Friday, November 7, 2008




Spagetti---------------------------1/2 12Oz. packet

Veggies----------------------------1 cup(cauliflower,carrots,bellpepper,....anything of ur choice)

Olive oil---------------------------4 tbp

Sundried tomato-----------------8-10 coarsely chopped

Salt--------------------------------to taste

Pepper----------------------------1/2 tsp

Vinegar---------------------------1/2 tsp

Italian sauce---------------------1 cup


1.Cook the spagetti in water with some salt as per the directions on the packet and turn off.

2.Let them stay in water till the veggies are cooked.

3.Heat oil in a skillet and add pepper,veggies.

4.Fry till they become crunchy.Now once the veggies are cooked strain out the water and add cooked spagetti to it.

5.Mix well.Add vinegar.Taste it and see if salt is sufficient enough.Else add a bit and saute for few mins.

6.Later add a cup of italian sauce.Turn off.add chopped sundried-tomatoes to them.

7.Mix on well to see that the sauce is coated evenly.In case can add a little bit more.

8.Garnish with herb leaves and serve.

Check out the fellow runners ......

1) DK 2) Siri 3) Srivalli 4) Ranji 5)PJ 6)Curry Leaf 7)Medha 8)Priya 9)Bhawna10)Ruchii11)Anu12)Kamala13)Roopa14)Divya Kudua15)Rekha16)Divya M17)Lakshmi18)Raaga 19)Lakshmi Venkatesh 20)Sripriya21)Viji

Moreover Praneetha of Kitchen Flavors has tagged me ......Sorry for taking such a long time praneetha......though the questions were a bit straight.
Here goes the questions and rules:
RULE #1 People who have been tagged must write their answers on their blogs and replace any question that they dislike with a new question formulated by themselves.
RULE #2 Tag 6 people to do this quiz and those who are tagged cannot refuse. These people must state who they were tagged by and cannot tag the person whom they were tagged by continue this game by sending it to other people.

1. If your lover betrayed you, what will your reaction be?
What...How dare no he cant even think of doing it to me...,.am sooo sweet....sth like that cant even happen to a person like me..:)

2.What do you hate and love to do most???????
Haaaaa??????Watching News channel with my hubby.......Sleeping for a long time........

3. Whose butt would you like to kick?
Someone who's so naughty and irritates me every now and then...1st it would be my younger bro..lets keep the list a secret:)

4. Why do you blog?
Just to keep myself occupied with something i enjoy....COOKING and share it with others.

5. Will you fall in love with your best friend?

6. Which is more blessed: loving someone or being loved by someone?
Definitely 101% being loved by someone :-)

7.What food do you like most?????
I am not quite sure because there are a lot of cuisines that i still haven't tasted......But till date....Thai would be on the top

8. If you could root for one social cause, what would it be?
Child Education,Social Awareness,.

9. What takes you down the fastest?
when my hubby's mad at me.....I try to stay calm.....But we both cant stay numb more than a few hours

10. What resurrects you the fastest?
Anything that makes me feel confident,words of great scholars,Good Attitude.....

11. What’s your strength?
Eating healthy food thrice a day with some fruits in between!!!!!!Isn't it true.....:)

12. What kind of person do you think the person who tagged you is? thing i can say for sure is she has a magic hand.....whatever she makes and posts turns out be exceptionally good.....themeasurements and everything goes well for me.

13. Would you rather be single and rich or married and poor?
I will earn as much as i can when am single ....then get married....So how can i be poor then????

14. Whats the purpose of such Tags?
Its just to know more of each other....their tastes,personaltiy and attitude.... Also, you will get to know about yourself. Not everyday you get to answer such questions. So, you get to discover your own self.

15.Is their sth that ur husband does for you most of the time????
He loves to watch action,romantic movies...I simply cant watch 2 hrs of it..i feel bored/fall asleep...has to be sth spicy and hot.......Dont get me wrong!!!It means i love to watch thrillers,horrors and sometimes comedy.He always ends up picking two horror DVD's on everytime to Blockbuster,He sits up with a bunch of bedspreads around him fully covered except for the eyes and nose.Thats so funny!!!!!!I also love to get onto big/scary rides esp the ones in SIXFLAGS

16. Would you forgive and forget someone no matter how horrible a thing he has done?Ofcourse!! Everybody makes mistakes no matter how big or small.I simply talk to them to make them realise of their mistakes.If they feel sorry for that what they have done ,then we just move on as before ,as if nothing has happened.But if they still cant open up their eyes, then i better leave it to them to make a decision.

