Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Fasion Jewellery - In FaceBook

Just now clicked on the advertisement on Fashion jewellery by Diajewels in FaceBook. The link is full of  fashion jewellery which comprises Kundhan, Victoric, Ethic,Antique collections of Bangles, Earrings , studs and Rings. They are pretty good. 

Facebook has become a great guide in fetching details on exhibition on fashion jewellery ,arts, music concerts etc. 

Please check few of what I selected among those dazzling jewels displayed in the profile. But for me my best places to shop these kinda of stuff are Oriental Super Market in my home town Thanjavur and Pondy Bazaar in Chennai. One can find best deals in Pondy Bazzar. 

Guys gear up. Buy Beautiful gifts for your loved ones this New Year.  

P.S Are you ready with your resolutions for this New Year???


Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Briyani...... Itz Yummy........

 It has been very long since I have blogged. But this year, Im planning to post in a regular basis. Oh Itz one of my New Year's Resolution. 

Ok... Itz festive season which includes colors, enjoyments, cakes, lights, gifts and more importantly delicious food. On this New Year , I was planning to make a tasty food, which i adore the most "Briyani". In India , Itz one of the spiciest food with lots and lots of ingredients, flavors and vegetables. Musilms are great in making this food item. The best common Briyani is "Hyderabadi Briyani" which is totally hot! Yummy!!!

Ahh! One the New Year day , overlapses another celebration called Thiruvaatharai. On this day, Kalli and Kootu is made. So Briyani is out of scope... Hmm! That z ok. Let me make it on the New Year's Eve.

Take a sec to look at the method to make this delicious delicacy! 

Veg. Hyderabadi Biryani

A rice delicacy from Hyderabad

1 1/2 cup of Basmati rice, washed and soaked for 30 minutes
200 GMS. Potatoes, peeled & diced
200 GMS. Carrots, peeled & diced
50 GMS. Cashewnuts
50 GMS. Almonds, soaked & peeled
25 gms. Raisins
25 gms. Glazed Cherries
100 GMS. Onions, thinly sliced
4 nos. Green chilies, thinly sliced
1 tsp. each of Ginger-garlic paste
1/2 tsp. Turmeric powder
1 tsp. Red chili powder
1 cup Curd
1 tsp. Saffron
2 tbsp. Milk
1/3 cup chopped Mint leaves
1/3 cup chopped Coriander leaves
6 Green cardamoms
2 Black cardamoms
6 Cloves
1 stick of Cinnamon divided into four
3 Bay leaves
A pinch of Mace
Rose water as required
120 GMS. Ghee (clarified butter)
Salt according to taste
A little bit of kneaded wheat dough to seal the edges of the pan

1. Put the soaked rice in a pan and add 3 cups of water. To it add 3 Green cardamoms, 1 Black cardamoms,3 Cloves, 2 divided sticks of Cinnamon, and 1 Bay leaf. Bring the rice to a boil and cook until the rice is done. Drain and keep aside.
2. Beat the curd in a bowl and divide into two equal portions.
3. Dissolve saffron in warm milk and add it to one portion of the curd mixture.
4. Heat Ghee(clarified butter) in a pan, add the remaining Green cardamoms, Black cardamoms, Cloves, Cinnamon, Bay leaf , Mace and saut over medium heat until it begins to crackle.
5. Add onions, saut until golden brown, add green chilies, ginger, garlic and saut for a minute. Then add turmeric and chili powder, stir, add the chopped vegetables and stir for a minute.
6. Now add the remaining portion of plain curd, stir, add 2/3 cup water, and bring to a boil, then simmer until the vegetables are cooked.
7. Once the vegetables are done add the dry fruits and nuts.

To proceed :
1. In the pan with the cooked vegetables, sprinkle little saffron- curd mixture, mint and coriander.
2. Then spread half the rice and again sprinkle the remaining saffron-curd mixture, mint and coriander and top it with the remaining rice. Place a moist cloth on top, cover the lid and seal with wheat dough.
3. Put the sealed pan in a pre-heated oven for 15-20 minutes. Take out & SERVE HOT.

Make a yummy dish and start this New Year with great joy and happiness!

