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    60 Days To Christmas Round Up & Winner Announcement

    Hello dear friends, finally we have come up with the results of; 

    "60 Days To Christmas Event" 

    Hosted by Priya & Me 
    (October 26 - December 24; 2012)

    We are so very sorry for the delay, but am sure you would have understood our plight we had 694 recipes [323 + 2 from readers recipes, from my space and 369 from Priya's space] to analyse and we wanted the results to be genuine. The winner selection was the most easiest part as we had used random number generator. We are so happy to that we got good responses and we feel delighted to announce the winner of this successful event on this special day. 

    I really thank Priya for being a good support and a very good event partner, we enjoyed working together, discussing things and sorting out everything together. Throughout the event felt that doing things together did help us know new things, do work more perfectly. 

    I really wanted to give an award to all who sent the recipes but its not possible as we all know. But we have tried our maximum to award the best recipes. Me and Priya had taken so much time to go through each and every recipe as we did not want anyone's effort to be underestimated.  I know by now you would have scrolled down to view the winner. There is only 1 winner for this event and we have kept in mind all rules stated in our announcement page. Click HERE to check them.

    Totally 122 bloggers had participated and 2 of my readers Shafeeka and Meena had sent their recipes too. Every recipe deserves a win, because we know how much effort and work a recipe needs and so every participant is a winner in her own way, but still a competition is a competition, hope you agree and so we have tried to do justice to all the recipes and have selected few awards here to motivate the participants. Those who haven't won an award doesn't mean that your recipes were not eligible nor were inferior to other recipes, its just an event and hope you take things positively.  

    Now its time to shower awards!!

    Participation Certificate for all!!

    Our thanks and warm wishes to all who participated in our event and made it successful!! 
    Please do accept this award as a token of our appreciation for you!! Thanks again!!

    Most Viewed Recipe

    Goes to Shruti Dhingra
    Congrats Friend 

    Shruti's Chicken 65 

    Top Contributor

    Goes to Jillu Anand for sending 38 entries to the event!! 
    Congrats Friend!!

    Jillu - 38 entries

    Best Appetizers

    Best Non-Veg Appetizer

    Goes to Sanoil Ghosh, Amrita Vishal & Faiza Kaider
    Congrats Friends 

    Sanoli Ghosh's Chicken Shashlik

    Best Veg Appetizer

    Goes to Manjula Bharath
    Congrats Friend!! 

    Manjula Bharath's Broccoli Manchurian 

    Best Soups

    Goes to Priya Sreeram, Preeti Garg & Santosh Bangar
    Congrats Friends!! 

    Priya Sreeram's Turkish Red Lentil Soup With Dried Apricots

    Santosh Bangar Barley Mint Soup

    Preeti Garg's Carrot Coriander soup

    Best Chicken Recipe

    Goes to Viki Xavier & Chandrani
    Congrats Friends!! 

    Best Mutton/Lamb Recipe 

    Goes To Asiya Omar
    Congrats Friend

    Asiya Omar's Lamb Kebab 

    Best Curries / Gravies

    Best Curry

    Goes to Beena Stephy & Sebeena Loyd
    Congrats Friends!!!

    Beena Stephy's Beef Ball Curry

    Sebeena's Duck Curry

    Best Mutton Curry 

    Goes to Priya Satheesh, Priya Suresh, Shabna & Tamil 
    Congrats friends!!
    Priya Satheesh's Mutton and Chayote Kurma


    Priya Suresh's Mutton Kuruma

    Best Chicken Curries 

    Goes to Sangeetha, Maria John, Swasthi & Kirti Choudary 
    Congrats Friends!!

    Sangee Nitha's Chettinad Chicken Gravy 

    Maria John's Methi Chicken

    Kirti Choudary's Orange Chicken

    Best Seafood Curry

    Goes to Jillu, Jaleela & Rani

    Congrats Freinds!!!

    Jillu Anand's Prawn Almond Curry

    Rani's Fish Vindaloo

    Jaleela Fish Methi leaves Curry

    Best Veg Curries

    Goes To Shama, Linsy Patel, Supriya & Jemini
    Congrats Friends!!

    Shama Nagarajan's Rajma Curry

    Linsy Patel's Malai Kofta

    Supriya's Hyacinth Beans curry

    Jemini's Pattani Kurma

    Best Biryani 

    Goes To Latha Madhusudhan
    Congrats Friend!!

    Latha Madhusudhan Biryani With Stuffed Eggplant

    Best Rice Recipes

    Goes to Akila & Meena Bhatia 
    Congrats Friends!! 

    Akila's Pudhina Pulao

    Meena Bhatia's Kesariya rice

    Best Healthy Recipe

    Goes to Shailaja reddy & Sharanya Palanisamy
    Congrats Friends!!

    Shailaja Reddy's Sesame Seeds Rice

    Sharanya Palanisamy's Sprouts Fried Rice

    Well Presented Recipes

    Goes to Julie Sireesha Pupala
    Congrats Freinds!!

    Sireesha Pupala's Dry Fruit Pulao 

    Best Themed Recipe

    Goes to Sireesha Pupala

    Congrats Friend!!

    Sireesha Pupala's Dry Fruit Pulao




















    Range order 

    Since the event ran in two separate pages we consolidated all the recipes in an order. The order resembles that of a menu, first comes the appetizer, soups, rice and curry recipes, then comes the dessert, sweets, cakes and drinks. 
    So the recipes linked to my space comes first then comes links from Priya's space. 

    (My space links)(Readers recipes)(Priya's space links) 
    (1 to 323) - (324 to 325) - (326 to 694)

    So the range is 1 to 694

    Sanoli Ghosh

    Congrats my dear friend!! 
    Am so happy for ya!! 

    Sanoli please pick any one of the prize from the following picture and write to us. 

