Sunday, July 02, 2006

Curry Mela - 24th Week

Hello Friends, here we are, yet again, with the 24th curry mela.. been 24th weeks since I started this as an experiment. We have had a very smooth run of the same for more than 5 months now. I hope that you will continue to enjoy the same for years to come... Cheers


I have, as an opening bell, a very healthy beet based recipe here. Makes a complete meal with kadhi and rice or roti... Check out this Kadhi and Beetroot Palyaa,


WAJIK, a steamed glutinous rice braised in palm sugar and coconut milk syrup. Now this is an Indian Rice cake... Yummy dessert. It does reminds me of a Manipuri Rice called Chakhao ( meaning tasty rice) which is originally brown in colour and looks exactly like the wajik when cooked. Smells awesome, but the produce of the same rice is very limited, and it is hardly available for commercial production. But the smell is awesome, and anybody who have ever tasted it never forgets it.


Pudalangai Poriyal - Snake Gourd Curry
, This is another simple Indian Curry, quite healthy. Would love to try it out soon...


I love those banana chips fresh out of the Monstrous Kadhai, check out this simple version of preparing Ash Plantain chips . You can actually prepare it at home!!


Yummy Dessert, this Kesari Bhaath/Rava Kesari. I can eat tons of this..

Let the picture for itself... Check out this Aperitif, perfect for a party......


Lamb and potato Curry, well, a very simple and easy to cook recipe. Something I have cooked many a times...


Easy Biryani, and hey this is another perfect bachelor recipe... Biryani made simple!!!



Puran PoliThe Blogger Writes Puran = any kind of stuffing Poli = flatbread.. I first tasted this amazing, sweet roti/paratha, at Pune. It was 4 years back. Been in love eversince....

Carrot, Courgette and Spinach fritters, trust this blogger to come up with such amazing recipes..

Maple Glazed Salmon with Black Pepper and Ginger, what more can I comment. The picture speaks a thousand words... Classy stuff I tell you..


Veppilakatti - chutney powder made with lemon/lime leaves , an authentic south Indian Preparation...


Paneer Tikka Rolls or wraps... and easy recipe with step by step instruction to prepare Paneer Tikka Katti Rolls..Check it out...

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Blogger spicehut said...

Thanks for the roundup...well done.

7/03/2006 05:21:00 AM  
Blogger mandira said...

Another great week of Curry Mela. Thanks for hosting it. Great roundup.

7/03/2006 08:45:00 PM  
Blogger Ricky said...

Hi Anthony Sir,

I have a recipe waiting to be in your 'Curry Mela'. Please, do tell me how I can enter it. What are the rules and all? Thank You!

7/03/2006 09:17:00 PM  
Anonymous Lera said...

Anthony, Nice roundup showcasing so many new entrants in the blog scene.

7/04/2006 10:54:00 AM  
Anonymous Anwesha Chattopadhyay said...

Whenever I run out of ideas as to what to cook(which is atleast thrice every week!)I come to ur curry mela!
Its one of the easiest ways to see and read so many entries.I would have never gone to many blogs otherwise!

7/04/2006 01:53:00 PM  
Anonymous tony said...

@ Spicehut, mandira and lera: Thank you so much for the kind words... believe me the pleasure was all mine....

Ricky: just drop a comment with the parmalionk or mail me the link at :-) refer sidebar lol

Anwesha: Well, like I always say, pleasure was alll mine...thnks and i am glad that you find the event practically useful...

You are all welcome always..

7/04/2006 10:32:00 PM  
Anonymous D said...

Some mouthwatering stuff you got here. All I know how to cook are eggs and hotdogs. Fried, too. Hopefully, this new phenomenon in the blogosphere would give me enough inspiration to learn more. :D Wish me luck!

7/05/2006 11:23:00 AM  
Anonymous Annita said...

Hey Tony,
I've an entry for your weekend curry mela..Here is it..

7/07/2006 03:13:00 AM  
Blogger Nila said...

Hi Anthony,
You are inspiring to cook and post recipes. I know it is hard work to load all the photos and compile, especially when the 'Blogger' wouldn't co-operate.

Keep posting your recipes. My family is a big fan of 'potato,peas and fish head'. I make that atleast twice a month. :D Looking forward to some new recipes.
Well done and keep it up.

This is my entry for this week.


7/08/2006 05:44:00 AM  
Anonymous tony said...

D: All the best D.. And thnaks for the kind words...

@ Annita: Thanks for the entry... Looking forward to more :-)

@ Nila: Thanks dera.. for all the kind words and I am glad you love the fish head curry.... my favorite too..... You actually cook it twice a month.. that's nice to hear,

7/08/2006 10:38:00 AM  
Blogger Tanuja said...

Hi Tony,
As I was busy with some works I could not make for 2 weeks curry is my entry for this weeks curyymela. thank u.

7/08/2006 11:31:00 AM  

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