Karele ki Subzi
Karele ki Subzi
Print Recipe Karele ki Subzi is Karela(Bitter Gourd) and onions stir fried with green chillies in Indian spices and mustard oil. North Indian Style Karela Masala recipe. I love Karela and it was a regular at my parents place. Stuffed Karelas or sliced and cut karelas with onions and spices like dry mango powder, fennel seeds, coriander powder were a regular in my parents home. Many people do not like these due to the bitter taste(in fact very bitter taste), but it has numerous health benefits. I loved Karele ki subzi even as a kid and relished it with hot ghee chapatis and dahi/yogurt. At my place, Rajeev and kids karela, but I still cook it for myself only.
For those who do not about Karela is known as Bitter Gourd is a summer vegetable mostly used in Indian Cuisine. It is cooked in different ways in different parts of India. Stir fried karela with onions (Karela Stir fry) or stuffed with onion masala in spices like fennel seeds, coriander powder in turmeric (Bharwan Karele) . Karela has a peculiar bitter taste and is a very beneficial vegetable as per Ayurveda. Bitter taste is different from the pungent that is a characteristic of mustards and chillies. If we go by ayurvedic way of eating, bitter foods should be a must include in our everyday meals as these are help in detoxifying and cleansing the body. It lowers the blood sugar sugar level, and it’s juice is recommended in diabetes. Karela is a bitter veggie how to reduce the bitterness..
Karela is a very bitter vegetable, though the bitterness is in a way good as per ayurveda but it make it unpalatable for many. To remove the bitterness, after peeling the skin , rub some salt and leave it for and hour or so. After that when ready to make, squeeze the water as the veggie will dehydrate due to salt, and then wash it once again and use as required.
Also, if the bitterness doesn’t go away even after rubbing salt and squeezing water, add a pinch of sugar /jaggery or honey. My mom used add some jaggery(about a tsp) in very bitter karela.
Pls Note.. Karela should be avoided during pregnancy. Many times I had craving for Karela when I was expecting my kids, but couldn’t have as I was advised not to have it during that time. What goes with Karela Masala…
Karela stir fried or stuffed, goes well with chapatis and curry or with Dal Chawal or serve it with Khichdi I also love having it just with chapatis and raita or just plain Chass .
At my parents home many time mom made Raw Mango(Aami ki Khatti Meethi Sabzi) and Bottle Gourd(Lauki) subzi along with karela. It also goes well Aloo Tamatar or Aloo Matar. What I need to make Karela Masala..
Karela/Bottle Gourd, thinly sliced onions, green chillies(optional) and dry spices like dry mango powder, coriander powder, fennel seeds, cumin seeds, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt. These spices balance the bitter flavour of the karela. That’s the beauty of Indian Cuisine where on one side the spices enhance the taste, add on to the health benefits and delicately balance the taste of the overpowering ingredient.
Mustard Oil is used by North Indian to cook their staple vegetables. You can use any good vegetable oil for making karela if you are not using mustard oil. But in my opinion , mustard oil enhances the taste of North Indian style vegetables , maybe we are so used to that taste.
Mustard oil has a pungent taste, and it not preferred oil in many countries due to a Euric Acid. This compound known to be harmful for human consumption. But our families have been using it for generations and we have not noticed any side effect.
If using mustard oil for cooking heat till it’s smoking point, the cool a bit and use as required. Let’s make Karele Ki Subzi with Onions and Green Chillies. Print Recipe Karele ki Subzi Onions and Karela(Bitter Gourd) stir fried with green chillies in Indian spices and mustard oil. North Indian Style Karela Masala recipe. Prep Time 10 mins Resting time for Karela rubbed with salt 1 hr Total Time 1 hr 25 mins Course: Main Course Keyword: diabetic friendly recipe, Easy Lunch/Dinner Ideas, Karela, Low Cholesterol recipes, Weightloss Recipe Servings: 4
Surrey Fusion Festival announces international headliners
Surrey Fusion Festival announces international headliners 9 May, 2019 Surrey604 Staff Featured 2Baba and Sharry Mann will perform at 12th annual event Surrey, BC – Surrey Fusion Festival, presented by Coast Capital Savings, has announced Nigerian Afro pop artist 2Baba and Indian-Punjabi singer Sharry Mann will headline Surrey Fusion Festival on July 20 and 21 at Holland Park. This will be the first time the annual free event will see international headliners perform for both Saturday and Sunday night. “Surrey Fusion Festival is an excellent opportunity to discover traditional food, art and music from cultures across the globe, right here in Surrey,” said Mayor Doug McCallum. “I look forward to welcoming all to our most exciting and diverse festival to date that will feature international headliners and homegrown Canadian talent.” Known by his stage name 2Baba, the Nigerian singer song-writer and record producer is one of the most established musical artists in Africa, having won multiple international music awards, including four MTV Africa Music awards. Sharry Mann is a Punjabi singer and actor recognized as a leader in the Punjabi music industry. He is known for his most popular song 3 Peg, which has garnered over 360 million views on YouTube. Also performing is well-known Canadian electro-soul band, Busty and the Bass. The band is known for its unique brand of music, which incorporates two vocalists, a horn section, and a diverse range of musical genres. Now in its 12th year, the two-day event will see participation from over 55 pavilions, where attendees can experience art and cuisine, while learning about history and traditions from international cultures. New pavilions include Venezuela, Uganda, Uruguay, Haiti, Paraguay, and Belgium. Additional attractions include an Indigenous village, artisan market, kid’s zone, inflatables, sports zone, cooking stage, and seven stages featuring over 200 performers. “Coast Capital Savings is committed to helping build strong communities through activities like Surrey’s Fusion Festival,” said Maureen Young, Director, Community Leadership, Coast Capital Savings. “Fusion Festival is a great way to bring multi-generations together to celebrate our community’s diversity and build a shared sense of belonging. We have so much to be proud of in terms of our diverse and vibrant cultures here in Canada. Coast Capital is thrilled to join this annual fun, inclusive and accessible event.” Visit surreyfusionfestival.ca for more information.
