Category: Malabar Recipes

Breakfast/ Dinner, Chicken, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes

Masala Kozhi Kanji / Masala Chicken Rice Porridge

Ingredients: 1/2 cup basmati rice200-250 gm chicken pieces1 medium onion, chopped1 medium carrot, finely chopped5-6 shallots, crushed4 garlic cloves, crushed1 piece ginger, crushed3-4 green chillies, chopped1 medium tomato, chopped1/2-3/4 tsp turmeric powder1 star anise1 cinnamon piece3-4 cloves2 cardamoms1/2 tsp fennel seed1/2 tsp cumin seeds1/4 tsp pepper powder1 1/2 cup grated coconut2 shallots3 tbsp coriander leaves, […]

Malabar Recipes, Mutton, Non Veg

White Mutton Kuruma

Ingredients: 1/2 kg mutton, cut into pieces3 medium onion, sliced10-12 shallots1 piece ginger5-6 garlic cloves6 green chillies1 sprig curry leaves1 small potato, boiled and mashed8-10 cashew nuts1 1/2-1 3/4 cup thin coconut milk1 cup thick coconut milk2 tbsp pepper powder1/2 tsp fennel powder1/4-1/2 tsp garam masala1 tsp vinegar5 cloves3 cardamoms2 piece cinnamonsalt to taste3-4 tbsp […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Idiyappam, Malabar Recipes

Chemba Idiyappam and Paal / Red Rice Flour Idiyappam and Sweetened Coconut Milk

Ingredients: For Chemba Idiyappam 2 cup red rice flour / chemba idiyappam podi (I used store-bought idiyappam flour )boiling water as requiredsalt to tasteoil for greasing For Sweetened Coconut Milk / Paal 2 cups thick coconut milk100 gm jaggery , crushed (adjust to your sweetness)2-3 cardamomsa pinch of salt Preparation: For Idiyappam: In a mixing […]

Malabar Recipes, Non Veg, Prawns, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Seafood, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Prawns / Chemmeen Nurapola

Ingredients: 250 gm prawns / chemmeen , cleaned1/2 cup jeerakasala rice/ kaima rice3 large eggs1 tbsp ginger, chopped1 tbsp garlic, chopped3 green chillies, chopped2 big onions, finely chopped1 tomato, chopped1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2-1 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1/2 tsp fennel powder1 sprig curry leaves2 tbsp chopped coriander leavessalt to taste1- 1 1/2 tbsp oil1 tbsp ghee […]

Beef, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg

Beef Chaps / Chaaps

Ingredients: 1/2 kg beef1 big onion, chopped2 tsp ginger, crushed2 tsp garlic, crushed2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder2 tsp pepper powder1 tsp vinegarsmall piece cinnamon4 cloves4 cardamoms1 tsp cumin seeds2 sprig curry leavessalt to taste2 tbsp oil Preparation: Cut the beef into pieces , wash it and drain the water completely and keep […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Malabar Recipes

Ottu Pola / Ottupola

Ingredients: 1 cup raw rice / pachari1/2 cup cooked rice1/2 cup grated coconutsalt to tastewater as required Preparation: Wash the raw rice and soak in water for 3-4 hours. In a blender/ grinder, add the drained raw rice, cooked rice, grated coconut and salt and grind together adding enough water to a smooth batter. Transfer […]

Clams, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Seafood, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Stuffed Clams / Kakka (Elambakka) Nirachathu

Ingredients: 1 kg big fresh clams with shells2 cups rice flour1/2 cup grated coconut2 green chillies1 small onion, chopped2-3 tsp fennel seeds2 tbsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powdersalt to tastehot water, as required Preparation: Clean the shell of the clams and split open  through the slits with a knife without breaking the shells apart.  Wash […]

Malabar Recipes, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Sweet Snacks

Banana Lakkottappam

Ingredients: For Pancake: 1 cup plain flour1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 eggsalt to tastewater, as required For Filling: 2 ripe bananas / nendrapazham, chopped1 cup grated coconut3-4 tbsp sugar1/4 tsp cardamom powder10-12 cashew nuts, chopped10-12 raisins1 tbsp ghee For Sugar Syrup: 1/4 cup sugar1/4 cup water1 tsp lemon juice1/4 tsp cardamom powder Preparation: In a bowl, […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Seafood, Squid

Koonthal Kinnapathiri / Steamed Rice And Squid Masala Layered Pathiri

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup jeerakashala rice/ kaima rice1 cup thick coconut milk2 cardamoms 400-500 gm squids, cleaned2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder2 big onions, finely chopped1 tsp ginger-garlic paste3-4 green chillies, finely chopped1 tomato, chopped1/2 tsp garam masalafew curry leaves, choppedchopped coriander leaves salt to tasteoil as required Preparation: Wash and soak the […]