Monthly Archives: November 2010

Funny translations of proverb

This week I have just planned to write funny translations of tamil proverb to english. Hope you all will like this……………

  • For good cow, one heat.
    (Nalla maatuku oru soodu)
  • Bad donkey small wall.
    (Kazhudhai ketta kutti cheviru)
  • 5 not bending, 50 also no bend.
    (5il valayadhadhu 50il valayuma)
  • For crow, its kutty gold kutty.
    (Kaakaiku than kunju pon kunju)
  • For elephant also leg slip.
    (Yaanaikum adi sarukum)
  • Study hand size,no study world size.
    (Katradhu kai alavu, kalladhadhu ulagalavu)
  • Ant move, stone melt.
    (Yerumbu oora, kallum karayum)
  • Donkey knows camphor smell.
    (Kazhudhaiku theriuma karpoora vaasanai)
  • If Crow bath, become crane??
    (Kaaka kulichal kokku aaguma??)
  • If needed jackfruit on root grow.
    (Venamengil palaa verilum kaayikkum)
  • Snake on fence on shoulder no put.
    (Veliyil kidakira paambai eduthu tholil podathey)
  • Miser gets life, hold umbrella at midnight.
    (Alpanuku vazhvu vandha Ardha Raathriyilum koda Pidipan)
  • Small drop big water.
    (Siru thulli peruvellam)

    Smiley Smiley Smiley Smiley Smiley

Pav Bhaji

Pav-Bhaji-Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 10 – Pavs (small squares of bread shaped like buns)
  • 1 – large potato, boiled and mashed slightly
  • 2 cups of mixed boiled vegetables
  • 1 – large onion, chopped
  • 1 to 1/2 cups – of chopped tomatoes
  • 1 cup of tomato puree
  • 1 cup of sliced capsicum
  • 1 tsp – fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp – cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp – turmeric powder
  • Chilli powder as required
  • 2 to 3 – green chillies, chopped finely
  • 2 to 3 – cloves garlic
  • 2 inch – grated ginger ( or you can use one tsp of ginger garlic paste)
  • 2 tbsp – pav bhaji masala
  • 1 tsp – black salt (optional)
  • Some butter to cook
  • Salt to taste

Method:

  1. Heat about 3-4 tbsp of butter, add onions and saut them till soft.
  2. Add capsicum to the above mixture and saut for another min.
  3. Add ginger and garlic along with chilies. Saut for another 2 mins.
  4. Add the tomatoes to it and mix well, till it becomes soft.
  5. Add the puree along with the spices (including black salt if using) and mix well for another 5-10min till the raw smell of the puree goes away.
  6. Season with salt.
  7. Add the boiled vegetables along with the potatoes and mix well.
  8. If the gravy is thick means add little water to it.
  9. Let it come to boil and then reduce and let it warm in simmer.
  10. Meanwhile heat a non-stick pan and grease it with butter.
  11. Take a bun/Pav, slice it in half and cook with butter until it becomes lightly brown on both the sides.
  12. Serve hot with the bhaji(gravy) we prepared.
  13. Garnish with Coriander leaves and lemon slices.

Yummmmmmyyyyyy Pav bhaji is readddddyyyyyyyyyyyyy to serve.Yummy

Diwali – the festival of lights

The name Diwali is itself a contraction of the word “Deepavali which means row of lamps. Deepavali is the most important festival of the year and is celebrated with families performing traditional activities together in their homes.

diwali-fireworks

Deepavali is a very exciting and colorful holiday in which homes will be cleaned to welcome the New Year and windows are opened so that it is believed that the Hindu goddess of wealth, Lakshmi, can enter. It is a belief that she cannot enter a house which is not lit up, so every household burns special Diwali clay lamps to light the way for the goddess, which is why the holiday is also known as the Festival of Lights.

diwali-lamp

Deepavali is the very favorite festival among kids. During Diwali celebrants wear new clothes, shares sweets and snacks with their family members and friends. Bursting crackers is the very favorite and lovable part for kids during this festival. Fireworks and firecrackers are set off to evil spirits, so it is a noisy holiday too!

children-bursting-crackers

Some Indian business communities begin the financial year on the first day of Diwali, hoping for prosperity the following year. The festival of Diwali is never complete without exchange of gifts. People present diwali gifts to all near and dear ones.

Exchanging-gifts

In Bengal the festival is dedicated to the worship of Mother Kali, the dark goddess of strength. Lord Ganesha, the elephant-headed God, the symbol of auspiciousness and wisdom, is also worshiped in most Hindu homes on this day.

May this Diwali brings you all joy, health and wealth and also this festival brighten up you and your near and dear ones lives. May the Diwali light show us the way and lead us together on the path of peace harmony.

�WISH U ALL A VERY HAPPY, PROSPEROUS, FANTABULOUS DIWALI 2010. Smiley