Hassles free hotel bookings! 


I wrote this article last year and in one hour more than 11000 people over FB read this.
Here is the link for this wonderful article which includes my efforts personally I faced during hotel bookings for our multiple countries trip in far east last year.

If you are planning for summer vacation trips in advance, please read my article published at nricafe.com regarding hotel bookings.

I hope you all will like it🙏🏼
http://nricafe.com/hotel-booking-tips-save-money-avoid-hassles
 

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Fried one apple for myself today morning! 


I was feeling bit lonely and painful today morning when my part time job’s boss called up for a discussion. I told her that I am not feeling well due to my periods and being lonely too. 

She suggested me “fry an apple for yourself”. I was about to inquire the recipe but she hanged the phone. 

I found one good and very easy recipe on pinterest and tried it. 

It was a major change for myself because I am a damn lazy person to cook for myself. This is the reason I do not drink tea or coffee even. 

Recipe was quite simple. Just mix few spoons of  finely powdered sugar with cinnamon powder, allpurpose flour and cornflour very well. Now deseed and slice apple. Coat well with mixed powder and deep fry on high flame in heated refind oil in a pan. 

Serve it with vanilla ice cream. Want to taste it more than let vanilla icecream melt fully than dig in. 

It tasted like an heaven in platter recipe. With the hint of cinnamon and mild crispiness the taste of this kind of deep fried apple slices was out of this world. I hope I am not getting addicted to it. The creaminess of vanilla icecream with apple slices was so fantastic that it is beyond imagination.

Today I realized that it is not necessary to eat accordingly what other family members prefer. We can do little changes for ourselves too. Like doing little portion cooking for ourselves too. Isn’t it? Thanks to my boss for giving me a simple but useful suggestion. 

Ratlami lehsuni sev! 

It is one of the most loving recipe of my both kids. We are too much addicted to garlic. Few years back I had half cup garlic butter left after making garlic cheese toasts. Simply mixing that spread into besan with little twist I made these sevs and since than I keep making them for kids every second month.



Ingredients – 

2 Tbsps of unsalted butter, fresh garlic paste, black pepper n salt mix

1/4 Tsp Baking soda

1/2 Tsp salt – according to taste

1 Tsp cloves powder 

1 Tsp garam masala mix

1 Cup thick Besan (Chickpea) powder

1/2 Cup water

Method

1- Mix all very well into very very smooth batter.

2- Mix little more water if required. 

3- Grease the dough with oil. 

4- Grease the sev machine very well too.

5- Now in medium heat make sevs and fry 3-4 minutes on each side. Take out on tissue paper. 

6- Use thick jali (net) for making these sevs. 

अलीगढ बहुत याद आता है!