London Has the Best Indian Food?
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Better quality meat, fish and vegetables could very well put London ahead of any Indian city when it comes to high end Indian food. World renowned London-based Michelin star Indian chef, Atul Kochhar said Indian needed to reform and reorganise its farming industry, so consumers and caterers had reliable access to fresh produce.
STORY: Watch out – be warned! Chefs in India could lose their cutting edge in preparing top quality Indian food to chefs in London.
Atul Kochhar is one of the few Michelin star Indian chefs. He warns that if India’s farming industry is not reorganised – London will become the center of Indian cuisine in terms of quality.
[Atul Kochhar, Owner, Benares Restaurant]:“It’s not because of lack of good skill, or lack of good spices. It’s purely because of lack of excellent ingredients. India doesn’t have excellent ingredients in terms of fish, meat or vegetables.”
Kochhar is the head chef and owner of Benares – a high-end Indian restaurant in the exclusive Mayfair area of central London.
Back in 2001 Kochhar became the first Indian chef to be awarded the highly coveted Michelin star. Kochhar is looking to return to India and open up restaurants. His biggest worry however is getting a regular supply fresh food.
[Atul Kochhar, Owner, Benares Restaurant]:“How will get the best produce India has to the restaurants and to the tables of my guests. The lamb farming has to be niche. The goat farming has to be niche. The vegetable farming has to be amazingly good. All those things are there, but there is no organized effort.”
London is home to five Michelin star Indian chefs, New York has one. And there is no reason why more Indian chefs or restaurants in this city will be awarded Michelin stars in the near future given that the reputation of high end Indian food is growing.
[Atul Kochhar, Owner, Benares Restaurant]:“There are more people traveling to India right now. there are more people conducing business with indians. they are trying to understand the culture and cuisine better now. hence the recognition.”
Kochhar says the corner curry house which churns unique English scorchers such as ‘chicken tikka masala’, or ‘balti chicken’– are on the decline.
[Atul Kochhar, Owner, Benares Restaurant]:“It was never an authentic cuisine. I call that British Indian food – because that’s how brutish people liked it. That’s why they were cooking it and thats why it went on for so long.”
The curry house will always be part of the British landscape. But with changing tastes – its high end and expensive Indian food that is on the rise.
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The small mixed grill included chicken tikka, chicken wings, lamb chop and sheesh kebab
There are rows of neatly laid out tables
The property always looked inviting
Tasty grilled fish cooked to perfection
Sticky Toffee pudding was a real treat
A dish of Chicken Korma hit the spot
That was when it was more of grill house and pub. But then it suddenly closed and we thought we’d missed our window and another local pub had gone forever.
When we realised it had been taken over and reopened we thought it was an opportunity not to be missed.
It always looked so inviting. I’m not sure why but there was just something about its layout and look.
The venue, in Himley Road, Dudley, is not exactly up the road from us, so it does require a drive, which means planning to go there rather than just popping in.
Sounds incredibly lazy but you get what I mean. So the next stage was to look at the menu online, and that’s when we received our first pleasant surprise.
It was all authentic Indian cuisine. We were expecting the pub grub – and there’s nothing wrong with that – but the thought of having a nice curry in a pub environment really appealed to us.
Having never set foot in the previous establishment, we had nothing to go by, but the refurbishment looked brilliant when we first stepped through the door.
We’d booked for 5pm on a Saturday, so it was pretty quiet. And having arrived a little early there was plenty of room, which was handy as our four-year-old daughter Annabelle had decided to fall asleep on the way. Advertising
As we found out, the staff were incredibly polite and friendly, so sprawling Annabelle out on the bench for 20 minutes or so was no problem.
It gave us a chance to take in some of the surroundings, have a chat and give the menu a proper look.
The venue has the look of a pub when you first walk in, with a revamped bar, and high chairs and tables, but when you walk round the corner there’s rows of neatly arranged tables for eating out – nothing too fancy, just very neat and tidy – with a long, comfortable bench running along the side.
We sat right next to the warm fire, which actually got a little too warm but once again, when we asked the staff it we could move, they simply turned it off for us. Advertising
Back to the menu, and it was pretty much the staple Indian cuisine but it was all very reasonably priced and there was even an extra Indo-Chinese menu laid on for those who fancied something a bit different.
