The Healing Touch

Remember to reach out and hold a needy hand…

As the power of healing is in a caring touch.

Savvy Raj

Have you really touched someone today Have you been embraced with expansive love Have you felt like reaching out with all your heart Have you held another’s hand in your hand… Great is the healing in a caring touch One handhold can lift a broken spirit One hug can heal another soul One step to […]

via The Healing Touch — Savvy Raj


You can’t change how people act, but what you can change is how you react –  Bonnie Hammer

Thoughts of Sho

  • Sudha Murthy’s take on life, trials and tribulations:

I am Slowly Learning That :-

  • I Don’t Have To React To ‘Everything’ That Bothers Me.
  • I don’t have to hurt those who hurt me.
  • Maybe the ‘ultimate’ sign of maturity is walking away instead of getting even.
  • The energy it takes to react to every bad thing that happens to you drains you and stops you from seeing the other good things in life.
  • I’m not going to be everyone’s cup of tea.
  • I won’t be able to get everyone to treat me the way I want to be treated.
  • Trying so hard to ‘win’ anyone is just a ‘waste’ of time and energy and it fills you with ‘nothing’ but emptiness.
  • Not reacting doesn’t mean I’m okay with things, It just means I’m choosing to ‘rise’ above it.
  • Sometimes ‘not’ saying anything at all says everything.’
  • Reacting to things that…

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Mambazha Pulissery – Sweet and Sour Mango Curry

Sweet and Sour Mango Sauce Indian Recipe
Cut –  Peel  and Chop – 1 Half Ripe Mango in pcs.
Heat – 1 Tbsp. Coconut Oil  – 1 tsp. Mustard seeds – tsp. Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp Urad Dal –  Splutter
Add – 3-4 Green Chilli (or  red)   – 5 Cloves Garlic  – Handful Curry Leaves – 1/2 tsp. Chilli powder  1 tsp. Turmeric Powder – Mix well
Cook – 2 – 3 cups water – Mango pcs – Salt to Taste  – Bring to Boil  – 1/2 Cup Dry Grated Coconut (almost Powder ) – Cook till Mango Soft – turn off stove
Blend – 1 Cup Creamy Yogurt – 1/2 Cup water –  Mix in above – Stir and bring  to  boil on very very  low Flame  – Done
Delicious Side dish for a Barebeque or with rice or Couscous.
Note : Use Sour raw mango instead of Half ripe if preferred.
Last weekend I made this for side dish.   Our guests loved it so much,  and requested for the recipe.   Fr. Nevin you have already received the recipe by email the same evening.  Hope you enjoy making it too.

Recipe for Sweet, spicy and sour Mango Curry a Kerala classic and favorite. Simple to make and packed with a great depth of flavor.  Perfect dish for seasonal mangoes that are slightly underripe to enjoy with Rice or Fried meats.

Khajoor ki Chutney – Dates Chutney

Khajoor ki Chutney - Dates Chutney Recipe

Chop – De-seed and Chop 250g Soft Dates – Small pcs.

Soak – Tamrind (Tennis ball Size) in 1 cup Hot Water – Extract juice

Heat –  Pan – 2 tsp. Oil – Low Flame – 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds – 1/2 Fennel Seeds  – 1/2 tsp. Ginger Powder –  1tsp. Chilli Powder – Quick Stir

Saute –  Dates – in above – 3-4 mnts – 1 tsp. Salt  – Low Flame

Cook  – Pour Tamrind Juice to Saute – Pinch of  Sugar Bring to Boil – Till Dry and Oil has started to realease  – Turn off Stove – Done

Delicious Chutney to Enjoy with Pilaf  or as Dip or Sauce for Snacks.  Yummy!!

Note :  Adjust Salt and Spices to taste.

Easy Recipe  for  sweet and sour Date Chutney to accompany all kinds of Crispy Snacks or Pilaf