Category: Malabar Recipes

Breakfast/ Dinner, Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Sweet Snacks

Ragi Ela Ada / Steamed Ragi Parcels with Coconut – Jaggery Filling

Ingredients: 1 cup ragi flour / finger millet flour3/4-1 cup boiled water1 cup grated coconut200 gm jaggerya pinch of salt1 tsp cardamom powder1 tsp ghee Preparation: In a sauce pan, melt the jaggery adding 4-5 tbsp of water and keep it aside. Heat ghee in a pan and add grated coconut and saute for 2 […]

Crunchy Snacks, Malabar Recipes, Snacks

Alikkathappam

Ingredients: 1 cup plain flour2 tbsp sugar, powdered1 tsp black sesame seedsa pinch of cardamom powderwater, as requiredsalt to tasteoil for frying Preparation: In a bowl, add plain flour, sugar, sesame seeds, cardamom powder and salt and mix well. Add required amount of water and knead well to a soft tight dough. Keep it covered […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Kadumbu / Pidi, Malabar Recipes

Muringayila Pidi ( Kadumbu )/ Steamed Rice Dumplings in Drumstick Leaves Gravy

Ingredients: For Kadumbu (Rice dumplings) 2 cups rice flour1/2 cup grated coconut1/2 tsp fennel seeds1 small onion, chopped2 cups of watersalt For Muringayila / Drumstick Leaves Gravy 2 cups muringayila / drumstick leaves1 big onion, chopped1 big tomato, chopped4 green chillies1/2 tsp + 1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 cup grated coconut1 tsp fennel seeds2 tsp chilli […]

Chicken, Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg

Coconut Chicken Roast

Ingredients: 1 kg chicken2 cup grated coconut2 tbsp + 1 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder1/4 tsp + 1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp fennel powder3/4 tbsp lemon juice3 tbsp yogurt4 medium onions, thinly sliced4 green chillies, slit1 sprig curry leaves1 1/2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste2 tsp coriander powder1 1/4 tsp pepper powder3/4 tsp garam masala1 tomato, choppedsalt to […]

Malabar Recipes, Pickles, Salads/ Condiments

Beetroot – Dates Pickle

Ingredients: 2 beetroots1 medium carrot20-25 dates, pitted and chopped1 tbsp ginger, finely chopped12 garlic cloves, finely chopped4 green chillies, finely chopped2 sprig curry leaves, finely chopped2 tbsp chilli powder1/2 cup vinegar1 tsp mustard seedssalt to taste3 tbsp coconut oil / gingely oil Preparation: Soak dates in enough hot water for 45 minutes. Then grind to […]

Chicken, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Chicken Parippu Vada

Ingredients: 1 cup chana dal / kadalaparippu200-250 gm boneless chicken1 tbsp ginger, finely chopped3 green chillies, finely chopped1 big onion, finely chopped2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped1 sprig curry leaves, chopped1 tsp garam masala1/2-1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp pepper powder1/4 tsp + 1/4 tsp turmeric powdersalt to tasteoil for frying Preparation: Wash and soak kadalaparippu in […]

Beef, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg

Malabar Beef Kuruma / Kurma

Ingredients: 600-700 gm beef, cut into pieces3/4 cup shallots, sliced3 green chillies, slit1 1/2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste1 tbsp coriander powder3/4 tsp pepper powder1/2 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp + 1/2 tsp garam masala1 small tomato, chopped1 1/2 tbsp yogurt1 1/2 tbsp mint leaves1 1/2 tbsp coriander leaves8 cashew nuts, soaked in hot water for 30 minutes1 […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Malabar Recipes

Veeshappam

Ingredients: 1 cup kaima rice / jeerakasala rice1 egg1 3/4 cup coconut milksalt to taste Preparation: Soak the rice in water for 2-3 hours. In a blender, add the drained rice and grind it adding egg and 1/2 cup coconut milk to a smooth batter. Transfer to a bowl and add remaining 1 1/4 cup […]

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

Clams / Kakka Irachi Pakoda

Ingredients: 1 cup clams / kakka irachi / elambakka, cleaned3 onions, thinly sliced1 tsp ginger, chopped1/2 tsp garlic, chopped4-5 green chillies, chopped1 sprig curry leaves, chopped2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped1 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/4 tsp garam masala1 3/4-2 cups gram flour / kadalamavusalt to tasteoil for frying Preparation: In a bowl, add […]

Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes, Mutton, Non Veg, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Mutton Cutlet

Ingredients: 300 gm mutton, cut into small pieces3 medium potatoes, boiled and mashed1 onion, finely chopped2 tsp ginger, finely chopped3 garlic cloves, finely chopped2 green chillies, finely chopped1 sprig curry leaves, chopped1/2 tsp + 1/2 tsp pepper powder1/2 tsp + 1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp + 3/4 tsp garam masala3/4 tsp chilli powder1 tsp meat […]

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

Koonthal Pidi / Koonthal Kadumbu/ Steamed Rice Dumplings in Squid Masala

Ingredients: For Pidi /Kadumbu (Rice dumplings) 2 cups rice flour1/2 cup grated coconut1 tsp fennel seedssmall piece of onion, chopped2 cups of watersalt For masala / gravy: 1/2 kg squid / koonthal2 medium onions, chopped2 tsp ginger-garlic paste1 tomato, chopped1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp chilli powder2 tsp coriander powder1 tsp garam masala1 tsp pepper powder1/2 […]