Life Lesson from the Kitchen — Cooking with Mom (recipe + video included)

Anand Swamy
7 min readMay 27, 2020

It was the 13th day of September and my mother had called me to visit. It had been about a month since I last saw her, so time with her was past due and she was persistent that I come.

The last few days of Indian summer were upon us. The sky was blue, without a cloud in sight and the heat from the sun wasn’t intrusive. Rather, it felt like a warm blanket that coated our skin.

My mom was going to teach me how to cook Daal. She is an exceptional cook and after my father and her…

Anand Swamy

I write about personal development and self awareness.