अलीगढ की सड़कें, बाजार, लोग और माहौल आज भी वैसा ही है जैसा मैं ग्यारह साल पहले छोड़ आयी थी. नोएडा शिफ्ट होते ही जैसे भूल गयी थी इस शहर को. पर अब साल में अगर एक बार जाना होता है तो शहर से बाहर निकलते ही दम निकलता है. यहाँ की यूनिवर्सिटी की सड़क हो या फिर घनी गलियां हो जहाँ की सड़कें हर वक़्त जाम रहती हैं. हर सड़क की अपनी ही खुशबु है. जो सालों गुजर जाने पे भी नहीं बदली है. खाना तो यहाँ ऐसा मिलता है की लखनऊ के कारीगरों को टक्कर देती मिठाईयां हों या फिर करीम दिल्ली वालों को चुनौती देती मट्टन रसेदार भरी कटोरी हो. अलीगढ बस अलीगढ ही है. छोटा है पर अपने आप को संभाले है. 
गर्मियों में आम के ठेले भरी सड़कें तो सुलगती अंगीठी पे सिकते भुट्टे हों यहाँ हर सुबह कचोरी, आलू की सब्ज़ी और सन्नाटे नाम से ख्यात पतला बूंदी का रायता हर सड़क पे बिकता मिल जायेगा. गुल्लू जी की गली तक पहुँच जाएँ आप तो अग्रवाल स्वीट्स की मिठाईओं के क्या कहने. बेसन के लड्डू हो या फिर चूरमे के लड्डू बस अंगुलिया चाटने पे मजबूर हो जायेंगे. वहीँ से थोड़ा आगे बढ़ेंगे तो एवन वालों की ताज़ी नमकीन की दूकान मन मोह लेती है. वहां की नमकीन खा के आपको पता चलेगा की बड़ी ब्रांड की नमकीन कितनी ख़राब होती है. नमकीन बंधवा के मैं हमेशा उपरकोट की दुकानों से बारीक सेवइयां जरूर लेती हूँ क्योंकि वहां तुरंत की बनी सेवइयां बहुत ही बढ़िया होती हैं. 
सिविल लाइन्स में स्टेट बैंक के सामने आलू टिक्की चाट और थोड़ा सा आगे जाने पे कुंजी लाल की बालूशाही हो या फिर विकास स्वीट्स की उम्दा मिठाईयां बस मन सा मोह लेती हैं. पर सुनार गली की शिब्बू की कचोरी का कोई मुकाबला ही नहीं. शाम को फूल चौराहे पे गणेश चाट वाले के जाके चाट और गोल गप्पे कहना तो बहुत ही प्रसिद्ध है. 
पर जिन लोगो को नॉन वेज खाना पसंद है उनके लिए तो आमिर निशा का मार्किट और रसलगंज का रास्ता स्वर्ग समान है. क्वालिटी की नॉन वेज थाली और चॉकलेट पेस्ट्री भी कम प्रसिद्ध नहीं है. वो मट्टन को या चिकन को मसाले में ही पकाते हैं. पैसा वसूल थाली उन्ही के यहाँ मिलती है. 
अलीगढ जाईये कभी, बहुत बढ़िया खाना मिलता है वहां.

😜Mutton…🤓Oops sorry Matarrr Biryani in cooker!😛



See this biryani is such a yum yum creation that once u make it than it is impossible to stay away from this recipe for long. It is super duper easy way to make it. 

Just try it once. And remember what I told you…ut is very very easy to make too.

Wait… I made this biryani just now and half cooker of it already gone. But do follow my ingredients or I am not responsible for any mishappenings like less tasty. 

Ingredients ~

2 Cups of Basmati rice washed n soaked

2 Cups of frozen or fresh peas

1/4 Cup desi ghee  (butter oil)

1 Tbsp cumin seeds

1/4 Tsp Heeng – Asofoetida 

Salt according to your taste

1 Tsp turmeric powder

1 Tsp home made garam masala

2 Tbsp Biryani masala

1 Tbsp cinnamon powder

1 Tbsp green cardamom powder

1 Tbsp cloves powder

3-4 Big garlic cloves crushed or grated

2 Big onions sliced n deep fried to dark brown color like in the picture above.

Preparation – 

1- Heat oil in the cooker and add cumin seeds and heeng (asofoetida).

2- Now alongwith peas n rice put everything into it except deep fried onions. 

3- Put 5 cups of water in it too.

4- Mix well and take a light boil on high flame.

5- Close the lid and take one whistle on high and three whistles on low.

6- Close the flame.Wait for 10 minutes.

7- Now open the cooker lid and add deep fried onions. Mix well.

8- Close the lid and put on high flame for one minute and close it.

9- Serve it with onion mint raita. 

Yum yum yum yum😛


Pizza hut style garlic bread with desi ghee! 


Look this post I mean recipe sorry sorry this bread is very very addictive. And yes it is for those ardent garlic lovers who can eat garlic without any single fuss. 
I personally ignore those drama people who can eat garlic or onions in pizza like tonnes in restaurants but in house they become garlic intolerant. 

Anyways, so all u need is five ingredients only to make this superb garlic bread with a toaster. 

Ingredients

1- Milk or normal Bread

2- Desi ghee(butter oil)

3- Salt

4- Pepper

5- Garlic cloves 

( No qty because it depends how many bread you wanna make)

Preparation

1- Melt desi ghee in a bowl very well.It should be real hot to touch.

