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    My First Event - The Master Chef Contest - Win attractive prizes


    Hi friends, I have been overwhelmed by all the lovely support by fellow lovely bloggers and friends until now, and also am very happy that I have crossed my 100th post (Click me for 100th post) so am going to celebrate it and at the same time share my happiness by hosting a contest a.k.a event with a give away!! As this is a contest there are certain rules to be followed. You will have to cook a recipe with the given special ingredient and it must be linked to my event. So let me describe clearly...

    The Master Chef Contest 

    Event / Contest Title
    'The Master Chef Contest' 

    Special ingredients
    Chicken - For Non-Vegetarians 
    Paneer/Cottage Cheese - For Vegans 

    Prizes
    (Totally 4 prizes to be given away)
    First prize - An Artificial Jewel Set / Saree (Winner's choice) and a 'Master chef' award - For one winner 
    Second Prize - South Indian Cookery Book and a 'Best Cook' award - For three
    And Participation Awards - For all participants

    Rules & Regulations
    1. Participant must be within India
    (Even if you are not in India, you can participate and win it for your loved ones in India)

    2. Join my blog using Google friend connect or through Networked blogs

    3. Cook any recipe with the given special ingredient.

    4. Post it on your blog with the contest link and logo. It is a must, recipes without logos and links will not be considered.

    5. Link the recipe using the linky tool available at the bottom of the page.

    6. You can link any number of recipes but make sure that it follows all of these rules individually!!

    7. Archived/Already posted recipes are not accepted.

    8.  The post must contain atleast one clear picture of the recipe. 

    9. Non-bloggers can also participate, just send your recipes with the following details here
    - Title of the recipe
    -Intro to recipe 
    -Required Ingredients 
    -Preparation Method
    -Clear picture of the recipe
    -Name of the participant 

    10. Other bloggers who are not into cooking can also participate. 

    11. Contest opens on May 29, 2012 and ends on June 30, 2012. 

    12. Winners will be announced on the second week of July and further discussions will be made directly with the winners.

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    Participate and win attractive prizes, if am pleased with more recipes I may consider it for the third prize also!!
    Curiously awaiting for all those lovely chicken and Paneer recipes :)

    Happy Blogging Dear Friends :)
    &
    Best Wishes



    149 comments:

    1. Wonderful idea, thagai! I can hardly wait to see the winner and hopefully the saree :) as I love your traditional clothing.
      Good luck to everyone.

      Kisses for you :)

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      1. Thank you so much akka..Sure I'll mail you all the pics of the prizes especially the saree :)
        Thank you for the continuous support I would love to include you in the contest but the shipping cost won't fit my budget hence chose the contest to be within India.

        Kisses :)

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    2. Loved your event..will link my entry soon :)

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      1. Thank you Priya :) Curiously expecting for your recipe:)

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    3. Liked it....willing to enter soon, really soon... :)

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      1. Thank you Anjali.. Looking forward to your entry :)

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    4. Nice event Divya..happy hosting!

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    5. Happy hosting..will send my entry soon :)

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      1. Thank you so much :) Expecting your delicious post!!

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    6. nice event!will send in an entry soon..already following you:)

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      1. Thank you Simran :) Do link your delicious recipes :) Looking forward to it!!

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    7. Great idea! Happy Hosting Dear! will try to participate...
      Spicy Treats

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      1. Thank you dear, do try to participate :)

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    8. Loved the idea of this contest..
      Will start making new dishes and link soon.
      Happy hosting !

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      1. Thank you dear Shobha :) Curiously expecting your Sindhi and other scrumptious recipes :)

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      2. Unfortunately I cannot send Sindhi dishes because I have posted them long back and archived entries are not to be re-posted here. I'll make something new for this event.

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      3. That's so sad... But anyhow am a fan of all your delicious recipes..Expecting something yummy :) Very curiously waiting....

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    9. Great thought to celebrate..Will try to link my recipes,Happy Hosting!!

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      1. Do link in your delicious recipes Julie, expecting them :) Thank you!!

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    10. Happy Hosting...Will send you few recipes for sure...Thanks for your visit on my blog, happy to follow you back

      Deepa
      Hamaree Rasoi

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      1. Thank you Deepa :) Welcome to my space.. Do participate and link your lovely dishes :) Expecting your delicious recipes!!

