Aug 052014
 
Nagori Aloo Subzi and Halwa: Breakfast of Old Delhi

My Tryst with Authentic Subzi, Nagori Puri, and Halwa Ask and it shall be given Matthew: 7:7-8 “Ask, and it will be given you. Seek, and you will find. Knock, and it will be opened for you.  For everyone who asks receives. He who seeks finds. To him who knocks it will be opened. Drool and it shall be served on a platter. OK I made the last one, or did I ? I was talking to my friend cum elder brother jyada Pankaj G and we were conspiring on how to leave our wives and go to Old Delhi [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Nov 062013
 
10 tips for safe travels in Delhi

10 Safe Travel Tips and one cool app- Smart Suraksha We have lived in some of the most wonderful cities in India and traveled to more locations than I have written about.  There was a time when Delhi was considered to be unsafe for women while cities like Mumbai and Kolkata were considered to be safe for women. Unfortunately in recent past almost every city has become unsafe for women with incidents of rape, assault and harassment coming from every city. There could be many reasons for the same, one could be that the situation was always bad but [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Nov 012013
 
Akshardham Temple

A New Landmark of Delhi: The Akshardham Temple I hope you can keep a secret, for I am disclosing one of my dark secret not to be shared with anybody. What do you mean I am sharing it on internet so it can not be a secret? Well it can be a secret if you do not tell it to anybody. Right? I am getting addicted to twitter and my Facebook is feeling kind of left out. ( Notice no mention of family or friends) The more I try to leave twitter the more I am sucked into it. [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

May 222013
 
Dilli Ki Galiyan- Missing The Streets Of Delhi

A Day Wandering The Streets Of Delhi I have lived out of Dilli for many years now. Delhi as it is called by those not familiar with the real name of the city that survived the lust of empires and emperors only to outlive them both. Dilli has lived in me for generations; every time I miss Delhi I will  remember the famous lines from Zauq the famous poet from Delhi, (yes sir, Delhi has given many famous Shayars or poets to this country than probably all other cities combined. Zauq and Ghalib are just two of the more [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]