2- Add salt, black pepper powder and finely grated garlic to desi ghee.

3- Smother bread pcs from one side or both sides.

4- Preheat the toaster to full than put it back to 2 number.

5- Insert the toasts. After one minute flip the sides.

6- Keep checking after 30 seconds.

7- Toast till golden brown.

* Keep checking the toasts. 

🤓आपको बुरा क्यों लगा करण जौहर जी?🤔


जिस उम्र में आपने एक फिल्म बनके करोडो कमाए उस उम्र में भारतीय लड़के ये सोच रहे होते हैं की नौकरी पंद्रह हजार की मिल गयी तो पांच लाख तक शादी हो ही जाएगी. आप बड़े बड़े स्टार्स के साथ जब मूवी बन रहे थे तब आपकी उम्र के कई लड़के शादियों में जाने के लिए पापा या मम्मी के सामने नए कपड़ो के लिए रो रहे होएंगे. आप बर्फीले स्विट्ज़रलैंड में कैमरा फिट कर रहे थे यहाँ कोई भाई साहेब ये सोच रहे थे की पुरानी हौंडा सिटी खरीद लेता हूँ ताकि लड़किओं को लगे की पुराने पैसे वाले बाप का बेटा है. आप जो जिंदगी जी रहे हो वो हर लड़के की तमन्ना होती है. पर असल में होता क्या है? सारे के सारे शॉपिंग माल में जाके सेल में बच्चों के कपडे खरीद रहे होते हैं. समझा करो आप. अब आपको अकेले खुश खिलखिलाते हुए देख के आपको ट्रोल नहीं करेंगे तो क्या करेंगे. यहाँ एक साधारण इंजीनियर अगर कंपनी के काम से अमरीका जाता है तो उसके माँ बाप शादी में बड़ी गाड़ी मांगने की सोचने लगते हैं, माँ बेटे के विदेश से लाये टिश्यू पेपर मेहमान के सामने रखती है और आप न्यूयॉर्क में महीनो रहकर “मेने अभी अभी जिसको देखा है” फिल्माते हो. अरे भाई हम तो अमरीका का सोचे भी तो भी पहले वीसा के पैसे गिनते हैं. 

