I love the fragrance of mint, especially fresh mint leaves. And there’s nothing like having a small potted plant of mint in your kitchen garden. The evening breeze brings a lovely waft of that wonderfully fresh fragrance. The Jasmine does put up some fierce competition to that though!
It’s nearing end Jan and finally we winter-starved Bombayites are finally feeling some cool. Afternoons are still hot. The tiled flooring does turn cold though. The cold water in the wash-basin gives me a little jolt as I sleepily open it early in the morning, reminding me that – Hey girl, enjoy this while it lasts
Bhindi masala – A popular Indian curry made using Bhindi (lady’s finger / okra), onions and tomato, using common Indian spices. Best served with roti or dal & rice. Get the simple recipe here.
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