Sunday, March 09, 2008

Diamond Cuts (Salted Version)

Tea time snack, that is Kids friendly and Easy to make.

Ingredients Needed:
1. Maida 3 1/2 cup
2. Oil 1 cup ( Or use 1/2 oil and 1/2 ghee)
3. Salt to taste
4. Sugar 1 tsp
5. Sesame seeds 2 tsp
6. Pinch of soda (Optional)
7. Water to knead.
8. Oil to fry
1. In a big bowl put Maida, Salt, Sugar, Sesame, Oil, Soda and mix well.
2. Knead with water. (Use minimum water possible.) It should be thick.(Like Puri dough)
3. Keep it aside for 30 minutes.
4. Roll into 1inch thick chappathis and cut into small squares.
5. Fry in hot oil till crisp.
6. Cool and store in air tight containter.

These Crispies can be enjoyed with Tea and anytime.

Thursday, March 06, 2008

Shiv Darshan on Maha Shivrathiri

Mahashivrathiri marks the night when Lord Shiva performed the "Tandava".

It is also believed that on this day Lord Shiva was married to Parvati Devi.

On this day Shiva devotees observe fast and offer fruits, flowers and bel leaves on Shivalinga.

Om Nama Shivaya !
Om Nama Shivaya !
Om Nama Shivaya !