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Rajasthani Ghevar Topped With Kesar Rabdi - SNC Challenge 4

Hurray !! At last completed my Jan month SNC challenge today :) I was worried all these days that I might be unable to do this yummy sweet coz of relatives at home.. But some how managed to prepare this today. I have thank my mom, chithi and my periamma who helped a lot in preparing and tasting :) I must say that this sweet is JUST DIVINE !!! Every spoon n every bite made me feel like in heaven :) Special thanks to Manju, who introduced this finger licking delicious traditional sweet... I am really very happy that my family members and relatives enjoyed this sweet alot... In fact, they all noted down this recipe to try later :) Actual recipe calls for sugar syrup to soak the ghevar... I jus skipped this part for my family members..

SNC challenge is nothing but South - North Team Challenge. Every month one member from south team will challenge the North team and vice versa... This month North team ( Manju ) challenged us with this Rajasthani Ghevar and the south team ( Ramya ) challen…

Friday Chat With Bloggers - Sharanya From Sara's Tasty Buds

Hi friends....

Hope you all enjoyed my last week’s Friday Chat with Viji from Virundhu Unna Vaanga.  Missed her interesting chat ?? don't worry! Just click HERE and enjoy reading with her yummy sweet recipe. Thanks a lot everyone for your lovely support and response  :)
And today we are going to meet an interesting blogger Sharanya Palanisshami from Sara's Tasty buds .She has a lovely space with lots of delicious and tasty recipes... Personally I love all her baking recipes and kongu recipes. Very young and energetic blogger. Do check her blog and participate in her first event....Don't miss it !!
So friends, get ready to know more about our lovely friend....
Priya : Few words about you !
Sharan : I am sharanya from sara’s Tasty Buds.  I am a physiotherapist by profession . Cooking was my passion from my childhood.
Priya : What inspires you to write a food blog  and when did you start ?
Sharan :  As I had already told , I had the passion for cooking from my childhood . I cooked my…

Plantain Corn Rice / Raw Banana Corn Rice / Lunch Box Recipes

Life has become very busy n hectic, starting from this year... Continuous travel and guests filled in our home one after the other for their holidays... Enjoying every minute but unhappy that I am not able to concentrate on blogging. Planning to manage time so that I will not miss my virtual friends:)
And coming to today's recipe...After a long time tried this innovative delicious lunch box variety today and served with onion raita and chips. Had one bowl of cooked basmati rice in my fridge, so used that flavorful rice to prepare this plantain corn rice. Instead the same can be tried with the boiled rice or raw rice. But adding basmati rice gives a yummy briyani flavor. Very simple recipe and perfect for kids.




Ingredients:
1 Big Plantain / Raw Banana1 Onion, Finely chopped1/4 Cup Corn kernels, frozen 2 Green chillies, sliced1 1/2 Cup Rice, cooked ( Basmati )2 Tbsp Oil or ( 1 Tbsp Oil and 1 Tbsp ghee )1 Bay leaf2 Star anise1/2 inch CinnamonA pinch of Turmeric powder1 Tsp Ginger - Ga…

Friday Chat With Bloggers - Viji From VIRUNTHU UNNA VAANGA

Happy Friday Friends !!! 

Happy to start my first event today with a special sweet blogger Vijalakshmi Dharmaraj from Virunthu Unna Vaanga. I must also say that she is a big time sweet loving person :) Her speciality recipe is also sweet !! Do check her blog to find more sweet recipes and lots of yummy yummy vegetarian recipes.
I love all her recipes and the first recipe that I tried from her blog is "Custard powder cake". Very yummy n soft cake!! Later tried her wheat cookies for my kid and he just loved it :) Personally I love the way she explains the values n benefits of veggies clearly..
Thank you viji so much to be my first guest :)

Lets see what viji shares with us this week....

Hi friends, am very pleasure to be here as a blogger in Priya’s FOOD LOVERS. Yeah! I too love
her space… It’s a great surprise for me when Priya asked me to do a guest post on her space. I am
very proud to do my first guest post for her. She is one of my best blogger friend, we often chat in …

Event Announcement - Friday Chat With Bloggers !

Friday is the magical day of every week.... It puts a smile on most of our faces... 
Office-goers planning their weekend with kith & kin... kids on their games... movie-buffs on the Friday releases... the elderly would schedule some auspicious activity for the day and of course Us - foodies... On what to cook special for the weekend to our loved ones at home.

Well... Now you all can add to this list another exciting activity - Am gonna celebrate every Friday with an interesting chat with lots of yum-yum drool-drool recipes as guest posts.. Interesting right :) Guests would be encouraged to share their speciality recipe for all our benefit... Now, know all your co-bloggers and know their specialities too!!!...





So, Are you Ready for a Chat this Friday :)

Don't Miss It !!!!


If you are interested in participating in my Friday Chat, pls do mail me at priyasmenu@gmail.com Will mail you the details individually..

Happy Pongal / Pongal Thirunal Vazhukal

இனிய பொங்கல் வாழ்த்துகள் !!!


Wish you all a Happy Pongal Friends :)

My First Post Of This Year - 2013!!

Hi Friends,

First of all... A very happy new year to everyone... Sorry, I know its very late but I was busy in travelling for the past few days. Hope u all had a great new year parties around.
Entered into this blogging world in 2008 but due to personal reason not able to continue this amazing world frequently.  Had a lovely chance to continue my passion n dream last year because of my hubby's support and successfully running behind it with loads of happiness... I would like to take this privilege and thanks each one of you personally for supporting me by giving your valuable comments and suggestions.. Million Thanks Friends :)
I am very happy that I got lots of friends thro' this blogosphere... I Pray that our friendship continuous throughout years as always...
Thanks again for the lovely support and will be pleased and happy if you all continue this forever dears !!
 Am planning to conduct few interesting events this year. Will update the details soon and hope you all giv…