Pooja Thaali – Significance And How To Make One At Home

  As an Indian who enjoys all the traditions and culture which Indian festivities bring along , I must say there are a few essential things which every Indian household needs to perform all the rituals. Growing up , I remember how my mom would decorate the pooja thali (…

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It’s My First Blogiversary !

  Polka Dots And Curry is one today. It’s been a year of regular blogging ( well almost ! ). I feel like a writer, though at the back of my mind I know I’m not even close to being called a writer ! This milestone would not have been…

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Custard Pot Pies With Vermicelli

          This recipe is a fusion of two popular Indian desserts – custard  ( vanilla pudding ), usually served chilled and sweetened vermicelli which is always relished hot . It may look like a long recipe but trust me it is ready in thirty  minutes. We…

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Valentine’s Day Ideas

 Life is a celebration and who needs special days to celebrate special people in our lives ( including our own selves) ?? Small gifts even when there is no occasion, surprise dinner outings once in a while serve to cement a relationship more than a lavish once in a year…

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Friends Forever !

  Friendship is the most precious gifts of life. It’s a feeling that someone understands you the way you are – no flattery, no pretensions. Good friends are those with whom you have endured happy times – at school, college, job, neighborhood or just anywhere. Nothing can change the fondness…

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The Craft Mama : Fun Ideas For A Lego Themed Party

Happy Monday ! I hope you all had a great long weekend ( readers in U.S.). It was one of the most awaited weekend in our family – July 4th  being our son’s birthday . Hence , all the excitement and wait – more so by the Birthday boy !…

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Reflections – June

It’s the last day of June. We have completed six months of the year. Yes, 2015 is that old now. Kids have enjoyed 4 weeks ( already !!! ) of their summer vacation. We had a rough start with doctor visits but after that all went fine. I feel proud…

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Blog News

I had a great Birthday weekend. I’m still feeling tired from all the birthday celebrations and I have two more birthday dinners this week. Hence, would like to keep this short and sweet. Many thanks to all my readers who sent me personal messages on my birthday. Will be sending…

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