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Tirupati Devasthanam – Vaikunta on Earth

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Srinivasa in all his glory Vaikunta is the abode of God Vishnu. Tirupati is said to be ‘Bhoovaikunta’ or the Vaikunta on earth and devotees believe that Vishnu himself is present as Srinivasa and blesses them. Balaji, Srinivasa, Govinda, Venkateshwara all are the names of Lord Vishnu - the destroyer...

Bisi bele Bath Powder / Vangibath Powder Recipe

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Bisibelebath Powder - Final Output Bisi Bele Bath Powder / Vangibath powder is a must in most of the South Indian Kitchens. The same powder is used for making Bisibelebath, Vegetable bath, Vangibath and to make masala Sabji. Though many reputed companies sell this, there is nothing like homemade Bisi...

How to make Bisibele Bath or Bengaluru Belebath

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Bisibele Bhath with Tomato Raita Bisibele bath is the most opted south Indian food item which is spicy, filling, yummy and healthy. Bisibele bath can be cooked to taste everyone’s taste. South Indians, especially people from Karnataka love this and is a part of all functions and parties. Since it...

Chennakesava Temple Belur – Song and dance in stone

Belur Chennakesava Temple

Can anybody etch songs and dance in stone? The answer is Yes. If you don’t believe you have to visit Chennakesava Temple Belur. The architecture and sculpture will leave you stunned. You will wonder how skilled our ancestors were, how perfect their work was and how much patience they had...

ನಮ್ಮೂರ ಸಮೀಪದ ಟೂರು – ಕುಕ್ಕೆ ಸುಬ್ರಮ್ಹಣ್ಯ

A view of the Western Ghats

ಬೆಂಗಳೂರಿನಿಂದ ಕುಕ್ಕೆ ಸುಬ್ರಮ್ಹಣ್ಯಕ್ಕೆ ರೈಲು ಪ್ರವಾಸ  ಹಿತ್ತಲ ಗಿಡ ಮದ್ದಲ್ಲ – ನಿಜ ನಾವು ನಮ್ಮ ಹಿತ್ತಲ್ಲಲ್ಲಿರುವ ಮದ್ದನ್ನು ಬಿಟ್ಟು ಎಲ್ಲೆಲ್ಲೋ ಹುಡುಕುತ್ತೇವೆ. ನನಗೆ ಹೀಗನಿಸಿದ್ದು ಬೆ0ಗಳೂರಿನಿ0ದ ಕುಕ್ಕೆ ಸುಬ್ರಮಣ್ಯಕ್ಕೆ ರೈಲಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಪ್ರಯಾಣ ಮಾಡಿದಾಗ. ಪ್ರಕೃತಿಯ ಸೌ0ದರ್ಯವನ್ನು ಸವಿಯಲು ಎಲ್ಲೆಲ್ಲೋ ದೂರ ದೂರ ಹೋಗುತ್ತೇವೆ. ಆದರೆ ನಮ್ಮ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕದಲ್ಲೇ ಇರುವ ಸುಲಭವಾಗಿ ಕೈಗೆಟೆಕುವ ಈ ಪ್ರಯಾಣದ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಹಲವರಿಗೆ ಮಾಹಿತಿ ಇಲ್ಲ. View of the Train on serpentine...

Sri Murudeshwara Temple – Not to Miss Island Temple!

Murudeshwar Aerial View

Murudeshwara is a small Island situated in Bhatkal Taluk of Uttara Kannada District. It is one of my favorite places for more than one reason. The place is serene, peaceful and mesmerizing. Watching the waves of the Arabian sea from the balcony of the rooms situated adjacent to the beach at...

How to make traditional North Indian egg curry with potatoes

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Egg curry with potatoes is a famous Indian curry eaten all over India and it’s simple, rustic and above all fun to eat.  EGG CURRY WITH POTATOES Ingredients for egg curry: 7 eggs - hard boiled,  make knife peel and slit them 3 potatoes sliced 1 tsp coriander seeds 2...

Simply Superb Rava Upma Recipe

Rava upma

Breakfast is what gives you energy and enthusiasm for the day. So breakfast needs to be healthy, tasty, nutritious, and attractive, yet simple to make. Only Upma can fulfill all these qualifications and hence it takes the first place! It is the best friend of all South Indian Kitchen! Upma...

