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told media, The select committee need or need not to accept those names. 1996 to January 1, In Baharampur, Her constant reference to minorities has only led to an unprecedented aggression among the majority community. largely courtesy three front-nine birdies.scores are settled and personalities clash, including Charan Singh and those of the Bharatiya Kisan Union,5 per cent of the Jats of Haryana do not earn more than 4 per cent of the caste’s income with a mean income of Rs 11, But there is not one case in which police have resorted to such a measure, added Flavia For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsPublished: December 14 2014 1:00 am The complex preparation of bebinca always had Me’s undivided attention Clay pots brushed with ghee were laid out Me’s instructions would ring out loud and clear: ‘Don’t ever use the gas the best bibik is made over coals and covered with coals’ (Source: Thinkstock Images) Related News By:Sharon Fernandes There’s a rustle of silk dresses the heady rush of perfumed air as the chimes of the church bell call out to the devout for the midnight Mass The ladies pick up the clickety-clack of their high heels the men and the boys in sharp three-piece suits follow Under a twinkling canopy of stars the mist rises from the fields around the church as the echo of hymns being practised before the midnight Mass lingers over the landscape Christmas Eve holds the promise the nervous energy of a good time ahead In Raia a sleepy village in south Goa’s Salcette district where life revolves around feast days and novenas Christmas is undoubtedly the biggest event A quiet and picturesque village close to the city of Margao Raia has the distinction of being the first village in Salcette to have been Christianised when its populace was converted en masse to Christianity in 1560 Our Lady of Snows Church known locally as the Raia Church is the first church built by the Portuguese in the area in 1565 After Mass people pour out of the 16th century church wishing each other a “Bom fest de Natal” Families visit each other share a piece of cake and a glass of wine before calling it a night The younger folk whizz away to spend time at a ball (no electronic music but the good old-fashioned ball room dance with a live band) The dance and the clothes are just the trimmings to the main hedonistic attraction of Christmas the food On Christmas morning the kusvad in Konkani or consoada in Portuguese a plate of homemade goodies is exchanged with neighbours and relatives There are deep fried sweets like the nevreo (a stuffed sweet) and kulkuls (mini flour scones) the baked items like bebinca cakes bolinhos and batica (coconut-semolina cake) almond paste and sugar is moulded into yummy marzipans The other must-haves are sweet jelly-like sweets — perad (guava cheese) and dodol (made of rice flour and jaggery) At my grandmother’s or Me’s house the preparation of kusvad began in the first week of December In the mellow light of incandescent bulbs a merry gathering of neighbourhood women would be found emptying coconuts of their tender flesh piling them into soft snow-white mountains Some would stand over huge iron vats stirring the glutinous mass of guava pulp mixed with sugar or bunch up their skirts to help carry the coals for the oven fire The ladies sang as they rolled kulkuls on the back of a fork to later fry them and cool them in a sugar syrup The nevreos were stuffed with grated coconut cashew nuts raisins and semolina and placed in semi-circular flour moulds to be fried As Me supervised the kitchen the complex preparation of bebinca (the layered cake made of coconut milk egg flour and a touch of nutmeg) always had her undivided attention Clay pots brushed with ghee were laid out Me’s instructions would ring out loud and clear: “Don’t ever use the gas the best bibik is made over coals and covered with coals” A layer of the ladled coconut mixture is cooked before it is topped with another layer Under Me’s watchful eye it had to be “at least 12 layers” before it was deemed good enough to be set down on the table at Christmas As children the dish that had us in thrall was ghonz (or nest) where slivers of tender coconut dipped in sugar was laid out on tiny squares of white paper The white coconut ribbons would curl up on the paper looking like a nest and they were irresistibly sweet and crunchy No wonder they would have to be stored in a jar and kept on the highest shelf if they had to make it till Christmas morning The other staple of the kusvad is the doce de grao (a boiled Bengal gram cardamom coconut dish) along with the bolinhos (small round cakes made of semolina coconut egg yolks sugar and vanilla essence) Inside the OurLady of Snows Church in Raia; and a kusvad platter (Source: Sharon Fernandes) Sweets apart the Christmas lunch too needed ample preparation Back in the day Me would single out a leitao or little pig for the roasted suckling dish leitao assado It would be stuffed with a mix of butter onion breadcrumbs ginger-garlic and roasted over coal fire for two hours Only Me had the energy for this mean business Today we stick to the easier staples of the merry lunch and a must-have is the sorpotel (made of pork liver heart and fat) which tastes best after a couple of days as it matures into a red meaty gravy The best accompaniment to the sorpotel is a plate of sannas or round steamed rice bread made with a dash of toddy Me is not around anymore but the Christmas table with its white lace tablecloth is always set the way she would like it with chicken xacuti (a rich curry made with roasted spices and coconut) a beef assado (roast) along with a salad pork vindaloo and of course the sorpotel sannas and arroz de camarao (rice cooked with prawns) The drinks that accompany this decadent meal are a deep red port wine or the crystal clear swig of feni (the alcoholic distilled cashew drink) or a cloudy yet heady urrak (a milder version of feni) The music plays on the carols on a loop The children run around the house high on sugar with a few marzipan sweets in their hands “for later” The young boys huddle near a benevolent uncle hoping to get some of the “stiff” drink The young girls help their mothers set the plates and napkins The family gets together at the table just as Me would have all of us sit down and relish the food that never stops celebrating Sharon Fernandes is a freelance writer in Goa For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Somya Lakhani | Published: July 22 2011 12:47 am Related News Hum disappoints those looking forward to Hum Logs remake but impresses with its content and cast The news of Hum Logs remake on Doordarshan National was met with excitement last year With the proposed show taking its own sweet time to go on airthe audience forgot all about ittill it made a quiet debut last Friday on DD National at 9 pm Those who managed to catch the showdespite the low-key publicitywere in for some surprises The new bi-weekly show was nothing like the iconic series of the 80s HoweverHumlike Hum Logbrings together an impressive list of actorsSuhasini MulaySadia Siddiqui and Anjan Srivastavalong with Mona Wasu While Hum Log focussed on a middle-class family living in an Indian town in the 1980sthe story of Humwritten and directed by 44-year-old Sanjay Tripathirevolves around the lives of six women in a village and is a reflection of the issues that plague rural India The Hum Log tag just got attached because this showtoois being produced by Shobha Doctor The spirit of the two shows is the samebut Hum is quite different?

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” Jilani said in Ayodhya. which is why the twists in the menu as well as the presentation make sense, while retaining all that desi flavour.