This update is for my little sister…
This is for irritating her when she was about 8 years old and had fever. I wanted to cheer her up. I put on the song ‘Om shanti Om’ and danced in circles “la a la… la..a..la..la la” round and round just the way Monty does in the movie. I thought I was entertaining her with the dance steps, since she did want to watch the television. It was so histerical that I was literally rolling on the carpet in my parents bedroom.
My sister had an different opinion of this act. As I was enacting and singing loudly “Gavo Om shanti Om… shanti shanti..Om” she was having a head ache because of me. She sat there staring at me motionless giving me the most annoying look and I bet she was saying, ” oh god! Now I am sure I have an Idiot as my elder sister, why doesn’t she stop, why is she laughing so loud like crazy, has she lost it or what?” I wanted to make here laugh, she did watched me dance round and round the whole song and then she told mom (apparently she had no energy to shout due to the fever) “Mom please tell her to get out, I am feeling dizzy”
When ever we remember this incident we laught so hard. “Om shanti Om” has become mine and my sister’s song to dance whenever we are partying together. when this song is played we run to each other and we have to dance together on it. As always I dance circling her round and round to replay the old scene.
If we are hosting one it is always on the list of songs given to dj, ” make sure you play these or else”
what or else?later we would crib and complain, why did that stupid dj not have ” Om shanti Om”😊
Incase you have forgotten the steps, check it out they are so funny we know the whole dance routine. I love this song, its timeless, its the best disco song ever. I love its lyrics as well…
This recipe is for you, my little sister of whome due to the age gap I thought of more of as my child then a sibling…who is now my best friend, to whome I can talk anything and who is the only person who gets me entirely, who always assures me when I am low, to the only person in the world I talk to about my crazy impossible personal goals and aspirations.
She wanted the recipe of this soup I had cooked for lunch on Saturday. We had gone to our new home to have lunch and enjoy the weather. It was like a pot luck. I had taken this Minestrone soup, mom got bread and made sandwiches and my sister brought the pan for the garlic bread..
Recipe: my own Minestrone Soup (I chop the pieces About 1 inch big)
3 ripe tomatoes chopped
1 carrot peeled and chopped
1 onion chopped
9-10 french beans chopped
1 big potato peeled and chopped
5-6 cloves of garlic finely chopped
2 cubes of vegetable stock
1 tbsp oil oil
2 tsp chilli flakes
1 cup pasta
1 cup white beans boiled
Heat the olive oil in a pot. Add the garlic and onions. Cook till the the onions are translucent.
Add rest of the vegetables, pastas, basil, beans, vegetable stock, about5 cups of water.
Add the chilli flakes and salt.
Cook the soup till the pasta is cooked.
Taste for seasoning and serve hot with bread.
This is a meal in itself, I don’t cook anything with it.