Category: Kadumbu / Pidi

Breakfast/ Dinner, Food, Kadumbu / Pidi, Malabar Recipes, Mussels, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Seafood

Kallummakkaya Pidi / Steamed Rice Dumplings in Mussels Masala

Ingredients: For Pidi (Rice dumplings) 1 1/2 cup rice flour 1/2 cup grated coconut 1/2 tsp fennel seeds 1 small onion, chopped 1 1/2-2 cups of water salt For Mussels Masala: 250 gm mussels/ kallummakkaya, cleaned 2 tsp chilli powder 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp coriander powder 1 onion, chopped 1 tomato, chopped 4 […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Food, Kadumbu / Pidi, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Basale Chemmeen Kadumbu / Steamed Rice Dumplings in Prawns and Malabar Spinach Gravy

Ingredients: For Kadumbu (Rice dumplings) 2 cups rice flour 1/2 cup grated coconut 1/2 tsp fennel seeds 1 small onion, chopped 2 cups of water salt For Basale – Chemmeen Gravy 1 bunch malabar spinach / basale 1/2-3/4 kg prawns, cleaned 5-6 dry red chillies ( adjust to your spice level) 1/2 tbsp coriander seeds […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Crab, Food, Kadumbu / Pidi, Malabar Recipes, Seafood

Njandu Kadumbu / Njandu Pidi / Steamed Rice Dumplings in Crab Gravy

Ingredients: For Kadumbu (Rice dumplings) 2 cups rice flour 1/2 cup grated coconut 1/2 tsp fennel seeds 1 small onion, chopped 2 cups of water salt For Crab Gravy: 4 medium crabs, cleaned 1 cup grated coconut 1 tbsp coriander powder 1/2 tsp garam masala 3/4-1 tbsp chilli powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 3 shallots […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Food, Kadumbu / Pidi, Malabar Recipes

Muringakka Kadumbu / Muringakka Pidi / Steamed Rice Dumplings in Drumstick Gravy

Ingredients: For Kadumbu (Rice dumplings) 1 1/2 cups rice flour 3/4 cup grated coconut 1/2 tsp fennel seeds 1 small onion, chopped 1 1/2 cup water salt For Drumstick Curry / Gravy 4-5 drumsticks/ muringakka/ muringakol, cut into pieces 1 onion, chopped 1 tomato, choppedra 2-3 green chillies, slit 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1 cup […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Fish, Food, Kadumbu / Pidi, Malabar Recipes, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Seafood

Ayakkoora Pidi / Ayakkoora Kakkarotti ( Steamed Rice Dumplings in King Fish Masala)

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup rice flour 300 gm king fish / ayakkoora, cut into pieces 2 1/2- 3 tsp coriander powder 1 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp chilli powder 1 large onion, finely chopped 2 tsp garlic, chopped 1 cup grated coconut 3 shallots 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 6-7 green chillies 1 tbsp mint leaves, […]

Beef, Breakfast/ Dinner, Food, Kadumbu / Pidi, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes

Erachi Kadumbu/ Erachi Pidi ( Steamed Rice Dumplings in Beef / Mutton Gravy)

Ingredients: For Kadumbu (Rice dumplings) 1 1/2 cups rice flour 3/4 cup grated coconut 1/2 tsp fennel seeds 1 small onion, chopped 1 1/2 cup water salt For Beef Gravy: 350 gm beef / mutton, cut into pieces 1 big onion, sliced 1 tomato, chopped 3 green chillies, chopped 1 tsp ginger paste 1 tsp […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Chicken, Food, Kadumbu / Pidi, Malabar Recipes, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes

Kozhi Kadumbu (Steamed Rice Dumplings in Chicken Gravy)

            A popular dish in Malabar region. Known by different names like Kozhi Pidi, Aanapathal etc.. Here, I prepared this using chicken gravy.  It can also be prepared using beef/mutton gravy, which is known by the name, Irachi Kadumbu.     Ingredients: For Kadumbu (Rice dumplings) 2 cups rice flour 1/2-1 cup grated coconut 1/2 tsp […]