A Tamil Muslim household

Part 3 - Tamil Nadu Ingredients for the nonbu kanji. Scraped coconut. Pounded ginger and garlic. Onions, chillies, fenugreek, coriander, and mint. I am not sure what role chillies play in a kanji, but all this was prepared by the women of the book, and sent along with the rice and firewood to the mosque to … Continue reading A Tamil Muslim household

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Dal, chawal, and textbooks

Me and little kiddo are hard at lunch. Everything with little kiddos looks like hard work, rice strewn all around, strips of chard munched on, multiple refills of the water glass. And pickles on the side for me, kiddo has been told that the pickle is no good! We are trying to drown our plates … Continue reading Dal, chawal, and textbooks