Sunday, March 9, 2008

Announcing Dosa Mela with a celebration!

Well, its a kind of excitement I feel every time I check out my stats counter and see how many visited me last. And I feel too happy to know its crossed 1 lac. Thank you everybody for the support and encouragement.

When I was thinking how I should celebrate this figure, I thought of the Dosa Mela. I am sure many of you know that I am a dosa freak. So what better way to celebrate than showcasing all the different Dosas and its types. It would be wonderful to get all your ideas in one place.

So here is a calling to all you dosa lovers. Get your creative caps on and think how differently you can make with Dosa and what can top it. To get more idea, check it out here

When I started my 101 Dosa Variety, Lak was telling me that a Dosa Mela would sound great. So I thought finally this occasion should be a right moment to enjoy this awesome creation.

Photo credit: Google

By Dosa, I refer to anything that's spread like a regular dosa. It can be thick like Uthappam or thin like a paper roast. It can be made with rice, wheat or any of the different flour you can think of. With stuffed or mixed or topped with anything.

Post can also be on Dosa Trivia or other related things, but if you can actually make a dosa variety, it would be great!

Ok, you want to send a pancake? Most welcome.

The Rules are:

1. Cook anything related to Dosa, pancakes, crepe and post it on your blog from now till April 15th 2008

2. Add a link back to this event announcement.

3. Please send me an e-mail to cooking4allseasons@gmail.com with the following info.

* Subject Line: Dosa Mela
* Your name
* Your blog name and link to the post.
* Dish Name
* A picture of the dish (500x375).

4. Non bloggers can e-mail me the recipe and the picture and I will include it in the round up.

5. If you feel you want to participate but can't find time enough, I will accept already posted entry, if you create a NEW POST linked to this announcement. But it will be really fun to create a new dish!

Looking forward to all delicious Dosas!

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47 comments :

Asha said...

Great idea dosa freak(:D) but I will be off blogging from 20th though. Can I send you the dosas what I already have at FH and Aroma to you? Let me know!:)
I will try to send you a new one but may not be able to before 20th, got to post Arusuvai before I go.

Happy cook said...

Wow dosa mela sounds great.
I am going for a break in 10 days for 2 weeks, so after the break will send you my entry.
Going to make pancakes :-))

masalamagic said...

Congrats on your landmark Sri! Dosa mela - how exciting! that sounds fun! I'll surely participate!

bee said...

just posted one today, but it's gone to another event. nice theme.

Red Chillies said...

Congratulations Srivalli on the major milestone. I can imagine the excitement you are feeling. I loved your idea of Dosa Mela and you can count me in.

Dhivya said...

Great idea,,count me in

Suganya said...

This ones going to be good. Thanks for allowing us to participate in your dosa indulgence, Sri :). Congrats on the 1 lac mark!

Uma said...

Dosa Mela is a very good idea, Srivalli! Love to participate. Congrats on your milestone!

Namratha said...

Aha, gr8 event Valli..reminds me of homeee :)

Lee Ping (mrshbt) said...

It's rewarding when you know someone reads your article and benefitted from it! Keep up your good work, my friend.

p/s I love Dosa. Plain or otherwise.

Cham said...

Dosa mela sounds great idea. We are dosa addicts... I will try to contribute :)

satya said...

Congrats on achieving a milestone Srivalli.Dosa mela is a great idea.

sra said...

Valli, congratulations! You must be giddy with the figures!

jayasree said...

Valli, Congrats on reaching the milestone. Dosa mela- sounds gr8. Count me in. Hope the mela makes it ur 101 dosa varieties.

Srivalli said...

Asha, Thanks...thats fine , just repost it again with this link..but do try to see if you can make it..I will surely love it

Happy cook, thanks...looking forward to your entry!

Latha, thank you and your entry will be great

bee, then I can expect one for me?

RC, thank you, yeah it was kind of thing that has gripped me for a while...anyway this dosa mela is what I want to do...so looking fwd to your entries

Dhivya, thanks...it will be good

Suganya, thats very nice to know...thanks a bunch

Uma, thank you and looking fwd to your entry!

Namratha, yeah I was thinking of you when I thought I will run out of dosa ideas..hope you will have time to contribute..

Lee, thank you my dear friend..its a pleasure knowing that...hope I can expect something from you?

Cham, thank you, I will be delighted

satya, thank you..and hope I will get some to participate!

sra, thank you..yes very much!

jayasree, thank you...looking fwd to your entries!

Nags said...

count me in!! :)

Latha Narasimhan said...

