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

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)

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

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)

Spicy Kerala Style Beef Curry

As mentioned in a previous post, Beef dishes from Kerala is a real treat for a beef lover. You'll find many variations of beef based curries, fries and roast. All the recipes may use similar spices and ingredients. Yet, it is interesting to note that each variation will have its own uniqueness. This is a … Continue reading Spicy Kerala Style Beef Curry

Naadan Beef Fry – Authentic Kerala Style

  In Kerala, a majority of people follow a non-vegetarian diet and among them, the percentage of Beef lovers is considerably high. It is one among the few beef consuming states in India. Kerala's intense love for beef is very famous. Every festive feast of Christian and Muslim communities of Kerala will have at least one beef … Continue reading Naadan Beef Fry – Authentic Kerala Style