Finding Authentic Self

Everything will line up perfectly when knowing and living the truth becomes more important than looking good.

— Alan Cohen

We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.

— May Sarton

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Kaddu Ka Saag – Creamy Lentil Spinach

Kaddu Ka Saag - Creamy Lentil with Pumpkin leaves

Boil – 1/2 Cup Yellow Lentils (toor Dal) – 1 tsp.  Turmeric Powder –  Until – cooked

Saute – 1 tsp. Oil – 1 knob butter –  1 tsp. each Mustard seeds – cumin – 1 chopped Onion -2 cloves Garlic –  2 green chillies  till translucent.  Add 1 tomato  and cook 3- 4 minutes.

Add – to above – Chopped Young Pumpkin leaves and flowers (4 -5 cups) – salt to taste –  bring to boil – Add Cooked lentils –  boil for 2 mins – Done.

Enjoy with Rice or Naan

Note :  Adjust Salt and Spice to taste. Use Spinach instead of  Pumpkin / Squash  Leaves.

Easy Vegetarian recipe with Indian Spices combined with  Creamy Lentils and Spinach of Choice.

 

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Recognize Possibilities and Challenges

Embrace possibilities and challenges with Courage Faith, and Hope.

Indians Abroad Desi Videsh Me

You do not need to know precisely what is happening, or exactly where it is all going.

The wisest Choice

What you need is to recognize the possibilities and challenges offered BY THE PRESENT MOMENT, and to embrace them with Courage Faith, and Hope

–Thomas Merton

Nancy Ruegg  Thank you for your quote suggestion.

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Wisdom of Cooking

 

No one who cooks, cooks alone. Even at her most solitary, a cook in the kitchen is surrounded by generations of

Lockdown Cooking and Baking
Photos of Food Shared by Friends and Family during Lockdown

Cooks Past, the Advice and Menus of Cooks Present, the Wisdom of Cookbook Writers.

— Laurie Colwin

18/19th July 2020 THE GREAT BLOGGERS’ BAKE-OFF 2020!!!

via THE GREAT BLOGGERS’ BAKE-OFF 2020 — Caramel (Learner at love)

 

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Easy Moussaka Recipe

Recipe for Moussaka, with Tasty Layers of Eggplant , Potato , Meat sauce and Bechamel Sauce inspired by Greek Moussaka.

Indians Abroad Desi Videsh Me

Easy Moussaka Recipe

Eggplant – 1 Large Aubergine – 1 cm Slices – Brush Olive Oil – bake –  Oven  200 C -20 mints.

Potato – 3 medium – Peel – 1 cm Slices – Overlapping on plate – Microwave  -7 mints

Saute –  Large Pan – 1 tbsp. Olive Oil – 1 chopped Onion – 1/2 Kg Minced Meat – Fry  +/-5 Mnts – 1/2 tsp. each – dried Oregano – Parsley – Cinnamon – Pepper – Salt – Mix – 1  Cup Tomato Puree –  Boil – Low Flame – Cook 8 – 10 mints – Meat Sauce

Bechamel sauce – Pan – Knob Butter – Low Flame – 1 tbsp Flour – Stir till Paste – 1/2 Cup Warm Milk – Whisk till Sauce thickens – Turn off Stove – Add 1/2 Cup grated Cheese

Bake – Baking dish- Oil  bottom – sides – Layer the Potato Slices –  Meat sauce…

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