Pazham Pulissery | Nendrapazham Pulissery | Ethappazham Pulissery | Kerala Style Pulissery Recipe | Ripe Banana in Coconut and Curd based gravy

Pulissery is a dish, unique to Kerala cuisine. Certain vegetables or fruits are cooked and simmered in a coconut and curd based gravy. Some of the variations of this dish are Mambazha Pulissery, Kumbalanga Pulissery, Ethakka Pulissery, Vellarikka Pulissery, Tomato Pulissery, Pazham Pulissery etc. This video shows how to prepare Pazham Pulissery or Nendrapazham Pulissery. … Continue reading Pazham Pulissery | Nendrapazham Pulissery | Ethappazham Pulissery | Kerala Style Pulissery Recipe | Ripe Banana in Coconut and Curd based gravy

Special Pappadam Thoran | Spicy Papad Stir Fry

Pappadoms (Pappads / Appalam / Pappadams) are thin round wafers usually made using Urad dal. Earlier, people used to make Pappadoms at home from scratch. But now, many varieties of them are common and easily available in the market. Pappadoms are ineluctable in a Kerala feast (Sadhya). They are usually deep fried and served with … Continue reading Special Pappadam Thoran | Spicy Papad Stir Fry

Varutharacha Chemmeen Curry | Shrimps in Roasted Coconut Gravy | Kerala Style

"Kerala and its love for seafood"- It is too hard to find a food documentary or write-up on Kerala cuisine without mentioning how important is seafood to people in Kerala.  With about 580 km of coastal line in the western side and more than 10 lakh people depending on marine and inland fisheries for livelihood, … Continue reading Varutharacha Chemmeen Curry | Shrimps in Roasted Coconut Gravy | Kerala Style

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