Category: Kerala Dishes

Fish, Food, Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Seafood

Fish Fry

Ingredients: 4-5 medium size fish pieces 1 -2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1/4 tsp pepper powder 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste salt oil for frying Preparation: Clean the fish pieces. Mix kashmiri chilli powder, turmeric powder, pepper powder, ginger-garlic paste and salt into a paste adding little water. Marinate the fish with […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Food, Idli, Kerala Dishes


Ingredients: 2 cups idli rice 1 cup urad dal 1/2 cup cooked rice ( for softness) 1 tsp fenugreek seeds salt water for grinding Preparation: Wash and soak idli rice and urad dal with fenugreek seeds in water each separately for 5-6 hours. Grind the soaked idli rice and cooked rice adding enough water and […]

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

Idichakka ( Tender Jackfruit) Thoran

             I got the recipe for this simple and yummy thoran from here…I used canned tender jackfruit for preparing this thoran. Ingredients: 1 can / 1 small tender jackfruit 1/4 cup grated coconut 1-2 garlic cloves 3-4 shallots 1 tsp ginger chopped curry leaves 1 tsp mustard seeds 4 dry red chillies 1 tsp turmeric […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Dosa, Food, Kerala Dishes

Plain Dosa

               Popular South Indian Breakfast Item…. Ingredients:  2 cups of raw rice 3/4 cup urad dal 1/2 cup cooked rice 1/2-1 tsp fenugreek seeds salt water for grinding Preparation: Soak raw rice,urad dal and fenugreek seeds for 4-5 hours. Wash and grind to a smooth batter by adding cooked […]

Food, Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Unakka Chemmeen – Muringakka Curry ( Dried Prawn – Drumstick Curry)

Ingredients: 1/2 -3/4 cup dried prawns/ Unakka chemmeen 8-10 pieces drumsticks/ Muringakka 2 green chillies 2-3 shallots, sliced 3/4 cup grated coconut 1 tomato 1- 1 1/2 tsp chilly powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/4 tsp coriander powder gooseberry sized tamarind salt water 1 tsp mustard seeds 2 dry chillies curry leaves 2 shallots for […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Food, Kerala Dishes, Puttu

Puttu / Rice Flour Puttu

                      My favourite breakfast combination- Puttu and Kadala curry….                   Ingredients:     2 cups rice flour/ puttupodi (I used store-bought) 1 cup grated coconut water as required salt Preparation:  Mix the salt in water and add this water little by little to the rice flour till it becomes wet /moist. Mix well with hand without […]

Crab, Food, Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Seafood

Crab Roast

                    Ingredients: 3 large crabs ( approximately 1 kg) ,cut into pieces 3 onions, sliced 2 chopped tomatoes 2 tsp garlic, chopped 2 tsp ginger, chopped 3 green chillies, slit 3 tsp chilly powder 2 tsp coriander powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp fennel powder 1/2 crushed pepper curry leaves few coriander leaves salt […]