17. Do you prefer being single or in a relationship?
Single for 20% of my life and rest in a relationship.....Thats what i did.....:)

18. How would you see yourself in ten years time?
A Big fat lady running around the house after my 3 kids......hehehe:).

19. What’s your favorite homemade food????
Ofcourse Hyderabadi Biryani...and mango pappu,mudda pappu,palakura pappu,tomato pappu(haaa am big fan of dal/pappu),tomato pachadi,gongura pachadi,chapala pulusu(fish in tamarind stew),pappu charu(dal sambar),guttivankaya (stuffed brinjal),majjiga charu,royala vepudu.....haa list goes on.....its so tempting.....

20. What’s the first thing you do when you wake up?
Reach up to the alarm...whats the time???....haaaaaa its still 7.30am.....Snooze it up....Comeon let me sleep for somemore time!!!!!

I would love to tag all the fellow RM runners but only the interested one's can do....there's no compulsion......Thats all for fun.........


Bhawana said...

Raaji, spagetti looking delicious. n pic tempting me so much. already since morning m feeling like having something made of noodles :). n ur post making me to make ASAP. well by evening I will cook for sure.

Priya said...

Delicious the colour, beautiful clicks as though...loved n laughed much while reading about u...was laughing while reading about ur hubby n horror films..u r cho chweet Raaji..

Praneetha Raghava said...

Spaghetti looks just prefect. I just crave for anything that gives my taste buds a spicy tinge. Loved the color. Hmm, what else can I say???

Also, thank you for those wonderful words about me. Am really glad you like my recipes.

n33ma said...

Good to know so much abt you...Lovely spaghetti.

Curry Leaf said...

Perfect droolworthy Spaghetti. So sweet to know about u.I too love sixflags rides.

Sireesha said...

Spagethi looks perfect and yummylicious..Good to know so much about U Raaji :)

Ramya Vijaykumar said...


Vidhya said...

Thanks for this wonderful dish Raaji. In my girls' school, this year's theme for thanksgiving is Italian. I have -0% idea about italian food. Just now came back from school after talking to their class teacher about this. Will try this one before thanksgiving. If its a success then I will make it for thanksgiving meal.

Cham said...

Spagetti looks delish, LoL about kicking ur brother ...

Happy cook said...

Hi hi i loved that 18th one
It was such a wonderful read and i love that pasta dish.

Madhu said...

Like your recipe of spaghetti, colourful and delish. Nice to know more about you.

Sukanya Ramkumar said...

Hi Raaji,
Spagetti look so cool. Nice recipe. Love to have it with some warm garlic bread. YUM!

kamala said...

So tempting Raaji.Nice to read ur meme

Medhaa said...

THe spagetti looks delicious. Loved reading your meme and knowing more about you. I love horror movies too

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

It's good to try different cuisines once in a while for a change.. isn't it? good one.

Yasmeen said...

Succulent Sun dried tomatoes ,love'em in pasta. Interesting to know more about you raaji:)

Arundathi said...

nice picture of the spaghetti!

rekhas kitchen said...

Iam not a big fan of spagetti but after i saw ur pic.ummm it wasvery tempting have to try this one hey so sweet to know more about u nice one dear

G.Pavani said...

it looks yummy and awesome..colourful

Divya Kudua said...

Delicious spagetti...and the tag was so cute...loved reading thru it..will take it up soon..;-)

Jaishree said...

Delicious spagetti..awesome & colourful..Nice to know so much about U Raaji :)

DEESHA said...

spagetti looks delicious .. lovely color .. N loved reading ur MEME

Laavanya said...

The spaghetti looks delish! and what a fun read your meme was :)

Lakshmi Venkatesh said...

Spaghetti is very tempting. Always the same comment in ur blog. And luved to read ur meme.