And another point worth mentioning was the variety and simplicity of the menus. It wasn’t overbearing, with hundreds of dishes to choose from, they were laid out neatly and even allowed customers to create their own dishes.
There was plenty for meat eaters, fish lovers and veggies too, even the children’s menu was worth mentioning.
Starters included vegetable samosas, chilli paneer – which was creamy cheese cubes cooked with chillies – fish pakoras and onion bhajis.
Like I said, simple but appealing food. For us, there’s no better way of starting an Indian than with a tray of poppadoms, all served with four different dips.
We doubled up on the order as we knew Annabelle would get involved, especially with the mint yoghurt on the scene. The sauces were a triumph, with some having a little kick too.
Another nice detail was the fact we were asked when we might be ready for our mains. I can’t remember the last time that happened but Annabelle soon let us know.
The children’s menu looked like a great deal, as you could choose from the usual – chicken nuggets, cheese and tomato pizza, fish fingers, beef burger and tomato pasta – and then add two sides, a dessert and refillable cordial, all for under £7.
But Annabelle loves her curry, so we ordered her chicken korma, while my wife, Kelly, went for the grilled fish of the day, marinated with herbs and spices.
My eyes, however, were immediately drawn to the Indian grill section.
Succulent pieces of chicken, marinated in Indian spices; Indian-flavoured spicy chicken wings; spicy meat cooked on the skewer; king prawns cooked in a secret recipe; and lamb chops cooked in warm spices.
Any of the above would have done for me, but I’d been hankering for a tandoori mixed grill for a while, so the only real choice was whether to go small or large.
As Annabelle was having an adult-sized curry, I thought a small would be the best option, and it proved a wise decision too – because even that was not small, not that I was complaining.
And, most importantly, it was delicious. The mixed grill included boneless chicken tikka, chicken wings, lamb chops, sheesh kebab and chicken tikka on the bone.
It came with a pile of fresh salad and we asked for extra sauces too, which were provided free of charge.
Along with some peshawari naan and pilau rice, which we all shared, it turned out to be one of the nicest and most flavoursome meals I’d had in a long time.
All the meats were cooked perfectly. The chicken was moist and was an excellent cut of meat, while the chicken on the bone included the darker meat and made for a lovely contrast.
The lamb chops were possibly the tastiest part. The marinade had seeped into every possible crevice and I can only describe each mouthful as a taste explosion, it was that good.
I even dived into Annabelle’s chicken korma, although she had done an impressive job of trying to polish the lot off herself. It must’ve been the sleep.
Despite being more of a vindaloo lover than a korma fan, I have to say it was also beautifully cooked and wasn’t over-bearingly sweet or swimming in cream. It was just right.
Kelly was also full of praise, saying her fish was cooked to perfection, with a succulent taste, plenty of nice flavours and, importantly, no bones.
She said the salad that came with it, although mainly onions, also went really nicely with the fish, especially after a little squeeze of lemon. She too enjoyed the korma and was even a fan of the “nice and fruity” house red wine.
On a return visit, we would probably have to try one of the chef’s specials, especially if the grills were anything to go by, which included lamb, paneer or garlic chilli king prawn masalas, a mixed meat special – served in a medium hot curry sauce – tawa chicken fillets marinated in ginger, garlic and tomatoes and cooked in the tandoor, or even a chicken, lamb or prawns claypot.
But for those who simply know what they like, the “your curry, your way” option would probably be more appealing.
Customers can simply put together their own dish, choosing from chicken, lamb, mixed vegetables, prawns or paneer, which are then served in either a vindaloo, jalfrezi, dhansak, rogan josh, saag, korma, curry, chilli curry, bhunna, dopiaza or madras sauce.
There were also plenty of vegetarian options, including aloo gobi – potatoes and cauliflower – spicy potatoes, Indian cheese and peas, spinach and potatoes and a tarka dhal lentil Curry.
Somehow we found room to share a dessert, which was sticky toffee pudding. I say share, as Kelly pretty much finished the lot, but she said it was a real treat.
Warm and gooey, the sponge had a lovely texture, coming served in a moat of custard. Again there was plenty.
All in all a thoroughly enjoyable meal and somewhere we would highly recommend.
The best places in India to take your mother out on Mother’s Day 2019
The best places in India to take your mother out on Mother’s Day 2019 by Prachi Joshi Published: May 12, 2019 | 10:00:33 IST Every year, Mother’s Day serves the perfect excuse to show the most important woman in your life just how much you appreciate her presence. We compile everything that’s new and happening in the food scene in Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru and Kolkata to help you decide where to book your table or place your order
Hectic lives and rushed timelines leave us with little to no time to actually catch up with the people closest to us. Remind your mother that she’s not taken for granted by spoiling her silly with a lavish meal, taking her out for an evening full of drinking and dancing or just ordering in a delicious lunch. Scroll ahead for Vogue ’s list of the best places to celebrate Mother’s Day with your mom this year. The Latin Mess
It may be a tiny 12-seater, but The Latin Mess is big on flavours. Sink your teeth into LatAm favourites like Empanadas, Arepas (Colombian corn burgers), Yuca Fries, Plantain Chips and more. The restaurant’s dark wooden accents, warm colours and Aztec panels will transport you straight to South America, as will their Tres Leches (milk cake).
