Category: Kerala Dishes

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 […]

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

Padavalanga / Snake Gourd Pachadi

Ingredients: 1 cup padavalanga/ snake gourd, chopped1/2 cup grated coconut1 cup yoghurt3 green chillies1/2 tsp cumin seeds1 tsp mustard seeds1 sprig curry leaves2 dry red chilliessaltoil Preparation: Chop padavalanga into small pieces and cook it in a pan¬†adding 1 slit green chilli, salt and enough water. Grind grated coconut with cumin seeds, 2 green chillies […]

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

Vanpayar Thakkali Curry / Red Beans – Tomato Curry

Ingredients: 1/2 cup vanpayar/ red beans1- 1 1/4 cup grated coconut3 green chillies1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 small onion, chopped1/2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1 big tomato, choppedsalt to taste1/2 tsp mustard seeds3 shallots, sliced2 dry red chillies2 sprig curry leaves2 tbsp oil Preparation: Soak the vanpayar in water for 1 hour. Then cook it adding 1/4 […]

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

Bread Fruit – Dried Prawns / Kadachakka – Unakka Chemmeen Thoran

Ingredients: 1 medium bread fruit / kadachakka / sheema chakka, finely chopped1/2 cup dried prawns / unakka chemmeen, cleaned 2 green chillies, slit1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp chilli powder1/2 cup grated coconut1 garlic clove2 shallots1/4 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp mustard seeds1/2 tsp urad dal2 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 tbsp oil Preparation: […]