Posts by Sanchari

Spring in Bangalore

Relationship Comment

On the way back from a friend’s place, we decided to take the longer, more obscure route home just because we had all the time in the world today and because every little nook and cranny of Bangalore was rife with the colors of spring. Jacarandas, rosy trumpets, golden trumpets, bougainvilleas, gulmohars, you name it, …

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The Great Indian Civilization

Life 2 comments

He didn’t touch me when I bled every monthBanished me to a dark room instead.The yellow bulb blinked more than my trembling eyesThere was not even a crack through which some air could pass.Oh, if you think how heart-breaking that room wasWait till I talk about the tremendous relief I felt, alas,While panting and bleeding …

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Chicken Keema Masala

Food Comment

Like I promised in a previous post, here is the recipe for Chicken Keema Masala. The most exotic ingredient this baby needs is minced chicken. So if you have got that in your freezer, it will take you less than half an hour to prepare and cook this delicious keema. Keema induced flashback While growing …

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A Butterfly Called Happiness

Life Comment

A zillion years ago, I was in a lockdown of my own. I had just moved to Bangalore and didn’t know my way around town. I didn’t know the local language, heck I couldn’t even understand the heavily accented Hindi that the shopkeepers and auto drivers used to speak. I had very little savings and …

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