Meet a 102 years old R.Pappammal an organic farmer from Thekkampatti Village near Coimbatore who won Padma Shri in the field of agriculture for popularizing organic farming. She has given numerous interviews ever since she won the Padma Shri award. Pappammal comes from a generation of farmers who believe in hard work themselves. She works non-stop at this age with her full heart.
Pappammal is from a family of agriculturists who own a 2.5 acre farm in her village, who had previously grown lentils, such as horse gram and green gram. Now, she mostly grows bananas. She had also worked closely with Tamil Nadu Agriculturalists University. She would travel all alone to meet farmer’s and implement all that she learned.
She started learning about organic farming when she visited a meeting. Her method soon got popular after she learned that chemicals that we used on our crops are harmful to the soil. Many universities send their students on field to learn from her as part of a “ village stay programme”. Pappammal also got invitations from many universities to visit farms they recommended. She would travel alone all her way to visit the farm. She travelled several cities for farmers to meet them and also shared what she knew with them.
Pappammal is probably the only woman farmer and soon this great grandmother became a local celebrity who is fearless and dedicated towards his work and passion.
Tea producing countries like Bangladesh,Sri-Lanka,Nepal ,Vietnam,Indonesia,Kenya,Malawi, Uganda,and India celebrates International Tea day today . First thing we need while getting up is a Cup of hot tea . Tea have became part of our daily routine since ages . International Tea Day aims to draw global attention of governments and citizens to the impact of the global tea trade on workers and growers, and has been linked to requests for price supports and fair day .
The first international tea day was celebrated in New Delhi ,India in 2004 after the discussion by Pankaj sir,at the world social forum in 2004 and later celebrated in Sri-Lanka in 2006 and 2008.
Tea is a part of our daily routine and comes with wide varieties and taste with days and years passing there has been an expandable changes in the flavor of tea. Every country and every state has different recipe of making tea .
There are different tale stories related to the making of tea in which the popular tale of a tea , In China , a emperor has ordered all the people of of his nation would boil their water before drinking it. So it came to pass that the Emperor was sitting drinking a simple cup of boiled water when leaves from a nearby tree blew into it, creating the first tea.
Today there are more than thousands of startup on tea with different added flavors and getting popular day-by-day . The fact cannot be denied that tea is basic necessity we require in our daily life.
If you are cold,tea will warm you ; If you are too heated , it will cool you;If you are depressed;it will cheer you;If your excited,it will calm you-William Wart Gladstone.
Everybody desire of having some crispy and delicious item to be served with an evening tea. You can enjoy delicious and tasty veggie nuggets with your evening tea. Let us know it’s easy recipe on how to make veggie nuggets.
Potato -550 gram (boiled and mashed)
Carrot- 60 grams
Green peas -45 grams
Sweet corn -45 gram
Asparagus -45 gram
Onion – 45 grams
Coriander – 10 gram
Green chili – 1 small tablespoon
Ginger – 1 small tablespoon
Salt – To taste
Black pepper – ½ tablespoon
Oregano – ½ tablespoon
Garlic powder – ½ tablespoon
Lemon juice -1 small tablespoon
Bread crumbs -25 gram
Corn flakes -25 gram
Maize flour paste – bread crumbs for dipping – oil for dipping and frying.
HOW TO MAKE
In a bowl add all the ingredients, maize floor paste and bread crumbs.
Mix all the ingredients nicely.
Take a little bit of mixture in hand and try to give the shape of veggies.
Now dip veggies in the maize floor and then with dip it with bread crumbs.
In a pan take oil and fry veggies until they turn brown and crispy and put it into a absorbent paper.
Your veggie nuggets are ready to serve with your evening tea.