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    11. Great idea and events... happy hosting....
      Will share recipes for this contest...

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      1. Thank you so much :) Expecting your delicious recipes :)

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    12. Nice event dear..will be happy to participate.
      Wish you happy hosting!

      Cheers!
      Vani

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      1. Thank you dear and I will be happy to include your recipes in my contest :) Expecting them curiously :)

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    13. Happy hosting.. will send my recipes soon..

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      1. Thank you Poorni :) Expecting those yummy recipes soon :)

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    14. Happy hosting, the theme sounds awesome..Will send my entries soon.

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      1. Thank you Priya :) Looking forward to your delicious recipes :)

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    15. That seems like a nice idea..will link soon..happy hosting dear.

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      1. Hi Meghana expecting your super yummy recipes :)

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    16. Hey Divya I am so excited will post a recipe soon. i hop I get the saree heheheh!!!!!!!

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    17. Hey Divya I am so excited will post a recipe soon. i hop I get the saree heheheh!!!!!!!

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      1. Hi Supriya, thank you so much :) Send in your super recipes and I wish you good luck :)

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    18. Great event and happy hosting Divya :) Will post my recipe soon.....

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      1. Thank you Kavitha..Expecting your tasty recipes :)

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    19. Hey.. beautiful blog!!.. happy to have landed on your first event.. Happy hosting :)

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      1. Thank you Devi :) Welcome to my space! Yeah nice to meet you on a celebration!! Do come back again :)

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    20. nice idea for the event... will surely participate... Happy hosting...

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      1. Thank you Amina..Do participate and link your scrumptious recipes :)

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    21. Congratulations :) Great way to celebrate- Happy hosting
      Will try sending something soon
      http://shwetainthekitchen.blogspot.com/

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      1. Thank you Shweta :) Expecting your super delicious dishes soon:)

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    22. Divya, the linky tool is programmed to accept only limited characters in the title.. The recipe title will always be incomplete.
      Just check it out if you can change .

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      1. Yes Shobha... Sorry for the inconvenience.. I have checked and changed it to.. Thank you :)

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      2. Thanks .. I have re-posted mine too.

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    23. WOW great idea Divya !!! Will post my recipe soon :-)

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      1. Thank you Shruthi :) Expecting curiously!!

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    24. how to show logo and the link on our post ???

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      1. Hi Shruti, Just copy the master chef picture I have posted here and post it on the bottom of your recipe post and copy the link and paste it :)

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      2. Thanxs Divya ....Just to enter your contest I made non-veg item today will post it soon for ur contest :-)

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      3. That's great :) waiting for your link..Thank you Shruti!!

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    25. wow nice event. will surely participate

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      1. Thank you Raksha..Expecting for your delicious recipe :)

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    26. Nice event and sure I will send mine.

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      1. Thank you Anu..Expecting your yummy recipes soon :)

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    27. Wow! I'll link my entries soon..

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      1. Thank you.. Looking forward to your delicious recipes :)

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    28. Nice event..happy hosting and happy blogging! Thanks for stopping by and following my blog!

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      1. Thank you Mahi.. Welcome to my space :) Curiously waiting for your mouthwatering recipes :)

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    29. what a great idea I will definitely participate even if i am not in India ..for the fun of it :) !! Love it !

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      1. That's a very nice spirit :) Do link your scrumptious recipes.. Expecting your unique dishes!!

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    30. Nice one Divya! Will surely send you something :)

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      1. Thank you Renuka expecting your yummy recipes :)

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    31. Very nice thought...will surely participate in this.. :)

      http://mykitchenfantasies.blogspot.com

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      1. Thank you :) Welcome to my space.. Expecting all your yummy recipes..

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    32. Great Event dear, will link in some recipes soon :)

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      1. Thank you Prathibha :) Waiting for our delicious recipes :)

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    33. very nice event dear....just that I make only fish...will try to make a combo probably...will definitely try to participate :-)

      http://www.onlyfishrecipes.com/

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      1. Hi Sonali.. Would love to see your recipes they have always been a virtual treat to me.. Curiously waiting for your mouthwatering recipes :)

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    34. Hi divya, am Sarika ,new to ur wonderful space and a new blogger too.
      This is a great event and i linked some of my recipes. This is my first participation and am so excited. Thank u for giving this chance. :)

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      1. Hi Sarika!! Welcome to my space :) Loved all your recipes. Do visit again!! Best wishes..