Hearty Congrats on reaching the One lakh figure dear!! You deserve the success!!
Dosa is the staple food in my family too!! Of the seven weekdays five days tiffin will be some kind of dosa! :)
I will compile all my dosa posts and you can take it even if I fail to send it to you!

Saswati said...

Hi Srivalli!! congrats and yes dosa theme is a wonderful idea....i will surely send my entry.

Spices Corner said...

great event, hopely i could participate :)

ANJALI JOSHI said...

OMG!! Dosa Mela.. too good.. so many varieties of dosas.

LG said...

Great Idea sri. I have emailed my entry to you already!

Srivalli said...

Nags, Thank you!

Lathamma, thank you for your wishes. Thats really great to know. Wish you will make dosas for my event for the next 5 days..:D It will be a great pleasure to have your entries

Saswati, thank you and your entry will be great!

Spices Corner, thank you...pls do try

Anjali, yeah it will be fun, do participate

Lakshmi, thanks for the great entry!

Siri said...

Love the idea of *Dosa Mela* Srii..:D

I generally make simple, instant dosas...but, will try to make the original soak-n-grind ones for u.. for the first time..hehhe..

take care and count me in too!

Siri

Kalai said...

Love this idea!! Will try to contribute! Congrats on the landmark! :)

Srivalli said...

Siri, thanks for the support..glad you love this theme!

Kalai, looking forward to your entry!..thank you..

Sig said...

What happened to my comment here? :(
I am in, I will have to get Siv to make the dosas... my dosas come out in the shape of different continents... :)

Srivalli said...

Oh, but nothing came through Sig, that will be excellent...even your different continents too will be fine...we can atleast then teach everybody from that right...:)

D said...

Great idea srivalli..i'll be participating too!!!

Sunshinemom said...

Hi, this will be my first time as I am rather new to blogging. Keen on this one!

Gaurav said...

This a cool idea...I have dying to get to know a few dosa recipes myself. Will have my wife come up with one of her creations for this one...she is the dosa wiz in the household :)

Honey & Butter said...

Dosa Mela! Sounds wonderful! I will surely try to participate as i am a dosa freak just like u!

Srivalli said...

D, thank you, looking forward to your entry!

Sunshinemom, thanks for dropping by...welcome to our blogging world.

Gaurav, thank you...your wifes would be great...will be looking fwd to that

Honey & Butter, thanks for dropping by...thats great to know...since you are a dosa freak, expecting more entries from you!

Divya said...

Hey Srivalli,have blogged about my entry to the dosa mela and have sent a mail to you too..waiting for the round up to see the amazing entries for dosa mela!!!

Srivalli said...

Thanks for the update Divya will check that out.

ranji said...

hi srivalli ..thanks for stoping by my blog and reminding me abt the dosamela.....I am sorry i didnt enter my masaladosa for the event is becoz i am entering my cabbage and onion dosa for it.:)..i have posted it on my blog today...will mail it to u soon.

ranji said...

i have mailed u my entry for the event.1 doubt though can we send more than 1 entry?

Diamond & Pearl said...

Hi Srivalli,

Everyone in my family are dosa freaks too! I have blogged my first food recipe and it will be an entry for Dosa Mela!

Siri said...

Just sent u my entry Srii..

Siri

Seena said...

Hey Srivally,
I have sent my entry to you, did u get it?

Veda Murthy said...

Hi srivally,

Can u include my blog in ur blog list.

my blog name is http://iyengarskitchen.blogspot.com

by the way i have added ur blog in my list

thank u in advance! i would love to be a part of dosa mela

regards
Veda

Homecooked said...

Hey,I just sent u my entry.Hope u got it :)

Ramya harish said...

better late than never.. i just saw this dosa mela.. count me in!

Srivalli said...

Veda, Will check on your blog soon..glad to have you for the party..btw..thanks for adding me


Ramya, you are most welcome..looking fwd to your entry!

Sashree said...

Hi,I have prpared oats dosa.wanna post dat........even i hav mailed u n no reply......so could u jus tellme how to post dat........:)

Veda Murthy said...

sri....i had my entry ready for ur dosa mela....but did not know how to link coz taking part in events is new to me....if u can, do let me know how to use the link ?

Andhra Flavors said...

I just saw this dosa mela.. Can i join now....

Dhanya said...

Hi,
Nice Blog. I missed the dosa mela :) because i just started my blog this month only.I am new to this world. Pls let me know when u have another event.
Thanks
dhanya

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