Gothambu Dosa (Wheat Dosa) – Instant and Soft Dosa

Dosa is basically crepes made using fermented batter. There are so many varieties of Dosas in India. Plain Dosa, Ghee Dosa, Masala Dosa, Pepper Dosa.. the list is very big. Gothambu Dosa or Wheat Dosa is a healthy breakfast made using only a few ingredients like Wheat flour, grated coconut, salt, and water. Unlike other … Continue reading Gothambu Dosa (Wheat Dosa) – Instant and Soft Dosa

Ulli Vada (Onion Fritters) – Hot & Crispy Teatime Snack

"Ulli Vada" or "Onion Fritters" (also known as "Pyaz ke Pakode" in Northern India) is a delicious and popular teatime snack in Kerala. Hot & crispy Ulli Vada will be available in most of the roadside tea shops in Kerala. It's super easy to cook and the ingredients required are easily available in the market. … Continue reading Ulli Vada (Onion Fritters) – Hot & Crispy Teatime Snack

Chicken Karal Varattiyathu (Chicken Liver Stir Fry)

'Karal' (കരള്‍) is the Malayalam term for 'Liver'. 'Karal Varattiyathu' is a dry dish where the liver (of Chicken, Beef or Mutton) is cooked with spices till all its moisture content has dried up. If you get a chance to visit a local toddy shop or Kallu Shaap in Kerala, try a plate of liver fry with … Continue reading Chicken Karal Varattiyathu (Chicken Liver Stir Fry)

Cabbage Thoran (Cabbage Stir Fry) – Simple Kerala Style Recipe

As mentioned in one of the previous posts, 'Thoran' is also known as 'Upperi' in some parts of Kerala. Thoran is basically some sauteed vegetables plus coconut,  (that's lots and lots of coconut). Among the variations of Thoran recipes, 'Cabbage Thoran'  is the most common one. It is a must-have dish for a typical Kerala Sadhya … Continue reading Cabbage Thoran (Cabbage Stir Fry) – Simple Kerala Style Recipe

Puli Inji (Sweet and Sour Ginger Pickle) – Traditional Kerala Sadhya Recipe

Puli Inji also known as Inji Puli or Injiyum Puliyum or Inji Curry is an inevitable dish in all Kerala sadhyas. The combination of fresh ginger, tamarind and jaggery, along with other spices makes it absolutely divine. This recipe is inspired from the recipe by Mrs Radha Chithambaran (Author's Mother in law). See how it … Continue reading Puli Inji (Sweet and Sour Ginger Pickle) – Traditional Kerala Sadhya Recipe

Ulli Thoran (Stir Fried Onions with Coconut) – Simple and Easy Recipe

Thoran, also known as Upperi in some parts of Kerala, is one of the authentic dishes of the state. It is a general term for anything (mostly vegetables) that is sautéed with a lots of grated coconut. It is usually served along with rice. Ulli Thoran is very delicious and not a very common variety … Continue reading Ulli Thoran (Stir Fried Onions with Coconut) – Simple and Easy Recipe

Kappa Biriyani (Tapioca & Beef Biriyani) – Thattukada Special

In Southern parts of India, especially in Kerala, Kappa (Tapioca) is one of the most consumed staple food after rice. It is also known as Maracheeni, Cheeni , Kolli, Poola, Mathock in different parts of Kerala. Kappa can be prepared in many ways. Out of that, Kappa Biriyani is one of the most popular Kappa … Continue reading Kappa Biriyani (Tapioca & Beef Biriyani) – Thattukada Special

Fish Molee / Molly / Moilee – Kerala Style Fish Stew

Fish Molee (sometimes spelled as Fish Molly or Fish Moilee) is a delicately flavored fish stew made using fried fish, coconut milk, and other spices. This dish marks the foreign influence (especially of the Portuguese) on the cuisine of Kerala. Any fish can be used to prepare this dish. But most commonly, Seer Fish, Pomfret, … Continue reading Fish Molee / Molly / Moilee – Kerala Style Fish Stew

Mambazha Pulissery – Kerala Sadhya Recipe

'Mambazha Pulissery' is a signature Kerala dish, where ripe mangoes are cooked with tangy curd (yogurt) and coconut gravy. This sweet and sour curry is also called 'Pazhamanga curry or Pazhamanga Pulissery' in certain places in Kerala. Even though it can be prepared using many other seasonal fruits, this is the most popular variety of … Continue reading Mambazha Pulissery – Kerala Sadhya Recipe

Unakka Chemmeen Chakkakuru Manga Curry (Dried Shrimp with Jackfruit seeds and Raw Mango)

Treat your taste buds with this mouth watering 'Unakka Chemmeen Chakkakuru Manga Curry' and rice. This curry is a unique combination of Unakka Chemmeen (Dried Shrimps), Chakkakuru (Jackfruit seeds), Manga (Mango) and is one of the most delightfully flavorful seafood specialty of Kerala. Ingredients Dried Shrimps - 1 cup Jackfruit seeds - 15 to 20, peeled … Continue reading Unakka Chemmeen Chakkakuru Manga Curry (Dried Shrimp with Jackfruit seeds and Raw Mango)