Address: The Latin Mess, Shop No 3, Aruna Nivas, Pali Mala Road, Pali Hill, Bandra West, Mumbai. Tel: 022-26005792 Taiki
Our love affair with East Asian cuisine continues with Indiranagar’s latest entrant. Taiki’s decor is appropriately minimalist, and its modern Asian menu has Japanese and Korean influences. Expect high-quality Sushi, Gyoza, Bento lunchboxes, Gimbap (Korean seaweed rolls), Katsu Curry, Ramen, Bibimbap and more. End your meal by giving your sweet tooth a treat with Bingsu, a Korean snowflake dessert made from milk shavings with a choice of flavours like chocolate, strawberry, litchi, Oreo, and more.
Address: Taiki, 656, 100 Feet Road, Stage 1, Indiranagar, Bengaluru. Tel: 080-43703820/49652196 Arbab
Levantine cuisine seems to be the flavour of the season, with Arbab joining the burgeoning list of restaurants serving Middle Eastern and Lebanese fare in the city. Their Lebanese-style breakfast with crispy Falafel, fresh Labneh, Hummus, Ful Modamas (fava beans with herbs & spices), and scrambled eggs is a must-try. Taste the streets of Beirut with Shawarma and Manakish (flatbread). Wind up your meal with sweet Knafeh (noodle pastry layered with cheese) and a cup of Moroccan Tea or Turkish Coffee.
Address: Arbab, Plot No. 117, Shop No. 4, 28th Road, Bandra West, Mumbai. Tel: 022-26410000 East India Room, Raajkutir
Located inside the boutique heritage hotel Raajkutir, East India Room brings back the memories of Bengal Renaissance with a healthy dose of the British Raj thrown in. The cuisine is inspired by the kitchens of pre-independence zamindars and infused with British, French, Dutch, and Portuguese influences, so you have the old school Prawn Cocktail, the street food staple Dhakai Porota, Beckty Meuniere (purportedly Ray’s favourite), Mutton Dak Bungalow, and much more on offer.
Address: East India Room, Raajkutir, 89C, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Sarani, Kankurgachi, Kolkata. Tel: 033-30991335/6289461972 White Peacock Kitchen & Bar
Considering the current focus on regional Indian cuisine , the Malvani and Goan menu at Khar’s recently opened White Peacock Kitchen & Bar comes as no surprise. Of course, there are some crowd-pleasing North Indian and Tandoori dishes thrown into the mix as well. Try the Prawns Goan Curry, Veg Vindaloo and Kolambi Bhaat. The bar serves alcohol by the quarter, and also offers Indian-influenced cocktails like the vodka-based Kala Khatta and the rum-based Tadka Nimbu Pani.
Address: White Peacock Kitchen & Bar, 5th Road, Ground Floor, Jewel palace, Khar West, Mumbai. Tel: 9067060606 PUMA Shuffle
In a city known for its vibrant nightlife , PUMA Shuffle is another swinging spot on Bengaluru’s nightlife scene. What is the friendly neighbourhood bar Watson’s during the week, transforms into a cool, pop-up street-style bar over the weekends. This high-energy creative space celebrates live alternative music in its psychedelic pink, purple, and blue ambience.
Address: PUMA Shuffle, Above Puma Showroom, 777/H, 2nd Floor, 100 Feet Road, HAL 2nd Stage, Indiranagar, Bengaluru. Tel: 8861433660 The XIIth Floor
With peppy music and a convivial atmosphere, The XIIth Floor is a new watering hole in suburban Mumbai . Ambience is dark and rustic with a massive, vintage-style bar that serves up some innovative cocktails like Achari Mojito (signature rum-based cocktail) and Desi Masala Cocktail (spicy vodka cocktail with guava juice).
The XIIth Floor, Above Mercedes Showroom, 1st Avenue, Off Goregaon-Malad Link Road, Goregaon West, Mumbai. Tel: 022-68493228 Biryani By Kilo
For your next party, throw a biryani feast with Biryani By Kilo, Delhi’s popular delivery service that recently expanded to Mumbai. There’s both the Hyderabadi-style Kacchi Biryani and the Lucknowi Pukki Biryani on offer, not to mention the melt-in-the-mouth Galouti Kebab, assorted kormas and curries, and Phirni to end the meal. All biryanis come in individual earthen haandis with accompanying angeethis for that perfect smoky flavour.
