Thursday, September 8, 2011

Onamashamsagal! Happy Onam :)

Dear Kerala Kitchen Team,

Hridayam Niranja Onamashamsagal you all and to your families!

Thank you all soo much for being part of this community and helping to celebrate, preserve and share our wonderful heritage and our cuisine.
I hope you all have wonderful (and delicious) Onam celebration and a lifetime of blessings!

I am wishing you all on behalf of Ria as well as she is traveling between Kannur to Kashmir having a great time with her family and friends and in the meantime conducting cooking classes, winning all Kerala cooking competitions and making thousands of chocolates for a cousin's wedding favours!

I am enjoying having my mother visit me ( she is making not one, but two types of  payasam as I type :)  and delayed posting the July round up for which I apologize.
Also want to thank those who signed up to host, especially last month's host Vidhya who posted the August round up on her blog here and the current host this month Divya of Easy cooking who is waiting for all your Onam goodies!

Here finally, is the wonderful dishes you all sent in for July 2011 Kerala Kitchen


Vidhya of Kurry leaves sent in cherupayar dosa a breakfast crepe made with lentils

Ramya of Ramya's Recipe sent in Idli Upma a breakfast dish made with steamed rice idlis and spices

Swapna of Swapna's Cuisine sent in Dates Pickle which goes especially well with biriyani and aloo paranthas

Vidya of Kurry Leaves sent in Kadachakka Theeyal 

Ramya Ramya's Recipe sent in  Broccoli Thoran  /Broccoli stir fried

Ramya of Ramya's Recipe sent in Mushroom thoran / stir fried Mushrooms Kerala style

Ramya o Ramya's recipes sent in Kalan a spicy and tangy buttermilk dish

Vidhya of Kurry Leaves sent in Kumblanga Puliserry / a spiced yogurt or buttermilk based curry

Vidhya of Kurry Leaves also sent in Avial a medley of vegetables in coconut

Zareena My experiments with food Mampazha pulisseri  mangoes in coconut and yogurt


Sarah of Spooful of delight sent in some delicious Pepper roasted chicken 

Najila of Foodie corner sent in some Chicken Cutlets perfect for appetizers or as a side.

Ramya of Ramya's recipes sent in some Chicken Stew 

Akshaya of Akshaya's Recipes sent in some Kerala chicken curry

Ramya of Ramya's Recipe Mutton Biriyani

Vidya of Kurry leaves sent in some Mutton Biriyani 

Lena Rashmin Raj  of Lemon & spice sent in Kerala Mutton Roast


Lena Rashmin Raj of Lemon & spice sent in  Mathi Mulaku Curry Sardine in spicy red gravy

Ramya Ramya's Recipe Mussels thoran

Ramya of  Ramya's Recipe sent in some Mathi or Sardine curry

Ramya of Ramya's Recipes sent in some Dried Prawns Chutney 

Nashira of Plateful sent in some Chemmeen muringakka curry /Prawns and drumstick curry


Vidhya of Sugar N Spice sent in Unniappam

Najila o Foodie corner sent in Mango Layer Pudding 

Najila also sent in Banana Fritters 

Vidhya of Kurry Leaves sent in some delicious Mango Ice cream with carmelized mango 

Vidhya of A portion to Share sent in Banana Fritters

Sudha of Sabda's kitchen sent in Jackruit Halwa

Sarah of Spoonful of Delight sent in Banana Mango tango 

Jehanne of The Cooking Doctor sent in Neyappam

Swapna of Swapna's Cuisine sent in Passion fruit wine

Here are the winners!

For the best dish, I had to choose Swapna's Passion fruit wine!

For the best pic, I chose Vidya's mango Ice cream!

The Top contributor is Ramya of Ramya's recipes with 8 delicious entries!Congrats winners and thank you all for your amazing dishes! Here is your Kerala Kitchen member badges, do display them proudly on your blogs, we are so proud to have you on our team!

-Best wishes to you all!


julie said...

wow..All recipes sounds great n mouthwatering!!
Happy Onam to all !!!

Ramya said...

Oh I found the July roundup..pls ignore my comment on the Aug roundup post...And thanks a lot for the top contributor Award. 2 top contributor awards in a row..July and Aug !!! Im so excited..

Swapna said...

Hi Rose,
Thanks for selecting my Passion Fruit Wine as the best dish:)..