Tuesday, 4 October 2016

Cooking Carnival recap

Presenting the round up of this mega marathon. I thorouhly enjoyed participating and posting recipes in this mega marathon. Though there were lots of ups and downs in the personal front, yet I could complete my recipes and post it as planned and I also reached my 300th post. Would definitely love to participate in more such mega marathons.

I chose different ingredients for every week and also dedicated one complete week to millets. Learnt some very good new recipes also. 

Week 1: Garlic / Poondu / Vellulli

Garlic chutney

Garlic pickle

Garlic fried rice

Week 2: Ivy gourd / Kovakkai / Tindora

Kovakkai Poriyal

Tindora Rice

Kovakkai Thogayal


Manoli Kadle

Tindora Masala

Week 3: Puttu / Rice flour cakes

Tamarind Puttu

Lemon Puttu

Egg Biriyani Puttu

Veg fried Puttu

Thakkali Puttu

Puttu Payasam

Week 4: Varagu / Koovaragu / Kodo Millet

Varagu Pulao

Varagu Kanji

Varagu Adai

Varagu Idli and Dosa

Varagu Pakora

Varagu Pongal

Week 5: Mangai / Raw mango

Mangai kari

Manga chammandhi

Mamidikaya Pappu

Uppilitta Manga

Kadugu Manga


  1. Such a beautiful recap with many interesting dishes, u simply rocked.

  2. wonderful recap and loved all those recipes especially the puttu remakes. kudos

  3. Some wonderful recipes in this series. Have some bookmarks too. Congratulations!

  4. LOVED all your themes in this marathon Ruchi. You made amazing dishes. Kudos to your efforts.

  5. Very interesting themes...it was great running this marathon with you.

  6. You surely managed to pick up such interesting ingredients..enjoyed reading through all of them..hope you are doing fine!