Isha Story

Isha story. TaleTown multimedia English short stories & tales of or about Isha

  • Mango LassiStory on Cooking Tips: Luscious Mango Lassi

    Isha teaches Hosh how to make this quick & easy yoghurt drink?

    Tells difference between milkshake, Lassi & smoothie

  • Super_Bowl_Infographic_01-31-12Story on Cooking Tips: Marinating Meats Safely

    Marinates are consistently flavored, taste juicier & tenderer.

    But need the right balance of acid, oil & spice!

  • Yogurt savory drink"In India, flavoring ingredients such as asafoetida, black salt, sea salt, fresh ground ginger, green mango, green chilies, pepper, lime or lemon juice, Amla (gooseberry), Jira (cumin seeds), coriander, mint and curry leaves are mixed with Chaach to enhance its digestion-aiding properties."

    "Traditional buttermilk contains probiotic microbes which are beneficial to the gut and improve immunity when taken regularly."

  • UntitledOnce upon a time in a village, a man appeared who announced to the villagers that he wanted to buy monkeys.

    He offered to pay a silver coin for each monkey.

  • Loading up the public bus.Business Story: Monkeys, Goats And Markets

    Minimize risk, whether you’re buying good, bad or overpriced shares.

    Fable on money management & stock buying skills

  • nurse jackie“Never anger your nurse,” Isha jokes with Rosh, when he fumes at her leaving Isha unattended & bleeding in the night following Josh’s forceps delivery.

  • Winter Rice Harvest"Nimbu Basmati is quick and easy to make yet it turns out looking alluring, smelling heavenly and tasting delicious. It combines Basmati fragrance with lime and lemony flavors and we flare up its presentation using golden glows of turmeric."

    "So it uses mostly ingredients that you already know about."

  • I am Free"If she picks the black pebble, she would marry me and your debt would be forgiven."

    "If she picks the white one, she need not marry me but your debt would still be forgiven.”

  • Cute highland bullFunny Story: Permission To Drive Car

    How to say No to your kids?

    Retold Bible joke about a minister’s son who was told to get a haircut to drive his father’s car.

  • Roti"Add pressure to the roti sides with a dry cloth or tea towel and within seconds the roti should start puffing up like a balloon."

    "Squash down where you are pressing and turn. Remove from the pan once the Phulka (Punjabi: ਰੋਟੀ, ਫੂਲਕਾ) puffs up. Place on a plate and brush with butter or ghee, if you wish."

  • Lassi with Dahi ki Malai"Kala Namak is a pungent-smelling, sulfurous-tasting salt, used extensively in South Asian cuisines of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh as a condiment," she clarified, "or added to chaats, chutneys, salads, many fruits, raitas and other savory snacks."

    "It is still sodium chloride, but with several sulphurous impurities, lending the salt its color and smell. It's actually not black, but a brownish pink when whole and light purple or pink when ground."

  • Fighting after love!When soul mates turn into sole mates, nothing is sacrosanct.

    Rosh retaliates with naughty women jokes, but Isha finds the retold sexist jokes funny.

  • Shahjahani KhichdiIsha teaches Hosh how to cook spicy Khichdi - Lentils Rice, a prominent ancient Ayurvedic Satvik diet improvised & served as a popular, convenient comfort food now.

  • rice fields"Tamatar Basmati is quick and easy to make, yet it turns out looking rich and tasting delicious."

    "Basmati fragrance is compromised a bit because tomato has a powerful flavor, but the dish gets compensated for that as tomato also lends the dish its rich color lavishly."

  • Indian Food in Tampa Bay Area (Lara Cerri for VISIT FLORIDA)Learn to easily cook tempered coriander coconut chutney.

    Isha teaches Hosh how to simply modify quantity & recipe of this side dish to suit different palates.

  • Terracotta ArmyInteresting story of buried terracotta army of Qin Shi Huang, first Emperor of China.

    No two terracotta warrior figures in this vast army were completely identical. Do you know why?

    Their burial site is now a prominent UNESCO world cultural heritage site.

  • Loving Couple‘The Considerate Husband’ is an effort to understand the female mind!

    Funny story on how the final 3 wishes of a dying man were interpreted by his loving wife...

  • envy“Being perfect is a folly, it belittles others. I am not greedy like him. I give others a chance to shine.”

    “Perhaps he can’t help it. Perhaps there is evil in him too, driving him to perfection, because he wants to show us all up.”

  • The Immortals of Meluha"Who's he?" asked Rosh.

    "Amish is a young author that Forbes India has ranked among the Top 100 celebrities in India two years in a row," Isha replied, "in 2012 and 2013, and he is younger than you." 

  • Tea GradingHow to make traditional spicy tea?

    Isha teaches Hosh about Indian culture & gives tea cooking tips.

    Informative story with delicious Masala Chai cooking recipe.