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Friday, August 24, 2012

Rupert Brooke Poems

1The Soldier
2Dining-Room Tea
3The Little Dog's Day
5The Treasure
6Beauty and Beauty
7The Dead
9The Old Vicarage, Granchester
10The Voice
11The Hill
12There's Wisdom In Women
13The Great Lover
141914 V: The Soldier
15Pine-Trees and the Sky: Evening
16V. The Soldier
17Charm, The
20II. Safety
21The Way That Lovers Use
23Now, God Be Thanked Who Has Matched Us With His Hour
24Thoughts On The Shape Of The Human Body
27Oh! Death Will Find Me, Long Before I Tire
28Sonnet Reversed
291914 I: Peace
30The Song of the Pilgrims
31Funeral Of Youth, The: Threnody
32A Letter to a Live Poet
33Menelaus and Helen
351914 III: The Dead
36I. Peace
39The Fish
41A Memory
42A Channel Passage
43Rupert Brooke - Sonnet (Suggested By Some Of The Proceedings Of The Society For Psychical Research )
46The Beginning
471914 IV: The Dead
48The Call
49Day And Night
50One Day
52Busy Heart, The
53Dead Men's Love
54The One Before the Last
55And love has changed to kindliness
57Second Best
581914 II: Safety
59III. The Dead
60The Night Journey
62Sonnet: I said I splendidly loved you; it's not true
66The Busy Heart
67Tiare Tahiti
68Goddess In The Wood, The
69In Examination
70The Funeral of Youth: Threnody
72He Wonders Whether to Praise or Blame Her
73Day That I Have Loved
75Sleeping Out: Full Moon
76The Wayfarers
77Blue Evening
78IV. The Dead
80The Charm
82The Chilterns
83Mary and Gabriel
85The Dead: IV
86The Jolly Company
88The Song of the Beasts
89The Life Beyond
91Lines Written In The Belief That The Ancient Roman Festival Of The Dead Was Called Ambarvalia
92Sonnet: Oh! Death will find me, long before I tire
93The Goddess in the Wood
97Ante Aram
98Choriambics -- II
99Vision Of The Archangels, The
100The Vision of the Archangels
101Choriambics -- I
102Town and Country

David Berman Poems

Emily Bronte Poems

2Love and Friendship
4'Fall, leaves, fall'
5Oh, For The Time When I Shall Sleep
6Come, Walk With Me
9She Dried Her Tears
10A Death - Scene
11No Coward Soul Is Mine
12A Day Dream
13How Clear She Shines
14'Yes, holy be thy resting place'
15A Little Budding Rose
17If grief for grief can touch thee
18"I am the only being whose doom..."
20At Castle Wood
21The Sun Has Set
22A little while, a little while
23Come hither, child
24My Comforter
25Speak, God Of Visions
26To Imagination
27The Night is Darkening Around Me
28The Prisoner
29Last Lines
30The Old Stoic
31How still, how happy!
32The Night - Wind
33Night is Darkening Around Me, The
34Shall Earth No More Inspire Thee
35"Me thinks this heart..."
36My Lady's Grave
38I see around me tombstones grey
39Blue Bell, The
41Moonlight, summer moonlight
42'Tis moonlight, summer moonlight
43Mild the mist upon the hill
45The Philosopher
46The Visionary
47Faith and Despondency
48Plead For Me
49Honour's Martyr
51Wind was Rough which Tore, The
52Wind was Rough which Tore, The
53Prisoner, The - (A Fragment)
54Far, far away is mirth withdrawn
55High waving heather 'neath stormy blasts bending
56That Wind I Used to Hear it Swelling

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Rawa Ladoo

Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated as the birth anniversary of Lord Ganesha. It is believed that Ganesh Ji is fond of sweet food and thus, His birthday is celebrated with variety of sweets and other dishes. A special sweet dish called Modak and many other sweets, along with milk, is offered to idols of Lord Ganeshji at home and in temples. One famous sweet dish which is usually prepared on Ganesh Chaturthi is Rawa Ladoo. Below, we are providing the recipe of rawa ladoo, which can help you to understand how to make the dish.

