Category: Kerala Dishes

Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Unakka Chemmeen – Parippu Curry / Dried Prawns – Dal Curry

Ingredients: 1/2 cup toor dal / thuvara parippu1/2 cup unakka chemmeen / dried prawns1 tomato, chopped1 onion, chopped4 green chillies, slit1 tsp garlic, chopped1 sprig curry leaves1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 1/2 tsp chilli powdersalt to taste1 tsp mustard seeds1 tsp cumin seeds1 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped1 1/2 tbsp oil Preparation: In a pressure cooker, add […]

Beef, Kerala Dishes, Non Veg

Beef Pepper Fry

Ingredients: 3/4 kg beef, cut into small pieces1 small onion, thinly sliced1 tbsp + 1 tbsp ginger, chopped1 tbsp + 1 tbsp garlic, chopped3/4 tsp pepper powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder2 tsp coriander powder1 large onion, thinly sliced1/3 cup thengakothu / coconut bits2 sprig curry leaves3/4 tsp fennel seeds, crushed1 tsp crushed peppersalt to taste4 tbsp […]

Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Veg - Gravy Side Dish, Vegetarian

Kumbalanga – Vellapayar Curry / Ash Gourd – Black Eyed Beans Curry

Ingredients: 1 cup vellapayar / black eyed beans2 cups ash gourd / kumbalanga, peeled and cubed1 1/2-2 tsp chilli powder1 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder2 garlic cloves, crushed2 green chillies, slit1 onion, sliced1 tomato, chopped1 cup grated coconut1 tsp fennel seeds3-4 shallots1 tsp mustard seeds2 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 tbsp […]

Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Chemmeen – Kovakka Curry / Prawns – Ivy Gourd Curry

Ingredients: 1/2 kg prawns, cleaned10-12 kovakka / ivy gourd, sliced1 small onion, choppedsmall piece ginger, chopped4 green chillies, slit1 small tomato, chopped3/4 tsp turmeric powder3 tsp + 1/2 tsp chilli powder1 small piece kudampuli / gambooje2 sprig curry leaves1 cup grated coconut2+2 shallots2 dry red chillies1 tsp mustard seeds1/4 tsp fenugreek seedssalt to taste1 tbsp […]

Kerala Dishes, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Veg - Gravy Side Dish, Vegetarian

Easy Breakfast Sambar

Ingredients: 1/2 cup toor dal 2 medium onions, cubed1 big potato, cut into cubes1 big carrot, cut into cubes2 medium tomatoes, chopped1 big piece pumpkin, cut into cubes2 big green chilliessmall lemon sized tamarind1/2 tsp turmeric powder2 tsp heaped kashmiri chilli powder2 1/2 heaped tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp asafoetida1/4 tsp fenugreek powder1 tbsp jaggery, grated1/2 […]

Kerala Dishes, Nadan Curries - Veg, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Vegetarian

Green Gram / Cherupayar Mulaku Curry

Ingredients: 1 1/4 cup cherupayar / green gram8 shallots3 big garlic cloves1 crushed garlic3 tsp chilli powder ( or 10-12 dry red chillies soaked in hot water)1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp mustard seeds1 1/2 tbsp ghee / coconut oil3 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leaves1 crushed garlicsalt to taste Preparation: In a pressure cooker, add […]

Crab, Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg, Seafood

Crab Mango Curry / Njandu Manga Curry

Ingredients: 1/2 kg crab, cleaned1 drumstick, cut into pieces1 medium raw mango, peeled & chopped ( add according to sourness)4 green chillies, slitsmall piece ginger, chopped2 garlic cloves, chopped2 sprig curry leaves1 1/2 cup grated coconut2 1/2 tsp chilli powder3/4 tsp turmeric powder2 + 4 shallots, sliced1 tsp mustard seedssalt to taste1 1/2 tbsp coconut […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Kerala Dishes

Palak / Spinach Paniyaram

Ingredients: 2 cups  idli batter1 cup spinach / palak, chopped1 small onion, finely chopped1/2 inch ginger, finely chopped2 green chillies, finely chopped1 sprig curry leaves, chopped1 tsp mustard seedssalt to tasteoil Preparation: In a blender, add the chopped spinach and grind well to a fine paste adding little water. In a mixing bowl, take idli […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Kerala Dishes

Curd Semiya / Thairu Semiya

Ingredients: 1 1/4 – 1 1/2 cup roasted semiya / vermicelli1 1/2 cup yogurt1 cup milk1 tsp sugar5 green chillies, chopped1 1/2 tbsp ginger, finely chopped1/4 tsp asafoetida4-5 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leaves1 tsp mustard seeds2-3 tbsp oilsalt to taste2-3 tbsp coriander leaves, choppedpomegranate seedsblack grapes Preparation: Boil water in a pan and when […]

Kerala Dishes, Mutton, Non Veg

Mutton Mappas

Ingredients: 800 gm mutton, cut into pieces2 tsp crushed pepper1/4 tsp + 1/2 tsp turmeric powder2 onions, chopped1 inch piece ginger, finely chopped6 garlic cloves, finely chopped2 big green chillies, chopped2 tomatoes, chopped1 tbsp coriander powder1/2 tsp garam masala300 ml thin coconut milk200 ml thick coconut milk3 sprig curry leaves5 shallots, sliced2 dry red chillies1 […]

Kerala Dishes, Nadan Curries - Veg, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Vegetarian

Kumbalanga – Muringakka Parippu Curry / Ash Gourd – Drumstick Dal Curry

Ingredients: 1/2 kg kumbalanga / ash gourd2 big drumsticks / muringakka100 gm toor dal2 green chillies, slit1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp chilli powdergooseberry sized tamarind1/4 cup grated coconut1/2 tsp cumin seeds1 tsp mustard seeds1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds2 dry red chillies2 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 tbsp oil Preparation: Peel and chop ash gourd into cubes. […]