Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Announcing Healing Foods-Onions

Healing Foods event started by Siri of Siri"s Corner,goes every month with a food item, by bringing their health benefits to make out dishes in their most healthy form..This month's choice goes for onions, most of our foods cant be prepared without onions, personally i felt that Indians cant live without onions and most of our Indian dishes goes automatically for onions..Thanks a ton to Siri for letting me to host this beautiful event..

There are many different varieties of onion, red, yellow, white, and green.. Each with their own unique flavor, from very strong to mildly sweet. Onions can be eaten raw, cooked, fried, dried or roasted. They are commonly used to flavor dips, salads, soups, spreads, stir-fry and other dishes.

Onions (Allium cepa) belong to the lily family, the same family as garlic, leeks, chives, scallions and shallots.There are over 600 species of Allium, distributed all over Europe, North America, Northern Africa and Asia. The plants can be used as ornamentals, vegetables, spices, or as medicine.Onion is a powerful anti-septic which is rich in vitamins A, B and C. It is a potent source of folic acid, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, chromium, iron and dietary fiber. Whether you eat it raw or cooked, onions help to lower blood pressure,cholestrol naturally and the health benefits of onions goes for a long list..


1)Create any dish using onions and post the same in your blog. You could use any variety of onions. Non-Bloggers can send their recipes with the details..

2) Please link this announcement in your posts and u need to link to Siri's Announcement Page.. Usage of the logo is optional.

3) 5 entries per person is allowed

4) Send your details:
Name:
Blog's Name:
Recipe's Name:
Recipe URL:
Photo (with 300px wide)
to Priyasuresh09@gmail.com before June 30th 2010, midnight.

5)Archived posts are accepted..

52 comments:

  1. nice event dear....will send my entries asap....

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  2. Super kewl Event do count me in dear....

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  3. nice event,I will send some entries too.

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  4. A lovely event! Will try n send some entries too :-)

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  5. Priya,, nalla event start panirukeenga kandippa onions recipe la dominant pannum.Kandippa naan en recipes unga event ku anuparen.

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  6. Lovely event sending in my recipe.

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  7. There is hardly any dish which doesnt have onion, lovely event priya....

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  8. im sure ur gonna be bombarded with entries:)
    good choice priya...

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  9. Happy hosting dear..will send soon..

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  10. What a fitting post to start this event with onions! I could not live in the kitchen without a steady supply! I will try to participate but I am traveling this month and so that may be difficult. We shall see.

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  11. Happy Hosting ..wonderful event

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  12. Great! I am posting 2-3 dishes with onion (not mail ingredient but used onions) tomorrow, will link you and send them! :)

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  13. Great event, Happy hosting..

    Love
    Kairali sisters

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  14. Lovely event..Count me in..
    Happy hosting.

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  15. I'm totally in Priya!! I love onions and can not survive without them :)

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  16. Nice choice Priya, i'm sure most of our dishes are with onion, will definitely try to send some.

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  17. Mmmm I am going to think about this! Excited about this!

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  18. I am sure you are going to get 100's of entrues with onions as that is someting everybody use every day, sure will join in.

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  19. I'm in Priya! Very rarely can I concoct a savory dish without onion :) In case you have not already, I would like to invite you to come visit my blog at http://www.spicesavant.blogspot.com at your convenience. Any feedback/comments you have would be welcome :)

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  20. That would be a great event dear..count me in.

    There is something waiting for you in my blog..please collect dear.

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  21. I suspect you'll be inundated with recipes, Priya. You have really organized this well. I hope you are having a great day. Blessings...Mary

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  22. Super Priya...I will send you a lot of entries..Happy Hosting !!!!

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  23. Nice event Priya!! Will surely send my entries..

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  24. Happy hosting Priya a nice theme.

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  25. Priya,

    Nice event, i will send my recipes.

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  26. I love onions and am also in for the entry.

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  27. Lovely event..My fave!!Definitely I'll post my entries

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  28. This is gonna be a hit event! I am sure u will be flooded with loads for this!

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  29. Ah I wish my husband didn't HATE onions.. I would totally try and create yummy onion dishes. :)

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  30. nice idea..without onion no dish is perfect sure send so many

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  31. Great event! Will defn. try to participate!

    Hop by my blog when you get a moment for a lil something!

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  32. Lovely theme Priya ! Will surely send in some entries..........

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  33. very nice idea priya. happy hosting

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  34. Wonderful event, Priya..We will send our entries soon..

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  35. Wonderful theme Priya !!! Will surely participate :)

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  36. Nice event
    I like to send a recipe does it have to be vegetarian?

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  37. Hi Priya
    Thank you for the visit and comment
    I have sent in a recipe
    hoping to see you soon :)

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  38. Priya, it looks great to be here the first time itself. I will definitely send in mine.

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  39. Nice event, happy hosting...I will send my entries soon

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  40. Hi Priya, my first time here. I have just mailed my entry to you.

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