May 30, 2011

Water Chestnut

Water Chestnut is an interesting fruit. Its known as Singhada in Hindi.

The green cover can be peeled off with fingers.

The jelly seed looks (but smaller in size), feels and tastes like Thati Ningu or Palmyra fruit ~ Borassus flabellifer.


Feb 13, 2011

Corn Chat


Boiled Corn (Salted) – 1 cup

Butter -2 tbsp

Grated Carrot – 1 medium size

Finely Chopped Garlic – 1 tbsp

Finely Chopped ginger – 1 tbsp

Finely Chopped Onion – 1

Salt to taste

Red Chilly Powder – as per requirements (or you can use Chat Masala also)

Lemon Juice – 1tsp.


Heat a frying pan, add butter, and then add garlic pieces fry till golden brown.

Add finely chopped ginger and onion, put salt and fry till golden brown.

Add grated carrot fry till it cooks. Now add boiled corns and chilly powder (Chat Masala) mix well & stir for 5mins. Add lemon juice and turn of the fire. Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves. You can also add finely chopped onion, tomato and sev

Eat when hot.

Recipe by Mahathi.

Corn Patties


Bread Slices - 8

Boiled Corn (Salted) – 1cup

Mozzarella Cheese – 2tbsp

White Pepper – to taste


Mix boiled corns, grated cheese & pepper powder.

Remove sides of bread, dip in water, and remove water by pressing it gently.

Place a spoon full of corn mix in the bread & press the sides so that it’s closed.

Shallow fry this bread patties. Eat when it is hot with green chutney.

Recipe by Brihathi

Feb 11, 2011

Sounds familiar?

Husband: aaj khane mein kya banaogi?

Wife: Jo aap kaho

Husband: Dal chawal bana lo

Wife: Abhi kal hi to khaye the

Husband: to sabji roti bana lo

Wife: bacche nahi khayenge

Husband: to chhole puri bana lo

Wife: mujhe heavy heavy lagta hai

Husband: eggs bhurji bana lo

Wife: aaj guruvaar hai

Husband: paraanthe?

Wife: raat ko paraanthe kaun khata hai??

Husband: Hotel se mangwa lete hain?

Wife: roz roz hotel ka nahi khana chahiye

Husband: kadhi chawal?

Wife: dahi nahi hai

Husband: idly sambar?

Wife: usme time lagega.pehle bolna chahiye tha na!!

Husband: maggi hi bana lo, usme time nahi lagega

Wife: woh koi meal thodi hai? Pet nahi bharta

Husband: phir ab kya banaogi?

Wife: wo jo aap kaho