Malabar Recipes

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

Chicken Bonda

Ingredients: 2 big potatoes, peeled and cubed100-150 gm boneless chicken, cubed1/4 tsp + 1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/4 tsp + 1/4 tsp chilli powder1/4 tsp pepper powder3 green chillies, chopped1 tsp ginger, chopped1 sprig curry leaves, chopped2 onion, finely chopped1/2 tsp garam masala1 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped1 cup plain floursalt to tasteoil, as required Preparation: 9. […]

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

Beef – Kappa (Tapioca) Cutlet

Ingredients: 250 gm beef, cut into pieces1 1/2 cup tapioca / kappa, peeled and cubed1 big onion, finely chopped3 green chillies, chopped1 sprig curry leaves1 tbsp ginger, crushed1 tbsp garlic, crushed3/4 tbsp chilli powder1 tsp garam masala1/4 tsp + 1/2 tsp pepper powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp cumin powder1 tsp meat masala2 tbsp coriander leaves, […]

Chicken, Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg

Chakkayum Kozhiyum / Jackfruit With Chicken

Ingredients: 1/2 kg chicken, cleaned400-500 gm pacha chakka / raw jackfruit, cut into pieces1 cup chakkakuru / jackfruit seeds1 1/2-2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1 1/2 tbsp coriander powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp pepper powder1 tsp ginger-garlic paste2 green chillies, chopped2 sprig curry leavessalt to taste3 shallots, sliced1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: In a pressure […]

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

Fried Squid Coconut Roast

Ingredients: 1/2 kg squid / koonthal, cut into small pieces4-5 tsp chilli powder1 tsp turmeric powder3 onions, thinly sliced1 tsp ginger, crushed1 tsp garlic, crushed1/2 cup grated coconutsalt to taste1/4 cup coriander leavesoil, as required Preparation: Clean and cut the squid into small pieces and pressure cook it with 1/2 tsp turmeric powder, 2 tsp […]

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

Clams Curry / Kakka (Elambakka) Curry

Ingredients: 1/2 kg clams with shells / kakka / elambakka1 cup grated coconut1 1/2 -2 tsp chilli powder1 tsp coriander powder1/4 tsp turmeric powdergooseberry sized tamarind1 tomato, chopped3 green chillies, slit2 sprig curry leavessalt to taste1/2 tsp mustard seeds1 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Soak the clams in some water for 30 minutes. Then wash the […]

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

Beef Parippu Vada

Ingredients: 3/4 cup peas dal / chana dal ( kadalaparippu)150-200 gm beef1 tsp + 1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp ginger-garlic paste15-18 shallots1″ piece ginger3 green chillies1 tsp fennel seeds1 tsp pepper powder2 sprig curry leaves, chopped1/2 tsp asafoetidasalt to tasteoil for frying Preparation: Wash and soak dal in water for 3-4 hours. […]

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


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 […]