Kerala Dishes

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 […]

Chicken, Food, Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes

Chicken Stew

                                     Ingredients: 500 gm chicken 3 big onion, thinly sliced 1 tsp ginger, finely chopped 1 tsp garlic, finely chopped 4-5 green chillies 1 carrot chopped into small pieces 4-5 small pieces of cinnamon 4 cloves 2 cardamons 7 whole black pepper 1 3/4 -2 cup thin coconut milk 1 cup thick coconut milk […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Food, Kerala Dishes, Other Breakfast Items..., Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Uzhunnu Vada

Crispy Uzhunnu vada is a perfect snack for evening tea. It is also a popular South Indian breakfast dish,usually served  with coconut chutney. Ingredients:   2 cup urad dal, soaked in water for 5-6 hrs 1 finely chopped onion 3 green chillies, chopped small piece ginger, finely chopped few curry leaves, chopped 3/4-1 tsp pepper […]