ISKCON khichdi and Steve Jobs

It so happens that we like visiting a temple on our special occasions. Hence we end up often at Iskcon temple on our birthdays, and anniversaries, and those of our kids' too! On this occasion we landed there at 12:30, right in time for the Rajbhog Aarti. Enjoyed the Aarti and the temple then closed … Continue reading ISKCON khichdi and Steve Jobs

How do we get better at …eating! Weekly Meal Planner for Indian vegetarian folks

We had guests at our home for dinner. And the TV played the Motilal Oswal ad, “When you focus on one thing, you master it”. The discussion veered towards how, when doing one thing day-in and day-out, you keep getting better at it. Whether it is typing on a laptop, using Excel formulae, or having … Continue reading How do we get better at …eating! Weekly Meal Planner for Indian vegetarian folks

Ubaliyu – a curious delicacy that springs up across the Mumbai – Ahmedabad highway near Vapi every winter

Potatoes, sweet potatoes, beans, spinach, purple yam, and lots of spices 🙂 It all goes into an earthen pot, the mouth sealed, and half buried upside down into a heap of burning cow-dung cakes! What you get after an hour or so is boiled, spiced vegetables, to be eaten as-is with a copious serving of … Continue reading Ubaliyu – a curious delicacy that springs up across the Mumbai – Ahmedabad highway near Vapi every winter