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  • 'Yahoo brings Vikas @ Home' is a brand new 52-week video series from Yahoo Lifestyle Cuisine. Every week, Masterchef Vikas Khanna will bring you one dish that has made a difference in his life; as he shares the recipe, he will also share his experiences and stories behind that recipe. Stay tuned for an exciting 52-week journey with Chef Vikas.



    EPISODE 15: SAOJI MUTTON CURRY

    This week, Chef Vikas brings you a hot and spicy mutton curry recipe from the orange country of Nagpur. The key ingredient in this recipe is the spice paste. The recipe may seem long, but is incredibly easy to make. Just make sure you have all the ingredients ready.




    INGREDIENTS


    For the Marinade

    ½ kg mutton, on the bone

    1 teaspoon turmeric powder

    1 teaspoon chilli powder

    1 tablespoon vegetable oil

    Salt to taste


    For the Saoji Masala Paste

    2 tablespoons vegetable oil

    1 onion, finely sliced

    1 teaspoon cloves

    3 tablespoons black peppercorns

    1 three-inch cinnamon stick

    1 teaspoon black cardamom

    1 ½ tablespoons poppy seeds

    ¼ cup freshly

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  • We're celebrating womanhood all this month on Yahoo India Lifestyle. Whether a daughter, sister, wife, or mother (and the many other relationships in between), a woman knows how to juggle them all with ease.

    So dear men, take a moment to show some gratitude to the women in your life. Not just today, not just this month, but all year round.

    This video, conceptualised and created by EmotionalFulls and called, Tune...Mujhe Banaya - A tribute to women, will encourage you to do so. Watch the video and share your comments in the space below.


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  • Vacation like James Bond with uber-cool travel gadgets

    Travel gadgets have brought the future so close it’s incredible to imagine how much closer it can get




    Now you, too, can vacation like James Bond. Travel gadgets have brought the future so close it’s incredible to imagine how much closer it can get.

    Hi-tech skiing goggles are already informing skiers about their speed, elevation and distance. SmartSkiGoggles by mobile technology company Evolaris offers a little more, adding details of weather and ski resorts, especially information indispensable to skiers like the waiting time in front of ski lifts.

    There’s more. Everything you have experienced in a video game might actually be the next travel experience. Wearing a headset very like the ones you wear while gaming, you can experience and virtually visit your next travel destination. Splash on the beach, sit on the hotel bed, maybe even check out the receptionist. And then decide whether you really want to make the trip. Cool, huh?

    ALSO READ: Are you an appy-go-lucky traveller?

    All this technology and more were exhibited at ITB Berlin 2014, the world’s largest travel trade show at the

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  • Kailash-Manasarovar Yatra - A spiritual odyssey

    Winding through India, Nepal and China (Tibet), the Kailash-Manasarovar Yatra is a gritty test of will and endurance, but its rewards are manifold and intangible

    By Srila Ramanujam

    What can you expect when your body, mind and soul go searching for the “unknown” in what is truly a land far beyond known habitats? The flight to New Delhi, then a connection to Kathmandu, Nepal is usually smooth, enjoyable and, in fact, if you are lucky, it affords an awesome panoramic view of Himalayan snow-covered peaks.

    Most tour operators prepare tourists at base camp in Kathmandu and, somehow, when the briefing comes from a Nepalese or a Tibetan, you feel a sense of security, a feeling that you might be in safe hands for the rest of the two-week expedition. And, of course, no one can escape the preparations at base camp for the 14-day ordeal -- repacking all the gear into tough duffel bags and ensuring that one is stocked with gloves, snow coats, good trekking shoes, woolens, first-aid kits and so forth. But really, since the mind is all set to meet with the greatness and vastness of nature, none of these trivial things seem to matter.

    A view of distant snow-capped peaks on the Kailash range


    For tourists approaching

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  • Going for gold at Punjab’s Rural Olympics

    The small village of Kila Raipur is awash in adrenalin as athletes show off their prowess in all kinds of unusual and unorthodox sports

    By Kaushal Mathpal

    A whining crowd, a Punjabi commentator, and a list of some common and bizarre events. You guessed it, the scene is set for the one of the most uncanny Olympics in the world — The Rural Olympics.

    Senior citizens race to the finish line


    Every year the month of Valentine commences with some action-packed performances showcasing a great display of physical strength and endurance in KIla Raipur, a small village near Ludhiana in Punjab.

    The genesis of this amazing event can be traced way before independence to 1933 when philanthropist Inder Singh Grewal envisioned the notion to organize an annual meet for the local farmers to showcase their physical endurance and talent. What started as a recreational activity among the farmers of nearby villages has now travelled for almost eight decades and turned into a major international event attracting both participants and spectators from all across India and even abroad. The event this year entered its 78th year and was held from January 31 to February 2.

    Galloping across the field


    The event turns

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