Potato Peas Mash – Indian Style

(also known as Aloo Mutter ki Sukhi Subzi)   Aloo mutter(dry) is a very common veggie dish from India. It is the star of the staple aloo-puri breakfast served across most of north & central India. When I was in college, this was my preferred dish to carry on the long train journey to/from home.… Read More »

Employee surveys – Are they any good?

  Lets say you are an employer and want a gauge of how your employees feel about their workplace? Your first thought would be to ask the employee directly, but that won’t work, simply because all employees will give a good feedback when asked directly. I mean, who wants to invite the wrath of their… Read More »

State of the Indian software industry

    I write code for a living. I have been writing code for the last 10 years to earn my bread, butter and cheese. In these 10 years, the software industry in India has come a really long way. When we were passing out as comp sci engineers, we weren’t the first, no, there… Read More »

Top 10 bollywood love songs of the 90’s

This is my top 10 list of Bollywood (hindi movie) love songs from the 90s. This was a time when the film industry was re-discovering itself and in the process, they came up with some excellent stuff and some really terrible crap. Below is a compilation of some of the good stuff, in the order they… Read More »

Moving to Australia – Part 3: Preparing for the move

In part 1, I wrote about the decision making process. In part 2, I wrote about the actual visa process. In this part, I will talk about the steps after you have your visa. Now that you have a visa on your passport, it is time to start planning your move. The first big decision… Read More »