Category: Kerala Dishes

Chicken, Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg

Chakkayum Kozhiyum / Jackfruit With Chicken

Ingredients: 1/2 kg chicken, cleaned400-500 gm pacha chakka / raw jackfruit, cut into pieces1 cup chakkakuru / jackfruit seeds1 1/2-2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1 1/2 tbsp coriander powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp pepper powder1 tsp ginger-garlic paste2 green chillies, chopped2 sprig curry leavessalt to taste3 shallots, sliced1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: In a pressure […]

Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Peechinga Chemmeen Thoran / Ridge Gourd – Prawns Thoran

Ingredients: 1 peechinga/ ridge gourd, 3/4-1 cup small prawns, cleaned1 small onion, sliced3 garlic cloves, crushed2 green chillies, slit1 sprig curry leaves1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp chilli powder1/2 cup grated coconutsalt to taste1 tsp mustard seeds1 1/2 tbsp oil Preparation: Peel and chop ridge gourd into small pieces. Heat oil in a pan and splutter […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Idiyappam, Kerala Dishes

Banana Idiyappam

Ingredients: 2 big ripe plantains/ kerala banana / nendrapazham1 cup rice flour (idiyappam flour)1 tsp ghee1/4 tsp salt1/2 cup grated coconut Preparation: Steam the bananas. Peel and then grind them into a smooth paste. In a bowl, add rice flour, ghee and a pinch of salt. Add banana paste little by little and mix well. […]

Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Prawn / Chemmeen Peera Pattichathu

Ingredients: 350 gm prawns / chemmeen, cleaned1 1/2 – 2 cup grated coconut1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder6 shallots, sliced2 tsp ginger, sliced1 tsp garlic, chopped4 green chillies, slit2 sprig curry leaves2 kudampuli / gambooge, cut into pieces1 tbsp coconut oilsalt to taste Preparation: Soak kudampuli in enough water for 15 minutes. In a […]

Kerala Dishes, Thoran / Stir Fry- Veg, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Choko / Chow Chow Thoran

Ingredients: 1 choko / chayote / chow chow3 big garlic cloves, crushed2 green chillies1/2 cup grated coconut3/4 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp mustard seeds1 tbsp urad dal1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Peel and chop choko into small pieces and keep it aside. Heat […]

Kerala Dishes, Pulissery, Sadhya Recipes, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Vegetarian

Chena (Yam) Pulissery / Moru Curry

Ingredients: 1 cup yam/ chena, chopped1 1/4-1 1/2 cup grated coconut1 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp cumin seeds3 green chillies1/2 tsp pepper corns1 1/2 cup yoghurt, beaten1 tsp mustard seeds1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds2-3 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Peel and chop yam into small pieces and keep it […]

Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Seafood, Squid

Squid Roast With Shallots / Koonthal Cheriya Ulli Roast

Ingredients: 1/2 kg squid/ koonthal, cut into pieces22-25 shallots, sliced3 green chillies, slit6 big garlic cloves, crushed1″ piece ginger, crushed1 tomato, chopped4 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp crushed pepper1/4 tsp garam masala2 sprigs curry leavessalt to taste4-5 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Cut and clean the squid and pressure cook […]

Kerala Dishes, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Broccoli Pakoda

Ingredients: 1 broccoli, cut into floretssmall piece ginger3 garlic cloves2 green chillies1 sprig curry leaves2 tbsp coriander leaves1/2 cup gram flour1 tbsp rice flour3/4 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/4 tsp garam masala1/4 tsp asafoetidasalt to tasteoil, for frying Preparation: Boil water in a pan adding a pinch of turmeric powder and little salt. Add broccoli […]

Fish, Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Seafood

Meen Thala Curry / Fish Head Curry

Ingredients: 1/2 kg meen thala / fish head3-4 kudampuli pieces / gambooge1 tbsp ginger, crushed1 tbsp garlic, crushed4 green chillies1 sprig curry leaves2- 2 1/2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder3/4 tbsp coriander powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 big tomato, chopped1 tsp mustard seeds1 tsp fenugreek seeds1 green chilli, finely chopped3 shallots, sliced1 tsp ginger, finely chopped1 tsp […]