Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Announcing RCI - Lucknow Cuisne for March 2009

It’s really great to host Lucknow cuisine here at my blog. Thanks Lakshmi & Vanamala for giving me this chance, which helped me to explore on Lucknow cuisine.

I was almost waiting for a year to host this RCI event. Now the most awaited takes its turn on me. Here I go..



RCI-Lucknow Logo

About Lucknow:

It’s the Capital City of Uttar Pradesh(UP).
This Multi-cultural city is the most populous state in India.
It is also called as City of Nawab’s.

Places to visit in Lucknow:

1. Bada Imambada
2. Hussainabad Imambada
3. Shah Najaf Imambada
4. Residency
5. Rumi Darwaza
6. Kaiserbagh Palace Complex
7. National Botanical Research Institute
8. State Museum and Zoo

For more details on places, visit here.

About Luknow Cuisine:

It’s a Rich Cuisine, where most of the cooking methods were formed to cook for the mughal kindgdom. It is also called as Nawabi style cuisine. It has a style of cooking called Dum Style Cooking(Cooking in low flame). The spice proportion will also be so defined and perfect here.



Many speciality’s of this cuisine are

1. Dum Briyani
2. Kebab’s
3. Kofta’s
4. Indian Bread’s Naan, Kulchaa’s, Paratha’s, Roomali Roti’s and Roti
5. Chaat Item’s

So Cook a Royal Rich Nawab Dish for your Nawab’s , picture it and send across to me.

Here are the Simple Guidelines for the RCI-Lucknow Cuisine.


(a) Prepare a Dish that is a Vegetarian[Egg’s are allowed].
Only Non-Vegetarian not allowed.

(b) Post as many Luknow Dishes with Recipes as you like on your blog this March 2009. More entries per person are allowed, but the rule is, it should come under Luknow Cuisine.

(c) Link back to this RCI-Lucknow Cuisine event announcement and to Lakshmi’s blog is a must.

(d) If you can include any regional info you would like to share about the lucknow cuisine in your post, it is very much appreciated.

(e) If you have any tip’s you wish to share on Lucknow dish, it will be so usefull.

(f) Use of the Logo to the event is also appreciated.
Url of the logo image: "http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3370/3328443940_0ff71b972a_m.jpg"

(g) I will also accept your old post’s, but you should link back to this announcement post and to Lakshmi’s blog.
Re-Publishing old post’s for RCI-Lucknow Cuisine will make me more happy!

(h) E-mail me to glassofhoney(AT)gmail(dot)com
with SUBJECT as RCI-Lucknow and along with the following details..

Your Name:
Your Blog Name:
Name of the Dish:
Link/URL of the Post:

Attach a Picture of the Dish. Size does not matter.

(i) Deadline for all the entries will be the 6'th of April-2009. I will do the roundup by 10'th of April-2009.
(j) If you don't have a blog, but you want to be part of this wonderfull event, you can send me your Recipe along with the picture of the dish. Dont forget to mention your name and your location.

So Iam eagerly looking forward for your entries.

If you need any clarification’s on the above feel free to mail me glassofhoney(AT)gmail(dot)com or leave a comment below.

Courtesy: Wiki

Update:

Hope you havent forgot to cook for my RCI-Lucknow. Keep Pouring in.......
I know, you all find it difficult to find vegetarian Lucknawi recipe's. you can look for awadhi cuisine's veg recipe's too.
Below are few link's that will help you to explore more on lucknawi cuisine..

SurfIndia

Wiki-UttarPradesh Cuisine

Food indif

Recipe for Lucknawi Kofta

NDTV GoodTime's Lucknawi
Vegetarian Kebab's in Lucknow
Keep Sending me ur entrie's..
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