• Badami Haalu / Almond Milk

    Badami Haalu / Almond Milk

    Bangalore has been moody for the last two days, it has been nice and rainy and now it's going through a sultry phase. Which I absolutely dislike, Yes! I'm one of those people who loooves the rain. Watching it rain, the smell of rain and decorating puddles with tiny paper ...

  • Mango Milkshake - No Sugar Added

    Mango Milkshake - No Sugar Added

    18th recipe in the 50 Shades of Summer recipes. One of the days last week I suddenly realised that I had not tasted a single mango this season! Damn! Over the weekend I set out to fix the 'mango situation'. Every summer before my father became a diabetic mango milkshake ...

  • Musk Melon Juice - No Sugar Added

    Musk Melon Juice - No Sugar Added

    14th recipe in the 50 Shades of Summer! It's not everyday when the blog gets a new home! My Food Chakra finally has it's own domain name :) I don't know if this is because of the series or the fact that I am finally regularly blogging. It felt like ...

  • Black Grape Juice - No Sugar Added

    Black Grape Juice - No Sugar Added

    12th recipe of the 50 Shades of Summer It's only April and it's already hit 40 C in Bangalore City. Yes! This is something that is unheard of here. All I really want to do is sit in a tub of cold water and get on with my work, but ...

  • Icy Cold Mocha

    Icy Cold Mocha

    Yes! I looooove coffee and everything to do with coffee. I love most forms of it and my very favourite is the Mocha! i had published the hot version of this recipe a while ago. Since is scorching at 40 C at Bangalore. It calls for something with lots and ...

  • Cold Coffee

    Cold Coffee

    9th recipe out of the 50 shades of summer recipes I love summers in Bangalore city! Well, one of the reasons I love it is because of summer rains! We have had one of the hottest summers that I can remember and today it looks like the sky is going ...

  • Lemon and Mint Infused Water

    Lemon and Mint Infused Water

    5th recipes in the 50 shades of summer series. As much as I used to love summer growing up, now it only reminds me that I have to work in this heat. Yes, we do have the air conditioners and coolers on high. But the power cuts don't let us ...

  • Neer Majjige - Spiced Buttermilk

    Neer Majjige - Spiced Buttermilk

    This is the second in the series of 50 shades of Summer. Neer Majjige is loosely translated as Water Buttermilk. This is a perfect drink to have around the house during summer! For this the more water you add the better, and no it will not dilute the flavours of ...

  • Karnataka Style Carrot Haalu / Carrot Milk

    Karnataka Style Carrot Haalu / Carrot Milk

    With summer starting off at Bangalore, we are looking at a hot, dry summer this year. With the summer, all the cool drinks, smoothies, popsicles come out to help us deal with the heat. The carrot milk is my mother's speciality, it's something she always makes during summer. When I ...

  • Masala Lemon Tea - No Added Sugar

    Masala Lemon Tea - No Added Sugar

    When I had been to Chennai last week, I was staying at my friend's place and she said she had found this amazing tea recipe online and we decided to make it while we waited for another friend of ours to arrive. Even though didn't have cinnamon, that was a ...

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