Announcing “Serve It” Series – Serve It :Blended

This month’s theme for Serve It series is Serve It – Blended. This is the second event in the Serve It series based on a small kitchen appliance, after Pressure Cooked/Slow Cooked. Blender/Mixer grinder is a great addition to any kitchen and it makes our life so much easier.

In olden days before the invention of these electrical appliances there used to be grinding stones in every home, Ammikal and Aatukal. I still remember the yummy tasting thogayals, chutneys and curries my grandmother used to make by using these. No matter the same ingredients and same measurements, I never get to savor the same taste when using the modern day gadgets. I think the stone imparts a flavor to the dishes. 🙂 Although it doesn’t quite taste the same, you cannot ignore the convenience and the ease of use of the blender/mixer/grinder/food processor etc.
This month’s Serve It event is going to be a predicament to this. . So whip up (I mean literally) your blended entries and send it over.

Here are the guidelines for the event:
1. You may send in any entry that is blended/crushed using a blender, mixer, grinder, food processor or a mortar and pestle, or traditional ammikal/aatukal.
2. Chutneys, Spice powders, Pestos, Milkshakes, smoothies, icecreams literally any dish made with a blender is allowed. Basically the blended dish should be served as it is. Tadka/seasoning is allowed.
3. Entries which are not qualified are dishes which use the blended ingredients to make something, like curry, idli, dosas etc.,. I think you got the idea.
4. The ingredients can be greens, vegetables, fruits, grains, dairy etc.,.
5. Please link back to this announcement page and also to Krithi’s page here.
6. New entries are appreciated, however if you are sending archived entries, please re-post as latest (with a date in July 2012) and update with both the links to the announcement page and logo.
7. Usage of links and logo is mandatory.
8. Last date for submission of your entries is July 31, 2012.
9. To submit your entries, just link your entries using the linky tool below.
10. Non-bloggers also can send their entries with a picture to the below email-id.
11. If you have a problem in linking email us your problem to serveit[dot]series[at]gmail[dot]com. We will try to resolve it.
Note: If the entries are inappropriate to the theme, we would have to remove the entries from the linky sans notification. If there are other issues like link or logo missing we would definitely notify through email.


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  1. I am so sorry instead of selecting the strawberry lassi I clicked my pic.This is so embarrassing.This is my first attempt to submit a recipe.Tried to delete it but couldn’t so sorry hope u can del it and I will send another one.Thank you


    • Denny

      Dont worry Janani..I’ve removed the entry now..Thanks for submitting an entry to our event. Looks delicious.

  2. wish this theme last month as I went smoothie crazy on my blog but will probably do 1 or 2 more this month – great theme I would do crazy without my blender or food processor

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