Author Archives: Aditi Shukla

About Aditi Shukla

Foodie. Traveler. Writer. Dreamer. Adventure Seeker.

How to Make Gravy For All Occasions

A dish could go wrong if the gravy hasn’t been prepared properly. The trick lies in its simple steps. Having patience and following the recipe works wonders. At the same time, a little improvisation is good and necessary at times. To have gravy that is relevant at all times, let us find out how to make a simple one that … Continue reading

Tips for Foreign Solo Travellers in India: 25 Things to Remember

India is a beautiful and big land of diverse cultures, varied ethnicity and adventurous places to discover. It has always been on the headlines for reasons more than one. With people knowing just a little about the country, being unaware of its culture and traditions, and places to see, there is a lot to do in this land than one … Continue reading

How to Tackle FOMO – The Fear of Missing Out!

The era we are in, has connected us virtually, but disconnected us from the real world. With limited friends, trust issues, abundant hang outs, but hardly anyone to chill with (genuinely), we want to leave no opportunity of being present in places or occasions we want to be seen at. Little do we realize that we cannot be everywhere all … Continue reading

How to Increase the Taste of Food: 25 Tips to Make Delicious Recipes Yummier

Many of us can cook. The big question here is can we cook right or are we doing something wrong? Sometimes, food tastes bland and drab because of overcooking, undercooking or simple boredom out of eating it in the same way all the time. Here are some tips that can help you take you cooking up a notch and ensure … Continue reading

How to break yourself free from ‘Dark Skin’ mindset in color-conscious India

Most of us Indians are color conscious. Not just us, in fact humans, all around the world are pretty concerned about the ‘color’ thing. Most girls grow up listening to the ‘don’t play in the sun, you will get tanned’ story. This seeps in to the very being and soul! Years later, as you grow up, you realize how important … Continue reading

How to Make Sandwich Dhokla at Home: A Tasty Indian Recipe

Anything different from the usual is a welcome change, especially if it incorporates colours, flavours and a slight variation in its cooking style – presenting the goodness of dhokla in the form of a sandwich. Read to find out how to make this interesting Gujrati recipe.   Sandwich Dhokla: Method Preparing the batter: Batter 1: Take a large bowl and … Continue reading

How to Plan a Travel Itinerary: 7 Great Tips

Travel could be chaotic if not well-planned. It could suck the happiness of travelling out of you with all the hassle and commotion surrounding it. Planning the perfect travel itinerary may not be as difficult as you think. Organize the travel plan in your mind and laptop, follow a few tips and you are good to go! Hope these tips … Continue reading

How to Make Restaurant-like Khandvi Dhokla

Thin yellow rolls of besan spread into sheets and twisted to perfection. Add to this a garnish of mustard seeds and chillies, and you have one of the most cherished Gujrati food items to snack on. This description is of khandvi dhokla also called khandavi. It is a type of dhokla made with ground gram flour. Its method of preparation … Continue reading

How to Make Khatta Dhokla – Restaurant Style

Who doesn’t love the famous Gujrati fermented dish?! Imagine preparing it with a twist, or just think of adding a little sourness to your otherwise accustomed palettes today. A recipe with an ounce of sour, a pinch of normal and oodles of taste; if we are talking sour, we have to talk yogurt. Read on to know more about the … Continue reading

Travel Light with Minimal Luggage During Trips: 10 Tips

Travelling is fun, but if you have big luggage and other small things to carry, it could end up in a nightmare. Think of those baggage checks at airports and the pain in finding them after arrival, and if any of them goes missing, you inadvertently end up having a rough tour. Packing a light bag and travelling without any … Continue reading