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    35. Nice event, Divya, thanks for visiting my blog. If you have any in mind to post this month do link it to my blog event, you can win gift too.
      http://kitchenswathi.blogspot.com/2012/05/favorite-recipes-event-cake-recipes.html

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      1. Will surely try to link to your beautiful event :) Thanks for your visit do come back again :)

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    36. Thanks Divya for visiting me and for inviting me to this lovely event. Would love to participate! Following you back :)

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      1. Thank you Ambreen!! Welcome to my space :) would love to see your yummy recipes in my contest :)

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    37. Hi Divya, following you and you have wonderful collection. will try to participate in your event

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      1. Thank you Jemini :) Welcome to my space!! Please do try to participate :)

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    38. Nice Event Divya...thanx for ur comment & following me ...glad to follow u..

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      1. Thank you Priya :) Welcome to my space!! Do visit again :)

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    39. Congratulations Divya. Interesting event. Best wishes to you for the event to become a success. Will send my entry soon :-) Happy to follow you

      Invite you to Mira’s Talent Gallery @ my hobby lounge. wish you a great time there.

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      1. Thank you dear Mira :) Welcome to my space!! Visited your lovely blog and loved it :) Waiting curiously for your entry :) Do visit again..

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    40. Hi Divya,

      I haved linked one more Chicken dish..... Enjoy Hosting...

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      1. Thanks dear for your yummy recipe :)

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    41. First time into your space...you share wonderful recipes..
      Happy to follow you!!!
      Nice event...Will soon send my entry!!

      Please visit my space too whenever time permits...
      http://anshu-mymomsrecipes.blogspot.in/

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      1. Welcome to my space dear :) Thanks for the unique recipe :) You have a lovely space too :)

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    42. Hi, This is such a nice event..I'l send entries soon.You have a wonderful blog.Happy to follow you. Drop at my blog when you have time.

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      1. Welcome to my space dear :) Waiting for your delicious recipes.. You have a lovely space dear, just visited yours :)

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    43. Finally I am able to send my entry for your event Divya... :-) Love the lovely spread already here...

      -Mythreyi
      Yum! Yum! Yum!

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      1. Thank you Mythreyi for the delicious recipe :)

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    44. Added my recipe Charminar Cashew Chicken Divya. Will add more in the coming days :)

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      1. Thanks dear for your yummy special recipe :)

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    45. I linked my recipe...trying to send more entries...thank you

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    46. Hello divya, i have linked one more recipe.

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    47. Nice event Divya. Happy hosting. You have a nice space too. Glad to follow you. Will send my entry soon.

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      1. Thank you ..Welcome to my space Sanoli :)

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    48. Hi divya thanks for the visit. i had seen this event post but cudnt decide what i shud do with paneer. i would think about it and try to send something with paneer. and silly me couldnt find the follow button on your site. hehe following you now

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      1. Hi dear :) Welcome to my space :) Ha ha ha finally atleast you found the follow button :) Thanks dear do come back again :)

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    49. ok silly question here. why is my face showing like a ghost face above. i mine how can i change it to include any pic? sorry didnt know where to ask haha

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      1. Ha ha ha you will have to change your profile pic or comment from some other profile like google+ etc.. :)

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    50. hi Divya have linked paneer balls ...

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      1. Wonderful recipe and nice presentation friends :) Thank you for linking it to my contest..

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    51. Hi Divya, just now I linked roasted chicken with vegetables...pls check it.

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    52. thanks divya and happy to link paneer balls recipe for your event....will be linking more recipes too....

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      1. Expecting all your wonderful recipes :)

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    53. Hi Divya, just now i linked another one recipe for your event, Soya Paneer Kofta Curry. Pls check and confirm it. Thanks a lot......Sanoli.

