Aloo-Baigan Ka Ishqnama- Ishq E Mohabbat
Aloo-Baigan Ka Ishqnama- Ishq E Mohabbat
Welcome to the land of Vegetopia, a lush and vibrant village where nature’s beauty offers a panoramic view, displaying the engrossing beauty of vegetables mingling with each other with full glory. A love story of two lovely veggies evolved against the backdrop of mountains of Vegetopia.
The hills here stay covered with crisp spinach, a lofty range of broccoli, and prismatic fields of carrots, radish, beet, and red tomatoes. In Vegetopia, the true essence of life revolves around the vibrant colors and redolence of a vegetable world. Let’s begin the veggie love story.
In the sparkling land of Vegetopia, there were two charismatic vegetables named Aloo Sen (Potato) and Baigan Mukherjee (Eggplant). Aloo was always a charming and happy-go-lucky spud. He was very popular in Vegetopia and appreciated for his versatile nature and adaptability with fellow veggie residents of the village. Not so handsome but still Sen was appealing and smart in his way of mingling with others.
Poles apart Baigan Mukherjee was a sexy purple beauty with a chicky and classy sense of fashion. Both Sen and Mukherjee grew up in their neighboring fields, but never crossed each other until the village Sarpanj Peyaz Kumar ( Onion) decided to host an Annual Vegetable Carnival.
There was another hidden intention of the Sarpanj(head of a village) to host this carnival. He wished to give scope and opportunity to the young veggie generation to choose the partner of their choice and come up with some spicy cuisine that will be loved and appreciated by human civilization for years. Basically, it was a Vegetable Find Your Soulmate Carnival.
At the carnival, Aloo spotted Baigan buying some Cherry bead necklaces from a shop in the crowded carnival. With the very first look, his eyes shined like a deep-fried delight. Baigan, on the other hand, was not a girl to get impressed easily, although she noted a smart yet golmatol ( semi round) veggie staring at her from a distance.
Baigan is pretty sophisticated in her choices, and one needs to work really hard to win her. She is not at all afraid to show off her sophisticated taste. Aloo, always a smart talker, approached Baigan with a killer smile. “Hey there, gorgeous! If not wrong, you are a vegetable? Your first look made my heart sing … Koi Mil Gaya (Found someone)!”
Baigan raised her eyebrow, making an unimpressed face. “Great try, Aloo dear. Unfortunately, I’m not at all impressed with your cheesy lines. Go and try some other girl for you. By the way, what makes you think you have that X factor in you to impress me?”
Determined to win Baigan’s heart, Aloo replied, “Well, my beautiful Baigan, I may not be as glamorous as you, but my heart is of gold, just like my fries. We will make a perfect mash together, and trust me, no one can be the ideal match for you other than me!”
Baigan now found it hard to control laughing and chuckling at Aloo’s comic attempts. “Alright, Aloo, you’ve excellent sense of humor. But are you ready to handle my spicy side?”
Aloo sensed the interest of Baigan about him and confidently responded, “Spicy? Please! Relax Honey…I’m quite used to being fried and seasoned. Throw me as much as you want. I am here to handle it with all my love and compassion!”
And so, right there, the flower of the quirky love story started blooming. Aloo and Baigan accepted each other as partners. They started spending time together, sharing deep-fried moments and also talked about the spicy adventures they wanted to accomplish in the kitchens of food lovers with their love chemistry. Aloo introduced Baigan to the joys of mashed companionship, while Baigan taught Aloo the art of flavorful romance.
Like every love story, this story too experienced the moments of arguments. Their love story had some challenges, of course, as that sometimes was due to Aloo’s over-friendly conversation with other spinster veggies. Being over-friendly created confusion among other eligible spinsters like Bhendi (Lady’s finger) and Matar (Pea) about Aloo’s likeliness towards them. There were moments of boiling arguments and simmering disagreements between Aloo and Baigan.
Where there is love, there will be a fight of emotion to energize the intensity of romance. But like any great dish, Aloo and Baigan found the perfect balance of flavors to create not just one but a list of spicy and tasty recipes featuring their lasting love.
Both the families of Aloo and Baigan together decide the date of the wedding. The planning was a grand one under the supervision of the village Sarpanj Peyaz Kumar. That sounded like a fun and creative theme for a wedding celebration! It was the first love marriage for Vegetopia. Aloo and Baigan are versatile vegetables that can be prepared in numerous delicious ways.
The menu for the grand feast was decided by the groom and bride. Guests were served with wedding special delicacies: Aloo Stuffed Baigan Rolls, Aloo Baigan Tikki Bites, Baigan Aloo Bharta, Baigan Aloo Chaat, Baigan Aloo Lasagna and Aloo Baigan Kebabs. The traditional spicy dishes were also there for the guests, which included Sweet Baigan Aloo curry, Aloo baigan ki sabzi, Baigan Aloo in tomato sauce, and Aloo Baigan in mustard sauce.
The couple got blessings from all residents of Vegetopia and got gifts of a basket full of different vegetables from each veggie family of the village. The wedding feast remained a memorable event in Vegetopia.
As time went on, the duo became the talk of Vegetopia, with their love story inspiring other veggies to embrace their differences and celebrate the unique flavors each brought to the table. And so, Aloo and Baigan lived happily ever after, proving that love can truly be the spice of life—even for vegetables!
This post was created for the Blogaberry Creative (Monthly) Challenge