Friday, March 30, 2012

Guest Host~ EP Series @ Mint & Coriander

Thank You Julie from Erivum Puliyum to give me a chance to host the event EP-Series: Herbs & Spices for the month of April. Hope we come out with many innovative recipe's. :)

Rules of the Event:

1. The event runs for the period of 1st - 30th APRIL 2012.
2. The theme for this month is "Mint leaves & Coriander Seeds". You can use one ingredient in a dish or use both but that ingredient should be one of the main ingredients. It can vary from starter, main dish , dessert or any other recipes, sweet or savory anything.(No recipes which don't follow this rule will not qualify for the event.) 
3. At-least a tbsp of coriander seeds must be used or a bunch of mint leaves must be used.
4. Bloggers and Non bloggers can participate. Bloggers can link their recipes using the linky tool below. Bloggers who find it difficult or find some problem to link can also send & Non-bloggers can send in their recipes to my mail surabhishri2003(@)gmail(.)com with the following details-
Subject: "Mint Leaves & Coriander Seeds"
Your Name-
Recipe Name-
Recipe Details-
Pic of the Dish
5. Recipe must be linked to this event announcement page and to my page.
6. You can link both Veg & Non Veg recipes.
7. Send in any number of entries. You can link in your old entries too (limiting 2 per person), just add the logo and the link under the post or re-post another 2 entries too.(total of 4 archived posts)
8.Usage of logo is appreciated for all entries.
That is not the end to it; There are 4 awards for the BEST INNOVATIVE RECIPE AWARD, TOP CONTRIBUTOR AWARD,BEST HEALTHY DISH AWARD & PARTICIPATION AWARD. So,Folks put on your innovative caps and think tight, do right and link in your recipes at the earliest before 30th April,2012.
Best Wishes to All & Happy Blogging...

Tuesday, March 27, 2012


Jeera Rice is common & how about Jeera Dosa!!!

Masala Baingan

I love baingan(eggplant) in any form may be baingan bharta, masala baingan, baingan bhajji.... (all coming up soon @ My Cook Book). So here is Masala Baingan with Baby Baingan :)

Friday, March 23, 2012


Before I have posted Matar-Paneer with Peanut gravy. Today I have prepared the Matar-Paneer in different way. And it tastes awesome.

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Mocha Mug Cake

I love baking & love baked goodies... Some times at mid night I feel like to have a freshly baked cake, & this mug cake is the best substitute at mid-night :) No shifting...just mix...pour & microwave :)

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Here's my 50th post with Sooji-Halwa

Here I come with my 50th post. Among these 50 posts, 2 posts were re-posted, 3 are event announcements, 1 was the inaugural and 44 are recipe posts. While preparing all these 44 recipe's I have learnt many new things. Thanks to my fellow bloggers who constantly read my blog and give their responses. I also thank to all my blog whom I follow, as I always try to do some thing new after seeing u. 
So, here is India's very own dessert Sooji-Halwa as my 50th post:)

Friday, March 16, 2012

Gingery...Butter Milk

Summer is here...Need more fluid to Beat this Heat. Butter Milk being an easy to make drink it's very healthy too....

Capsicum Rings

Last week I borrowed a magazine "SAHELI" from my friend, there were many easy snack recipe's there and it was one among them, easy...healthy...& quick.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Paneer Makhnwala...

I love the event Blog Hop, as we come to know more bloggers and varieties of food... This month I was paired with Achu's Amma's Kitchen and I selected Mutter-paneer but I didn't use mutter but prepared paneer in the same procedure given by Achu with little alterations with the ingredients.

Monday, March 12, 2012

Curd Rice

Curd rice is one of favourite dish among the South Indian's. I tried to get near to the taste what my South Indian Friends do... But it was yummy...:)

Let's Party Every Month

Hello friends, after a successful completion of the event "Holi Hai", here I come with a new event - Let's Party. "Let's Party" is going to be a monthly event. Actually from this month me and some of my friends are organizing Kitty party. And this popped with an idea of Let's Party. Every month we will have different theme for the event. So here I start the event Let's Party with a "Snacks" theme.

All this is possible only by your support and interest,friends.So, I invite all my other fellow bloggers who are interested in guest hosting the event for a month with their own theme for that month. 

For The Hosts Interested:

  • The event runs for 1 full month starting from the 15th of the month till 15th next month.
  • You can choose your interested theme for the month.
  • Announce the event at your space a day before the starting date (ie:on 14th)and add in the above logo.It would be nice if you leave a note to link my event announcement page as well along with your event announcement page
  • Do drop me a line at surabhishri2003(at)gmail(dot)com if you are interested to host for a month and specifying the theme too so that we can know at the earliest & confirm the months.
  • The link to the round up of event should be sent to me so that I can publish it in the round up page calender at my space too.
  • There are three awards to be given Top Contributor Award, Best Recipe Award, Participation Award.

