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Vegetable marathon Event Announcement and an entry..

Monday, March 8, 2010

Cranberry Chutney

Cranberry chutney goes to Nithu's Think Beyond the usual-Fruits of Nithu's kitchen

Coming to Event Announcement..

As all you guys know that an event named Vegetable Marathon is going on in my blog.  The current event-Vegetable marathon-Eggplant has completing its journey in vegetable marathon by 11 of this month.. So another vegetable is getting ready for its place to race in marathon..
This vegetable is  low in Saturated Fat and Sodium, and very low in Cholesterol. It is also a good source of Vitamin B6, Pantothenic Acid, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus and Potassium, and a very good source of Protein, Vitamin C, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Folate, Copper and Manganese. This vegetable  belong to the legume family of the vegetable group. Its none another than Beans...
Beans can be eaten raw, sprouted or cooked, ground into flour, curdled into tofu, fermented into soya sauce, tempi and miso. They are excellent in chilis, soups and salads. Main thing i love about beans is--  ZERO CHOLESTEROL

Types of Beans:
Adzuki Beans
Black Beans
Black eyed Peas
Broad beans-fava Beans
Butter Beans
Calico Beans
Cannellini Beans
Chick Peas- Garbanzo beans
Cranberry Beans
Great Northern Beans
Italian Beans
Kidney Beans
Lima Beans
Mung Beans
Navy Beans
Pinto Beans
Soy Beans
Split peas
White Beans
Green Beans
I am including types of beans as per of my knowledge. If i am missing any kind of beans, please let me know..

Beans - Bean Calories & Nutritional Information on Varieties of Beans

Calories in Beans Based on 1 Cup of Cooked Beans

Bean Variety
Fava Beans (Broadbeans)
187 cal
12.92 g
0.68 g
33.40 g
 9.2 g
61 mg
2.55 mg
456 mg
Lima Beans, canned
176 cal
10.10 g
0.72 g
33.06 g
13 g
70 mg
4.00 mg
706 mg
Mung Beans, canned
15 cal
1.75 g
0.07 g
2.67 g
 0.16 g
18 mg
0.54 mg
34 mg
Navy Beans
258 cal
15.8 g
0.10 g
15.8 g
 10 g
128 mg
4.5 mg
670 mg
Pinto Beans
235 cal
 15.8 g
0.10 g
44 g
7 g
81 mg
4.5 mg
495 mg
Shellie Beans
74 cal
4.31 g
0.47 g
15.17 g
8.3 g
71 mg
2.43 mg
267 mg
Green Beans, Snap
36 cal
2 g
0.24 g
8.40 g
3.6 g
58 mg
2.16 mg
220 mg
Lima Beans
209 cal
11.58 g
0.54 g
40.19 g
9.0 g
54 mg
4.17 mg
969 mg
Adzuki Beans
294 cal
17.30 g
0.23 g
56.97 g
16.8 g
64 mg
4.60 mg
1,224 mg
Black Beans
227 cal
15.24 g
0.93 g
40.78 g
15.0 g
46 mg
3.61 mg
611 mg
Cranberry Beans
241 cal
16.53 g
0.81 g
43.29 g
17.7 g
88 mg
3.70 mg
685 mg
Great Northern Beans
209 cal
14.74 g
0.80 g
37.33 g
12.4 g
120 mg
3.77 mg
692 mg
Kidney Beans - all varieties
225 cal
15.35 g
0.89 g
40.36 g
11.3 g
50 mg
5.20 mg
713 mg
Pink Beans
252 cal
15.31 g
0.83 g
47.17 g
9.0 g
88 mg
3.89 mg
859 mg
Chick Peas (Garbanzo Beans)
269 cal
14.53 g
4.25 g
44.97 g
12.5 g
80 mg
4.74 mg
477 mg

Source: Dietbites.com

Coming  to rules for Participation:
1) Prepare any dish with Beans as main ingredient. It can be either Vegetarian or non-vegetarian.
2) You can send as many recipes as you want.
3) I will accept the old entries, if they are updated and reposted with the logo n link back to Vegetable Marathon-Beans event. 
4) Vegetable Marathon is an interminable event.. So i would like to take help from my fellow  bloggers to host this event. If you would like to host this event starting from MAY 1st . Please send an email to anitakonasani@gmail.com or drop a comment here with your BLOG URL. I will update it regularly. Check here for host line up
5) Pls link your post to the event announcement and please feel free to use logo.. Post's without link back to this event would not be a part of the roundup.
6) Round up will be done after first week of event end date. 

7) With a wide variety of beans to choose, i am extending this event for 2 months, i.e From March 10 th to May 10th
8) Send Your entries to anitakonasani@gmail.com with subject as Veg-Mar-Beans with following details:

Your Name:
Blog's Name:
Blog's URL:
Recipe Name:

Type of Beans:
Link to the Recipe or URL:
Snapshot of the Recipe:
I would appreciate a lot, if you name the picture of the dish by the dish name, and the category it belongs,that you are sending me in email. 
 Recipes from those who do not blog are accepted. Pls do mail them to my email id-- anitakonasani@gmail.com with your recipe details n a picture of the dish.

*** Those who are hosting vegetable marathon, please announce the event 2-3 days before 10 th of every month and they need to publish logo on their blog. 


Simplyfood March 8, 2010 at 2:03 PM  

Thanks will send some recipes soon.

Ushnish Ghosh March 8, 2010 at 2:35 PM  

Dear silpa
you have selected a very nice subject..I wish i could participate. It will be a great successs.
have a nice week

Veggie Hut March 8, 2010 at 3:32 PM  

Beans are my fav too..i am in this event for sure..

Deepa G Joshi March 9, 2010 at 4:26 AM  

this is a nice theme..will try to send some of my entries..good luck.


Rachana March 9, 2010 at 5:40 AM  


Coiunt me in too:)

Annam March 9, 2010 at 12:27 PM  

Will send some entries soon.

Srividhya Ravikumar March 12, 2010 at 7:49 PM  

Hey nice event yaar. i will send some of mine.

sonu March 14, 2010 at 9:47 PM  

just landed on ur ste accidently when i was goin thru foodieshope.org site and m intersted in participating in this event so pls let me know if i can ,thanx

R March 17, 2010 at 11:11 AM  

nice event, will send in a recipe soon. http://recipegrabbag.blogspot.com/

Alamelu Mangai March 18, 2010 at 10:57 AM  

nice event.. sure ll sen some recipes..
Take a look at my blog
wen i search some recipes i saw ur event...

turmericnspice March 28, 2010 at 8:22 PM  

Thanks for hosting!! looking forward to being a part of it.

harini-jaya April 12, 2010 at 3:16 PM  

we r new bloggers..nice event..gr8 theme..

Life is beautiful !!! April 14, 2010 at 1:06 AM  

Nice event and I will give send my entry too...I am very new to this food blog..please do visit my blog when u have time :)

Padhu Sankar May 1, 2010 at 12:29 AM  

Nice event.Sure to participate.

Indian Bazaars July 5, 2010 at 2:14 AM  

Interesting idea!

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