Tuesday, June 18, 2013

My Weekend Special "Gulaab Jamun with Rabilla"


Grate khoya and mash chenna and keep aside. Mix the two along with soda bicarbonate, refined flour, green cardamom powder and a little water to make a soft dough. Divide into sixteen equal portions and shape into balls. Prepare a sugar syrup with sugar and two cups of water. Clear the syrup by removing the scum, if any. Heat ghee/oil in a kadai. Add the balls and deep fry on low heat till golden in colour. Drain and soak in the sugar syrup for atleast fifteen to twenty minutes before serving.


Sweet Rabri is a sweet, condensed milk based dish made by boiling the milk on low heat for a long time until it becomes dense and changes its color to pinkish. Sugar, spices and nuts are added to it to give it flavor. It is chilled and served as dessert. Rabri is the main ingredient in several desserts, such as rasaballi, chhena kheeri, and kheersagar. Rabri can also be made savoury with salt, masala, and zeera.

Vanilla Icecream: Buy it from market :) 

 Rabilla: Rabdi + Vanilla


Put the ice cream in bowl and then put Rabdi on it, wait for 10 mins so that ice cream will melt down( the taste of the combination of Rabdi and vanilla is awesome) . After that Serve this with Gulaab Jamun.


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Thursday, June 6, 2013

Advance Technology Contribution on Health

My friend’s mother was not well. She was down with fever & she was not even eating properly followed by severe pain in the body. A neighbor who is also a doctor was treating her but the results were not impressive. Without any second thoughts I took her to Apollo Hospital Chennai .After fulfilling all the required formalities she was taken to general practitioner medicine. After diagnosing her she was given some tests which were to be conducted .The tests were completed within 3 days & after seeing the reports she was given some medicines & I was informed that she is suffering from neuropathy assuring me that she will get better after 2- 3 weeks.

She is under medication & i see her recovering .Thanks to the doctor & above all I noticed that he did not recommend any unnecessary tests or medicines to draw money unlike other doctors.

I have not visited many hospitals now but I have seen the facility of Apollo in Chennai and Varanasi.

Let us know something about Apollo:

Apollo Hospitals is a major hospital chain based in Chennai, India. It was founded by Dr Prathap C. Reddy in 1983. Apollo is a private healthcare provider in Asia with hospitals in India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Ghana, Nigeria, Republic of Mauritius, Qatar, Oman and Kuwait[citation needed].Apollo hospitals plan add 2,955 beds across India in the next three years. Several of the group's hospitals have been among the first in India to receive a form of international healthcare accreditation, in their case by the America-based Joint Commission International (JCI). The Hyderabad hospital, headed by Dr. K. Hari Prasad, (CEO – Central, Apollo Hospitals Group) was the first in the world, outside the US, to receive JCI's Disease- or Condition-Specific Care (DCSC) Certification in addition to general accreditation when it received this for its acute stroke treatment in 2006. However, they have not as yet acquired international accreditation from any hospital accreditation group from outside of the USA. Apollo Hospital, one of the leading brand in health care. High class facility, equipped with modern technical instruments. (Source: Wiki )

Apollo Hospitals has consistently led game-changing developments in healthcare by bringing to the people, the latest innovations in key medical specialities and super specialities on par with the West. We highlight in this section some of the latest new procedures, services and therapies that Apollo hospitals provides, in keeping with the tradition of providing outstanding healthcare of international standards. 

Modern facility like Radiosurgery, Liver Transplant, Bone Marrow Transplant, Hand & Microsurgery, Infertility Care, Cosmetic Surgery, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Birmingham Hip Resurfacing, Stem Cell Transplant, Emergency & Trauma Services, Minimally Invasive Coronary Artery Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, MRI-HIFU - Non-Surgical treatment of Uterine Fibroids, Robotic Surgery, The Renaissance Robotic Surgical System, PET-MR Suite, G scan - an Open Standing MRI scanner launched at Apollo Hospitals.

Apollo Expertise
  • One of the largest groups of Cardiology and Cardio-Thoracic Surgery in the world
  • Over 1.3 lakh surgeries, with unmatched success record
  • Largest series of aortic valve replacements with stentless heart valve bioprosthesis.
  • First hospital group to bring the 320 Slice CT- Angio scan system and the 64 Slice CT-Angio scan system to India.
  • The Apollo Hospitals, one of the six centres in India to be part of a global trial on using drug-eluting bio-resorbable stents.

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Apollo Telemedicine Networking Foundation(ATNF), a not-for-profit organization, is a part of the Apollo Hospitals Group. It is credited with being the first to setup a Rural Telemedicine centre in 1999 in Aragonda (in Andhra Pradesh). Today, ATNF has emerged as India's single largest turnkey provider in the area of Telemedicine with over 125 peripheral centers including 10 overseas.

More than 71,000 teleconsultations in 25 different disciplines have been provided Patients have been evaluated from distances ranging from 200 to 7500 km. Commissioning the world’s first VSAT enabled, modern secondary care hospital in a village, at Aragonda, Andhra Pradesh, India on 24th March 2000, Bill Clinton, the then president of the USA, said
“ I think it is a very wonderful contribution to the healthcare of the people who live in rural villages and I hope that people all over the world will follow your lead, because if they do then the benefits of the hi-tech medicine can go to everyone and not just people who live in big cities.”

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