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Paneer Shimla Mirchi…


Food for thought..! Ever wondered how some dishes/recipes were named.. !?! I’m sure every cuisine has some very interesting names.. Since my interaction has been the most with Indian food … Indian food  does have some real bizarre names like – pasanda, navratan, jalfrezi, tikka, ragda patties etc.. whoever came up with such fancy names..… Continue reading Paneer Shimla Mirchi…

Chicken · Curry · Fusion · Herbs · Indian · Main Course · Non Vegetarian · Nuts · South Indian

Greens marinated Chicken-Curry with a Goan twist to it…


“Its been a while..” hmmmm… while I think what to write next.. & I kept staring at “Its been a while”… it reminded me of the number by the band – Staind..! nothing to do with the mood of the song.. it’s just the name of the song! Sadly…I have no pictures for this post..… Continue reading Greens marinated Chicken-Curry with a Goan twist to it…

Chutney/Relish/Dip · Comfort Food · Herbs · Indian · Maharashtrian · Nuts · Seasoning · Street Food · Vegetarian

My take on the famous Lahsun/Garlic Chutney – Maharashtrian style


Being married to a Bangalorean, rather an Iyengar from Karnataka implies that your pantry will never run short of coconuts. You may wonder what the possible connection is. No, Iyengar’s don’t own coconut farms :P, they keep distributing coconuts for every Puja/Wedding/function they conduct. When you are just two in the house & you have… Continue reading My take on the famous Lahsun/Garlic Chutney – Maharashtrian style

Cheese · Comfort Food · Dairy · Dessert · Exotic · Gujarati · Indian · Main Course · Nuts · Sides · Sweet Dish · Vegetarian · Yogurt

Kesar Elaichi Shrikhand.. A Diwali Special post..


While I was adding the picture slideshow to the different recipe category pages, I noticed that the dessert section hardly had any entries, I may not be have a sweet tooth but people who follow my blog sure do, why should I deprive them of the sweet adventures! Having said this, does not mean that… Continue reading Kesar Elaichi Shrikhand.. A Diwali Special post..

Cheese · Curry · Dairy · Exotic · Herbs · Indian · Main Course · North Indian · Nuts · Sides · Vegetarian

Shahi Paneer.. Cottage Cheese Curry with a royal touch…


Thanks to all the love you guys showered upon me for the 200th post.. 🙂 This just makes me wanna get back to my routine of posting a recipe everyday.. but I know it’s not really possible.. We are going on a holiday today.. So I won’t be around for the next few days.. Oh… Continue reading Shahi Paneer.. Cottage Cheese Curry with a royal touch…

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

Comfort Food · Dairy · Fusion · Herbs · Indian · Main Course · Nuts · Quick Bites · Vegetarian · Yogurt

Mix Veg Couscous Biryani… Episode where the love for Biryani took over the love for Couscous…


Couscous is a new-found love of mine.. I have quite a friends hooked on to it as well.. Biryani is another all-time-favourite.. Was wondering from a couple of days how would it taste if I fused these two together… I knew it would be a quick alternative to all the sudden biryani cravings. That’s what… Continue reading Mix Veg Couscous Biryani… Episode where the love for Biryani took over the love for Couscous…

Breakfast · Dairy · Dessert · Fruits · Fusion · No cooking required · Nuts · Quick Bites · Snack · Vegetarian · Yogurt

Yogurt Filled Strawberry Pots!


I read though Health.com for healthy tips.. While I was browsing through the website last evening.. I noticed this recipe to enjoy Strawberry’s.. I had strawberries in the fridge as it’s the season now.. ! Been feasting on them from the time the season was on.. ! 😀 I should say we ate the best… Continue reading Yogurt Filled Strawberry Pots!

Curry · Dairy · Indian · Main Course · North Indian · Nuts · Vegetarian

Kumbh Mutter Masala with a Shahi twist to it..!


Firstly for those who are wondering what Shahi means.. it literally means royal… Dishes with powdered/chopped dry fruits were a favourite of the Indian royals.. So this dish has that touch to it.. Kumbh refers to mushrooms & mutter is green peas.. Now that solves the name of this dish… K was getting ready for… Continue reading Kumbh Mutter Masala with a Shahi twist to it..!

Bread · Breakfast · Chicken · Comfort Food · Curry · Indian · Kerala · Main Course · Non Vegetarian · Nuts

Chicken Stew – Kerala Style


Food from the coastal region & me have always shared a bond… makes me feel at home instantly… food from Kerala is even more special as it brings back fond memories… I had an awesome bunch of roommates/flatmates from Kerala back in Bangalore when I was unmarried. We used to have crazy girl parties.. sometimes… Continue reading Chicken Stew – Kerala Style