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      1. Thanks Sanoli for your creamy recipe :)

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    54. hi dear.. im not able to link my recipe..cannot see the linky tool. please check it out http://indiantastyfoodrecipes.blogspot.in/2012/06/chicken-chukka-chicken-fry.html

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      1. Hey dear I checked the tool its working try once more Rekha :)

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    55. Hi divya

      Hi I posted my Empanadas A savory pastry in your event announcement.It is Latin American dish.I made chicken empanadas.Please visit my blog and waiting to hear your comments,likes and follow too.Am your new follower..Its very awesome blog :) Happy tat i submitted ur event on my blog and got dearly blogger friend :)
      http://tangymind.blogspot.com/2012/06/empanadas-savory-pastry.html

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    56. Just posted my entry. Brilliant event and happy hosting, Divya! You better give me that saree!! Just kidding, lolz!

      neetustastytreats.blogspot.com

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    57. Hi Divya,

      One more recipe - Palak Paneer, linking to the event. have a look at it.

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    58. I added one more recipe - Butter Chicken

      foodydelight.com

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    59. Hi Divya, linked Tandoori Paneer Tikka - happy hosting!!!

      http://shwetainthekitchen.blogspot.com

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    60. Lovely! Just linked a chicken dish :)

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    61. hi divya finally i linked my grilled paneer bhurji sandwich. here

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    62. Hi Divya! Just linked Murgh Makhani ( Butter Chicken ) to your event :)

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    63. Divya I wanted to add my paneer frankie recipe ...but it is not accepting ..I think you want only one recipe :-)
      I already added one chicken lollipops in Chinese style....

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    64. Hi Divya, Just posted 3 paneer dishes. Hope you like it. Glad to follow you. Nice event.
      If you wish you can spread your event here www.sarafoodevents.blogspot.com

      Saraswathi Iyer

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    65. Hi Divya, just now I submitted Methi Malai Paneer to your event. Could you please check and confirm it. Thanks..........Very happy hosting dear.

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    66. Hi Divya, have added my recipe here..thanks for visiting my space and leaving a wonderful comment. I'l try to add more entries.

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    67. I came across your blog just by chance today n liked it too.Linked my recipe on 84th number ! Hope you ll consider :)

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    68. Divya, have linked up few more .... Any idea of extending the event???

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      1. If you wish to I'll extend the event..Any suggestions contact me :)

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    69. Hey Divya, added my 3rd recipe in this event pesto chicken :)

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    70. Hey Divya, i just added my one more recipe kadai paneer...

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    72. Hi Divya, just linked one more recipe, Paneer Stuffed Tomatoes. Please check my recipe and confirm it. Thanks a lot. Happy hosting dear.

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      1. Checked Sanoli :) thanks for the yummy recipe :)

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    73. Hi Divya. Linked my 4th recipe to the contest paneer fingers pakora :)

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    74. hi divya ,linked my posts.

      sharanya

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    75. Hi Divya, just now linked another post, Kozhi/Chicken Curry. Please check and confirm it. Thanks...happy hosting dear.

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    77. divya,nice event dear,i saw it now,ur blog is superb,i posted 3 recipes,if u like my recipe pls visit and follow my blog http://shajisrecipesmine.blogspot.com

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    78. Hey Divya,
      Linked one more recipe Ground Chicken Ovals :)
      Hope you like it :)

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    79. Hi Divya, Have linked four paneer recipes so far. I couldn't do more as I'm totally held up with the 11 months old princess:-) Congrats on the first event success.

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    80. Hi Divya, linked one more recipe, Paneer Pudding. Please check and confirm it. Thanks a lot dear............wish you a happy hosting.

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    81. Hello Divya! So, I am done with your contest as time is ending in few minutes. I have submitted totally 7 recipes which were prepared exclusively for master chef contest. I hope you will like it :)
      Participate n Win Rs.1000/- worth Soulflower Gift Voucher Giveaway

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    82. Hai divya nice event , I like to participate, I just linked my recipes. Please check.

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    83. hi divya sorry to not participate in the event!! i dont have both chicken and paneer so am waiting for your next event!!! But really i feel bad to not participate in this event!!!
      VIRUNTHU UNNA VAANGA

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    84. Hi, Nice event.. I missed this one.. When is the next one?

      Sowmya
      http://nivedhanams.blogspot.in/

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