Mohabbat

"Mohabbat bhi Zindagi ki tarah hoti hai
Har mod asaan nehi hota, har mod pe khushiya nehi milti.
Jab hum zindagi ka saath nehi chhodte toh
Mohabbat ka saath kyun chhode??
---Mohabbatein

2019-02-18

Observation...Non-Fiction


Two weeks earlier in a Sunday morning I and my sister were roaming in the roof to absorb some vitamin D.  after a while standing facing the north side we were seeing the passers by then my sister asked indicating the ladies those were coming out or going in from and to the lane that is almost 70ft away from us

…can you tell which lady is married and which one is unmarried?


It reminded me of the story “The Greek entrepreneur” By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle where Sherlock and Mycroft standing near the window were analyzing a man on the road.



I was trying to figure out the logic…


The dresses??? No, it can’t be, Salwar and Saree? No, it’s not much logical coz now-a-days married ones are wearing salwar even jeans and t-shirt, so forget it

The signs of marriage? Like vermilion in the head or certain types of bangles but from such a long distance none of those can be seen….so what can be the logic?

I looked at the ladies minutely, tried to make my observation power more sharp and at the end I failed to find out anything that can make me sure to differentiate between the married ones with the unmarried ones, finally I replied

…no I can’t, tell me.

She replied with a smile

…its’ so easy  

Why I have so much respect for the female gender (ladies, girls, and women)??? my closed ones know it full well, the first and foremost reason for my respect for the ladies is their realization level, girls possess much deeper realization level than the same-aged boys, rather the girls are three years(avg.) ahead than boys when it’s about realization and understanding the life and different issues, in my life I have got so many proofs on this which are beyond description and some of the experiences are unforgettable.

So finally my sister explained the logic

…look at the ladies coming out from there.

I replied …ok

…now, can you see the mobile veg vendor standing in the entrance of the lane

…yes

I have already given you a clue…my sister replied and looked with curiosity.

I still can’t understand…informed her.

Ok, let me explain, while crossing the veg vendor if you notice any change in the behaviors of any lady that means she is married, change in the behavior means…either she will look at the vegetable for a while, or she will slow down the pace of walk to have a look at the vegetables or her attention will be there for a few seconds at least and the unmarried ones will totally ignore the vegetables, neither you will find any attention of them towards the veg nor they will look a for while, they will just cross it being totally disinterested.


she just finished her logic mom called her for some reason, standing there I was trying to figure out, better to say, was cherishing the lesson I learnt just then and my ten minutes observation resulted an amazing experience, in that time two aunties and one unmarried girl went through the lane who are known to me and I got proof of the logic explained by my sister.


After the explanation everything seems very easy, that’s why Sherlock said to Watson…”if I continue to explain everything then people will not respect me anymore”, in “The Red Headed League” story.



2019-02-14

Tadap---236 (Shayri Through Science)




अरसा बीत गए उस Frequency मे मेरा नाम सुने हुए
उस Vibration कि मधुरता ना किसि सुर मे मिलि ना हि किसि
Musical Instrument मे

उनकी आवाज़ कि Oscillation
ना Damped थी ना ही Forced
दिल कि Vibration से पैदा हुआ Resonance था शायद्  






2019-02-12

Saraswati Puja And Fish Tradition

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Whenever it’s about the discussion of Bengalis the first thing comes into the minds of people of other state is …Maachhi-kari or Maachh-Bhaat.


Yah, this is very much true, Bengalis without fish can’t even be imagined, except our daily life fish is attached with some religious festivals also, it’s been just one day the entire Bengal has celebrated Saraswati Puja, this the third biggest Hindu religious festival after Durga Puja and Diwali(Kali Puja), its celebrated with pomp and grandeur but some time, like this year when Xth board exams almost collides with the puja then intensity of celebration diminishes.

I can still remember my village days…in the days of Saraswati Puja fishes used to be caught from our different ponds and used to bring in our house…the heap of fishes in our yard, then it used to be distributed among the relatives, neighbors, teachers, maids and other closed ones and rest of the fishes used to be cooked for the family members, which we used to take for three consecutive days.

But with time has changed a lot, now-a-days neither the relatives are around nor we are interested to bring fish from our ponds (the caretakers taking it all from past several years and never felt to send us, less conscience).


One of my student’s dad used to send us fish (they have few big tanks) but this year we strictly instructed my same student not to send fish as his father has passed away just two months earlier and we can’t accept anymore.


So this year I bought fish from the market and when I visited the nearby mini market I was surprised to see that a fish seller is selling fish in wholesale rate…Rs 150/Kg whatever the size is, it was much expected that the rate will be too high to even touch the fishes coz that day demand of fishes is too high, but thanks to God that I got it in reasonable price in the nearby market otherwise I had to visit the fish market which is twenty minute walking distance from my house…too long for a lazy person like me.






