Posts Tagged ‘India’

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Ghandi – Haiku

Peaceful dissident

The father of India

Assassinated

2015 Albert Moyer, Jr. Photography and Poetry

I took time to visit and photograph the Shri Swaminarayan Mandir a local Hindu temple made of Indian Limestone and Italian Marble. All staff were extremely warm and welcoming and answered any questions I had. There is also an excellent store located on campus and a historical display. For information, or to see inside the Holy Temple, check out the website. It explains many things. http://www.baps.org/Global-Network/North-America/Houston.aspx

Enjoy the photo album ! Albert

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Tonight for dinner I have an Indian Sampler plate.

Indian food is so fragrant, spicy, rich, flavorful, and euphoric!

Starting from top left going in a clockwise motion, there is Mutter Paneer which is peas in a gravy of mild spices with Indian Cheese, Baigan Bharta which is smoked and mashed eggplant with onions, garlic, and spices, Palak Paneer which is spinach and Indian cheese, Kadhi Pakoda which is gram flour dumplings cooked Punjabi style in yogurt and Indian spices, Dal Makhani which is black lentils and kidney beans cooked in a buttery gravy of tomatoes, onions, ginger, and garlic, Mutter Methi Malai which is fenugreek and sweet peas cooked in a cashew sauce with mild Indian spices, Basmanti Rice, and Masala Naan bread.

If you have never eaten Indian food you are denying yourself a life’s pleasure.

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I call this Kofta kabob sandwich a hybrid because it doesn’t follow tradition other than with the meat recipe. I use black angus 90/10 beef to make the Kabob, an onion naan bread from India, some Labne(Kefir Cheese) from Lebanon, fresh tomatoes, and cilantro for a spectacular sandwich. It is truly mouth watering!

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