Simple yet tasty breakfast – Traditional Rava Upma

Upma or Uppittu is one of the best breakfast dishes as it has multiple advantages. Some of the positive facts about upma is that, it is easy to prepare, taste can be changed according to ones need, easy to pack and carry, can be eaten even when it is cold. Most...

Goodness of Veggies and Taste of Upma together – Vegetable Upma

The vegetable Upma is made using a lot of vegetables, thus making it healthy. This is filling and tasty. Also, seasonal vegetables can be used in large quantities. What you need: Ingredients required for Vegetable upma Rava / Soji – 1 cup Green Chillies – 3-4 Vegetables – Beans, Capsicum, Alu,...

How to prepare spicy variety of Upma – Rava Bath

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Rava bath is another variant of Rava Upma which is spicy and tasty. Rava bath is unique and gives the taste of Upma and Vegetable bath. Those who like their breakfast to be spicy, here is how to make rava bath. Ingredients for Rava Bath Rava / Soji – 1...

How to prepare Oats Upma easily – For the health freaks

Oats Upma

Oats upma is for those who love oats and upma. This combination has the health benefit of oats and vegetables and taste of upma. Oats upma can be cooked easily and faster compared to Rava Upma. Ingredients for oats upma Rolled Oats – 1 cup Green Chilies – 1-2 Vegetables...

Rice Suji Upma (kalu Upma) – Best upma for gluten free diet

Kalu Upma - Ready to Eat

Prepared from rice suji, this is for those who are on a gluten-free diet and love rice. This type of Upma will taste extraordinary with cereals like Avarekalu, Peas, fresh Rajma etc. Ingredients for suji upma Rice Suji – 1 cup Green Chillies – 1-2 Avarekalu / Fresh Rajma / Peas...

Bread Upma- A faster and unique version of traditional Upma with a twist

  Bread Upma The goodness of bread and Upma is combined here giving it a special taste. Bread and Upma lovers can relish this dish to satiate their taste buds. Bread Upma is totally different from other Upmas because here bread cubes are used which will be crispy and soft...

Menasina Saaru Or Pepper Rasam Recipe

Menasina Saaru or black pepper rasam is one of the simplest forms of rasam which can be made in 10 minutes, yet serves many purposes. It is good to drink or eat with rice. It has many health benefits.  It is good when you have cold, sore throat and is...

Idli Upma recipe – A South Indian Special

Idli Upma

Idli Upma Prepared from Idli which is all time favorite of South Indians, this Upma is healthy and tasty. Idli Upma is a combination of best of both Idli and Upma. This is best suited for those who want to relish spicy form of Idli. What you need Idli – 4...

Bangloreans make it to Guinness record through Sheersasana

Mass Sheershasana by 2000 people makes it to Guinnesse Book of World Records Bangaloreans made their way to Guinness Book of World Record in a reverse way! Yes, Bangaloreans made the record by seeing the world upside down. Yoga bandhus of Bangalore created a new record by performing Samuhika Sheersasana...

Manoj Kumar honored with Dadasaheb Phalke Award

Manoj Kumar being Honoured Manoj Kumar, the versatile actor of yester years has been rightfully honored with Dadasaheb Phalke Award. The handsome actor has contributed to film industry as actor, director and producer had has carved a niche for himself. Born in a Brahmin family on 24th July 1937 with...

Uttrakhand forest fire – Big fight going on to control!

Uttarakhand Forest Fire The Uttarakhand forest fire is still spreading fast and catching up more and more areas. The fire is now engulfing Jammu and Kashmir areas, Himachal Pradesh areas and has spread manifolds within a short period. The most affected areas are Tehri, Nainital, Pauri and Rudraprayag. Fire fighting...

Puthandu – Tamil New Year Celebrations

  Puthandu - Tamil New Year Tamil New year is known as ‘Varusha Pirappu’ or ‘Puthandu’. It is celebrated in the Tamil calendar first month Chithirai.  ‘Puthandu’ represents the Tamil New Year’s Day and it is celebrated in the Chithirai beginning, that is the first month as per the Tamil...