Kerala Dishes

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 […]

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

Pappadam Thoran

Ingredients: 6 pappadams3/4 cup grated coconut1/4 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/4 cup onion, chopped1 sprig curry leaves1 green chilli, finely chopped2 dry red chillies3/4 tsp mustard seeds3/4 tsp urad dalsalt to tasteoil, as required Preparation: Cut pappadams into small cubes and fry them in oil and keep it aside. Crush grated […]

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

Pumpkin – Sprouted Green Gram Thoran/ Mathanga – Mulappicha Cherupayar Thoran

Ingredients: 1 cup pumpkin / mathanga, peeled and chopped into small pieces1 cup sprouted green gram / mulappicha cherupayar1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 cup grated coconut2 green chillies2 shallots1/2 tsp cumin seeds1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Crush together grated coconut, green chillies, shallots and cumin seeds and keep it aside. […]

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

Fried Squid Coconut Roast

Ingredients: 1/2 kg squid / koonthal, cut into small pieces4-5 tsp chilli powder1 tsp turmeric powder3 onions, thinly sliced1 tsp ginger, crushed1 tsp garlic, crushed1/2 cup grated coconutsalt to taste1/4 cup coriander leavesoil, as required Preparation: Clean and cut the squid into small pieces and pressure cook it with 1/2 tsp turmeric powder, 2 tsp […]

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

Beetroot – Sprouted Green Gram (Mulappicha Cheyupayar) Thoran

Ingredients: 1 big beetroot, grated1 onion, chopped1 1/2 cup sprouted green gram / mulappicha cherupayar1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder2-3 green chillies, chopped1 sprig curry leaves1/4 cup grated coconutsalt to taste1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Heat coconut oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds. Add chopped onion and saute for 2-3 minutes. […]

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

Jackfruit / Chakka Erissery

Ingredients: 3 cups raw jackfruit1 cup + 4 tbsp grated coconut3/4 tsp cumin seeds2 green chillies3 garlic cloves1/2 tsp turmeric powdersalt to taste1 tsp mustard seeds3 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leaves2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Chop the jackfruit into small pieces. Crush 1 cup grated coconut, green chillies, garlic cloves and cumin seeds together […]

Crab, Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Seafood

Crab / Njandu Perattu

Ingredients: 1 kg crabs3 medium onions, chopped2-3 green chillies, chopped1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste1/2 tsp turmeric powder2 1/2 – 3 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder1 1/2 tbsp coriander powdergooseberry sized tamarind1 tomato, sliced3/4-1 tbsp pepper powder1 tsp garam masala2 sprig curry leaves4-5 pepper corns1/2 tsp fennel seeds3 clovessalt to taste3 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Cut the crabs […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Egg, Kerala Dishes, Non Veg

Kappa Mutta Masala / Tapioca Egg Masala

Ingredients: 1/2 kg tapioca / kappa1/4 + 1/2 tsp turmeric powder5 green chillies, chopped3 garlic cloves, chopped1 sprig curry leaves2 medium onions, chopped1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp garam masala1-1 1/2 tsp pepper powder1/4 tsp fennel powder3 eggs, beatensalt to taste2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Peel and cut the tapioca into small cubes […]