Monthly Archives: September 2013

Celebrate Daughter’s Day today !

A Daughter is a Gift of Love

This is a very special day. Daughters Day is celebrated worldwide on the last Sunday of September. In India, Daughters signify not only Love , but also Laxmi (the Goddes of wealth), So this Day celebrates the event of being blessed by a Daughters love and affection.

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Shanti home loves Yoga

When you think of Yoga, you realize it leads to Inner Peace. This is India’s gift to the world.
Yoga is a unique exercise because it provides a great workout while helping you relax, be tranquil and meditate.

yoga shanti

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Kheer – a delicious Indian Rice Pudding

A very popular and a hot favorite sweet dish for all occassions.
This rice pudding is very delicious, versatile- can be flavoured in many different ways, and is easy to make. It can be served either hot or cold.

This was our choicest festival delicacy on Janamashtmi celebrations at Shanti Home.

Here is the recipe for you.




1/4th cu p long grain rice (washed and drained)
4-5 cups milk
2-3 cardamom seeds (crushed)
2 tbsp almonds (blanched)
A pinch of saffron threads, soaked in a little hot milk
1 tbsp raisins
2-3 tbsp sugar or as desired


Put the rice, milk and cardamom in a pan, bring to boil and simmer gently until the rice is soft and the grains are starting to break up.
Add almonds, saffron and raisins and simmer for 3-4 minutes.
Add the sugar and stir until completely dissolved.
Remove the rice kheer from heat
Serve either warm or chilled.

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