Category: Kerala Dishes

Beef, Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Beef Puffs

Ingredients: 250 gm beef, cut into small pieces1 large onion, finely chopped3 tsp ginger-garlic paste1 green chilli, chopped1 sprig curry leaves, chopped1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp chilli powder1 tsp pepper powder1/2 tsp garam masala1 tbsp coriander leaves, choppedsalt to taste1 1/2 tbsp oil puff pastry sheets, cut into 8 squares1 beaten egg, for brushing Preparation: […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Kerala Dishes, Upma

Coconut Rava Upma

Ingredients: 1 cup roasted rava / semolina1 1/4 cup boiling water1/4 cup onion, finely chopped1 green chilli, finely chopped1 tsp ginger, finely chopped3/4 cup grated coconut1 sprig curry leaves3 dry red chillies, broken1 tsp mustard seeds1/2 tsp urad dal salt to taste1 tbsp ghee Preparation: Heat ghee in a pan and splutter mustard seeds and […]

Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Zucchini – Prawns / Chemmeen Curry

Ingredients: 2 cup zucchini, peeled and cut into small cubes300-400 gm prawns, cleaned6-7 shallots2 tsp chilli powder1/2-3/4 tsp turmeric powder1 cup grated coconut2 green chilliessmall piece ginger, crushed or finely chopped2 garlic cloves, crushed1/2 tsp cumin seeds1 tsp mustard seeds2 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 tbsp oil Preparation: Peel and chop zucchini […]

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

Vellarikka – Chemmeen Curry / Yellow Cucumber – Prawns Curry

Ingredients: 1 medium vellarikka / yellow cucumber ( 2 cups)1 cup prawns, cleaned1 big tomato, cubed 2 green chillies1 1/4 cup grated coconut1/2-1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp coriander powder3/4 tsp turmeric powder6-7 shallots2 tbsp tamarind juice2 sprig curry leaves1-2 dry red chillies1/2 tsp mustard seeds1/4 tsp fenugreek seedssalt to taste1 1/2 tbsp oil Preparation: Peel […]

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

Green Tomato / Pacha Thakkali Pachadi

Ingredients: 2 green tomatoes2 green chillies, chopped1/2 cup grated coconut3/4 -1 cup yoghurt1/2 tsp cumin seeds1 tsp mustard seeds1 sprig curry leaves2 dry red chilliessalt to taste2 tsp oil Preparation: Chop green tomatoes into small pieces and cook it in a pan adding green chillies, salt and 1/4 cup of water for about 4-5 minutes until […]

Chicken, Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg

Nadan Chicken Curry

Ingredients: 1 1/2 kg chicken3 big onions, thinly sliced1 1/2 tbsp ginger paste1 1/2 tbsp garlic paste2 green chillies, slit2 sprig curry leaves2 tomatoes, chopped2 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes1 1/2-2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder1 heaped tbsp coriander powder3/4 tsp turmeric powder3/4 tsp garam masalasalt to taste2-3 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Clean and […]

Kerala Dishes, Nadan Curries - Veg, Vegetarian

Chena Koottan / Yam Curry

Ingredients: 500 gm yam, peeled and cubed1 cup grated coconut4-5 green chillies, slit1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp cumin seeds2 shallots, chopped2 garlic cloves, chopped1 tsp ghee3 dry red chillies1 tsp mustard seeds1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: In a pan, add the cubed yam with chilli powder, turmeric […]

Food, Kerala Dishes, Pulissery, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Vegetarian

Red Spinach / Chuvanna Cheera Pulissery

Ingredients: 200 gm red spinach / red amaranth / chuvanna cheera, finely chopped1 1/4 cup grated coconut1/2 tsp cumin seeds3 green chillies1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp chilli powder1 cup yoghurt, beaten1/2 tsp mustard seeds2 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 tbsp oil Preparation: Wash the red spinach leaves and chop them into […]

Chutney/ Chammanthi, Food, Kerala Dishes, Salads/ Condiments

Tomato – Pottukadala / Roasted Gram Chutney

Ingredients: 2 ripe big tomatoes, chopped1 small onion, chopped3 garlic cloves, slicedsmall piece ginger, chopped2 green chillies, choppeda pinch of turmeric powder1 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder1 tbsp roasted gram / pottukadala1 tbsp coriander leaves, choppedsalt to taste1 tbsp oil Preparation: Heat oil in a pan and add garlic, ginger and green chillies and saute till […]

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

Apple Pulissery

Ingredients: 2 apples 1 1/4 cup grated coconut1/2 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp turmeric powder 3 shallots3 green chillies, slit3/4 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1 1/2 cup yoghurt, beaten1 tsp mustard seeds1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds2 dry red chillies2 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1/2 tsp sugar1 tbsp oil Preparation: Peel and chop apples into small cubes. Grind grated […]