Dahi vada is a delicious recipe with fried vadas i.e urad dal dumplings smeared with chilled beaten curd and topped with spicy and tangy chutneys.A delicious North Indian delicacy, dahi vada is best served chilled on a hot summer day. Continue reading “Dahi Vada | Dahi Bhalla | Dumplings”
Masks are among the most archaic and universal forms of sculpture. Found across a vast number of cultures and eras.
Lovers of tribal art can take a wonderful stop tour to this historic indigenous art post. The diversity of various ethnic cultures will be shown here. All objects on offer have been used in ceremonial dances, in rituals of ancestral worship or in everyday life.
Things Required :
Mould and Paint Mask ( Blister Mould )
Plaster of Paris
Do it :
Mix Plaster of Paris in a bowl with Water ( Approx)
Make a Smooth Paste
Pour this Slurry in the Mould & let it dry for 45 mins or for an hour
The next step is to Paint it. ( I made a tribal face )
Make a small hole at the center of the mask.
Insert the string in the hole and now you are ready to go .
Now it the time to place it as Wall Decor .
See how beautiful it looks as wall decor 🙂 To make it look even more ethinic and historical i placed a puppet on the other side. 🙂 Stay Tuned for the next post.
I saw tiny clay pots kept on my kitchen window sill and the same night I saw owls made of those tiny clay pots in my dream. Next day without giving it a second thought and without any planning I just started making owl planters and viola!!! the result was awesome. See here they are :
Hobby ideas Shilpkar/M-seal
Carving knife/ craft knife
7. Now the last thing is to paint it in your desired colour and let it dry. You can give a protective coat of varnish if you wish. It’s done!!!
You can see the before and after of my tiny clay pots in the image below.
Before selling out for anything expensive, I always ask myself, is it really necessary for me to decorate my home with that particular stuff and if the answer is no I will never buy that stuff. I would rather love to make handmade decor pieces that will not only add the desired charm to my space but will also tell a story. But if the piece is extraordinary then it definitely comes home with me. Continue reading “Glass Bottle DIY”
I have recycled so many things and turned them into beautiful planters and brush/ pen holders . All my readers liked them so much that they wanted me to share. So sharing it today!!
Hello Friends, Hope you guys had a great weekend! It’s been probably 9 months since I started publishing posts on https://bitemeupwithshreyu.wordpress.com/ bite me up with shreyuand it’s been a great experience so far. I feel really happy that I still have the same enthusiasm from day one and this has been possible only because of the overwhelming support you guys have given me. I can’t thank enough my fellow bloggers and I hope you will continue to support me 🙂 Continue reading “Liebster Award”
This beautiful city just got more beautiful following the past few days of rains! Monsoons in the city are magnificent!
We invited Get Ahead readers to share rainy season recipes with us. Pakoras, samosas,soups and every other kind of tasty preparation that has you smacking your lips during the monsoons. We’ve been flooded with responses and as part of an ongoing series, present recipe that you can make this season.
Kadhi is a traditional gujarati preparation of a wonderful sweet and spicy buttermilk mixture thickened with gram flour.Remember never to boil the kadhi on a high flame as it tends to curdle. Gujarati kadhi goes very well with khichdi.
Combine some good food with this weather and you will for sure have a smile on your face. I would love to know about your favorite monsoon food and food stories. Tell me what you are cooking this monsoon. So lets get started and as I end, giving you some of the Monsoon specials to try on:
- 1 cup fresh curd
- 2 to 2 and half cups water
- 4 tablespoons gram flour
- 1 tablespoon jaggery, add more as per your taste
- salt as required
- coriander leaves for garnishing
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 1 cloves
- 1 sprig curry leaves
- pinch asafoetida
- 2 broken red chilies
- ½ teaspoon cumin seeds
- ½ teaspoon mustard seeds
- 1 tablespoon ghee.
Mix the chickpea flour ,yogurt, and salt with water.
Beat to a smooth mixture.
Fry all the ingredients meant for tempering.
Add the yogurt water mixture.
Give a boil first and then simmer for 5 minutes more or as required and continue to stir in between to avoid lumps from getting formed.
Garnish kadhi with chopped coriander and serve hot gujarati kadhi with khichdi .
A couple of weeks ago I was nominated for the awesome blogger award. I am very honored. I’m really humbled that my fellow blogger Maria has nominated me. Her writing is thought-provoking, powerful, and she writes from the heart. She is a food & fashion blogger. A truly creative writer ! I am so happy and honored to be nominated for the “#Awesome Blogger Award ” by an amazing, energetic and enthusiastic blogger Maria from The Fashionista Cook I am so grateful and thank her for honoring me with such a nice gesture. Do checkout her blog and give it a follow if you are not already doing so , you will absolutely love it! Thank you again for the nomination! 🙂
I am so honoured to be linked into a blogger appreciation award . Nisha from InspireN nominated me for the “Blogger Recognition Award”. She is one of the most genuine and lovely healthy ‘foody’ lifestyle bloggers out there. Go check her out! This means so much to me and I feel so blessed that someone recognized all the hard work and time that I’ve been putting into this blog.
This award comes as a motivation and inspiration to me for keep blogging and sharing some delicious food recipes to my readers. I am sure you will also want some sort of recognition for the hard work you put behind making a blog. So here I thank the unknown person who started this amazing intiative to inspire more people into blogging. Thank you . Now I would like to explain the rules for “Blogger Recognition Award” Continue reading “Blogger Recognition Award”