Every now and then, when the world sits just right, a gentle breath of heaven fills my soul with delight…   ~ Hazelmarie `Mattie` Elliot, A Breath of Heaven   Sometimes in life its the simpler acts, few happy minutes spent with loved ones, what you do for others rather than for…

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      Everyone wants to make and serve some unique and exotic dishes during festivals or family gatherings. But at the same time the dishes need to be easy to make too so that you do not miss out on the celebration.      

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  This crispy vada is our family favorite. Vadas are nothing but South Indian style fritters. They are mostly made of different varieties of dal. This particular vada recipe has a unique taste coming from the fresh green bell peppers & peanuts. The combination of both these with gram dal might seem odd, but believe…

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  This crispy vada is our family favorite. Vadas are nothing but South Indian style fritters. They are mostly made of different varieties of dal. This particular vada recipe has a unique taste coming from the fresh green bell peppers & peanuts. The combination of both these with gram dal might seem odd, but believe…

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  “Your life is an occasion. Rise to it.” ~Suzanne Weyn   A quick antidote to perk up a dull day is always a welcome. Something to chase away the doldrums. And happiness takes its place. To brighten up our day and shower it with sunshine. You close your eyes and you can feel yourself…

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      ….with or without sunRise oranGe hued CARROTS or sOft chUnks of PANEER! The sun slowly rises once again filling the house with a warm light, the rays filtering in through the window and dissolves before reaching the floor. The leaves sparkle from the morning dew as the sun rays seep in between blanket…

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      ….with or without sunRise oranGe hued CARROTS or sOft chUnks of PANEER! The sun slowly rises once again filling the house with a warm light, the rays filtering in through the window and dissolves before reaching the floor. The leaves sparkle from the morning dew as the sun rays seep in between blanket…

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    I have some distant memory of promising my readers that it was going to be more healthier recipes. And this post is a slight away from that theme! For there sometimes can be such wonderful moments of your life that you need to recall them time and time again. And then you find…

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    Many a days we would look forward to Sundays just to have a bowl full of piping hot & butter-y dal – Dal Makhni with chawal. And then after lunch the day would seem more brighter!     With every spoonful of buttery dal and rice, I become so immersed in tasting its…

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