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"Butter chicken or murgh makhani is a classic North Indian or Punjabi recipe. Many versions of the recipe exist."
"Traditionally, it is dressed chicken, which can be served on or off the bone, but I tend to marinate it overnight in a yogurt and spice mixture. The chicken can be cooked in a tandoor, grilled, roasted or pan fried."
Bank: When she applied for the card, she agreed to and signed its Terms and Conditions.
Relative: Perhaps you could resend her a copy of those. Would you like her new mailing address?
Caring for car batteries is simple & easy.
Informative story with basic battery care tips.
Car care tips on when, where, why, what & how to do car maintenance.
"See, I can't even see what is so obvious to you. I am like these coffee beans soiling whatever they touch and completely useless thereafter."
"Wish I were more like these other two, still holding their own after all their troubles."
"What have I done to deserve this?" she sighed, "Why can't you be content with what you've got?"
He didn't answer. He couldn't. He wanted to, to salve her pain, but he didn't know what to say. He just hugged her more tightly and lay silent.
"Time passed slowly and the expectation that he was finally going to eat made his stomach growl with eager anguish."
"Geshe Ben was so hungry that he found it difficult to wait. His eyes kept returning to the jar of food within his reach."
How to check your Car Tyre Pressure? Informative story on basic car maintenance with tips on car and tyre care.
How much pressure is needed is determined not by the type or size of tire, but by how much load your vehicle is carrying & your driving speed.
“How black is too black, Pa?” Hosh asked, “How would I know if it is dirty enough to change?”
“Oil turns black pretty quickly,” Rosh smiled, “but that doesn’t affect its quality. Rub a little between your thumb and index finger. If it leaves a dirty smudge, it probably needs to be changed.”
Isha teaches Hosh how to make Chhach - Traditional Buttermilk.
How chhas differs from buttermilk, commercial buttermilk, cultured buttermilk?
Cooking tips story
Learn to easily make Chicken or Fish Marinate.
Isha teaches her son how to simply, quickly and safely marinate chicken or fish, and flavor the dish consistently.
"I washed chickpeas under running fresh water yesterday," she continued giving him cooking tips, "until the water was clear."
"Then I soaked them overnight in brine in a covered pot. Some cultures soak them in baking soda along with salt too."
Isha teaches Hosh Coconut Balls dessert recipe.
Cheap & simple, yet all her guests love this dish.
Cooking story with tips on how to make this quick, easy sweet
How to quickly make Coriander And Coconut Chutney?
Isha teaches Hosh a simple, cheap recipe that looks & tastes restaurant style, but can also be easily modified.
He thought about his father’s future work. Creating and publishing stories – inspired by life.
Creating another Upanishad! A contemporary Upanishad! Perhaps an Upanishad retold!
Would he read it? He knew he would, he loved his father’s stories anyway.
“Have a budget. It helps you determine and set your limits. Stay within your limits. तेते पाँव पसारिये जेती लंबी सौर (tete paon pasaariye jeti lambi saur - meaning stretch your feet only so far as your quilt goes).”
“Isn’t it better to stretch the chadar (expand the capacity, income etc.),” asked Isha, “than to restrict our paanv (our dreams, plans, or expenses)?”
Cooking Tips Story: Dahi - Organic Curd
Isha teaches Hosh how to make organic yoghurt from milk. Quick & easy recipe.
How temperature affects Yogurt formation
"Can't she just email the bank," Hosh asked, "and just cut-up and throw your card away?"
"Some banks allow that," said Rosh, "but cards and card numbers are the property of the bank."
“I won’t forget to smile”, he said, nuzzling her lovingly “as I face my fears. But do you know how to protect yourself against lightning strikes?”
His face was serious again. She didn’t know what she would do when the crash came, but it didn’t matter.
“They can act as judge, jury and executioner. Their heavy handed actions can ruin the lives of the very people that pay their premiums.”
“Ruined because of a slip. Ruined because an allegation was made. Or ruined because someone dared demand that their contract be respected.”
Informative story on how to drive to the conditions.
Conditions of the road, of your car & yourself, and of traffic & hazards around you.
Good driving habits...
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