    1. Nova Touch Digital Kitchen Scale (weighs upto 5 kg)
    2. Canisters 4 Jars
    3. 3 Set Tupperware Magic Oil Flow 
    4. Prestige 3 litre cooker
    5. Tupperware Multi Cook 3.3 litre

    Congrats Sanoli Ghosh!!! 

    We are so happy for you!! Please contact us HERE!!

    Congrats participants and all award winners!!

    To visit Priya's round up please click HERE

    Note - 
    We have given much due credit to each winning recipe, by giving a link back to each winning recipe, when you click the recipe title above each award you will be able to view the specific recipe
    Please bear with us, incase you find any mistakes do let us know so that we can make appropriate changes. 


    1. woww cool awesome congo sano
      see i was waiting and waiting and awesome job divy and priya
      u guys did tremendous job

      and wow me got award too

    2. Wow, that is one Event!!! Great people, Congrats to all the participants and winners!!! Kudos to both of you (Divya and Priya) for conducting such an awesome Event!!!

    3. Seriously girls you all are such sport... never did we know that this event will reach such heights :-) thanks to each and every one of you... although we struggles past week, we always knew it was worth it. Thanks again. Hats off to all of you... My sis you are a joy to work with and I have learnt so many things from you, one thing for sure is patience :P


    4. wow so wonderful efforts both of u priya n divy... kudos dearies... Congrats to all award winners and gr8 congrats to SANO DIDI.... Once again great hats off to priya n divy....

    5. Lovely round up Divya.. You both have really done a great job!! Kudos dearies.. Congrats to all winners.. :)

    6. wow at last the suspense was revealed........... congrats to sano didi and all other winners ...... It was a great job to choose the winner from more than 600 enteries , well done dearies...............

    7. Kudos to Priya and Divya for conducting the event.Congrats to all award winners and Sanoli.

    8. Nice Work Divya! Congrats Sanoli!

    9. Congrats to all winners. Divya awesome work .....

    10. congrats sanoli :) this is called team work.. hats off to you and priya dear :)

    11. Congrats to the winner :-)
      Lovely round up Divya !!!

    12. Congrats to the winners, fabulous team work and hats off to both of you..Well done Divya and Priya.

    13. Congratulation Sanoli... :) And Congrats to All winners too.
      A Lovely round up Divya.

    14. Congrats Sanoli, you guys did lot of homework.

    15. wow so wonderful post and great work of priya n divy... how many u worked out 2 post dis??..OMG...Really Iam appreciating u 4m my herat dear... N Congrats to all award winners and double congrats to SANOLI.... Once again priya n divya u both r awesum....

    16. Very nice round up Divya. Appreciating the dedication and efforts in making it a success. Congrats to Priya and Sanoli. Wow that's a pleasant surprise to see my whole chicken fry recipe in the list. Thanks for the award....I am much thrilled and excited dear:) Do more events da. Congrats n best wishes!

    17. Very nice round up divya and priya.. lots of appreciations and applauds for this great work dearies :) and congratz sano :)

    18. Nice Round up and thanks for choosing my dish.

    19. Thanks divya and priya... You both have really done a great job. Congarts sonaoi n congarts to all winners

    20. Nice event. Congrats Divya. You both have done good job. Congrats Sanoli.

    21. Congrats Sanoli n other award winners. I appreciate you both Divya n Priya for this wonderful effort. I am very much happy to see my recipes in this award winning list Thanks :-)

    22. Wow! Congrats Sanoli & all best selected recipe award winners. Great work.Like to try out all the selected recipes.

    23. Congrats winners. Great Work by you both.

    24. Congrats to all my dear friends....:)


    25. OMG! Can't believe my eyes.....really I am spellbound now. Feeling toooooooooo much happy. Hats off to your effort Divya and Priya. What a wonderful round up. Thanks a ton to both of you........
      My hearty congratulations to all winner friends....Will mail you soon Divya.

    26. Great work Divya & Priya !! And congrats to all the winners..

    27. that is such an exhaustive list... i cannot really fathom how much of hard work would have gone into finalizing that exhaustive list... well done, divya... it's hard to believe that you've been blogging only for a year... :)

    28. Nice roundup and such a hard work !!
      ..congrats Sanoli !:)

    29. Congratulations to he winners.

      Thank you for the lovely Award.

      You guys rock. Loved participating and would like to personally thank you both for hosting such a wonderful event.

      Luv you guys.

    30. You & priya have put gr8 effect in conducting this event ;) (Y)
      congrats to all
      Thank you for the award piriya & divya

    31. Thank you dear...Congrats sanoli !!

    32. gr8 event and gr8 efforts. thanks for the lovely award
      congrats to Sanoli

    33. wow...Fabulous Round Up!! I know h much effort n time u both put for this event, kudos to Priya & U, very good team work!!...Congrats to all the Winners n special Wishes to Sanoli!

    34. Congrats both of you(Divya & priya)..Thanx for the award too dearies,Fabulous round up!!
      Join EP event-Nutmeg OR Parsley @ Chef Mireille's Global Creations

    35. Wow ! Real fabulous post... Congo for all the participants and love the Certificate design... Keep Rocking...

    36. Great job Divz & Priya..Happy participating in the event here. Thanks for the lovely award..Congrats to all the winners and Sonali..

    37. Great recipes and great awards too.Thanks a lot Priya and Divya :)

    38. great effort sis:)congrats sanoli didi:)

    39. It was a great event Priya and Divya. The round up is also good. Hats off to you two for your effort. Congrats Sanoli and all winners

    40. hi dear,
      tons of thanks for the lovely award .since i was not checking my blog for long i came to know about it just now..hearty congrats to all other winners :)

    41. very good event and congrats for all d winners..


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