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Dec 31, 2011

Dish It out - Brinjal N Garlic Event Announcement

         Wishing U all a Very Happy N Prosperous New Year. May this year brings You all Happiness,wealth n good health. May God shower all his Blessings to U n Your Family n makes all your dreams n desire come true. Happy 2012  :)
I am so glad and excited to guest host Vardhini's very Popular event, Dish It Out for the month of January 2012. Thank you Vardhini for giving me the opportunity to host your event. My choice of Ingredients - Brinjal and Garlic. Both are my favorite vegs and i love the combo too. You can use any variety of brinjal-purple Brinjal/Egg Plant/Green Brinjal and garlic in any form,paste/powder/fresh/flakes.

Some Health Benefits of Brinjal N Eating Brinjal

Eggplant or Brinjal, is a very low calorie vegetable and has healthy nutrition profile; good news for weight watchers! The veggie is popularly known as aubergine in the western world.
Botanically, it belongs to solanaceae family and named as Solanum melongena. This perennial plant is native to Indian subcontinent and now grown in many tropical and semitropical regions. Eggplant / brinjal decreases the cholesterol level in the blood. It is a low carb vegetable and it is also conducive to the production of energy and stamina to rebuild the body. Professional dieticians like to use eggplants to prepare planned food.
  • Take brinjal in a mashed form or as a soup and add some garlic and asafetida to it. It will help you get rid of flatulence and adjust the wind humor of the body.
  • Brinjal can also be eaten after being roasted directly on fire. Just peel off the skin, mash it and add some salt in it for flavor and eat it. It will help cure phlegm, congestion and reduce the formation of gas.
  • In order to increase appetite and digestion, take soup made of mashed brinjal and tomato, along with some salt and pepper.
  • In case you are unable to fall asleep easily, eat a soft brinjal (along with some honey) after baking it directly over fire. If taken regularly, it may also cure insomnia.
  • In order to cure enlarged spleen caused due to malaria, eat soft baked brinjal along with raw sugar on empty stomach, preferably in the morning.
Some Health Benefits of Garlic N Eating Garlic:

Among the medicinal herbs, garlic health benefits undoubtedly rank as the most popular herbal remedy. Many health problems can be prevented or cured by garlic.Nowadays, garlic health benefits various medical issues. Many health problems can be prevented and treated with simply a daily dose of a clove of garlic.
  • Regular intake of garlic can reduce blood cholesterol and may increase HDL and LDL ratio. HDL refers to good cholesterol and LDL refers to bad cholesterol. Many studies proved that taking garlic orally is associated with lowered systolic and diastolic blood pressure. This can prevent a person against possible heart disease and stroke. 
  • To prevent blood clot, one can take garlic. It can increase nitric oxide production in the blood vessels. It helps to dilate the blood vessels, and aids in fibrinolysis or dissolving of blood clotting 
  • Garlic can improve a person’s immune system. It has anti-cancer components that can prevent colon cancer and stomach cancer. People with more garlic in their food intake or diet have less risk of colorectal cancer or pancreatic cancer. Garlic supplementation can also reduce the development of cancer cells among people with family history of breast, prostate and throat cancers
Now Here are the rules to participate and the event runs from Jan 1st to Jan 31st 2012.

1. Make a dish using "Brinjal and Garlic". We should be able to taste both the ingredients in the final dish.
2. Only vegetarian entries. Eggs are allowed in baking.
3. Use of logo is appreciated as it helps spread the word. Use any one.
4. Link to Vardhini's Dish it Out announcement and this announcement page is mandatory.
5. Archived entries are accepted as long as they are linked with both announcements.
6. Mail all your entry to sangeethaskitchen(at)gmail(dot)com with the following details(if the linky tool doesn't work)...
Your Name:
Blog Name:
Recipe Name:
Recipe URL:
Recipe Photo (Please limit to max 400 pixels)

Looking forward for all your wonderful n innovative recipes. I expect at least one entry from all my blogger friends, do support and encourage me by your active participation. Thank You !!

Sorry the linky tool has closed...plz do mail me your entries to the above email address.


  1. Nice theme Sangee! Will be sending in my entry.
    Happy Hosting.

  2. @ Bikramji, thank you and wishing U too a Very Happy 2012 !!
    @ Kaveri thank you dear n would love to have your entries here :)
    @ Vardhini thank you for letting me to guest host your popular event :)

  3. Happy hosting. A very Happy New Year to you and your family.

  4. happy hosting... will try sending my entries soon... Happy new year..

  5. Nice event dear and I will surely be sending in my entries.Happy New Year.

  6. Happy Hosting ..... Also A Very Happy new year .......

  7. Hi Sangee,Wishing you and your family a very Happy New Year..

  8. Happy Hosting sangee. Like the new dimention of your blog.

  9. Sangee, I already added your event to my event list. I got you link from Vardhini's host line up page.

    Happy hosting and will try to send you an entry,

  10. Great combo Sangee. Will link up my entries soon. Have a great New Year.

  11. Hey Sangee, just added my link here....Happy Hosting :)

  12. Hi., just added my recipe for this event!!Will send some more soon..Happy Hosting :)

  13. linked n archive entries.. ll soon send in fresh entry too

  14. Hi....

    I have added my link for the event.
    Happy Hosting!!!

    Spill the Spices

  15. Replies
    1. thanks for your interesting and yummy recipe...loved it!!


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