Category: Kerala Dishes

Kerala Dishes, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Sweet Snacks

Sharkara Pazhampori / Banana Fritters with Wheat Flour and Jaggery

Ingredients: 3 big ripe plantians/ kerala bananas ( nendrapazham)1 cup wheat flour1/2 cup jaggery, grated or powdered2 -3 tbsp rice flour2 tsp black sesame seeds1/4 tsp baking powdera pinch of salt1 cup thick coconut milkoil for frying Preparation: Peel and slice bananas lengthwise and keep it aside. In a bowl, add wheat flour, rice flour, […]

Chutney/ Chammanthi, Kerala Dishes, Salads/ Condiments

Ivygourd / Kovakka Chammanthi

Ingredients: 5-6 kovakka / ivygourd, chopped1 1/4 – 1 1/2 cup grated coconutsmall piece ginger2 green chillies4-5 curry leaves3 shallots5-6 raw mango pieces, peeledsalt to taste Preparation: In a blender, add ginger, green chillies, shallots, kovakka pieces, mango pieces , curry leaves and crush together adding salt. Add grated coconut to this and blend again […]

Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Chemmeen – Achinga Payar Theeyal / Prawns And Long Beans Cooked in a Roasted Coconut Gravy

Ingredients: 1/2 kg prawns, cleaned12-15 long beans/ achinga payar18-20 shallots, sliced1 cup grated coconut2 tbsp ginger, chopped2 green chillies1 1/2 tsp chilli powder2 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp fenugreek powderlemon sized tamarind1/2 tsp mustard seeds1 sprig curry leavessalt to tasteoil, as required Preparation: Chop long beans into 1 inch pieces. Soak tamarind in […]

Fish, Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Seafood

Ambazhanga Meen Curry / Hog Plum Fish Curry

Ingredients: 1/2 kg fish, cleaned4 hog plums / ambazhanga ( more or less depending on the sourness)2 big tomatoes, chopped4 green chillies1 tsp red chilli powder1 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1/2-1 tsp turmeric powder1 1/2 cup grated coconut4 shallots1/2-1 tsp fennel seeds1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste For Tempering: 4 shallots, sliced1 sprig curry leaves3 tbsp […]

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

Pachakaya Moru Curry/ Raw Plantain Pulissery

Ingredients: 2 raw banana/ plantain / pachakaya1 cup grated coconut1/2 tsp cumin seeds3 green chillies, slit1/2 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder2 shallots1- 1 1/2 cup yoghurt, beaten1 tsp mustard seeds1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds2 dry red chillies2 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 tbsp oil Preparation: Peel and chop ripe plantain into cubes. Grind grated coconut […]

Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Chemmeen – Koorka / Prawns – Chinese Potato Curry

Ingredients: 250 gm small prawns / chemmeen, cleaned1 1/2 cup koorka / chinese potato, cleaned3/4 cup grated coconut1 tbsp coriander powder4 garlic cloves, crushedsmall piece ginger, crushed2 green chillies, slit10 pepper corns4-5 shallots1 1/2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powdersmall piece kudampuli / gambooge1/2 tsp mustard seeds2 dry red chillies2 sprig curry leaves1 1/2 […]

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

Pachakaya Tholi – Vanpayar Thoran (Plantain Peel – Red Beans Thoran)

Ingredients: pachakaya / ethakka tholi / planatain peel, chopped ( from 3-4 big bananas)1/4 cup vanpayar / red beans ( 1/2-3/4 cup cooked)1 cup grated coconut3 green chillies2 garlic cloves1 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 sprig curry leaves2 dry red chillies1 tsp mustard seedssalt to taste1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Soak the vanpayar […]