आप अपनी मूवीज में दिखाते हो गुरुकुल बिलकुल उम्मेद भवन पैलेस जैसा. लोग कैसे स्कूल में पढ़ते हैं जहाँ बेंच की साइड में बस्ते टांगने को मिल जाये तो बहुत बड़ी बात है. तो जो आपकी मूवी देख के फिर अगली सुबह टूटी बेंच पे जाकर बैठेगा वो तो आप के ऊपर ही खुन्नस निकलेगा. नईं? अमिताभ बच्चन जी को देखा है आपने? अपने बंगले पे बड़े से स्टूल पे खड़े हो कर जनता को दर्शन देते हैं. आप ट्विटर रूपी बस स्टैंड पे खड़े होके रो रहे हो की बस मुँह पे धुआं मार गयी. अरे पब्लिक है. और कहीं दूर की नहीं है, ये भी बता दूँ.आपकी अपनी पब्लिक है. पूछो कैसे? आपकी पहली मूवी हिट हो गयी और आपने फ़ौरन तय कर लिया की बस अब इन चार पांच बिकाऊ चेहरों के साथ मूवी बनाओ और पैसा कमाओ. भाई आपकी मर्जी आपका पैसा. अब जिसको आप ले नहीं पाते और जो आपसे काम ले नहीं पाता वो कौन सा फूल बरसाएगा? वो आपके द्वारा दुत्कारा जायेगा और दिल की भड़ास दस लोगो पे निकलेगा ही. चाहे आपके सेट्स पे काम करने वाले हो या फिर साथ न काम करने वाले.बाहर वालों को क्या और कैसे पता की आप किसके साथ क्या बात कर रहे हो? है न! 
देखो करण जी यहाँ तो मध्यम वर्गीय ज्यादा है ट्विटर पे. सुबह नाश्ते में अगर माँ ने लाड से दो सब्ज़ियाँ बना भी दीं तो पिताजी एक सब्ज़ी शाम के लिए वापस फ्रिज में रखवा देते हैं. भाई समझा करो, महंगाई मार रही है, मोदीजी वादे पूरे नहीं कर रहे हैं, केजरीवाल जी गाड़ी नहीं चलाने दे रहे, राहुल गांधी प्रधान मंत्री नहीं बन पा रहे हैं, फराह खान के पतिदेव कुंदर जी अलग मोदीजी के जान खाये रहते हैं, बिहार को तीन तीन मुख्यमन्त्रीओं का खर्च उठाना पड़ रहा है,जम्मू कश्मीर में तो पता ही नहीं की बीजेपी ने महबूबा जी के साथ हाथ मिलाया है या फिर किसी अदृश्ये पाकिस्तानी को सत्ता पे काबिज होने में मदद की है, केरल में लोग समझ नहीं पा रहे हैं की चुनाव जीतने के बाद उनका नया मुख्यमंत्री उनके नारियल उनके ही सर पे क्यों फोड़ रहा है, कोलकत्ता का हाल तो आपको पता ही है अच्छे से की वैसे तो दीदी का भद्रलोक है और सबसे लिखे पढ़े लोग बसते हैं वहां पर इनकी गरीब विधवाएं आपको उत्तर प्रदेश के मथुरा वृंदावन में मिलेंगी. तो लब्बोलुआब ये की देश में सत्तर समस्याएं हैं और हर आदमी परेशान है. पर आप अकेले हैं जो मस्तराम मस्ती में आग लगे बस्ती में की जिंदगी जी रहे हो. अब हँसता खेलता आदमी वो भी इकल्ला इठलाता किसको सुहाएगा? तो बुरा मत मनो आप और अपनी जिंदगी जिओ खूब. क्यूंकि आप ही मूवी बनायीं थी… जिसका गाना था न “हर पल यहाँ जी भर जियो, जो है समां कल हो न हो” भगवान् आपको हमेशा खुश रखे और तरक्की दे! आपके बुजुर्ग जहाँ भी होएंगे आपके ऊपर नाज़ करते होंगे जरूर! 


Theft of Tang😜


Once there was a small office in a very huge building. The small office used to be the alone office on 9th floor… 

One fine day another office opened on the same floor. Now this new small office started sharing big pantry/kitchen with another old one small office. Old small office staff started getting curious that another new office people are using cold drinks n Tang Mango and coffee powder too as they were happy in Yellow Tea bags and green tea bags. 

They used to slurp n control over the other office’s Tang tins too. But everybody showed honesty and never dared to touch the new office’s a Tang Tins…But when their young boss saw the other office’s Tang Tin.. He washed his cup quickly and took Tang Mango in his cup quietly and mixed cool chilled water. And he took cup to his cabin and started mixing it. 

The two months old Receptionist saw it and retaliated “Sir u stole Tang?” Boss ” Yup I like it a lot” Recrptionist “Sir this is Paap(sin)!” Boss ” yup I m sipping my own PAAP”after a while Boss agrees to share the stolen Tang with 3 other members… 

Now he started Accusing other 3 ” you r drinking the stolen stuff” Receptionist replied ” yup I know well and today I will go to tattoo parlor to get on my right hand “mera boss chor hey”(My boss is a thief)…..(like Amitabh Bachan) Boss and all staff cracked into laughter so badly that they broke one table corner too….. Heeeeee Heeeee

Matar Pulao ka yum yum parantha! 

Well once there was a housewife who made great matar pulao (peas in spiced rice).. After lunch the leftover pulao she kept in fridge but the bowl eloped in the jungle of other things kept in the fridge.
So two days later this housewife was shocked to see a bowl full of matar pulao. And it was a weekend so making paranthas for breakfast was demand from her family. She gave a little twist to the paranthas and made yum yum crispy paranthas. 

She sent two paranthas to her Pakistani neighbor too.She starts making paranthas of leftover biryanis too.

