Bhaji Vada : lentil and vegetable fritters

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Bhaji Vada is a common snack in northern India but every family makes it a little different. Made from Chana dal and chaulai bhaji it is extremely tasty, and quick snack. Though this dish tastes best with chauliai bhaji, you can substitute the greens with any green of your choice or make with coriander if you have no other greens readily available.

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Ingredients
Amaranth greens (Chaulai Bhaji) 250 gms
Chana dal (Split bengal gram) 1 cup
Ginger 2 Tbsp grated
Green chilies 2-3 seeded and chopped finely
Asafoetida 1/4 Tsp
Salt to taste
Oil for frying

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Amaranth leaves
Amaranth species are cultivated and consumed as a leaf vegetable in many parts of the world. There are four species of Amaranthus documented as cultivated vegetables in eastern Asia: Amaranthus cruentus, Amaranthus blitum, Amaranthus dubius, and Amaranthus tricolor. In Indonesia and Malaysia, leaf amaranth is called bayam. In the Philippines, the Ilocano word for the plant is “kalunay”; the Tagalog word for the plant is kilitis or “kulitis”.

I captured all these pics in street breakfast  shop… I love this Indian Dish.

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Alone on the way

We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone…. 
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Taj Mahal

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The Taj Mahal is an ivory-white marble mausoleum on the south bank of the Yamuna river in the Indian city of Agra. It was commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan, to house the tomb of his favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal. One of the wonders of the world.

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Incense sticks

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Incense sticks, also known as agarbathi (or agarbatti derived from Sanskrit word Agaravarthi, gara = odour, agar = aroma, varthi = wound ) and joss sticks, in which an incense paste is rolled or moulded around a bamboo stick, is one of the main forms of incense in India. it comes in many verities and flavors and the smoke smells like Perfume. Specially use in Temples.

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Registan, Rajasthan, India

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This view captured in desert of Jodhpur (Rajasthan). Rajashtan is one the beautiful state of India and This desert spreads in two countries (INDIA & PAKISTAN).

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