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Questioning...

Sunday’s reading in church was about the Good Shepherd and how He always protects His flock. How no power on earth can snatch us away from the flock and how safe we, the sheep, are in His fold. And all the while I was holding back tears thinking of the five year old girl, who was brutally raped and violated, a few days back in the country’s capital. Similar stories keep surfacing and the evil perpetrators don’t seem to fear anything, in fact gruesome child rapes seem to be on the rise and it is mind-numbingly baffling. How can one torture and traumatise a child in an unnatural and inhuman way, how depraved does one have to be to force his perverted carnal desires on a little child’s body. Isn't she the littlest of lambs, the smallest in His fold… a tiny playful little lamb. Who snatched her away, where was the Shepherd? How does one go about life, knowing such things are not a rare occurrence? What can be done to weed out the scum in society and make the world more humane? How do…

Baked Paneer Tikka...

Some time back, a few guests were coming over for lunch and most of the food was already cooked and ready, when we remembered that one of the guests was a vegetarian. There was some paneer in the fridge,  to save time on the cooking I decided to throw all the ingredients I had into a pan and bake it. I really had no idea, it would come out this good.  Take a couple of onions and cube them, (cut them into cube like chunks). Do the same with a capsicum, I used a rather large capsicum here. Then cube some tomatoes and drop them into the dish. In another dish, add a generous quantity of thick yogurt. Drop in some garam masala powder... Add a little turmeric... Then Chillie powder... Then a generous quantity of coriander powder... Next add a little Jeera powder... Then drop in some ginger garlic paste... And enough quantity of salt... Mix this whole thing up with a spoon... Drop in the cubed vegetables...  And mix it around... This is the brand I always buy, Hatsun. They are the best. So …