Category: Malabar Recipes

Crunchy Snacks, Malabar Recipes, Snacks

Diamond Cuts

It is known by different names like aaram number, poovappam, pettiyappam, pottiyappam etc….. Ingredients: 1/2 kg plain flour1 egg (optional)1 1/2 tsp black sesame seedssalt to tasteoil for frying Preparation: In a bowl, add plain flour, egg, sesame seeds and salt and mix well. Add water as required and knead well to a soft dough. […]

Chicken, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg, Rice / Choru, Rice / Pasta

Kozhi Thenga Choru / Chicken Coconut Rice

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup parboiled rice / matta rice1/4 kg chicken, cleaned1 big onion, chopped2-3 green chillies, slit1 tsp ginger-garlic paste1 sprig curry leaves1 1/2 tsp fennel powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder2 1/2 cup coconut milk1 cardamom2 cloves1 piece cinnamon1 bay leaf3 tbsp coconut oilsalt to taste Preparation: Wash the rice well and drain the water […]

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 […]