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Vadai & Sambar

Vadai & Sambar

Urad flour - 1 measureRice flour - 1 tbspOnion cut - 1 tbspGreen Chili cut - 3Asafoetida - 1/2 tspBlack Pepper splitted - 1 tspSaltOil to fryWater - 1/2 measure


Mix all except oilHeat oil Take a small dough, pat it round, fry it to golden color in oilHave the snack with Sambar or Coconut Chutney

Toor Dal - 1 measureTomato - 2Potato - 2Sambar Powder - 1 tspSalt Corainder
For Seasoning
Coconut Oil - 1 tspMustardCuminRed ChiliAsapoetida - 1/2 tspCurry Leaves
Method Cook Toor Dal Add Boiled potato, tomato, salt, sambar powder...Do the seasoningGarnish with the corainder


The Experience...

Boarding the train from Chennai I made myself comfortable. And the ticket checker came and started checking the tickets. He being a smart young man checked the tickets in a jiff. I just had my ticket on mobile. He didn’t get the mobile from me to verify the ticket. Just had my ID and note it down. I thought its okay….I hadn’t guessed at that time that I have to open my message inbox at least four times during the journey.
He left the compartment. After sometime he came and started counting the heads as conductors do in route buses. He then left. Again he did the same thing with checking the tickets here and there. This happens for the fifth time. Some passengers enquired him what is the matter. He didn’t answer, but smiled shyly.
After 10 minutes he returned with another black coat TTE, a senior one this time. That person started checking and this chap moved here and there with some thinking. After the senior finished almost three fourths of the bogi he rushed to him a…


Flaunting in the rain Wandering down the sun Moving over the mountains Silhouetting the past Tunneling the love Letting it pass Nothing is with me Excepting me…