There are many, many dishes in the Indian culinary pantheon that boast ingredient lists a mile long. But there are an equal number, if not more, that require fewer than … Continue reading
At first blush, the tamarind fruit is quite unassuming, dull in fact. But it has gumption and is not afraid to shake up a dish and give it that zing. My new essay on The Aerogram, with two recipes: one for Tomato Dal and one for a raita (yogurt condiment) made with baby radish. They do make a great pair.
As an intern at a communications consulting company many years ago, I had to get familiar with the firm’s documents and their various formats and templates. The resident tech guru pointed … Continue reading
Orginally published in 2009 in The Smart Set and reprinted in 2010 in the Arkansas Democrat Gazette. It was a bright yellow table with four sturdy legs. White flowers arched … Continue reading
It has been a week since a handful of terrorists brazenly attacked Mumbai and mowed down innocent people going about their lives. A twisted ideology, a few guns and hand-grenades … Continue reading
This essay was published in 2007 in ICFAI Press’ anthology of essays titled ‘Women Balancing Home and Career’. I. Introduction Bhagya is a fifty year-old mother of two children. Her … Continue reading