PHOOLY HAY SARSON (The Blooming Mustard)

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The sight of these blooming sarson (mustard) fields from the GT road --- in the vicinity of area, I currently live --- forced me to stop over --- and enjoy the view -------- a frenzy of thoughts went through my mind......

(a)..... the sheer natural beauty that is so refreshing and relaxing (especially in today’s world) --- yet we continue to ignore it !

(b)..... the vivid contrast of the wheat and sarson that is so soothing to .. eyes .. mind … and spirit !

(c)..... the advent of the spring --- a gradual transition --- Good bye winters !!

(d)..... the delicious “sarson ka saag” topped with butter … served with crisp (yet soft) "makki ki roti"

(e)..... and the melody “Phooly hay Sarson” (The Blooming Mustard) by Nayyara Noor from my childhood days.

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“Sarson Ka Saag” is a popular curry of Punjab region, made from sarson (Mustard) plant and spices. Usually topped with butter (unprocessed white) the curry is served with Makki ki Roti (Corn bread). Oil of sarson (mustard) is also widely used in the region, both for edible and other uses.

The old ber tree (Ziziphus mauritiana) in the foreground is a common sight in the region. Locally, the evergreen thorny shrub is called "bairie" and the ber fruits are popular in rural population.

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Comments (226)

Erol Barutçugil on March 17, 2014

Delightful landscape, delicate colors. Like. Greetings.Erol

М. Тодоровић on April 15, 2014

Very good landscape! Excellent photo!

YSL 60/179.

Kind regards, Tosa

Mansoor Goheer on April 22, 2014

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Many thanks for your very nice compliments and like :)

….Best wishes and greetings from Pakistan !

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jantoni on April 26, 2014

Gran fotografia de paisaje luminoso. 180L
Saludos desde España, jantoni.

tu andy on April 29, 2014

Marvellous panorama. Wonderful colours and view. YsL 61.181, Best wishes,
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David Guruli on May 5, 2014

Very beautiful view.
Wonderful capture.
L+F
Best regards from Georgia, David.

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on March 3, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Mansoor Goheer
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot G6
    • Taken on 2012/02/27 15:50:46
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/1000)
    • Focal Length: 10.19mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.000
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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