Tel: 9555212212. Website: Biryanibykilo.com Mandana’s Kitchen
Iranian model and former Bigg Boss contestant Mandana Karimi’s yearning for home made her set up Mandana’s Kitchen. The delivery kitchen has been wowing the Mumbai crowd with authentic Iranian fare like Chelo Kebab, Joojeh Kebab, Berry Pulao and Mirza Ghassemi (grilled aubergine dip). Karimi maintains the authenticity of her food by bringing ingredients like sumac, berries and loomi (dried black lemon) from Iran. Currently closed for expansion, the kitchen will reopen for orders around mid-May. Order via Scootsy, Swiggy, and Zomato The Mighty Slice
If you love pizza , you’ll adore Kolkata ’s new delivery service that brings a New York-style slice right to your doorstep. Their single serving 11-inch pizza slices have the perfect chewy crust, a house-made red sauce base, and oodles of mozzarella. Choose from their range of vegetarian and non-vegetarian toppings, and there are salads and sides (including poutine!) on the menu too. Order via Swiggy and Zomato
Tel: 9831059681. Website: Themightyslice.in L’Éclair Studio
Perfectly made éclairs—with a light choux pastry stuffed with an airy cream filling—are a tough find in Mumbai. So Khar’s shiny new L’Éclair Studio certainly makes our hearts sing. There’s the usual Dark Chocolate , Nutella, Coffee, of course, but it’s the Lavender Éclair and Pistachio Crumble Éclair that we keep coming back for. Apart from éclairs, the studio also offers profiteroles, tarts and cakes. Order via Scootsy or on 9867586336 Blendorama
Thought the freakshake craze is over? Think again. Blendorama’s zany creations like their Bubble Gum Xpress Freakshake and Cosy Caramel Freakshake are sure to satisfy any dessert lover. Other quirky menu items include Wonuts (a combination of waffles and doughnuts), Cookie Shots and Browniewich. Don’t miss the Candy Floss Ice Cream Cone with fresh candy floss in a waffle cone topped with ice cream of your choice.
Address: Blendorama, Shop No 2, Sopariwala Estate, Raja Ram Mohan Roy Road, Charni Road, Mumbai. Tel: 7666977466/9082147812 Nara
In order to add that extra touch of style, restaurants in South Bombay are always finding architectural marvels and turning them into restaurants. An addition to this list is Nara, which has expanded from its BKC branch to the Amarchand Mansion in Colaba. The ambience blends perfectly with authentic age-old Thai cuisine, and hits the mark of striking a deep sense of comfort as the food here is true to origins and flavours. Do try the mandatory Morning Glory appetiser. Plus, the Nara menu also makes the otherwise boring salads exciting. Be it the classic papaya salad or the Yum Woon Sen (spicy glass noodle salad), nothing here will disappoint you. And both us and Nara recommend their Khao Phad Samunprai (butterfly pea rice) too.
Address: B-1, Amarchand Mansion, 16 Madame Cama Road, Colaba, Mumbai. Tel: 022-61378080 Also read:
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School, collages and offices are located very near, Pros: Good location in living as well as investment Posted: Jul 15, 2014 by Anil Mulund west is very popular Residential locality of central Mumbai suburbs, surrounded by posh residential developments such as Nirmal lifestyle, City of joy, Runwal tower and many more.It is a prime locality from where all places of Mumbai can be reached easily, and enjoys excellent connectivity with EE Highway, WE Highway, Powai , Vikhroli, Kanjurmarg etc. Pros: Mumbai 's best suburb, located on foothills with lots of greenery & serene surroundings, blend in vicinity of commercial, industrial & residential surroundings. Friendly people & everything available easily nearby. Clean & healthy environ. Pros: No water or electricity problems Good road network, well connected with entire Mumbai Serenity, nature & brisk activity perfectly blended Cons: by Ashok Gangwani (Property King Dehradun) Mulund is the earliest planned suburb of Mumbai city, which extends from present day Mulund station to Paanch Rasta junction in Mulund (West). Mulund comes under the Central line of railway. If you go through any Central line Mulund has the hottest property to live in. Mulund was a home to a cosmopolitan mix of large number of educated middle class residents and several industrial factories along present day L.B.S. road.Mulund today has become more densely populated than what it used to be, it still remains one of the greenest and safest places to live in Mumbai. The pleasant living conditions and easy access to different parts of the city and its outskirts, have attracted many new residents.Also Mulund is a well connected suburb in all directions. Mulund has several educational institutes in both English and Regional language mediums. Mulund has two large shopping malls on LBS Marg , Nirmal Lifestyles and R-Mall. and really one of the few suburbs of Mumbai to boast of a vibrant night life. The center of it all lies within Nirmal Lifestyles mall, near Nahur . Several western cuisine restaurants, along with some Indian restaurants are located within the mall, and it also has two nightclubs. Overall, the night life in Mulund has a sober and peaceful feel to it, except for some people who have too much to drink.Real Estate prices are hiked day by day in Mulund according to the demand. Safe for residential purpose all the time as compared to other suburbs.Panchrasta, Tambe Nagar, Sarvodaya Nagar , Aasha Nagar, Yogi Hill, Vardhaman Nagar, Veena Nagar , Vaishali Nagar , Model Towen, Swapna Nagari, Kalpa Nagari, Yogi Hill, Mulund Colony are few important places. Mulund is one of the posh built-up areas in North-East part of Mumbai. There is an easy access to Eastern Express Highway and Navi Mumbai through Mulund-Airoli Bridge. Pros: Mulund is perfect location for Residential purpose as compared to other suburbs. The biggest shopping mall in India, that is Nirmal LifeStyle, is located in Mulund. As people over there worship God, Allah, Bhagwan, so there are many Temples, Churches and Mosques. Posted:
Popular Chinese takeaway given zero stars by food hygiene inspectors – Grimsby Live
Popular Chinese takeaway given zero stars by food hygiene inspectors Yeung’s in Waltham needs ‘urgent improvements’ according North East Lincolnshire Council’s inspectors Share Paige Freshwater Digital Content Writer 06:00, 12 MAY 2019 Yeung’s Chinese takeaway in Waltham has been given a zero hygiene rating (Image: Jon Corken/Grimsby Live) Get the biggest Daily stories by email Subscribe Thank you for subscribing See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email
A popular Chinese takeaway has been given zero stars by food hygiene inspectors.
