Deepest Desire

As a child, I could’nt wait to grow up and get out of school Just to evade studying, that appeared … More

The Value of Money!

Do you know the value of money? To some, it could be plenty To some, it could’nt have any! Money … More

That Switch

I have something like a toggle switch That gives me quite the itch Sometimes I turn it on Some others, … More

The Poet and His Poetry

The movie Saajan starring one of the most graceful actors – Madhuri Dixit had the most amazing and romantic songs. … More

Lips of an Angel

This rock number was released in 2005 or 2006 by Hinder. I first heard it in 2009 and became obsessed … More

But why, Pinocchio?

Today, let us analyse the cause of a serious pandemic Let’s delve into the psychology of it and get the … More

Beautiful

The song ‘Beautiful’ (2002) by Christina Aguilera inspired me to write this poem. Like all my music-inspired poems, I suggest … More

The Child Inside

Today we celebrate Children’s Day because it was Jawaharlal Nehru’s {India’s first Prime Minister} birthday. He loved little children. Who … More

Rainbow

My poem is inspired by a very encouraging song by Kacey Musgraves. In the song, it appears as if she’s … More

The Twelve Tribes

Jacob had twelve sons And with them it begun He bestowed a unique blessing upon each one And with them, … More

Red Red Wine

This song is something I’ve heard all through the early years of my life. It was such a hit song … More

Finally, a big house!

They were a little family Two kids, mummy, daddy Squashed up in a tiny home Joined chairs to create a … More

The Noose

So I caught up with a few acquaintances and girlfriends And finally, few city girls are willing to make amends … More

You Drive Me Crazy

So, the Christian population in India is less than 2%. And within that 2%, the subset of Bombay Catholics is … More

Phoolon Ka Taaron Ka

Today, we celebrate Raksha Bandhan in India. ‘Raksha’ means protection, while ‘bandhan’ means bond. It is a Hindu festival where … More

Can’t Help Falling In Love

This song is the baap of classics! Originally sung and released by Elvis Presley in 1961, there have been so … More

To be one man’s priority

Time and attention Without the need to mention. She deserves that much. Not an entire crutch. She’s not expecting fancy … More

Breathless

The Irish sure are a gorgeous bunch! The Corrs was my favourite band many years ago and I still cannot … More

Planning and Limiting

For years and years people pray. Hoping in faith maybe just some day. That their pleading will melt the heart … More

Tomorrow May or May Not Be {Kal Ho Na Ho}

The song I have derived inspiration from features in the movie ‘Kal ho Na Ho’. The plot of this movie … More

If I Die Young…

A lot of people I know have been infected with Corona in this second wave. Almost everyone in this part … More

Recipe : Cabbage and Beet Sabzi

By now you must know, I love flirting with flavours. I’m all for overlapping of flavours and cuisines. I had … More

Recipe : Spicy Soya Bites

I’ve been experimenting with soya off late. And I treat it like meat, well …almost! But, meat is succulent and … More

Recipe : Dhaniya-Pyaazwali Murgh

So, I have a tiny freezer and it’s kinda overstuffed. I had 2 packets of bone-in curry cut chicken in … More

My ‘Love’ Thesis

So this one’s the very first. Without this, your entire relationship will be cursed. There must be some level of … More

Davy Jones’s Key

I don’t want to feel. I’m taking time to heal. Please stay away. Beginning to feel like a rainy day. … More

Recipe : Mixed Vegetables in Coconut Milk Curry

I’ve been experimenting a lot with vegetarian food off late. Normally, I’d make this dish with prawns(shrimp) or a red … More

Recipe : French Beans aur Aloo ki Sabzi

I live in a society that is predominantly strictly vegetarian. In fact many of them consume only ‘satvik’ food, which … More

Leaning Towards Someone {Jab Kisi ki Taraf Dil Jhukne Lage}

Yes again, I chose an oldish song. This song is from a movie called ‘Pyaar Toh Hona Hi Tha’, which … More

Recipe : Stir Fried Carrots and Bell Peppers

Cooking does not have to be complicated. It doesn’t always have to be a balancing act with a medley of … More

Recipe : Moghlai style Chana Masala

If you’ve been following my recipes, by now you must know I cook in accordance with my pantry stock. Nothing … More

