Chicken · Curry · Main Course · Non Vegetarian · Sides · South Indian · Starters · Tamil Nadu

Karuveppilai/kadipatta/curry leaves chicken……


I’m visiting Mangalore after about 2 years. Feels awesome being home. All the lazing around, the silence (hate the traffic noise all over Bangalore, you rarely find a place where it is quiet unless you have noise eliminating windows fitted), all yummy food you get at home & small quaint places around. My little brother… Continue reading Karuveppilai/kadipatta/curry leaves chicken……

Comfort Food · Curry · Herbs · Indian · Main Course · Mangalorean · Non Vegetarian · Red Meat · South Indian

Dukra Maas – as they call it in Mangalore; the best Pork curry ever!!!


Anyone born or brought up or who has something to do with Mangalore would have definitely heard about the famous Dukra Maas.. If you have not,then its a shame.. go bury your head somewhere !! I’m kidding, of course. If you have not heard of it, well then there is always a first time.. &… Continue reading Dukra Maas – as they call it in Mangalore; the best Pork curry ever!!!

Comfort Food · Curry · Fish · Indian · Konkani · Main Course · Mangalorean · Non Vegetarian

Quick fish curry – Salmon Phanna Upkari


I was meaning to have this This typical Konkani post done once I was back in India & when in Mangalore; with the traditional varieties of fish generally used to prepare this dish like Sardines/mackerel, but damn I missed this curry so much that I had to post this. Another reason being I love Salmon.… Continue reading Quick fish curry – Salmon Phanna Upkari

Chicken · Comfort Food · Fusion · Herbs · Non Vegetarian · Soups

Winters setting in… Cloudy Chicken soup with Thai flavours..


The weather here in Glasgow has begun to be a mix of dry cloudy days, sun shining in glimpses, followed by some drizzle for a while & then it gets cold at nightfall.. with the cold wind blowing on & off  you sure want to warm yourself up.. !! Sometimes there are still nights too..… Continue reading Winters setting in… Cloudy Chicken soup with Thai flavours..

Baked · Cake · Dessert · Egg · European · Non Vegetarian · Nuts · Sweet Bakes

Celebration Post – Super moist, Venetian Carrot Cake


Yippie Yay! this is my 200th recipe post on Keli Paan and I am so glad that my plans to post a something baked succeeded. Yes, I have been planing this post for a while now. The plan was to indulge & celebrate with a good cake.. It’s such a wonderful feeling writing this post..… Continue reading Celebration Post – Super moist, Venetian Carrot Cake

Exotic · Fusion · Herbs · Leftovers · Main Course · Non Vegetarian · Oriental

Lemon thyme flavoured Chilli fried rice….


K’s lunchbox is always a challenge for me.. ! He is such a workaholic, he hardly eats when he is working & I always have to make sure that I make him something that will draw him to his lunchbox & not skip it.Even though K prefers anything but rice in his lunchbox, Biryani &… Continue reading Lemon thyme flavoured Chilli fried rice….

Comfort Food · Curry · Egg · Indian · Main Course · Non Vegetarian · South Indian

Masala Eggs in curry…


K’s day off.. I love cooking more than usual when he is home. He fancied a hot egg masala for lunch. Adding flavour to boiled egg curry is always a difficult task. If you just add whole boiled eggs, they will obviously not grab any of the flavours from the curry. Even slit boiled eggs… Continue reading Masala Eggs in curry…

Comfort Food · Dairy · Fusion · Herbs · Non Vegetarian · Soups

Creamy Lemon Coriander Soup…


The weather is changing, summer is ending… its getting colder…So I was treating myself with strawberries & cream.. some of the last strawberries from the summer here in the UK… there was some cream leftover… Why waste it.????. I so hate wasting food.. so using up that bit of leftover cream was on my mind.. K… Continue reading Creamy Lemon Coriander Soup…

Chicken · Dairy · Fruits · Fusion · Herbs · Non Vegetarian · Quick Bites · Salad · Sides · Snack · Starters · Steamed · To Go

Russian Salad…


I feel guilty everyday for not being around & posting a new recipe for you… Sigh… something comes up every time I plan on posting something new.. I had mentioned in my previous post about the cooking contest I have on Keli Paan. This is the recipe from Suman Menezes who was the winner of… Continue reading Russian Salad…

Breakfast · Egg · Fusion · Non Vegetarian · Oriental · Quick Bites

Peppered Broccoli omelette with Oriental flavours…..


I’m so sorry for not being able  to post anything since the past week… Been caught up with moving… packing & unpacking… I’m sure you know how hectic & tiring the whole process is.. To make my blog more interactive & fun I decided to have small contests on my Facebook page for the fans… Continue reading Peppered Broccoli omelette with Oriental flavours…..