Happy republic day to all my blog buddies, and other reader ( Ghost readers- as Asha said :)) ) . I know I am bit late to wish you this , this time I made a point to publish it after friday so that every one can send their entries upto friday, no matter in any part of World they are :D !
Our 58th Republic day was celebrated nicely here in India yesterday . you can check out the speech of out president Dr.A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Here .A nice and very brilliant man he is, India needs more people like him to rule the contry well .
Now moving towards our Round up,
Let us first welcome those who have participated here for the first time .
1. Kajal - kajaldreams.blogspot.com
2. Harekrishnaji - Unke Dushman Hai bahut Aadmi acchha Hoga
3. Gattina - Kitchen Unplugged
4. Prema Sunder - My cook book
5. Jasmine - Just for fun
6. Anjali - Anna Parabrahma
7. Indira - Cooking with Consciousness, Yes ! none other than Indira of Mahanandi … Oh, I am glad that you too participated here Indira. : ) .
A very warm welcome to all of you , I am glad that you all willingly participated here with your entries to celebrate the spirit of India.
Since we have 20 + entries today I am showing them in the order I get it from all of you , at the last is 8 entries of mine, don't forget to check that too :D.
First is Kajal of kajaldreams. She has prepared a Carrot Halwa garnished with Cashew nuts, and made perfect combination of Orange and white color for that.
Next is from Viji of Vcuisine, she is sharing here with her delicious way of making Tricolored sandwich. Though she left her country for visiting India on the day after I announce this, she promptly sent me this entry of her. How Nice of you Viji.
Swapna of Tastes from my kitchen is sharing here with a healthy fried rice with capsicum,potato and carrot added to it, making a perfect recipe with all 3 colors.
Nidhi is sharing here her yummy Cake , which is perfect with all 3 colors present there, it is looking so nice that I wish nidhi is somewhere staying near by me : )) .
Harekrishnaji is here for the first time with his 3 wonderful recipes to share with all of us.
First one is Sabudana khichadi
Next one is hara pulao ,check our the delicious hara pulao made with coriander leaves added to pulao .
And here is Gajar ka halwa from Harekrishnaji
Usha is again here to celebrate the theme with all of us. She made a perfect colored Carrot bean poogath with carrot , beans and coconut . thus, making a perfect entry for this celebration . :)
When it comes to Trupti, you can expect something different than normal dishes… and proving this true, Trupti is here again with her recipe of making Carrot Milk(Gajar doodh).Even with that she bring out perfect 3 colors.
Check out what Suma of veggie platter has created for Republic day theme. She made this Tricolred Idli, for which she added shredded a carrot and green peas to it. Don't forget to check the pictures fo this process. Suma has really done well with this. : )
Anjali ,Who is participating here for the first time has made this heart shaped Carrot Halwa , and placed it in green bowl to be perfect entry for this theme : ) . Seems like all our buddies around here loves carrot very much , such that they don't miss a single chance to prepare something with carrot. And Being favorite among all is Carrot Halwa : )) . Its something nice about this event when we have more than 2 version of the same dish. : ) .
Asha is with her novel idea of cheese, to make Tri-Colored Spiced Cream Cheese . Also she made Ashok chakra with black peppers in the middle of it to bring out the image of our national flag perfectly. Just picture is enough to describe more about her and this dish. :) .
Manjula of dailtoy has made Triclored noodles to share here with . it looks simple ans superb ! Goes perfect with the theme .:)
Not only that but she has something more to share here having all our flag colors present in it.
First is bantwal Car Festival
Another one is of baseball match .
One more is of Universal Studio . Just by looking at these pictures , I think Manjula is also a good photographer.
Jasmie(jasu) of Just for fun made a percect flag with perfect colored ingredients. This looks realy wonderful ,isn't it ?
See what Coffee is sharing with us, here ! A Sweet Corn Soup, yes, it also has all three colors in it , and looks perfect to go with the theme : )
Another one from Coffee is our all time favorite Gujarati Dhokla , having all combination making 3 colored dish. I just wish to grab that dish just now : )) .
It is obvious if some of us is here for the first time to share the joy together for our republic day. Now we have one more As asha said unofficial Indian with us . Gattina !
Yes, she cooks Indian dishes so well , that I think sometimes that even I am not that good with all the Indian dishes. :)) . A great cook she is, also a wonderful photography she knows ! . Just check her picture and you will come to believe that.
She has made yummy pistachiyo tartlets with clemetine custard. Such a nice enrty for the theme with orange color ! Also she made it a point to show orange and green color in the rest color or the picture. What a neat idea ! Seems like only me and Gattina loves orange :D , to make it a proof just check my entries below. :P A special thank to you Gattina for participating here , Hugs !
As the theme of this week was not only limited to cooking , there are many buddies we have with us , with their absolutely new ideas about the theme . Sangeeta is One of them. Showing her love to our India, she had chaged the theme of her blog to these 3 colors only ! Isn't it something really nice ? I just love the Idea Sangeeta.
Also she has a perfect picture for his theme . : ) .
Maheshwari of Beyond the usual is proving her tag name correct here. She come up with a Indian flag made up with Badam and Pista !
Along with that she made Tricolored Pasta too, to share here with all of us : ) .
Seema has send here healthy and colorful recipe of Tricolored rice here . Though she is down with flue, she didn't miss to participate here . A special thanks to you too dear Seema. This entry is really wonderful , and healthier one with bell peppers added to it.
I think all of us are little bit or more inspired from the blog of Indira, and what a lovely blog she maintains. ! It's a proud to have your entry here Indira, I love this a lot,the idea to make Kabab of Green chick peas is also nice ! : ) . Check out the full recipe and pictures of it Here . : )
Killing me again is the nice sandwich of Prema here. How do you and Viji know that I love sandwich ? :D . Prema of My cook book is sharing her unique way for making colorful Pin wheel sandwich with all of us. Just check the beautiful way of making it here , and I must say this picture is rally worth 1000 words (at least for sandwich lover like me :)) ) .
A novel Idea from Sandeepa ,of bong mom's cook book . She is here with a lovely picture , making a perfect presentation for theme of this week. This proves that we are all creative in amny ways , not just with cooking , Right ?
Thank you all for participating here with your nice entries and making this even joyful and colorful. :) I appreciate your effort for making and publishing these entries to participate here with on time.
Mythreyee got little late with sending her entries ,though I waited for you all upto saturday :P, Better late than never, and here is her colorful entry for the event- sprouted Moong Invegetable Pulao(updating this on 28th Jan 2007.) Thank you Mythreyee :) .
Now here are entries from my side .
A Tricolored Dosa -Simple dosa decorated with shredded carrot and spring onions. !
A simple and lovely Picture consisting of all three colors in it. : )
A dish of different colored chutney -
Orange - is made up of garlic , red chilli powder and a pinch of turmeric to it.
Green - is coriander chutney , I already posted recipe of it here.
White - its not a chutney , it's our all time favorite - plain curd.
Here I made Orange juice for the color of Orange .
White is my all time favorite - Buttermilk. (In Gujarati home there will not be a single meal served without buttermilk, and I just love it. : ) ) .
Green is the fresh Jaljeera (drink which helps in digestion/ can be served as appetizer) I made using Mint leaves. if someone intrested to knowthe recipe let me know, I will post it. :D.
Even something more from me-Tricolored Curry!
Recipe I am going to Post in Next week: D.
(Note : vegetable of the Next Week is -Green Peas, be ready and rush to my inbox with your entries , I am goin to start daily post from next week again :)) ) .