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One man’s temple is another man’s palace

India - Peggy Markel's Culinary Adventures

Devi Garh, our Palace fortress up above the village waits with a silver thali on a low marble table that looks over the valley, beds with white linens and a view. The food is very similar, just presented differently, yet we are not cut off from one another. We are close and smile and, able to share a kind word.

One man’s temple is another man’s palace. Namaste.

Views from Devigarh

India - Peggy Markel's Culinary Adventures

Devigarh. There are few places in the world that catch my breath like this place. High on a hill, the old palace fort overlooks the Araveli hills and the village of Delwara. It inspires meditation and natural tranquility and gives a 360 view. If we could look with a lifted perspective on life more often, we would be much happier.

An Indian Farewell

India - Peggy Markel's Culinary Adventures

Dosa for breakfast. Warm spiced potatoes inside, perfect wrap for pinching and dipping into the various chutneys, coconut, coriander, and red spicy tomato. Last Indian meal for awhile. Thanks for the love India.

Recipe: Dal Tadka (Yellow Lentils with Garlic)

Ingredients: 200 g yellow lentils (arhar dal) 1g cumin seeds 60 g finely chopped onion 60g fresh chopped tomatoes (can used canned) 15g chopped coriander (cilantro) 3g red chili powder 5g ground coriander 3g turmeric powder 20g chopped garlic 20 freshly grated ginger 60g ghee (or butter) 20mL lemon juice …