Yeung’s, on High Street, Waltham , needs “urgent improvements” according North East Lincolnshire Council’ s inspectors.
The inspection, which happened on March 28, is a part of a scheme hosted by the Food Standards Agency, which follows environmental health checks by council officers into all premises offering or handling food.
This includes restaurants, cafes, takeaways, school canteens and business kitchens.
All three categories – hygienic food handling, cleanliness and condition of facilities and building, and management of food safety – were rated as “urgent improvement necessary”.
A spokesperson for North East Lincolnshire Council said: “Our officers visit food venues across the area to carry out regular inspections, making sure that these venues comply with the law and are supplying food in a safe, legal way.
“Where necessary, our officers will work with the food business operator to ensure sustained improvements are made.”
Grimsby Live contacted Yeung’s but they declined to comment. What do food hygiene ratings mean?
The rating system works as follows:
NO STARS: Urgent improvement necessary
ONE STAR: Major improvement necessary
TWO STARS: Improvement necessary
Here are the other results from the latest round of inspections Five stars
Al Amin Indian Cuisine , Cromwell Road, Grimsby – March 27
Aspens Services Ltd at Pilgrim Academy , Allerton Drive, Immingham – March 29
Beaconthorpe Lunch Club , Grimsby Road, Cleethorpes – March 6
Beachwood Farm , Village Way, Grimsby, March 7
Cabin News , Barnoldby Road, Waltham – March 26
Cakey Bakey by Amy , Private address – March 1
Chartwells at John Whitgift Academy , Crosland Road, Grimsby – March 4
Chartwells at Lisle Marsden C of E Primary Academy , Lansdowne Avenue, Grimsby – March 28
Chartwells at Macaulay Primary Academy , Macaulay Street, Grimsby – March 22
Chartwells at Wybers Wood Primary Academy , Timberly Drive, Grimsby – March 11
Eastwood House, Eastwood Residential Home , Grimsby – March 12
Fastline Shellfish Limited , North Quay, Grimsby – March 26
Gino’s Pizzeria , Cross Street, Cleethorpes – March 6
Glory Taste of China , Grimsby Road, Cleethorpes – March 6
Gr8 White Fish , Grimsby Road, Cleethorpes – March 28
Grimsby Manor Care Home , Second Avenue, Grimsby – March 12
Hall Farm Hotel & Restaurant Ltd , Main Road, Ashby Cum Fenby – March 29
Happy Family, Sutcliffe Avenue , Grimsby – March 22
Hardies Fresh Grimsby Fish , Private address – March 4
Harrisons Ices Vehicles Registration – Private address – March 6 Al-Amin Indian Cuisine has been given a five star hygiene rating
Ian’s Plaice , Private address – March 18
Keith Beasley Fresh Grimsby Fish – Private address – March 18
Kings Head, High Street , Waltham – March 26
Leonardo’s , St Nicholas Drive, Grimsby – March 25
Masala Masters , Freeman Street, Grimsby – March 4
Neil Taylor – Private address – March 21
Paul Butt’s Fish – Private address – March 18
Precious Times , Community Centre Yarrow Road, Grimsby – March 26
Premier Extra , Wellington Street, Grimsby – March 14
Premier Extra Convenience Store , Littlefield Land, Grimsby – March 13
Shahi Mahal Takeaway Ltd , Pinfold Lane, Grimsby – March 25
Snak Attack , Kiln Lane, Stallingborough – March 21
Spar , Waltham Road, Grimsby – March 7
Speedy Snax Ltd , Poplar Road, Cleethorpes – March 18
St Margarets Nursing Home , Little Coates Road, Grimsby – March 13
Taylors Fruit and Veg , Elm Road, Cleethorpes – March 28
The Bap Mobile , Private address – March 25
The Green Man , Station Road, Stallingborough – March 7
The Grosvenor , Humberston Road, Cleethorpes – March 18
Tukes , Peaks Lane, Grimsby – March 8
Waltham House Residential Home , Louth Road, New Waltham – March 25
Welholme Academy , Welholme Road, Grimsby – March 12
Wellington Street Stores , Wellington Street, Grimsby – March 14 Four stars
John Turner , Humberston Business Centre, Humberston – March 21
Korner Kitchen , Middleplatt Lane, Immingham – March 4
Matthew’s Chippy , Stanley Street, Grimsby – March 7
Shelley’s & Sonia’s Freeman Street Diner & Takeaway , Freeman Street, Grimsby – March 4 Three stars
The Matric Rock Club , Bethlehem Stree,t Grimsby – March 27 Two stars
Gilbey Road Convenience Store , Gilbey Road Grimsby – March 11 One star
Ferdawes , Freeman Street, Grimsby – March 22 Zero stars
Yeung’s , High Street, Waltham – March 28 Read More
Degree of benefits: Why government is pushing hard for its ‘Study in India’ initiative
0 John Patrick Omegere, 25, from Uganda has been a resident of Pune for five years. After a bachelor’s degree in commerce, he is now a master’s student at the Symbiosis Centre for International Education , pursuing his education with a full scholarship. He has grown to love Pune for the city’s cosmopolitan ambience and culture of tolerance towards international students.
