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)

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

Neychoru (Ghee Rice) – A Malabar Delicacy

Neychoru or Ghee Rice is a traditional rice dish of Kerala. 'Neyyu' means ghee and 'Choru' means cooked rice. Like the name indicates, Neychoru is prepared by cooking rice in ghee and other Kerala spices. This rice dish is more popular among the Muslim community in the state. Neychoru with Beef curry and a salad … Continue reading Neychoru (Ghee Rice) – A Malabar Delicacy

Ayala Varuthathu (Indian Mackerel Fry) – A Kerala coastal delicacy

Kerala offers a wide variety of seafood delicacies. Fish is mostly prepared as curry or it is marinated with spices and then fried. There are wide varieties of fish recipes available across Kerala. Indian Mackerel, known as Ayala or Aiyla in Malayalam, is one of the most common fish available in the state, harvested from … Continue reading Ayala Varuthathu (Indian Mackerel Fry) – A Kerala coastal delicacy

Chakka Varuthathu (Jackfruit Chips) – Crispy and Tasty

Jackfruit (Known as 'Chakka' in Malayalam ) is one of the most abundant fruit in Kerala. When Jackfruits are in season, one cannot ignore the wide varieties of Jackfruit products available in the market. Out of this vast selection, crispy Jackfruit chips (Chakka Varuthathu) turn out to be the people's all time favorite. Unripe Jackfruits … Continue reading Chakka Varuthathu (Jackfruit Chips) – Crispy and Tasty

Chakka Puzhukku (Unripe Jackfruit cooked with coconut and other spices) – Traditional Kerala Recipe

'Puzhukku' is a traditional dish prepared by boiling tuberous vegetables like tapioca, yam, purple yam, colocasia or unripe fruits like jackfruit or banana along with coconut and other spices. In some preparations, legumes are also added. "Chakka" is the Malayalam word for Jackfruit. And, "Chakka Puzhukk" is common puzhukku preparation using unripe jackfruit during its season. … Continue reading Chakka Puzhukku (Unripe Jackfruit cooked with coconut and other spices) – Traditional Kerala Recipe

Mutta Chikkiyathu (Spicy Scrambled Egg) – Simple Kerala Style

When it comes to quick and easy cooking, eggs make a good ingredient to experiment with. This is a simple method to make scrambled eggs in Kerala style. It won't take more than 10 minutes to prepare this dish. It goes well with rice, bread or roti. Continue reading...

Kadachakka Mezhukkuperutti (Breadfruit Stir Fry)

'Kadachakka' or 'Sheema Chakka', also known as 'Breadfruit' in English, is commonly found in Kerala. This seasonal fruit is healthy as it is very rich in carbohydrate, dietary fibre, minerals and vitamins. In Kerala, people make stir fry, curry or even chips before the fruit has ripened, when it's mature and still firm. This stir … Continue reading Kadachakka Mezhukkuperutti (Breadfruit Stir Fry)