Category: Kerala Dishes

Chutney/ Chammanthi, Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Prawns, Salads/ Condiments, Seafood

Unakka Chemmeen Pacha Manga Chammanthi / Dried Prawns – Raw Mango Chutney

Ingredients: 1/2 cup dried prawns / unakka chemmeen1 small raw mango / pacha manga 1 cup grated coconut5-7 dry red chillies, adjust to your spice level4 shallots3-4 curry leavessalt to taste   Preparation: Peel and chop the green mango into small pieces and keep it aside. Heat a pan and dry roast the cleaned dried […]

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

Ambazhanga Moru Curry / Hog Plum Pulissery

Ingredients: 8-10 ambazhanga / hog plum1 cup grated coconut2 shallots1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp cumin seeds3 green chillies1 1/2 cup yoghurt, beaten1 tsp mustard seeds1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds3 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 tbsp oil Preparation: Grind grated coconut with cumin seeds, shallots, 2 green chillies and 1/4 tsp […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes

Podiyari Kanjiyum Mulaku Pappadavum / Broken Red Rice Gruel With Chilli Pappadam

Ingredients: For Kanji: 1 cup broken rice rice / podiyari / podi ari6-7 cups watersalt to taste For Chilli Pappadam: 10 pappadams1 tsp kashmiri chilli powder2 garlic cloves, crushed1 sprig curry leavesoil, as required Preparation: For Kanji: Wash the rice well and soak it for 30 minutes. Boil water in a large vessel and add […]

Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Payyoli Chemmeen / Prawn Fry

Ingredients: 300 gm prawns / chemmeen, cleaned1 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/4 tsp garam masala1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste1 tbsp lemon juice2 sprigs curry leaves2 green chillies, slitsalt to taste1 1/2 tbsp grated coconut1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Clean the prawns and marinate it with kashmiri chilli powder, turmeric powder, ginger-garlic paste, garam […]

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

Red Spinach / Chuvanna Cheera Thoran

Ingredients: 2 cups ( 1 bunch ) red spinach / chuvanna cheera / red amaranth, finely chopped5 shallots, sliced2-3 green chillies, chopped1 garlic clove, crushed1/4 tsp turmeric powder4-5 tbsp grated coconut1 sprig curry leaves1/2 tsp mustard seedssalt to taste2 tsp oil Preparation: Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds. Add sliced shallots, curry […]

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

Beetroot Leaves Pulissery / Beet Greens Pulissery

Ingredients: 200 gm beetroot leaves, 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 beetroot leaves and chop them into fine pieces and keep it aside. Grind […]

Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes, Mutton, Non Veg

Mutton Chaps / Mutton Chops

Ingredients: 1/2 kg mutton, cleaned1 tbsp ginger paste1 tbsp garlic paste2 big onions, finely chopped2 tomatoes2 1/2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder3/4 tsp garam masala1 sprig curry leaves1/4 cup coriander leaves, choppedsalt to taste2 tbsp oil Preparation: Cut the mutton into pieces , wash it and drain the water completely and keep it […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Kerala Dishes, Puttu

Cauliflower Masala Puttu

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup puttu flour / puttu podi1/2 cup grated coconut1 1/2 cup cauliflower, cut into small florets1 big onion, finely chopped2 small tomatoes, finely chopped1 1/2 tsp ginger-garlic paste1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 1/2 tsp chilli powder1 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp garam masala2 tbsp coriander leaves, choppedsalt to taste2 tbsp oil Preparation: In a […]

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

Green Peas Curry

Ingredients: 3/4 cup green peas1 onion, sliced1/2 ” ginger, finely chopped5 garlic cloves, finely chopped1 big tomato, chopped3 green chillies, slit1 sprig curry leaves1/2 tsp turmeric powder1-1 1/2 tsp chilli powder2 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp garam masala1/2 tsp mustard seedssalt to taste2 tbsp oil Preparation: Wash and soak the green peas in water for 6-7 […]

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

Chemmeen Ambazhanga Curry / Prawns- Hog Plum Curry

Ingredients: 250 gm prawns, cleaned8-10 small hog plum / ambazhanga1 tbsp ginger, chopped3-4 green chillies, slit1- 1 1/2 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 cup grated coconutsalt to taste1/2 tsp mustard seeds3-4 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leaves1 tbsp oil Preparation: Chop each hog plum into 4 pieces and keep it aside. Grind grated coconut […]