Mother's Day 2013

Happy Mother’s Day

Maa ke haath ka khana contest

Happy Mother’s Day to all our readers and their families! We are having a wonderful time celebrating motherhood and our mothers with food and thoughts, with you all! The IMC Ma ke haath ka khana contest winners are : 1. Seema [Mom ke haath ka Potato Stew, Mere Mom ke haath ka Maida ka Dosa]

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Mother's Day 2013, Recipes, Snack

Mom’s Dryfruit and Oats Laddu!

Maa ke haath ka khana contest

Most Indian moms & grandmoms make all kinds of healthy and tasty laddus especially for the expecting mother! And while I was pregnant, mom made her own version of the healthy laddu. Here’s the recipe from Mom which I love and she does oblige whenever she can:) Ingredients: Oats (the instant kind) 1 cup powdered

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Breakfast, Food, Mother's Day 2013, Recipes

Pidi Kozhakattai/Arisi Upma : A 2-in-1 South Indian recipe

Maa ke haath ka khana contest

“Kokkatbee” was how I used to call Pidi Kozhakattai in my mazhalai, my mom still fondly recounts. It is endearing how even a  couple of decades later, parents have this tendency to recount things like this and cant stop gushing about the things you did as a kid! Comes as a comforting relief during those

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Mother's Day 2013, Recipes

My Mommy’s Green Chutney

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Talk about street food or a ‘thali’ lunch at home, green chutney is most indispensable. For years, my mommy has been known for her green chutney. Family and friends visit her home to relish the green chutney (batata vada or dhokla is served with the chutney like a desirable add on). Recently, at my school

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Direct Dil Se (Interviews), Miscellaneous, Mother's Day 2013

Mother’s Day Special -Interview with Amrita – Mother & Blogger

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As part of our motherhood celebration, IMC interviewed young mothers who explain their motherhood experience ‘Direct Dil Se’… The mother interviewed here is Amrita Mukherjee (AM), a journalist,blogger and mother to a three-year old boy …Here goes…  IMC: What is it like being a mom? Can you explain the feeling? AM: All I can say is

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Mother's Day 2013, Recipes

Banana Fish Curry, Cauliflower Delight, Sunheri Paneer Goli

Maa ke haath ka khana contest

From Sangeeta Kante Banana Fish Curry Ingredients: 1. Raw Banana – 4 No 2. Besan-1 Cup 3.Ajwan- 1 Tsp 4.Green Chillies (Chopped Finely)-4 No 5.Cchillypowder-1 Tsp 6.Ginger Garlic Paste-1 Tsp 7.Onions-1 Chopped Finley 8.Tomato Puree-1 Cup 9.Dhdanyaowder-1 1/2 Tsp 10.Coriander Chopped-2 Tsp 11.Kasturi Methi-1/4 Tsp 12.Salt To Taste Oil As Required Method: Cut Bananas In

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Mother's Day 2013

Celebrating My Mother

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When mom’s around, Life is simple! From singing and rocking my daughter to sleep to potty-cleaning! From getting my morning cup of coffee in my hand-‘aaaahhhaa’! to deciding the next morning’s menu the previous night-(I can never get myself do that!). From cheering on her favourite cricket team to playing ball with the granddaughter! Well

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Mother's Day 2013, Recipes

Amma’s Pepper Chicken Gravy

Maa ke haath ka khana contest

Here is my mom’s recipe that I love the most. Amma’s pepper chicken gravy is my all time favorite espcially the masala rice that she makes with leftover masala from the kadai is to die for.. Ingredients: Chicken – 1kg Onion – 5 to 6 medium size Tomato – 3 Ginger/garlic paste Peppercorn – 2

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Mother's Day 2013, Recipes

Mango Pickle

raw mango pickle

This is the pickle that i have grown up on!!! This goes perfectly well with my comfort foods of khichdi or daal chawal!! It is called Methiyu Athanu!! It just jazzes up any dull food and i love it for that 🙂 We used to get 2 vacations every year – summer and Diwali. And

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Mother's Day 2013

About my Mom

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– From Seema Growing up I always took my Mom for granted. She was a housewife and took good care of my dad, sister and myself. According to me she did what all moms were supposed to do, cook for us,wash clothes, make special snacks, play with us and other household stuff. When me and

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Breakfast, Mother's Day 2013, Recipes

Mom Ke haath ka Potato Stew

Maa ke haath ka khana contest

Sunday morning was always special as we would laze in our bed and wake up to hot Appam and Stew break-fast. We need coconut milk for this recipe and my mom would painstakingly grate coconut and then crush it too take the milk out of it. It is not an easy process but she did it

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Mother's Day 2013

My amma

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The lady who is still a child at heart with grays on hair. Sshhh don’t ask her about the grays okay? She was brought up like an apple inside a fridge with her brother pampering with goodies from every town visit, mother not letting her to do any housework in spite of fellow village girls slogging to

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Direct Dil Se (Interviews), Mother's Day 2013

Mother’s Day Special – Interview with Namrata, A New Mother

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  As part of our motherhood celebration, IMC interviewed young mothers who explain their motherhood experience ‘Direct Dil Se’… The mother interviewed here is Namrata Mehta (NM), mother to a ‘masti’ filled two and a bit year old boy …Here goes… IMC: What is it like being a mom? Can you explain the feeling? NM:

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After school snack, Mother's Day 2013, Recipes, Snack

Mere Mom ke haath ka Maida ka Dosa

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We would always be very hungry while returning from school and mom always made sure that she had cooked some special snack for us. This is one of her eaasy peeasy snacks. Maida – 1 cup Elaichi – 3-4 pieces Jaggery – Half cup made in water form Mix everything till you get the consistency

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Activity Corner, Mother's Day 2013

IMC Celebrates Motherhood with this word search puzzle…

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Have fun with your mother or child or both  with the ‘IMC Celebrates Motherhood ‘ puzzle…Enjoy!  

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