“I have many friends, both among Indians and international students. Now my course is coming to an end and I will soon have to go back to Tororo, my hometown in Uganda. The thought of leaving this city makes me sad,” he says.
The growth of Pune into an information technology hub and the presence of many thriving traditional business houses attract many foreign students such as Omegere to Pune as they can study and find internship opportunities here. But visa rules do not permit them to seek employment in India after their education.
Symbiosis International, set up over four decades back with the main goal of attracting overseas students, now hosts over 2,000 foreign students from over 80 countries,” says Anita Patankar, deputy director of Symbiosis Centre for International Education. Some of the most popular courses for foreigners are IT, computers, nursing, hospital management, medical technology and bachelor of business administration, she adds.
“All our programmes attract foreign students looking for a cosmopolitan campus and world-class courses. Also because Pune is considered a safe city for foreigners.”
No doubt the Indian government chose Pune as a hub for its Study in India programme . The initiative was launched in April last year by the ministry of human resource development and ministry of external affairs to attract more international students. It has created a portal that links more than 160 higher education institutions in the country, both private and government, with international students. The institutes include all Indian Institutes of Technology and National Institutes of Technology, Marwadi University in Rajkot and KIIT in Bhubaneswar. Over 25,000 seats at undergrad, masters and PhD levels have been kept aside for overseas students.
The Study in India website says more than 1,500 courses are on offer. Some even offer scholarships.
“India has the advantage of education being delivered in English as well as a big competitive advantage in terms of cost, along with world-class colleges and universities,” says Diptiman Das, chairman & MD of EdCIL India , the public sector undertaking that is the nodal agency to implement Study in India.
“Yet we have a tiny percentage of foreign students compared with the total number of Indian students in our universities. For Indian institutions, getting more diversity on campus will help them improve global rankings in a significant way.” Along with the study in India portal, which provides centralised information for international students, an international call centre has been launched to guide students through the admission and onboarding process.
The government has also launched social media campaigns across 30 target countries. Over 2,500 students have already signed up for the counselling services on the portal.
“For the target countries, we are working with the shortlisted institutions to offer more scholarships and fee waivers. While the ministry of commerce has identified education services as having the potential to attract foreign exchange, we are currently looking at international students as a source of extending India’s soft power overseas and becoming brand ambassadors for our country in their home counties.
Forex, we hope, will flow in later through the multiplier effect,” adds Das. According to the Reserve Bank of India, spending on tuition and hostel fees by Indian students studying abroad was $2.8 billion in 2017-18. In comparison, foreign students in India spent only $479 million in the corresponding period.
To make the passage to India smooth for students, EdCIL is easing student visa issues and streamlining procedures at foreigners’ regional registration office. The government wants to implement a common entrance examination in the long term.
“At some hubs of international students, we are planning to set up hostels in tie-ups with colleges and universities. We are asking all institutions registered with us to work towards providing international cuisine for these students,” Das says.
Food is the least of the worry for Pratyush Nepal, 19, from Kathmandu. He signed up for an engineering course at SSN College of Engineering in Chennai through the Study in India portal last November.
“I hang out with Indian students in the hostel and feel at home here because of the cultural similarities. However, the weather in Chennai is very hot. That is a challenge for someone from Kathmandu,” says Pratyush. SSN College has 65 students from Nepal, Sri Lanka, the UK, the US, Bhutan and Indonesia. It charges overseas students Rs 2.75- 3 lakh annually, while Indian students pay around Rs 2.5 lakh.
Northern Virginia Escape Room Releases List Of Top Fairfax Resta
Room Escape Fairfax – Fairfax, VA Escape Rooms Fairfax, Virginia – May 10, 2019 – Room Escape Fairfax, a Northern Virginia escape room , recently published a list of top Fairfax restaurants to enjoy. These restaurants offer a variety of price points and cuisines to help you create the perfect night out, whether you’re hanging out with friends or planning a date.
Coastal Flats is a local favorite serving up fresh seafood, ribs, and of course, its famous shrimp and lobster rolls. At the family-owned Havabite Eatery, diners can enjoy classic Greek and Italian fare. Stop by for the afternoon tea special if you’re in the mood for an early dinner. Craft beer enthusiasts will enjoy Highside, which offers 20 taps in addition to bottles, craft cider, and Asian street food bites. While Pho4Ever specializes in pho soup, its menu includes a range of appetizers, noodles, and rice dishes that make drizzly nights feel cozy. Sisters Thai has two convenient locations, each serving classic dishes like pad thai alongside specialties like duck curry and pottery shrimp. For a light meal, De Clieu offers sandwiches and an all-day breakfast menu. Just be sure to grab a gelatoccino for dessert! Finally, Bollywood Bistro lives up to its motto of “color you can taste” with bright, fresh Indian dishes.
