After the Rains

As I sat there in breathless silence, The silence felt louder than the noise,And yet it somehow lent solace,An unexplainable feeling of calm;When the cold breeze gently grazed my hair,With pursed lips, I smiled into the yonder.Rain droplets trickling down trees and into puddles,The sporadic cawing of a lone crow atop a tree,These were the … Continue reading After the Rains

Navaratri

Navaratri - nine nights filled with festivities,Cheerful women clad in brick red silk sarees,Throng into the quaint lanes of the city;To celebrate the triumph of good over evil;The deity’s idol shimmers in glints of gold,And the city shines in vibrant hues of joy;The incessant ringing of the temple bells,And the beating of drums in jubilation,Fills … Continue reading Navaratri

For the love of sambar idli!

Greetings and Glad Tidings! On a lousy Sunday morning, as I scroll through my phone whilst sipping a steaming hot cup of filter coffee, something feels incomplete. I rack my brain and wonder what is missing. And then it hit me—sambar idli! For those of you who are unaware, idli is a south Indian breakfast … Continue reading For the love of sambar idli!