My Heart Is Just So Mad {Mera Dil Bhi Kitna Paagal Hain}

This is such an old song starring Madhuri Dixit and Sanjay Dutt, released in 1991! It’s got a very classical-ghazal … More

Recipe : Dahiwala Murgh Mughlai

If you’ve been following my recipes, you know by now, I cook as per my perishable inventory list because I … More

Review : Flower Beauty Light Illusion Perfecting Compact Powder

Key Features of Flower Beauty Light Illusion Perfecting Compact Powder {as claimed by the company} Flower Beauty Light Illusion Powder … More

Recipe : Bitter Gourd

Take 2 bitter gourds. Slit halfway lengthwise. Deseed. Boil salted water. Once it begins to boil, add the halved gourds. … More

The Cookie Monster

Somebody help me. Please set me free. I’m addicted to… cookies, that’s true. I have too many favourites. And can … More

Recipe : Cracked Wheat and Spinach Pulao

Cracked wheat is such a healthy cereal to include in your meal plans. But not many people are familiar with … More

Recipe : Ruelha’s Special Beetroot Fried Rice

Well, I’m unique 😉 so I tend to do things differently too. I follow a different method to make fried … More

Recipe: Rajma Masala

Ingredients: 150 gms Kashmiri rajma 2 green cardamoms 1/2 mace 4 cloves 2.5-3″ cinnamon or cassia bark 2-3 tbsp ghee … More

Vegan Recipe : Simple Homestyle Karela Sabzi

Ingredients: 2 tbsp cooking oil 1 large onion, finely chopped 9-12 cloves of garlic, pounded/smashed 1 green chili, chopped 1 … More

Recipe : Tongue Roast

Ingredients: 1 tsp peppercorns 2 cardamoms 3″ cinnamon stick 1/4 tsp cumin 10 cloves Grind the above ingredients to a … More

Recipe : Potato Chops

Ingredients: makes 15-16chops Filling: Cook this in pressure cooker for 5minutes. Then dry it in cooker itself till the mince … More

Ice Apples

My Tamil friends call these ‘Nangu’. Ice apples, in English; but you probably knew. In Marathi, it is known as … More

Jeene Ke Ishaare ;

This poem is inspired by the Bollywood song ‘Jeene Ke Ishaare’ starring Salman Khan and Shilpa Shetty in the movie … More

Decoding Time

There are so many times I’ve said I’m too busy. But let’s dilute that statement from the fizzy. The fact … More

March, coming up!

It’s been a year. And it’s finally so near. Since the 6th of March. Almost, a year has passed. March … More

Yesterday’s Haircut

So yesterday I cut my hair. And I feel a sense of despair. I always get emotional when this happens. … More

That human scent

I thought it was only me. But it’s a real concept, you see. I can almost recognize. People without my … More

The frayed ends of sanity

The frayed ends of sanity. Concealed by my vanity. Thankfully, you don’t see. These demons following me. The past, engulfs. … More

The Wriggley Snakes

Wriggley snakes. All over the place. Makes me want to hide my face. Friends or foes? Just who knows! Snakes … More

Sorry G

God I’m so sorry I threw you away. You were the only one who really did stay. God I’m so … More

The passive smoker

Those of you who don’t know. I’ve never been a smoker and I’m a Virgo. I know those two details … More

Candy, the honey bee

Candy, the honey bee went out to see. Everyday sat on flowers and gathered honey. Yellow and black, this uniform … More

Tenses

The past, didn’t last. The present, seems dependent. The future, could be wiser. If you look behind. You may remain … More

Cave

Oh, to live in a cave. the whole being craves. Space of it’s own. Constantly in a zone. Just the … More

Cosmic Shores

The corners of the universe, appear dim and without purpose. The flags of peace, holding on, not at ease. The … More

Toxic Sugar

This poem is purely literary. Please read it with an open mind and out of respect for the written word. … More

Hide

Oh God, please hide me. Somewhere, anywhere. Let me rest and be. In your bosom and care. The world seems … More

To each his own

To each, his own. At the end of the day, you’re alone. If mercy is shown. Accept it as a … More

Unworthy to Write

I will no longer be posting, Religious issues and somethings. Nothing like that henceforth. Unless you hold a knife to … More

Waiting for March

Soon at last, it will be March. Time to bid goodbye, to the past. March brings, birds that sing. Bright … More

Things you cannot force

Can’t force people to consent. Not just sex, but for so many things, it just depends. If you need permission … More