Alleppey fish curry
Make paste with coconut, chilly powder, turmeric powder and a raw mango and tomato. Wash the fish and marinate with salt and with turmeric powder. Add little water in the coconut mixture and boil it along with the fish.
Kerala Style Aviyal
Aviyal (avial) is a delicious preparation made with mixed vegetables, curd, coconut and seasoned with coconut oil and curry leaves. It occupies an important place in Kerala cuisine and is a must for Onam Sadya.
Banana Chips
Wash the plantains well and pat dry them. Make slits on the skin vertically, make sure u don’t go too deep and cut the fruit. Now, with your hands, carefully remove the skin. Save the skin and prepare thoran with it.Slice...
Kappa and Fish Curry
Remove the skin and cut the tapioca into small pieces. Place the pieces in a pressure cooker. Pour sufficient water and cook well. When it is cooked, drain the excess water. Now add salt and curry leaves. To this, add the...
Karimeen Pollichathu
Take fish clean and slit both the side of the fish and also stomach Now take a bowl add red chilli pwd,salt,turmuric,gingergarlic paste, coriander pwd, lime juice mix well and divide into two parts In one part for pan fry ...
Kerala Fish Biryani
Soak Basmathi rice in water for around 45 minutes to 1 hour.Clean the king fish fillets thoroughly and soak it in water along with 1 tbsp lemon juice for around 10 minutes. This will remove any unwanted smell from the fish...
Kerala style pidi
Pidi is one dish which takes several attempts to master. It requires some amount of trial and error before you learn to make the Perfect Pidi. For a sweeter version of Pidi, check out the recipe for Paal Pidi. Ingredients....
Kozhikode Halwa
The specialty of the Kozhikodan halwa is that it is made with pure coconut oil, and not ghee like other halwa’s. History says that they evolution of halwa in Kozhikode was actually contributed by Arab settlers who had ....
Malabar Chicken Biriyani
Heat the ghee in a saucepan; saute the onions till golden brown colour and add sliced tomatoes saute well. Put ginger garlic paste, curd and biriyani masala and turmeric powder, and coriander powder. Add the chicken pieces...
Masala Dosa
Masala dosa is fermented crepe with stuffing of mashed potato and served with coconut chutney and sambar. Learn how to make South Indian masala dosa. This is a simple masala dosa recipe. Ingredients:Dosa shell:1 1/2 cups...
Parotta
Take maida in a big bowl, Add pinch of sugar, 1 tbs of oil and salt, Mix water slowly till you get soft dough (it should not be sticky), Pour 50 ml oil in the dough and mix well (now you will get softer than before), .....
Pazham pori
Pazham pori aka Ethakka appam or banana fritters is a traditional evening snack item in Kerala. Its available through out Kerala and all most all Keralites prepares it the same way. Its simply ripe banana’s coated with.......
Puttu and Kadala Curry
Just add sufficient hot water and salt to the rice flour. Mix the flour well with fingers. For making the Puttu, you may use the traditional Puttu Kudam. You may begin by adding a spoonful of grated coconut into the ....
Ramassery idilly
Ramassery idilly is a famous traditional food of Ramassery village near Elappully in Palakkad district.The shape and taste of this dish is entirely different from the traditional idilly of Tamil Nadu.This is circular in .....
Thalassery Chicken Biriyani
Thalassery Chicken Biriyani is a traditional Biriyani recipe of North Kerala. Here, we describe how to prepare a perfect Thalassery Biriyani that is a favorite of many food lovers all over the World. The main spices in ....
Achappam
Mix together eggs, sugar, rice powder, maida and coconut milk well.The consistency should that of dosa batter.Heat the oil and dip the achappam mould. The mould should be very hot so that the achappams will come out from...
Kozhikkodan Semiya Biriyani
Boil water in a pan. Add ghee and salt. Mix well. Transfer vermicelli to boiling water.Let it boil for 3-4 minutes. Don’t allow it to over cook. Strain it, pour some water to remove excess starch. Keep it aside.
Appam and kadala curry
Soak raw rice for at least two hours. Put the drained rice into the blender, add in grated coconut, cooked rice, sugar, and salt.Add 1 tsp instant yeast and water, water should just cover ingredients. Grind to a smooth....
