Thursday, September 8, 2011

Onamashamsagal! Happy Onam :)

Dear Kerala Kitchen Team,

Hridayam Niranja Onamashamsagal 

....to 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

Vegetarian

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



Meat

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



Seafood

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




Sweets/Snacks/Dessert:

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!

3 comments:

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:)..