Smartphone Apps for busy Indian woman

Sep 28, 2012 2 Comments by

Are you a woman who is pressed for time? Make your life a tad less hectic with these awesome must have apps! The best part- all of these are free!

All the apps are available for android as well as IOS (iphone/ipad)


NDTV Cooks

If you are someone like me, who has been busy all day and has to squeeze out some time in the kitchen , churning up food that your family would love, without having to waste time finding a recipe, this app is apt for you. In addition this also helps you to find restaurants on the go, order food , reviews of restaurants.

The App features 4 sections:
1 Find  hundreds of recipes from leading Indian Chefs with detailed method and ingredient listing
2 Restaurants: List of over thousands of restaurants reviewed and rated from 8 cities across the country. Easy search by cuisine, location filters and maps for directions to individual restaurants.
3 Order food – This lets you to place orders from the application, right down to selecting individual menu items. Order can be for home delivery or pick-up. Covering Mumbai, Bangalore and Delhi NCR for now – to expand across 8 cities soon.
4  Special offers and coupons for Dine-in restaurants, exclusively available for the app users.


Daily Expense Manager

Managing your expenses cant get easier. You can create categories, view by month, date, payment type, category, and so on. And, most importantly, it’s FREE! Thereare plenty out there but this one has Indian Rupee!!

My Fitness Pal

Track your daily diet with a food diary that automatically calculates your fat, calories, carbs, vitamins and more.Trust me, every time I use it, I am more vigilant of what goes in the mommy belly! What we like particularly about this app, is its huge database of foods. Almost every Indian food is there as well.


App Chitvish – This one is close to heart!

One of the most convenient things to have around when you are cooking is to hold the recipe in your left hand to refer – the minute before you throw the ingredient in- do you temper cumin or mustard ,is it urad or channa dhal, is it 1 tsp or tbsp. This is a mobile application on your smartphones and tablets with over 2,500 recipes from across India and around the world.


P Tracker

Period Tracker, the easiest way to track your periods.

Press a button at the start of your period every month. Period Tracker logs your dates and calculates the average of your past 3 months’ menstrual cycles to predict the start date of your next period.
View your current and future period dates, ovulation and fertile days, your moods and your symptoms in a simple month-view calendar.


Mother’s World App – by Mom & Me

The Mother’s World app is a personalized pregnancy guide brought to you from the house of Mahindra Retail. This App is a blessing to any to-be parent throughout a very emotional and ecstatic period in their lives.

The App is simple and easy to use and browse through. When you enter either the LMP or the Due date, it gets completely personalized based on your week of pregnancy. You now have Mom & Me guiding you through each day of your pregnancy .


Color Note

Easy to use notepad for notes, shopping list, to-do list, calendar

Color Note is a simple notepad app. It gives you a quick and simple notepad editing experience when you write notes, memo, email, message, shopping list and to do list. Color Note makes taking a note easier than any other notepad and memo apps.


Astrid Time Management App

This is without a doubt the best to-do list I’ve found!  You can set reminders and timers, prioritize tasks and much much more . Get your life organized and never miss a deadline with fun reminders, subtasks, lists, and widgets. Then access your tasks anywhere with automatic syncing across your phone, tablet, and



Life360 enables families to see where their loved ones are located, when they need help and what the threats might be around them. It creates a private family “channel” that allows real-time “Check Ins” with the tap of a button from any family member. Use the Life360 app on your smartphone to locate family members who are part of your private family channel. It utilizes GPS, cell network and Wi-Fi data to provide the most accurate location information available.

It has a single click panic alarm for all the emergencies.

Do you also use some cool apps ? please share in the comments section

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About the author

I am Poonam, a mom to a preschooler , in India.I am a full-time working mom, juggle work outside home,editor for Mommygyan, and take care of Zoey, with a little bit of sanity left. Mommygyan was born, from the combined love of finding exciting new products,parenting tips, product reviews, arts and crafts for kids &babycare. Blogging on infant products is naive in India, and hopefully my posts will help a mother or two You can also connect to her on : Google+

2 Responses to “Smartphone Apps for busy Indian woman”

  1. Roshan R says:

    Had put up this list a few months back – apps for every Indian android… ironic that none of our ads matches but then mine was just in general.. :)

    • poonam says:

      Thats a mighty post Roshan, loved it! ofcourse you could always enlighten the readers of mommygyan … any gyan is always good :) Thanks for visiting!

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