Sunday, August 27, 2006

Curry Mela - 30th

Dear All, It is time for the Curry mela Round up. The 30th Curry Mela is there already.. I know some you have been eagerly waiting for the Curry Mela, Thanks again, with all your support and words of encouragement, we have reached the 30th episode of the Curry Mela! Without Further ado, enjoy the spread!

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Pad ThaiArchana cooked this amazing Thai Delicacy, Pad Thai, with her account of Thai Food and Spices.
She says that this recipe is Devoid of any hard to find Ingredients and herbs, so we all can try this out right away, huh!






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Thai Fragrant Rice Ah, it is raining Thighs, oops Thais again. Somehow, whenever there is an entry to the curry Mela which is new to the curry, they never do come singly. Which is amazing, of course, coz we get to try out varieties of the came. Check out this delicious looking Thai Fragrant Rice with Thai Potato Curry, by Pavani.





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Red Chard
Now this is a wonderful recipe from a wonderful Women. Manisha cooks up this awesome Masoor with red Chard. Ever ingenious that she is, she cooked this bunch of beautiful bunch of red chard, locally grown organically at 6000 feet in the Rockies of Colorado. Now that is Healthy Food!!




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Shrimp
Ashwini sends this beautiful entry, now the Picture is just awesome. This is Shrimp Pulao for you. She is trying to bridge a gap with this recipe :-) after complaints that she don't blog about Non-veg food often. And some people complain that I don't blog about veg food often. just check the side bar, there are Much More veg recipes than Non-Veg.




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Tomato Chutney

A first time Blogger, S blogs about Chatpat food, and send her entry of an easy Tomato Chutney. Now, we at Bachelor Cooking are always looking for easy recipes. I'd it is a good start. Do blog more, and bring to us your delicious Recipes. Keep Blogging!! Welcome to the Cooking Blogosphere...




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Cabbage Curry
Jayshree here is another new Food Blogger, who blogs about Veggie delights, and sends in a Wonderfull preparation of Cabbage Curry, which I will try out, soon. She has been Blogging for a long time now, but she came into the food Blogging scene recently. A warm Welcome!!





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Pesto Pasta
We can always do with some easy Italian food too.. I have a good collection of pastas, which I haven't cooked for a long time.. Food is one of the main reasons we work for, yet work keeps us from cooking some amazing recipes, sigh!!! Now this Pesto and Tomato pasta looks yummy and the recipe is very simple, Another perfect Bachelor recipe.




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lamb Rogan Josh
Now, Pamela dear!! So you want to me to cook your recipe? I have been reading up varieties of Rogan Josh recipes, of late, since I wanted to prepare it. What a pleasant coincidence that you sent it for the curry mela... I would be but forced to cook your version, not because of anything else but for the fact that It looks YUMMYY. Amazing Lamb Rogan Josh, I say!



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Pad Thai
This is Hot, this is tangy, Shankari posts this recipe of Chilli in tamarind Sauce. This kind of Picklish Recipes are real Life Savers for bachelors and Students living in bachelor pads. It will complement a simple Daal Rice Dinner very well. Shankari says that it can be had with Dosa,Idli and everything else like rice, Upma, Chapathi and the likes.




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Pudina Chicken



Now, this Indiana Doc who is not from Indiana has a dual course entry of Pudina Chicken and Prawn roast. Now which do I try first?




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Indian Feast

Ruth from Toronto, blogs about an Indian Feast, which indeed is another Curry Mela in itself. Check out the spread of Saag paneer to Ragan Josh to Butter Chicken. A feast that would fit a Mughal Emperor of yore.





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Pineapple Pudding
Pushpa sends in this Pineapple Pudding. Look so beautiful, I would feel guilty to dig a spoon into it and eat it. And I could complete it nonetheless. Amazing Entry!!








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Mixed vegetable Kurma
Prema Writes about this wonderful indian Dish, a Mixed Vegetable Kurma. Vegetable kurma is quite a common dish and everybody has his own way of Cooking it, and even I had cooked it in a different way. Hers is also different and new, and very simple. Another easy recipe everybody must try.





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Corn and red Bell Pepper
Now, it is nice to see a soup recipe in a while. I mean, I hardly get soups as entries, and soups are the most important part of a meal. Very healthy and keeps you from over eating. This Corn and red Bellpepper soup looks very delicious too.





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Chana masala and Naan Smitha's Naan and Chana Masala Looks awesome and the recipe sounds so easy!

Taste as good but much lesser oil than Chole-bhature :-)







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Chicken Curry in Sate Sauce
You can trust Meeta to come up with such fantastic and awesome and wonderful as aChicken Curry in Sate Sauce. Mouth Watering, and add to it that I am so hungry today.







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Rum Cake
Nandita, our lone doctor Food Blogger baked this sinfully delicious Chocolate Rum Apricot cake. She is a health food expert and if she bakes this cake, this must be one healthy cake.. just kidding, after all one can indulge oneself on occassions, otherwise where is the joy, without indulgences...




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Ribbon pakoda
Priya Prepares some savoury Snacks, Ribbon pakoras which looks delicious. She blogged about it so well, in a step by step instruction which will make it so easy for any newbie learning to Cook.






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Hope you enjoyed it.. Do come again!

9 Comments:

Blogger indianadoc said...

Yes,indeed Antony,this is one blog event that I always look forward... for the amazing array in the mela...now that desserts too have started popping up...I think u'r 'curry' mela has become sweeter too!!

8/27/2006 01:35:00 PM  
Blogger Anthony said...

hehehe.. yeah, there always is a sweet dish or two..My use of Curry is just as a metaphor for anything edible...

8/27/2006 02:01:00 PM  
Anonymous Pam said...

Again Tony wonderful round up and thank you for your kind comments.

After my disasterous weekend I think I could really do with a comforting bowl of rogan josh right now!

8/28/2006 01:03:00 PM  
Blogger Meeta said...

Lovely round-up Tony. Thank you for your efforts. There are so many lovely recipes here!

8/28/2006 03:43:00 PM  
Blogger Prema Sundar said...

U have done an excellent job Anthony... Thanks for the wonderful recipes.

8/28/2006 04:47:00 PM  
Blogger mandira said...

Great Round Up Tony. Curry Mela is one of my favorite blog events. Thank you for all your efforts.

8/28/2006 06:39:00 PM  
Blogger Shankari said...

You take sooo much effort to do this. Awesome

8/28/2006 09:32:00 PM  
Blogger Ricky said...

Sorry Bhai, but because my lappy had broken down over the weekend, I could not leave the link. But, you can always include my recipe, "Shrimp Scampi" in your next curry mela. The recipes in this mela are excellent to say the least.

8/29/2006 04:52:00 AM  
Blogger Ruth said...

Everything looks so wonderful. Thanks for doing the roundup - so many delicious treats.

9/09/2006 08:51:00 AM  

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