Do you know that India had over 1,10,000 varieties of rice in the olden days?

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Have you thought beyond these common varieties of rice – Jeera, SonaMasuri, Basmathi, Steamed and Raw etc. Meet Mr. Mahesh Anand from Chidambaram, an ex-techie, converted into a farmer since 2.5 years. His passion to find and revive the traditional paddy varieties! He works with traditional paddy varieties – Kitchili Samba, Konakkuruvai, Katarniyam and AruvadhanKodai…. Read more »

Sanyam Special: Carrot and Vermicelli Kheer made with Jaggery

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The First Sanyam is unforgettable. Everyday Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar served us with food -specially prepared to cool down the system after a lot of Yoga and Meditation. Each and every dish was planned by Him and prepared according to His instructions. I can still vividly taste the carrot and Vermicelli Kheer that we… Read more »

Navratri Recipe – Lobia Sundal

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Navaratri is the autumn festival of India. This colorful festival is celebrated across the length and breath of  the Indian sub-continent  with each region having it’s own flavor and style. Its a time of feasting and fasting, caring and sharing. Here are some of the recipes from the southernmost part of India, where each day a new dish is… Read more »

Durga Ganapati and Sankathara Ganapati

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Ganesh Chaturthi festival commemorates the creation of Lord Ganapati and he is venerated for ten days with great fervour. After ten day of worship, celebration and invocation, the Ganesha idol is immersed in water as a symbol of farewell. This process of immersion is known as Ganesha Visarjan. The purpose of ‘Visarjan’ is to replenish… Read more »

Dharma and the Missing Protractor

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 Presenting before you a story with a very important moral: Dharma! Many times in order to impart many valuable lessons to kids and older generation, stories have proven to be very instrumental !    Dharma and the missing protractor   One day, little Raju came home crying, his shirt torn and dirty. Immediately, his mother Meera… Read more »