Category: Malabar Recipes

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

Okra – Prawns / Vendakka – Chemmeen Mulakittathu

Ingredients: 200 gm prawns, cleaned7-8 vendakka / okra, choppedgooseberry sized tamarind1/2 onion, sliced3 garlic, chopped6 shallots, sliced2-3 green chillies1 small tomato, chopped1 1/2 tbsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powdersalt to taste1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds1/2 tsp mustard seeds2 sprig curry leaves2-3 tbsp oil Preparation: Soak tamarind in little water, extract its juice and keep it aside. […]

Beef, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg

Beef Mulakittathu / Beef Mulaku Curry

Ingredients: 1/2 kg beef, cleaned into pieces1 onion, sliced1 tomato, chopped2 tbsp shallots, crushed1 tbsp ginger, crushed1 tbsp garlic, crushed3-4 green chillies2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder1 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste2 tbsp oil Preparation: Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pressure cooker and add fenugreek seeds. […]

Malabar Recipes, Mussels, Non Veg, Seafood

Mussels Coconut Dry Fry

Ingredients: 250 gm cleaned mussels / kallummakaya2 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder3 tbsp grated coconut1/4-1/2 tsp pepper powder1-2 garlic cloves, crushedsalt to taste2 sprig curry leavesoil, as required Preparation: Clean the mussels and marinate it with chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt and keep it aside for 10-15 minutes. Heat oil in a pan […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Malabar Recipes

Wheat Ottada / Ottappam

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup wheat flour1/4 cup aval / rice flakes1/2 cup grated coconut1/4 tsp yeast1 tbsp sugar1 3/4 -2 cups of watersalt to taste Preparation: In a blender, add aval, grated coconut, yeast, sugar and blend well adding 1/4 cup of water. Then add wheat flour, salt and 1 1/2 cup of water to […]

Malabar Recipes, Pickles, Salads/ Condiments

Carrot – Dates Pickle

Ingredients: 1/2 kg carrots10 dates, pitted2 tbsp ginger, sliced2 tbsp garlic, sliced3-4 green chillies, cut into rounds3/4 cup vinegar 1 1/2 – 2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder1 tsp sugar1/2 tsp pickle powder (optional)1/2 tsp mustard seeds1/4 tsp fenugreek seedssalt to taste Preparation: In a small pan, lightly dry roast 1/2 tsp mustard seeds and 1/4 […]

Malabar Recipes, Rice / Choru, Rice / Pasta

Malabar Kuska Rice

Ingredients: 2 cups jeerakasala rice4 cups of water1 small onion, chopped1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste2 green chillies, slit3 tbsp carrot, chopped2 tbsp beans, chopped2 tbsp frozen green peas2-3 tbsp capsicum, chopped1/2 tsp turmeric powder3 cloves3 cardamoms1 piece cinnamon1/4 tsp garam masala1 tbsp lemon juice1 tsp ghee 2 tbsp chopped coriander leavessalt to taste2-3 tbsp coconut oil […]

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

Bread Fruit – Dried Prawns / Kadachakka – Unakka Chemmeen Thoran

Ingredients: 1 medium bread fruit / kadachakka / sheema chakka, finely chopped1/2 cup dried prawns / unakka chemmeen, cleaned 2 green chillies, slit1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp chilli powder1/2 cup grated coconut1 garlic clove2 shallots1/4 tsp cumin seeds1/2 tsp mustard seeds1/2 tsp urad dal2 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 tbsp oil Preparation: […]

Malabar Recipes, Nadan Curries - Veg, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Vegetarian

Vellapayar – Muringayila / Black Eyed Beans – Drumstick Leaves Curry

Ingredients: 1 cup vellapayar / black eyed beans2 cups drumstick leaves / muringayila, cleaned1 1/2-2 tsp chilli powder1 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder2 garlic cloves, crushed2 green chillies, slit1 onion, sliced1 tomato, chopped1 cup grated coconut1 tsp fennel seeds3-4 shallots1 tsp mustard seeds2 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leavessalt to tasteoil Preparation: Wash and […]

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

Unakka Chemmeen – Parippu Curry / Dried Prawns – Dal Curry

Ingredients: 1/2 cup toor dal / thuvara parippu1/2 cup unakka chemmeen / dried prawns1 tomato, chopped1 onion, chopped4 green chillies, slit1 tsp garlic, chopped1 sprig curry leaves1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 1/2 tsp chilli powdersalt to taste1 tsp mustard seeds1 tsp cumin seeds1 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped1 1/2 tbsp oil Preparation: In a pressure cooker, add […]

Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Veg - Gravy Side Dish, Vegetarian

Kumbalanga – Vellapayar Curry / Ash Gourd – Black Eyed Beans Curry

Ingredients: 1 cup vellapayar / black eyed beans2 cups ash gourd / kumbalanga, peeled and cubed1 1/2-2 tsp chilli powder1 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder2 garlic cloves, crushed2 green chillies, slit1 onion, sliced1 tomato, chopped1 cup grated coconut1 tsp fennel seeds3-4 shallots1 tsp mustard seeds2 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1 tbsp […]