Rawa Ladoo Recipe

  • 100 gm Semolina (Suji/Rava)
  • 250 ml Milk, toned
  • 10 g Ghee
  • ½ cup Sugar, powdered
  • 1 pinch Cardamom
  • Roast semolina in a non-stick pan on low heat till it slightly turns brown.
  • Add ghee and milk.
  • Stir till mixture becomes sticky.
  • Add powdered cardamom and mix.
  • Remove the pan from heat and add the sugar and mix.
  • Form the dough in to small balls.
  • Serve when dry.

Puran Poli

Ganesh chaturthi is celebrated as the birthday of Lord Ganesha across India. According to Indian traditions, dishes such as halwa and puri are must to be added in the menu of the birthday celebrations. Same is the case with the birthday of Gods. Ganesh chaturthi celebration witnesses with the preparation of lots of delicious dishes and one of them is Puran Poli. It is very famous dish of Maharashtra and is specially cooked on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. Below, we have given the recipe of Puran Poli, which can help you to know hwo to make the dish.

Puran Poli Recipe

  • 1 cup Maida
  • 1 pinch Turmeric Powder
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 2 tsp Ghee
  • Water, enough to make dough
  • 6 tbsp Oil
  • Oil / Ghee, for frying
Inner Filling
  • 1 - 1/2 cup Jaggery
  • 1 - 1/4 cup Bengal Gram Dal
  • 1/4 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • Blend the ghee and masala with the maida.
  • Using water make a soft smooth dough. Leave under a wet cloth for 40-50 minutes.
  • Knead the maida again. Put in the 6 tbs oil and knead till completely absorbed. Cover and leave aside for 4 hours.
  • Put the dal in the cooker till one whistle.
  • Drain the water.
  • Grind the dal to make a paste with the jaggery and cardamom powder.
  • Remember that the filling should not be watery.
  • Make small balls of the filling. Divide the dough into small balls and flatten them.
  • Place one ball of filling on the dough and cover and seal up the filling.
  • Carefully roll out the dough into thick puris making sure the filling does not come out.
  • Fry on a tawa pouring ghee around it. Cook on both sides.


Ganesh Chaturthi or Ganesh Utsav is celebrated all across India and is also the biggest festival in Maharashtra. This festival is celebrated with great fervor and joy. People gather together with their family and friends to celebrate the birthday of Lord Ganesha. And as it is a birthday celebration, it cannot go without food. Various special dishes are prepared on this special day and offered to the Lord. One of the most famous recipes prepared on this occasion is Puliyodarai. It is a rice dish, which is very easy to make. Read the recipe of Puliyodarai given below to know how to make it.

Puliyodarai Recipe

  • Tamarind
  • Cooked Rice, according to need
  • 4 - 5 Cups water
  • Few Corriander Seeds
  • Few Red Chillies
  • 5 -6 Spoons of Oil
  • Few Mustard seeds
  • Few Methi seeds
  • 1/2 Cup Udad Dal
  • 1/2 Cup Channa Dal
  • Few Red Chilies
  • 1/4 tsp Hing
  • Few Curry Leaves
  • Few Groundnuts
  • Soak a good quantity of tamarind in hot water,
  • Allow it to soak for about 10 minutes after that remove the pulp, it should approximately be about 4-5 cups.
  • Meanwhile grind coriander seeds (daniya seeds) and red chillies into a fine powder.
  • Heat about 5-6 spoons of oil in a pan.
  • Splatter mustard seeds, methi seeds, udad dal, channa dal, red chilli, hing, curry leaves & groundnuts.
  • Fry all them till golden brown.
  • Put 1 spoon of red chilli powder, 1/2 spoon of turmeric powder and add the tamarind water into it.
  • Once it is boiling add the salt according to taste, along with the grinded powder.
  • Allow it to reduce in volume; soon you will see the oil leaving the sides of the pan. When it attains a chutney consistency, remove from flame.
  • Mix it with rice for pulliodirai.

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