Chakka Prathaman
Take a 1 1/2 fresh coconut, grate it finely. In a blender or food processor, add the grated coconut with1 cup of hot water and process for a minute, then squeeze it for milk. This gives you 1cup thick milk.Return coconut.....
Ela Ada
Mix coconut jaggery,cardamom powder with your hands very well until well combined and soft.Spread half tsp of oil all over the leaf with the fingers.Make a dough (like chappathi dough,not too watery) by adding hot water......
Idiyappam
Add salt to water and boil it.Into a medium sized bowl pour the boiling water and add the rice flour stirring continuously. Even if lumps are formed, it doesn’t matter. For 2 cups of powder, we take one cup of water. Mix.....
Kalan
Take a vessel. Add chena (Sooran/ Yam) with adequate water. Add 1/2 tsp chili powder, 1/2 tsp turmeric powder. Keep vessel in the pressure cooker.When 1st whistle comes, low the flame & cook for 20mins.In the mixi jar........
Kallumakkaya
Wash and clean the mussels shells well and place them in pot with enough water and boil till the shells open. (Note : Do not use shells that have not opened, Click here or Check here for how to clean the mussels).Drain......
Kannimanga Achar / Tender mango Pickle
First prepare brining the tender mangoes/Uppumanga /Uppilitta Kannimanga…See the method of preparation here.After having been in brine for 3 week. Now its time to make Pickle /Achar.In a frying pan, on a medium-low fire......
koova payasam
Heat ghee in a pan, roast coconut bits, cashew nuts and raisins. Melt jaggery by adding some water,strain it and keep it aside.Take arrow root powder in a thick bottom pan.Add water and make it to a loose batter..............
Kozhukattai
Preferably sieve the flour to remove the larger sized lumps.Add salt, ghee to water and boil it.Pour this water into the rice powder and knead well to make smooth dough, without lumps.Make big lemon sized balls out of this...
Kulukki Sarbath
Prepare sugar syrup with 2 tablespoon of sugar and 2 tablespoon of water.Soak the basil seeds in water for 10-15 minutes and drain them.In a tall glass, add one teaspoon of the sugar syrup.Extract the juice from half of....
Mambazha pulissery
Clean the mangoes, peel the skin and slice it into pieces.Mix the mango pieces, sliced green chillies, turmeric powder, water and salt and cook it in a vessel. Grind the coconut and Cumin seeds into a paste.Add coconut.....
Moru Curry
ake curd in a mixing bowl, whisk it well...Set aside.Heat oil in a pan - add mustard seeds let it crackle then add fenugreek seeds.Then add turmeric powder, green chilli and red chilli saute for a minute.Add small onion.....
Neyyappam
Dilute Jaggery by adding little water into it and filter it. Heat 1 Tbsp ghee and fry coconut slices, cumin seed and sesame seed and keep it aside. Add 1 Tbsp Ghee to the rice flour and mix well.Add little water to the.......
Olan
Clean and soak the Red Cow peas (Vanpayar) for a long time in water (around 5 hours).Chop the pumpkin into small cubes and wash it well.Add the green chillies (sliced length wise), salt and the soaked red cow peas to this....
Parripu vada
Wash the dal thoroughly and soak it for 4-5 hours.Drain the water completely from the dal with a colander. If any water is remaining the vada will break apart. You can use an absorbent paper for this. In a mixer grind .....
Puli Inji / Inji Puli
Soak the tamarind in 1 cup of hot water for a 10-15 minutes then squeeze the tamarind to extract the juice and filter the tamarind juice to get the extract.Else, dilute the tamarind paste in the water. Set aside.2. Peel .....
Rava Upma
In a pan, heat ghee or oil.Add mustard seeds and when they starts crackling, add the cumin along with urad & chana dal. Fry till they become a little brown. Add cashews & onions.Fry till the onions become transparent.....
Sambar
Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a pressure cooker and saute the sliced onions, garlic and green chillies for 2 minutes. Next add the diced vegetables and dal along with salt and 1/2 tsp turmeric powder and cover the pan and pressure...
Thayir Sadham(Curd Rice)
Mash the cooked rice thoroughly with the back of a spatula. Mix the yogurt with 1 cup water and salt to taste. Add it to the rice and start mashing it thoroughly so that is forms an almost gooey paste.Heat oil in a pan and...