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

My Top(s) Five Picks

I m a terrible browsing person. Yesterday I was into Amazon Apparels Section … It was good collection actually. My top Five picks on tops are displayed. I like mild colors or pleasant bright colors. My opinion on dressing is that one should be comfortable in what they wear and should bother about others that they also should feel comfortable …

Howz my choice...
5.Beaded Sequin Top - Best seller for Evening, Formal, Holiday, Party, Wedding by Sean Collection
4.Buffalo Jeans Women's Nuevo Tunic Shirt
3.G by GUESS Rain Cutaway Top
2.Style&co. Printed Ruffled Matte Jersey Top
1.Tommy Hilfiger Selina Mixed-Stripe Boatneck Top

For more visit

Thursday, May 21, 2009

#13 List of things I Like...

  1. My Family (Mom, Dad, Brother , Husband,Grandma and Grand pa)
  2. Home Town (Thanjavur ,India)
  3. My Dogs
  4. Desktop with Fast Internet Connection
  5. Hot and Cold Coffee
  6. High speed bike rides with my brother ,Krishna
  7. Pillayar Chathurthi Pooja for our kutti Pillaiyar
  8. My Dad’s Spicy Cooking
  9. My Mom’s delicious south Indian cooking
  10. My sweetheart , voice over the phone
  11. Watching movies with the whole family in cinemas.
  12. Long drives in Innova / Qualis
  13. My shelf/cupboard at home and at hostel
  14. My workspace
  15. My brother’s choice of Music playlists (very good)
  16. my mom’s care, kisses, hugs
  17. Shopping with mom
  18. Giving surprise BDay gifts to loved ones
  19. Butterscoth icecreams
  20. Hot Choclate syrup on vanilla icecream
  21. Thengga thogayal and Gott Rasam
  22. Cheese toppings on the pizza
  23. Music esp ARR’s
  24. Death punch Music
  25. My Bag and Hand bags (very possessive)
  26. My Toyota Wrist Watch
  27. Kodaikanal ,India
  28. Vetha kozhambhi and potato Fry (Yummy)
  29. Sent Of Sammangi (a kind of jasmine)
  30. Preparing for any exams
  31. Earrings and Bangles
  32. Biryani
  33. Mushroom recipies
  34. Cauliflower fry
  35. My SweetHeart saying “I love you”
  36. My brother’s Sense of humor.
  37. flavour of Ginger and Garlic mixtures
  38. Vadivelu’s Peculiar dialogues
  39. My Paintings and gen paintings
  40. Saurav Ganguly , Madhavan R, Ajith Kumar
  41. Key chains
  42. Spectacles
  43. Coolers
  44. Kurtas
  45. Jeans (only PePe Jeans)
  46. Books (Novels or Text)
  47. Being occupied with some work.
  48. Barbie
  49. Afternoon Maggie noodles with my brother watching TV
  50. Swat cats, Dexter Lab, Tom and Jerry , Popoye and Johnny Quest Cartoons

Friday, May 15, 2009

25 Things I just want to do..

  1. Grow plants and develop a beautiful indoor / outdoor patch .
  2. Keep udating blog with photos and my artworks.
  3. Start a blog full of favourite lyrics.
  4. Paint and Pencil sketch a lot.
  5. Paint nails regularly.
  6. Maintain a paper journal.
  7. Cook different dishes on weekends.
  8. Use Ink Pen. (exposes my handwriting skills to the extreme level)
  9. Wish everyone known, on their birthdays.
  10. Improve photographic skills (take as much photos).
  11. Keep a check on weight.
  12. Create awareness on social issuses among friends and others.
  13. Make a list of what all I like.
  14. Visit beach once in a month.
  15. Read nice classic books and novel (finishing Heidi within june 6th)
  16. Save all the photos and keep them safe and organised.
  17. Learn to iron your clothes properly.
  18. Try Straightening of my hair.
  19. Collect cool pictures of your favourite person,clothes,accessories,etc and save them.
  20. Learn to design clothes.
  21. Maintainence of house.
  22. Should take care of my skin.
  23. Learn the skills of make up - ing.
  24. Maintain a library.(well organised one).
  25. Learn 5 words from dictionary daily.

I want to do these in a year time and I will keep updating your on what all I have done so far as quickly as possible.Keep peeping into my blog. Have a great day ahead.

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Did you cast your vote??????

The most important rights of human being is selecting the people to help , guide and lead them.
Did u cast ur vote????????!!!!