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Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Two Years Of Blogging

Happy birthday to my blog.Can't believe that i completed 2 years of blogging here.Thanks to blogger for giving me a platform to show my cooking skills and thanks to lovely readers and friends who take time to read and trying out my recipes.Thanks a lot for the people who take time to give me the feed back.

In the journey of 2 years i did 256 post and around 260 recipes.Need 1 more follower to reach 100 followers,thank u girls/guys for following me.

The top 6 post which get maximum hits are Hyderabadi Bagara Rice,Kadai Vegetable,Hyderabadi Dum Gosh Biryani,Mutton Paya Soup,Eggless Cake with Milk Powder and Mirchi Ka Salan.So out of six recipes four are must cooked recipe in any hyderabadi household.

We always celebrate any occasion with sweet but i will celebrate my blog birthday with my favourite veggie ie brinjal/Vankaya.
Dum Ka Baingan


Brinjals 10
Oil 4 tbsp
Dry red chillies 5
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Black pepper 1 tsp
Green cardamoms 2
Bay leaf 1
Cinnamon 1" stick
Cloves 3
Onion paste 1 cup
Ginger garlic paste 2 tbsp
Turmeric powder 1 tsp
Salt to taste

Trim the stems of the brinjals.Slit open each brinjal crosswise,without dis joining it from the stem.
Heat 1tsp oil in a pan over medium heat.Add dry red chillies,cumin seeds,black pepper,green cardamoms,cinnamon sticks,bay leaf,cloves and cumin seeds.Saute over medium heat for 5-6 minutes.Cool and grind to a fine powder.
Heat a little oil in a pan.Fry brinjals,a few at a time for 5-6 minutes.Remove from heat and keep aside.
In a same pan,heat the remaining oil.Saute onion paste until lightly coloured.
Add ginger garlic paste,turmeric powder and ground spice paste.
Stir and cook over medium heat for 4-5 minutes.
Add salt and 1/3 cup of hot water.Cook until the water evaporates and oil separates from the gravy.
Arrange the fried brinjals in the gravy.Stir very carefully,cover and cook over low flame.
Serve hot with rice or with rotis.

Recipe source:-Dum cuisine-- chef's special


  1. Congrats dear on 2 years. Wow, that is a long time. Love your mirchi ka salan myself :)

  2. many many hearty congrats for ur blog baby's 2 b'days....ur dum ka baigan looks excellent ..my hubby is a big fan of baigan ...love to try this soonSuper Yummy Recipes

  3. Happy Anniversary !!!!!! and many more anniversaries ........

  4. Happy blog anniversary ...wish many more ....dum baigan looks yummy...one of my fav

  5. Congrats!! Baigan looks delicious!!

  6. Happy 2nd Birthday of your beautiful blog. Dum baigan looks to be wonderful.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  7. congrats!! Dum ka baigan is looking so tempting

    Cook Healthy

  8. Congrats dear for d second blog anniversary..tht dum baingan looks so tempting..very yummy

  9. Congrats on ur 2nd bloganniversary dear, keep rocking..DUm baingan looks absolutely inviting and wonderful..

  10. Congragulations and wishing you many more happy blogging years.

  11. Congrats on reaching the 2 year milestone!

  12. happy blog anniversary, nice tempting gravy to celebrate :)

  13. Congrats on ur 2nd blog anniversary...
    Love the dum baingan...so yummy!!

  14. Happy birthday to your blog baby. Dum Baingan looks delicious. I love eggplant.

  15. Congrats on u'r blogoversary!!

  16. Heartiest congratulations..great going..Would u be intersted in being a part of the Super blogger series on my blog..pls mail me easycrafts@gmail.com if you are..

  17. HAppy birthday to the BLOG :)
    and yummmy yummyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy

    oh man i got to come now and jsut sit and EATTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT and then EATTTTTTTTTT more


  18. and also congrats on 101 followers you asked for 1 you got two :) and now third toooo yayyyyyyyyyyy


  19. Thanks to all for the lovely wishes.....

    Thanks bikram for following,hope u wont get disappointed....

  20. Congrats Saritha and wish you many more happy blogging years. Enjoy blogging and cooking. keep going dear.vankaya kura ummmmmmmmmm noruorutundi
    photo choostu koorchunna heee

  21. congrats for reaching another milestone..


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