Rava Pakoda

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When I was growing up in India, the monsoons would make the sky really gloomy, and we’d have a hankering for a hot masala chai. My grandmother would make rava pakodas, a small fried snack to go along with the tea. To an Indian, there’s nothing like sitting out on the patio watching the rain, with a steaming hot cup of chai in one hand, and a plate of pakodas in the other.

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I’ve never had the chance to either take one of his classes or even listen to his last lecture live, although I saw it online. If you haven’t seen it, take the time to do so now. Dr. Pausch was diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer in September of 2006, and in August 2007 was told that he had maybe 3 to 6 months left to live. I can immediately think of one of Rajnikanth's dialogues from Sivaji - " Read more →