Consider pairing one of these exciting dining options with an escape room adventure for a complete night out. Escape rooms test your critical thinking, communication, and problem-solving skills in a fun new way. Your group will be locked in a room filled with hidden clues, puzzles, and codes that must be cracked before you can find the key and successfully escape. Escape rooms are a quick, entertaining way to spend some time on the weekend and make an excellent date night idea, too.
Room Escape Fairfax contains 10 themed escape rooms, each filled with high-quality props that help create an immersive experience. Choose the theme that suits you best, from spooky horror movies to cartoon episodes. You’ll become the hero of your own story as you solve puzzles and plot your escape. For more information, or to schedule your escape room adventure, contact Room Escape Fairfax at 703-270-0337. The facility is located at 3949A University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030.
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The Learning Vacation
Travel these days is much more than simply ticking off those all-important boxes of must-visit sites and must-do activities. Enter the learning vacation where picking up a new skill or craft while immersing yourself in the local culture of the place you visit is the latest buzz word in travel. Raul Dias shows you just how to go about that!
By Raul Dias
Not content with merely sitting around sipping fruity cocktails by the beach on your next summer holiday? We hear you. For most of us these days, the idea of the vacation has evolved from the one of the past where sight-seeing and picking up souvenirs was all we ever wanted out of it. And one the greatest agents of this evolution is the learning vacation. A popular trend in the west, the learning vacation is now one of the top ways we Indians travel. More and more of us are choosing this style of seeing the world, while taking back something less material and more life enriching.
Today’s holiday is all about getting more bang for one’s buck by partaking in more immersive (and dare-we-say, ‘Insta-friendly’) experiences while we pick up skills and hobbies that will not just be with us forever, but skills that may come in handy later. The learning vacation seeks to be the conduit to all this and much, much more.
Imagine picking up a skill like pottery while embracing Mother Nature in all her glory! You can very much do that. Regarded as India’s pottery capital, the bucolic village of Andretta set against the mighty Himalayas in Himachal Pradesh is where all you pottery enthusiasts should head to. Here, the Andretta Pottery and Craft Society in Kangra is THE place to get an immersive experience by staying at a potter’s collective where you will participate in daily hands-on classes to make your own bowls, jugs and other earthenware under the guidance of an expert (andrettapottery.com) .
For those with a sportier inclination why not learn to surf in some of India’s best beaches? Located 10km north of the union territory of Puducherry, near the village of Tandryankupam, Serenity Beach is home to the Kallialay Surf School run by two expat Spanish brothers. Here you can channel your inner (hidden!?) surfer as you learn the watersport’s finer nuances by signing up for their five-day surfing course that teaches you all you need to know about cruising the waves (surfschoolindia.com) .
The learning vacation shouldn’t be just limited to your domestic travel. Expand your horizons and do things you’ve never done before. For example, the Northern Thailand region of Lanna is well-known as a place, not just for learning and its amazing culture, but also as a bastion of exquisite food. So, on your next Thailand vacation take some time and head up country to the arts capital of Chiang Mai to include some skill-gathering? Sign up for a four-hours long, hands-on cookery class with Chef Chanrat Karatna who will teach you to whip up from scratch local dishes like the Northern Thailand version of the ubiquitous somtamthai papaya and prawn salad and more, all served with sticky black rice that is a specialty of the Lanna region (airthaikitchen.com).
Fancy something a bit fancier? Simple. Learn all there is to truffle hunting when in Italy! A mere 15 minutes outside the Renaissance-rich city of Florence, the forested hills of Bagno a Ripoli are said to be rich with that magical, perfumed haute cuisine ingredient called black truffles. Sign up for a day foraging for and learning about all there is to know about the delicious fungus with truffle hunting expert Giulio Benuzzi and his specially trained sniffer dog named Eda. You will explore the forest near their home and follow Eda’s keen sense of smell and instincts on the track to truffles. And that’s not all. Once you unearth a few delicious truffles, you will be treated to a lunch made from them (giuliothetrufflehunter.com) .
While we’ve kept this list to a minimum in adherence to brevity, the possibilities for a learning vacation are excitingly limitless. Learn a new language or hone those salsa dancing skills. Remember that the world is your oyster and it’s never too late to add value to your next vacation.
Tips To Keep In Mind
1. Choose an activity that really interests you and don’t just do it because the rest of your family or travel group is enthused by it. Let’s be honest; kite-boarding isn’t for everyone!
2. Don’t feel the pressure to pack in too many learning activities into your vacation. Remember it is a holiday after all, not an offsite skills course.
3. Do ample research before signing up and make sure that the place or the person from whom you are learning from has the right credentials and is truly an expert in their field.
4. Don’t be too hard on yourself if you don’t seem very good at that particular skill or craft. Give yourself some time and practice. It’s worth remembering that clichéd phrase: “ Rome wasn’t built in a day! ”
(An edited version of this article first appeared in the April 2019 issue of Purple Hues magazine of Sterling Holidays https://www.sterlingholidays.com/content/dam/sterlingholidays/footer/files/sterlingworld/purple-hues-magazine-apr-2019.pdf )