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Rangeela Chawal

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I m kinda lazy to cook these days and the main reason is My Amma…. Now m sure all are wondering is there any relation to laziness and my mom…. It relates so much…. These days Amma is been cooking and m enjoying her delicacies…. That has made me lazy to cook….. That doesn’t mean I don’t cook I do but rarely…. Nd about blogging I am less active…. and that’s y my dear friends I cannot visit each and every blog and drop a comment of appreciation… But all thanks to u sweet people who mail me or ping me and ask me how am I??? And so on…… Lets come up to today’s recipe…… Whenever I think of Capsicum the only thing I can think is using them in a stir fry, tikka bajjis, or rice…. I rarely add them in curries and subjis.. that’s becoz no one prefers them much in subjis….



Rice - 1 cup
Capsicum(yellow, green and red) - 1/2 of each
Cumin seeds/Jeera- 2 tsp
Ginger - 1/2 inch pieces
Garlic - 4 pods
Green Chillies -2 slit
Salt - for taste

Method:

Dice capsicum into cubes and keep it aside. Now in a pan heat o…

Celebrate This Deepavali With Some Sweet - Kuch Meetha Ho jaye with Chiroti Kheer

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Its just a 4 days for Deepavali… and m sure all are busy preparing sweets and savories for this Deepavali…. I m posting the wishes and a sweet today itself as I may not be able to blog for some time.
Deepavali is the festival of Lights. The word 'Deepavali' is made up of two simple words. 'Deepa' means light and 'Avali' means a row. Hence 'Deepavali' means a row of lights. The festival is associated with many legends and beliefs. One of them is to commemorate the killing of Narakasura, a notorious demon, by Lord Krishna.  Narakasura, because of his previous store of virtue, had been granted a boon at the moment of his death. He asked that his death might ever be, commemorated as a day of feasting. Hence Deepavali is known as 'Naraka Chaturdashi.
So this Deepavali, as you shop for Diyas, ponder upon its flame's spiritual nature. It will not only beautify and brighten your home, but will remind you of the transformations that it is meant to bring wi…