I’m fully engrossed in projects out here, so I relish in the moments I share food with friends (or just enjoy on my own)! As it goes a day in the life of Jo looks a little something like:
5am ~ wake up to chanting
6-8 am ~ study for my philosophy course or practice pranayam
8-10:30am ~ asana & meditation
11am ~eat something small
11:30-2 ~ writing, errands, planning the Kashi Ganga Cleanup seva (community service river-cleanup), lila (divine play)
2-3pm ~ planning teacher training book and seva with teacher
3-5pm ~ asana
5-10pm ~ snacks, dinner, sometimes a trip to a temple with other students, or writing, errands, sangha at center
So please enjoy a small photo-presentation of the gustatory delights I’ve been partaking in during this chapter of svadhyaya, “self-study” (with a chapathi recipe to follow!) . . .
How to Make Chapatis
By Petrina Verma Sarkar, About.com Guide
Chapatis (Indian flatbread) are the perfect accompaniment to most Indian dishes. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Don’t be fooled by the number of steps there are in this tutorial because making a single Chapati from start to finish, takes 1 1/2 to 2 minutes at the most! Chapatis are not difficult to make but the old saying “Practice makes perfect” was probably written for them.
All you need is:
- 2 cups wholewheat flour
- Water (Using yoghurt or milk will give you super soft Chapatis! See tip below)
- Salt to taste
- 2 tbsps vegetable/ canola/ sunflower cooking oil
This recipe makes roughly 12 Chapatis.
And a video tutorial, in case you prefer the visual stylee: