Durga pandals. Civil Line Durga Puja …. organised by Bengal Club !! Last year – we ….jethu (uncle) and me ….. saw an article in the newspaper – about a Durga puja samity that is 106 years old last year.  They perform puja in a very simple and very traditional way … just like the way it was done in 1910 when it was established. 

Coconut Ladoo ….

Yesterday  morning when i went on my rooftop to see and water the plants …. i saw these long and fragile fungus like mushroom . Took few photos and began to wonder – nature is so amazing ….. it creates weird as well as stunning things. We mere human can only watch and adore … i always tell people to take little time out of their busy schedule and look around …. enjoy the nature …. breath some fresh air 

Color my life …. Pink !!

  Let me start a fresh beginning at my blog …. and this time round without being lazy …. just like my Pink and White bougainvillea … adding color to my life and garden ….. i too will add different shades of my thought and moods to my blog …. let’s hope for the best !!  

Kheer Aam … Thickened milk with mango !

Delicious Kheer Aam !! i have read a lot about Kheer-Komola … “Thickened milk with orange”. When i first read about kheer komola on the net – i thought how can milk and orange can be used together …. won’t it curdle ? – but later i realised (when i read about orange barfi) that when the milk thickens – its consistency changes and it won’t curdle despite being mixed with orange. Now to make Kheer Komola …. i will 

Life …. and rain lilies – Zephyranthes !!

The mercury has dipped a bit and the moody “Rain God” does oblige us now and then … Life is more or less pretty cool (yes little humid too) these days – except that i have a 17 mm stone in my gall bladder which has to be removed by operation (minor one). It doesn’t hurt or creates any sort of disturbance but i am told by the doctor (my regular homeopathy doctor – and many other doctors which my