For The Participants:

Rules for the Event:
  1. I have choosed "SNACKS" as a theme for the month of Mar-Apr at "Let's Party"
  2. Vegetarian & Non-Vegetarian dishes are allowed.(No Beef/Pork)
  3. Please post your link below and usage of the logo is mandatory.
  4. Must be a follower at the Blog or at Facebook.
  5. Archives are welcome only if re-posted and linked back to the announcement page(only 1).
  6. As many entries are allowed.
  7. There are three awards to be given Top Contributor Award, Best Recipe Award, Participation Award.
  8. If u are having any problems linking up,just send me my email surabhishri2003(at)gmail (dot)com
    • Sub: Let's Party - Snacks
    • Your Name:
    • Recipe Name:
    • Recipe URL:
    • Recipe Photo:
  9. Non-Bloggers can also send me an email with the details as below:
    • Sub: Let's Party - Snacks 
    • Your Name:
    • Recipe Name:
    • Email Address:
    • Recipe Photo:
    • Recipe in .doc format or .pdf format
      Round up

      "Food with a twist\Fusion food"


      "Go Bake It"


      "Festive Treat"



      Fest Celebration - Diwali”


Sunday, March 11, 2012

Holi Hai ~ Round Up

I was alone when I created this blog now I have many friends here across the globe. Thanks to all my blog readers to link the posts to my first event "Holi Hai". Holi the festival of colours and the roundup is also too colourful with 91 Posts...
Hope I have added every one's recipe... Please let me know if I missed any ones... :)
Happy Blogging Friends....

1.Dal Panchatran2.Pistachio Heart Cookies with Rose Marmalade
3.Firangi Kebab4.Luscious Mango Shrikhand/ Yogurt
5.Dal Baati6.Kerala Style Rosette Cookies /Achappam
7.Rasmalai8.Gulabi Badam Pista Kheer/ Rosy Milk Pudding
9.Venni Puttu 10.Puran Poli
11.Agar Agar Halwa (Bombay Halwa)12.Snickers Muffins
13.Dahi Chicken14.RasMalai
15.Oats Chilla16.Hyderabadi Dum Mutton Biryani
17.Sweet Potatoes18.Mattar Samosa
19.Taro Golden Coins20.Rogan Josh
21.Pineapple Ice-cream Cake22.Oats Chocolate Payasam
23.Dahi kabab24.Easy Coconut Macatoons
25.Fish Biryani26.Mini Heart Cakes
27.Tandoori Paneer / Paneer Tikka28.Lemon Custard Cakes
29.Kasuri Aloo Kabab30.Fruit kabab
31.Paneer-Mushroom Kabab32.Falafels and wraps
33.Paneer Bhurji34.Nan Khatai
35.Harabhara kebab36.nonoven white cookies
37.Fish cutlets38.Tricoloured Vegetable kebab
39.Cake Truffles and Kit Kat Crunchies40.Patra
41.Vegetable Pulao42.Stawberry Pooris
43.Beetroot Halwa/Beetroot Pudding44.Chocolate Truffles
45.Stained Glass Cookies46.Gulkand-e-khaas
47.PANEER-MUSHROOM KABAB48.Eggless Coconut Cake
49.No Bake Choco Energy Bars50.Choco Gulab Jamun
51.Stuffed Semolina Laddu52.Besan Burfi (Chickpea Fudge)
53.lauki kofta54.Sabudhana Vada
55.Chickpeas and capsicum curry56.Shakarpara
57.Badusha58.Khara Bath
59.Jalebi ~ Famous Indian Sweet 60.Oats-Choco Fudge
61.Avarekaalu-Oats Ambode62.Plantain Kebab
63.Besan Ladoo64.Sheer Khurma
65.Dal Makhani66.Shahi Paneer
67.Bengali Mutton Curry68.Poori Aloo Masala
69.Kalakand (sweet)70.Gulab Jamun
71.Zarda72.Corn Potli
73.Paneer Makhani - Restaurant Style74.Aloo Chaat
75.Tango with Mango76.Eggless Cilantro Ice cream
77.Methi chicken78.Gujhiya
79.Nutella Chocolate Pudding80.Gujiya
81.Dates Halwa with no refined sugar82.Soy Granules Kheeer
83.Mysore pak84.Meen Pattichathu/Spicy Kerala Fish Curry
85.Doi Maach/Fish in Creamy Yogurt sauce86.Malvani Prawn Curry
87.Sago dessert with Fruit Flavour88.Parippu Vada
89.Malpua90.Spicy Schezwan Chicken
91.Chewy Chocolate Cookies

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Potato Wafers

Slice it, dry it, fry it... Old !dea...
Slice it, microwave it, eat it... New !dea... :) (Do I sound like Abhishek Bachan!!!!)  :P