Ingredients – 

1- 4-6 Cups of leftover pulao/biryani (throw the bones if it is meat biryani)

2- Flour 2-4 cups or enough to knead tight dough

3- Salt optional, 2 Tbsps cumin seeds, 4 Tbsp coriander powder, 1 Tbsp red chilli powder

4- Desi ghee – 4-6 tbsp 

5- 1/2 Cup All purpose flour (must)

6- Water (optional)

Method – 

1- In a blender grind pulao to fine paste.If possible without water.

2- Mix all other ingredients and make a very semi tight dough.

3- Roll paranthas.

4- Tastes great with onion raita. 


10 Reasons every kid should pray and meditate everyday.

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Since my childhood I have two best friends. One is Sikh and other one is Muslim. I am a Hindu. We three grew up seeing each other following our religions with great respect. When I see three of us I found ourselves more compassionate and helping rather than those who are actually selfish people. Trust me those who never try to follow a routine to pray or meditate are more stressed and tensed always.I found several reasons that our coming generations should follow the prayer or meditate or religious practices with more enthusiasm on regular basis so that they can be less selfish and less stressed.

I did a little research online and personally and found that there are numbers of benefits of praying regularly. So thought of writing  up those things in a short essay to reach more people with a point that kids should pray and meditate more.

1- Early morning rituals are beneficial – Yes it is a strong point for early childhood. The moment kids start following early morning regime their days become more balanced and creative.They feel less lethargic and more curious all the day. Becoz not a single religion or practice says that you gt up at 10 am and perform rituals at 12 noon. Getting up early, cleaning and washing yourself means kids will feel more responsible to follow you and your routine.It creates a sense of being grown up too.

2- Being clean always is good – Once kids start early morning prayers and religious rituals they start noticing that whatever belongs to God needs clean hand and pure heart. They become less naughty or mischievous. They also start taking care of surroundings being clean always.

3- Physical fitness – Getting early means kids get more time to follow some good exercise or home work. They will get time to pay some attention to their body like getting a nice massage from parents or going out for a walk with grand parents or other family members. Nobody takes a sleeping kid to walks or part but a clean happy chirpy kid is always welcomed by all. Isn’t it?

4- Concentration in studies – Kids who pray regularly are always more energetic and less stressed during the exams. Praying heals them from daily stress and gives them internal peace in heart that they are connected with the almighty or a supreme power. They became more focused in the studies and face life obstacles in stronger way always.

5- Respecting society – Ever saw that small city kids are more obedient and respects the local culture and values rather than those who are residents of bigger cities or metros?It is obvious because being from small cities these kids are much more influenced from religious practices, prayers and meditation things. They get more opportunities to visit religious places rather than those kids who live in big cities or abroad.

6- Obedient towards adults advises – Once kids start religious practices or prayers or meditation they become more peaceful at heart and polite in behave. They tend to follow what adults suggest them on daily basis.Praying kids start differentiating between good and wrong because they become more patience at heart and mind.Because they are stress free always.

7- Social harmony – Not a single religion on this earth teaches manipulation of the other religion.Kids become more progressive and more tolerant after start praying in .They start learning early age that how important is own peace and harmony as well as others harmony too. They meditate and realize at an early age that society is full of different religions and practices.We should respect each other’s sentiments.

8- Family connectivity – Praying together lot many times gives a mental security and more bonding in between.This is a reason that joint family kids are more tolerant, happy heart and caring always.It is family bonding during the religious practices and praying together which controls every kids all in all progress of character.It is very important thing.Even if you have nuclear family still insist on praying together once a day.

9- Career orientation – Kids who pray or meditate regularly are more confident and smart rather than those who actually don’t have any kind of systematic beliefs in life. Kids who excel a lot in life are actually more diversified and devoted for following a regular regime to move ahead and high always.

10- World peace – The moment kids know that how important is others religion as well as theirs they become more caring and sharing citizens.They lead the society towards more charity works because they see doing their parents same from their early childhood.They do what they are taught from childhood to give back to society more through religious charities lot many times.It really matters.

Take your kids to religious charity programs, social meditation programs and inspire them to pray every day.This will help them a lot in living a progressive happy and healthy life.May be we are more sick and lonely because we are praying less now a days.

Happy praying!