The Tastes of India Podcast in Hindi : Healthy Living Tips and Cookery Show
About This Show
A Weekly Bilingual Cookery Show on Quick and Tasty Indian Recipes and simple Cooking and Healthy Living Tips for Your Entire Family, this Podcast is aimed at Learning and Cooking on the go. Working women and people with little to no time can find Quick and easy to cook Recipes without having to login to your Computer. For detailed recipes visit http://thetastesofindia.com.
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TOI EP:40 - How to Make Baingan ka Jhukka in Bihari Style
Baingan ka Jhukka is a recipe made out of eggplant and is native to Bihar. It is a very tasty side dish and goes really well with white rice and plain dal.
What do you think is the impact of technology on the developing child?
Today when my daughter was singing a lullaby for her younger sister (my brother-in-law’s baby) and got tired of singing again and again. She asked me, “Mama, will you give me your phone please?”.
When I asked what she would do with the phone, She replied that she is tired of singing again and again and so she wants to record that song and make it listen to the baby so that she can sleep. I was like, what?
Me and Dilip looked at each other surprisingly thinking how technology is dominating this generation, how the dependency upon technology was increasing day by day and how it is impacting their physical and mental health overall.
I know that we cannot stop technological advancement. But at least we can set limits for our children and make them understand that this is not the right time for them to embrace technology, when it isn’t actually the right time to do it.
Just like the way our parents did with us. My mom would never allow me to sit in front of the T.V for more than 2 hours a day and they always encouraged us to play outside along with other children.
We also had different kinds of indoor games, if incase we weren’t really in the mood of going out to play.
We are really lucky that we saw both sides of the world – the simpler lifestyle and then a lifestyle full of advancement and technology.
And we need to help our children as well, to see both the worlds.
I got the first permission to buy a mobile phone for myself, when I got my first job. And I am proud of my parents who made me understand how dangerous could technology be, if we started using it before the right time to start using it.
I am trying my level best to pass on the same kind of advice and guide to my daughter on when is the right time to start using technology.
Just as everything else, technology also has its own positives and negatives. It is technology that has made life easier for us but it is the same technology that led to reduced face to face communication.
Distances have been bridged and reduced but have shrunk to mere written words without feelings. “I love you” has been reduced to “ILU̶