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Woman’s detailed grocery list for partner goes viral 

An Indian woman has shared a picture online of an extremely detailed grocery list, which has now gone viral.

Era Golwalkar, 29, created the illustrated list for her husband Gaurav, 31, as she was sick of him purchasing the wrong vegetables when he went shopping. 

‘This is the task I gave to my hubby last weekend!’ she wrote on Twitter.

‘Even U [sic] guys shud [sic] follow this list for happy customers.’ 

Era Golwalkar, 29, (pictured right) created an illustrated list for her husband Gaurav, 31, (pictured left) as she was sick of him purchasing the wrong vegetables when he went shopping

The two-page list included mini-drawings of the ideal vegetables with right and wrong examples.

Era advised her husband to pick ‘some yellow and some red’ tomatoes that have ‘no holes’ and ‘small size’ onions that are ’round in shape’.

When she explained that she wanted ‘medium size’ potatoes that have ‘no eyes or green colours’ she also included a drawing of the ideal size. 

The image she shared to Twitter, which is extremely detailed, has now gone viral

The image she shared to Twitter, which is extremely detailed, has now gone viral

The two-page list included mini-drawings of the ideal vegetables with right and wrong examples

The two-page list included mini-drawings of the ideal vegetables with right and wrong examples

The specifications and requirements don’t stop there, with Era telling Gaurav to pick palak (spinach) with ‘good leaves, no holes’ and mirchi (chillies) that are ‘dark green, long and straight’ with accompanying imagery.

‘When I first sent him to purchase vegetables, it was an epic fail and an argument ensued between us. The second time was no better. Nor the third,’ Era told the BBC.

The couple had decided when they were married three years ago that they would split the household chores and Gaurav would do the grocery shopping.  

In the list she advised her husband to pick 'some yellow and some red' tomatoes that have 'no holes' and 'small size' onions that are 'round in shape'

In the list she advised her husband to pick ‘some yellow and some red’ tomatoes that have ‘no holes’ and ‘small size’ onions that are ’round in shape’

While picking the wrong items, Era said he would also bombard her with photos on Whatsapp. 

This resulted in Era, an IT specialist, and Gaurav, having a weekly argument that put a strain on the relationship. 

Era explained to the BBC that the list has resulted in successful shopping trips which has seen the end to the couple’s arguments.   

When Era explained that she wanted 'medium size' potatoes that have 'no eyes or green colours' she also included a drawing of the ideal size

When Era explained that she wanted ‘medium size’ potatoes that have ‘no eyes or green colours’ she also included a drawing of the ideal size

Era also told Gaurav to pick palak (spinach) with 'good leaves, no holes' and mirchi (chillies) that are 'dark green, long and straight' with accompanying imagery

Era also told Gaurav to pick palak (spinach) with 'good leaves, no holes' and mirchi (chillies) that are 'dark green, long and straight' with accompanying imagery

Era also told Gaurav to pick palak (spinach) with ‘good leaves, no holes’ and mirchi (chillies) that are ‘dark green, long and straight’ with accompanying imagery

Once Era posted the list to Twitter she received comments from a variety of people who could relate to the situation.

‘Cute idea. My husband always forgets something and comes back with things I didn’t even ask for. Lol,’ one Twitter user commented. 

‘You deserve noble prize for peace!! 30% of the fights between married couples are over “picking incorrect vegetable”,’ said another.  

In a follow-up post, Guarav shared an explanation from his wife about why she was so particular with her choice of vegetable

In a follow-up post, Guarav shared an explanation from his wife about why she was so particular with her choice of vegetable

It goes on to explain that red tomatoes can be used straight away while yellow ones last three to four days and methi with 'less height' is 'grown without adding fertiliser'

It goes on to explain that red tomatoes can be used straight away while yellow ones last three to four days and methi with ‘less height’ is ‘grown without adding fertiliser’

In a follow-up post, Guarav shared an explanation from his wife about why she was so particular with her choice of vegetable. 

It goes on to explain that red tomatoes can be used straight away while yellow ones last three to four days and methi with ‘less height’ is ‘grown without adding fertiliser’.  

The original post had hundreds of comments and thousands of retweets at the time of writing. 

”The response has overwhelmed me. Truly humbled by the attention to be honest,’ Era later tweeted. 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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