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Dim Pauruti (Egg coated bread fritters)

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Dim Pauruti is one of the tastiest quick bees which can be prepared pretty fast.

INGREDIENTS:
2 EGGS
2 SLICES OF WHITE BREAD
4 TSP MILK
1 FINELY CHOPPED ONION
2 CHOPPED GREEN CHILLIES
1 TBSP REFINED OIL
SALT TO TASTE
BLACK PEPPER POWDER
TOMATO SAUCE 1 TSP

PROCEDURE:
Cut the bread slices into halves diagonally and keep aside.
Now in a bowl whisk the eggs. Add salt, milk, onions, chillies and mix well.
Heat the oil in a frypan.
Now dip a bread in the egg mixture and gently coat both sides.
Now fry it in the pan on both sides. Continue same for the remaining pieces.
Sprinkle black pepper and serve hot.
Garnish with tomato sauce.

Serves 2
Recipe time: 10 mins

Sooji Halwa

This one is for those with a sweet tooth. Halwa cooks in 7 mins and so it can be prepared without any preparation for a last minute sweet carving!

INGREDIENTS:
1 CUP SOOJI
1 CUP SUGAR
3/4 CUP GHEE
A HANDFUL OF DRY FRUITS
1 CUP WATER
A PINCH OF SALT
2 CARDAMOM POWDERED.

PROCEDURE:
In a nonstick cookware, pour the raw sooji and keep stiring dry until it turns golden.
Now add half of the ghee and continuesly stir. Add water, salt and bring to boil by simmerimg. When the sooji is cooked, it will loosen up. Then add the remaining  ghee, sugar and some dry fruits. Stir till the no big lumps remain. Turn of the flame and add the crushed cardamoms.
Garnish with some more dry fruits.

Serve hot. Serves 4.

A magical Hawaiian Sunset

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The 12 hour tour of the "Circle of fire", Big Island
Could not tire us to explore more with less time in hand
Shopping at Queen's market or Sunset at the beach now became a tie!
Shopping won as usual, we stepped out with enthusiasm high
The breathtaking view then changed the whole idea
Such was the beauty of the kingdom called "Hilton Waikoloa"

The blue sky and the bluer pacific ocean
The orange-red sun and the green green lawn
The palm trees dancing by the rhythm of the breeze
The waves hit the lava rocks and the mist they release
The pools and the sun beds and the sun overhead
The orangish tinge and the orchids so rugged
Are all calling me to see them, feel them and get lost
In their magical world, elegent, beautiful and so vast!



Then there is the solitary Buddha Point, which is so spectacular
And posing from there is a must for every traveller
The sun was coming down fast, the light diminishing
The  colour of the sky changing and the birds chirping.


And I g…