All these fishes I bought from the market, my parents are vegetarian and my sister is half vegetarian(she does not like non-veg much), so after the distribution to maid and our cook the rest of the fishes were for us and presently I am suffering from acidity taking just six pieces from day before yesterday.





Different preparations of fishes are made among which Fish dipped in a soured soup is mandatory, as I have shared bout the tradition of cooking in my post….Saraswati Puja—A Bengali’s View .in my other  blog A Wolverin’es World, the day after the Saraswati Puja is arandhan Diws(non-cooking Day), that day we take foods those were made yesterday. These foods are really very tasty; adding one spoon of mustard oil upon the fermented  rice makes rice more delicious. All the preparations are cold and generally taken sitting under the sunlight (In the villages where people have the habit to take it sitting under the sunlight).




actually...more preparations are made following the tradition but none of us have ability to take all those so just two veg preparations, Soured veg soup, Fish dipped in a soured soup(Machher Tok) , Fried Fish and sliced onions.
and let me confess...i just took the veg item, onion and two pieces of fishes and obviously the rice.









2019-02-07

Tadap---235



मेरी रुखसत कि ऐलान  तो
उनकी डोली उठने से हुइ थी

 जनाजा उठानेवाले कहते है...
दर्द का बोझ काफी भारी है. 




2019-02-06

Chicken Pakoda...Try It My Way

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My relation with restaurant is in very unstable condition from last several years; unstable means…the relation can break totally or can be too strong in future.


The last time I have taken food sitting in any restaurant is 15 years back, after that whenever I feel to change the taste of my tongue during dinner I have always brought the foods from restaurant to home,logically I have found it more comfortable and “boundless”...

why boundless? Coz wearing a Bermuda and a half-sleeve t-shirt with disordered hair and following no etiquette you can take it only in home and moreover you don’t need to take care whether the gravy is coloring your upper, lower and side portions of your lips, if it’s happening then just carry on…you are in home.


But there is one more reason also and you will realize it while reading this post…


So, in the year 2015, it happened that for the first time in the history of my life that I bought some chicken pakodas from a restaurant which has a very good reputation on this item specially.

While taking the pakodas my calculative mind started to knock, generally I am an “emotional fool” but also a student of science ( I was too good in math and too poor result), so I followed my calculative mind and decided to go for the experiment.


Whenever chicken is being prepared in my house it’s my duty to bring it because rest of the family members are far away from it, so my clear idea about the rate of the chicken(according to weight) made a relation with the chicken pakoda I bought. Finally I asked my Mom and my sister…”do you know how chicken pakoda can be made?” they explained it all and got it quickly.


One day I prepared Chicken pakoda myself(in the year 2015) and from then till now I have never bought the same from any restaurant(though I have taken outside when visited any  relative’s house), actually except some veg items all other restaurant items are prepared by my sister in our house and I added Chicken Pakoda in it.


The question is …why should you try my way (not my “Recipe”)?


So, how much it costs in restaurants…average Rs 100-120 for 10 pieces, that gave me “Hichki” while seeing the size during taking, I wondered... Rs 100 for 10 pieces !!!!!!!!! If I add 30 more rupees I will get one kilogram of chicken in some season that contains almost 30 standard pieces…this is the reason I decided to prepare it myself.


Bought 4 chicken pieces that cost Rs 14 only (Weight was 100 Gram)
Made a mixture of Besan, added salt, homemade garlic and onion paste, chopped ginger and lemon juice, stirred it well and added the chicken pieces and kept it for two hours for marination .


To make the chicken soft that can be taken we generally boil it in water but if you keep the mixture for two hours it will be soft enough to be digested easily.


So, after two hours I fried it in oil.


Just two days earlier I had gone for it again and this time I bought 6 pieces that cost Rs 25(weight 150 gram, Rs 160/Kg).


And today again…8 pieces for Rs 32 (weight 200 grams, Rs 160/Kg).

So, if we calculate the investment, the averages for 4 pieces are …Rs 14 for chicken and approx Rs 5 for other ingredients, so around Rs 20 for 4 Pakoda that is... Rs 6 per piece.













Benefits are:-

1.  Homemade ingredients…no need to be worried about your lever.

2.  Bigger sizes of the chicken pieces

3.  You can change the taste according to your wish, just like…I don’t use chili but if you wish you can and try different masalas(spices)

4.  Too much cost effective.

5.  You don’t need to think about hygienic issues( Everything is fresh)

6.  You can have it anytime…whether in lunch or dinner or with evening tea.

7.   Can serve to the guests.


And most importantly…you can bite it as per your wish…no manner needed, you can hold it and take it using your fingers…no etiquette to follow.