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Recipe: Ennai kathrikkai / Masala Stuffed Brinjal

Do you want to see something cool? Read the names below out loud. Al badinjan. Badinjan. Vatingana. Baingan.  Melitzan. Melongene. Melanjan. Melanzana.  Bazhlakhan. Berenjana. Albergina. Aubergine.  Note the similari…

The Dummies Guide for Identifying Religious Sinners

I want to thank all the defenders of religion.  Not just mine but every religion. Your religion - headed by God/ the son of God/ the prophets of God/ 330 crore Gods - would have collapsed entirely if it had not been for you…

The Reunion feast

Volunteering to host a reunion of the old gang of post graduate doctors from the department where I studied, I can't help but remember the past. More than half a decade has passed since we left the hospital where we studi…

The "Letters of Love" initiative #1000Speak

Image source:  Letters of Love For those of you who do follow Humans of New York (HoNY) - you know that Brandon Stanton recently visited the most gut-wrenching aftermaths of the madness that has engulfed Syria - the displa…

The Simpson Story #RaiseYourVoice #BAD15

Imagine a country which is finally opening up to new technologies and discoveries. A land where the laws and even the leaders of the country govern the people and provide judgment based on the rules set down by their religious …

The Curious Case of the Evil Blogger #ChampIsBack

By the time I reached the living room, my revered friend's voice had already reached a crescendo. I had heard it many a time before this during our cases over the years and knew that the villian of the piece would be reveal…

Recipe - Chicken kuzhi appam / Kerala style chicken meatballs

The common thing you see in remaking a dish is to take a classic dish and add your own regional touch, so as to give it a new flavour. But here's a fun thought : what would happen if you took a traditional dish from one…

#FundAhamBhumika - Make a difference

If you could make a difference, would you? Something that always worries me these days is the endless stream of demoralizing images that we are exposed to today via social media - of poverty and violence, victims of persecutio…

#WIN15 - Bigger, Better, Bloggier! #CelebrateBlogging

It is always tough to follow up a winning act. (You think I am bluffing? Just try sitting through the sequels of the Transformers movie!) So when BlogAdda successfully held WIN14 - the first live blogging awards and conferen…