I was very busy last few days , so didnt get the time to post in my blog. And when I peeped in my blog today....I was pleasantly surprised by so many awards from my friends :) A few days back Pinky had passed me three awards with a tag and today Shaista showered me with 2 lovely awards along with the other three again !! :) I am so elated...and flattered ....... Your comments mean a lot to me and I thank you both Pinky of Esho-Bosho-Aahare and Shaista of MIXCALCULATIONS for passing me the awards . Its already a month now that I have started blogging... and here I am posting 5 awards with a tag......... :)

The three lovely awards I received from Pinky are :

And here is the tag to these three awards :

What is your current obsession?

Cooking new dishes.

What are you wearing today?

Capri and a top.

What's for dinner?

Most probably some American dinner-baked chicken and roasted veggies...didnt make it for quite some time.

What is the last thing you brought?

Some apparels - my husband gave me for my coming b'day and Durga Puja :)

What are you listening to right now?

Right now, none.

What do you think about the person who tagged you?

Great creative cooks... :)

If you have a house totally paid for,fully furnished any where in the world,where would you like it to be?

Doesn't matter where, as long as my family is with me.

What are your must have pieces for summer?

Sunglass, Umbrella , cotton clothes, sunscreen , cold water.

Which language you want to learn?

Spanish... urgently !! :P

Who do u want to meet now?

My parents and in-laws ... its been more than a year now :(

What is your favourite colour?


What do you try to cook when you have cooking blues(when you feel real lazy to cook something)?

Bhaat ar aloo-sheddho ( Rice and boiled/mashed potato).

What are the cosmetics/make-up/perfumes that you can't live without?

Moisturiser. can live without others, but like to use lipstick, kajal and my Ralph Lauren perfume :)

What is your favourite piece of clothing in your own closet?

My pashmina saree and a stylish black leather jacket.

What is your favourite magazine?

Presently, EVERYDAY by Rachael Ray.

If you had $100 now,what would you spend it on?

Save it to buy an SLR camera for my hubby.

Describe your personal style?

Simple. I like traditional styles more.

What are your favourite movies?

A lot. Uttam-Suchitra bengali movies, Gupi-bagha series, other Satyajit Ray movies, some old hinidi movies like Khubsoorat, Kajal's movies, Titanic, Notting Hill etc etc...the list goes on !!

Give us three styling tips that always work for you?

I try to remain simple, natural and comfortable.

Coffee or tea?


What inspires you?

Dreams ... I hope to live up to the expectations of my dearest ones who love me the most. The greatest inspiration has been my parents and my husband... always.

What do you want to become in life ?

A pediatrician.

Which other blogs you love visiting?

Till now, other food blogs...there are sooo many !!

Favourite dessert/sweet?

Rasogolla and Lyangcha.

Favourite season?


Which is your dream destination?


Which is your favourite international cuisine?


What is your favorite line?

Tough time never lasts, but tough people do.

What is the meaning of your name?
One who makes friendship :)

In which God do You Trust?

I believe in all Gods -The Almighty.

My question :

What do you like to do or have in a rainy day ??

I like to have hot Khichuri with begun bhaja and omlette :)

The rules are:

Respond and rework – answer the questions on your own blog, replace one question that you dislike with a question of your own invention,and add one more question of your own. Then tag eight or ten other people.

Today, I received 2 fabulous awards along with the above three from Dear Shaista ... :)

The rules are:

Put the logo on your blog or post.
Nominate at least 7 blogs

Let them know that they have received this Scrumptious award by commenting on their blog.
Share the love and link to this post and to the person you received your award from.

Inspire you
Encourage You
May give Fabulous information
A great read has Scrumptious recipes
Any other reasons you can think of that make them Scrumptious!

Now its my turn to pass these awards to 7 people. But how to choose..... there are soo many blogs that I love to follow.... with great recipes and excellent write-ups !! And there are many more which I would follow in the future. But since I have to ... I would select the blogs I mentioned in my first post and some more which I have recently come to know. They are :

Mandira of Ahaar

Indrani of Appyayan

Sandeepa of Bong Mom's Cookbook

Sharmila of Kichu Khon

Yasmeen of Health Nut

Kitchen Flavours of Yummy Food

Subhie of Subhie's Kitchen

All of you deserve these awards muuuuch more than me..... and I am very happy to pass them on to you !! :)

I have prepared some new dishes in the past week. Will try to post them asap.

My upcoming recipes :

  • Tandoori Chicken
  • Luchi Aloor-dum
  • Dosa
  • Gobi Manchurian
  • Medu Vada
  • Phuchka ... I was soo happy after making these :D
Stay Well !!