Kerala Pumpkin Pachadi Recipe (Parangikai Pachadi)

The Kerala Pumpkin Pachadi Recipe, is an Ayurvedic dish that is packed with goodness from the yellow pumpkin also known as Parangikai. The Parangikai is steamed in the pressure cooker and then tossed in a sweet and spicy coconut mixture. It tastes absolutely delicious and is packed with nutrition.  Serve the Kerala Pumpkin Pachadi, as a side dish along with Kerala Style Pulissery Recipe (Mor Kuzhambu), Phulka and Spicy Potato Roast Recipe (Urulaikizhangu Poriyal) for ...

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Kerala Style Vattayapam Recipe (Steamed Coconut Rice Cakes Recipe)

Kerala Style Vattayappam Recipe (Steamed Coconut Rice Cakes Recipe) is a famous Snack that is eaten among the Kerala Christian Community. The dish is made from a broken rice batter which is fermented and steamed with coconut and had during the fasting season of Easter. A day before Easter mass, they make the batter and keep it ready, so once the Easter mass is over, people come back to have this steamed cakes to start their meal and break their 40 days of fasting. Serve the Kerala Style Vattayappam ...

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Malabar Prawn Curry Recipe

Malabar Prawn Curry is a recipe from the coastal regions of South India, KERALA, which is aptly called “God’s Own country”. Because of the abundance of coconut trees in Kerala, it finds it's exclusive presence in Malabar Cuisine. Malabari Cuisine is from the Southern Part of Konkan Coast, which is quite different from the Northern Konkan cuisine namely Malvani and Gonmantak. Usage of Tamarind and Curry leaves is the signature of Malabari Cuisine. This recipe has a burst of flavour with the ...

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Meen Peera (Kerala Style Fish Recipe With Shredded Coconut)

Meen Peera is a Kerala Style Fish Recipe with shredded coconut. I love Kerala-style fish cooked with coconut and if asked what I’d like for lunch, my first options will be either Kerala Style Fish Curry or this meen peera or meen pattichathu. You can use a variety of fish with bones for this recipe but it works especially well with sardines (also called mathi or chaala). Meen peera is a wonderfully light yet flavourful fish recipe from the God’s Own Country. Can’t wait for my next vacation ...

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Prawns Theeyal Recipe (Chemeen Theeyal)

Theeyal is a famous recipe of Kerala. It is prepared by roasting coconuts with fresh spices. It is aromatic, nutritious and rich. Prawns Theeyal is prepared with fresh tiger prawns and fresh local spices. These are low fat source of protein. It has calcium, potassium and phosphorous along with vitamins A & E. Serve Prawns Theeyal Recipe with hot steamed rice for a perfect weekday meal. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Prawns recipes such as Prawns Pulao Rava Fried Prawns Prawns ...

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Kerala Style Konju Curry With Thengakothu Recipe (Kerala Style Prawn Curry)

Cooking a magnificent dish with so few ingredients and all in one pot is a perfect busy weekday lunch or dinner. This recipe is not just quick and easy but constructed to maximise flavour. The Kerala Style Konju Curry With Thengakothu is a culinary delight and such a wonderful recipe for those who dislike being in the kitchen for long hours. Kerala Style Konju Curry With Thengakothu is a perfect dish for all those bachelors or single people out there trying their hand at cooking for the first time. Kerala ...

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Nadan Meen Kari Recipe (Kerala Style Fish Curry)

What’s the best part about coastal places? The beaches, the serene beauty, and of course delicious food. Talk about coastal food, fish curry is the first dish that comes to my mind. Any coastal place I visit I make sure I taste the Nadan Meen Curry or Kerala Style fish curry which is a Kerala delicacy. The fresh catch and the unique spices used make the curry delicious. This Nadan meen kari is traditional Kerala recipe. It’s a red spicy curry which uses kodumpuli (Malabar tamarind) and shallots ...

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Vendakka Stew Recipe (Kerala Style Okra Stew)

Vendakka Stew Recipe is a wonderful mildly spiced Kerala style okra stew. The simple stir fried okras are cooked with coconut milk and flavoured with ginger. It pairs very well with the steamed rice or appams. Since, it does not use many spices it is fairly light on the tummy. Serve the Vendakka Stew along with steamed rice or appams for a weeknight dinner.  Other stew recipes that you can try are: Kerala Style Vegetable Stew Recipe with Coconut Milk Persian Eggplant Stew Recipe (Khoresht ...

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Karnataka Special Huli Tovve Recipe

Huli Tovve is a speciality from Karnataka and is a must have curry in a traditional wedding meal. Huli Tovve is a kind of sambar made using ground masala with a lot of mixed vegetables. Serve Huli Tovve with hot steamed rice and Elai Vadam. If you like this recipe, you can also try Kerala Style Varutharacha Sambar and Tomato Onion Sambar.  

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Chena Kaya Erissery Recipe

Erissery is a traditional coconut based gravy dish that is prepared especially on the day of Onam. It is generally prepared with yam. Other vegetables like the pumpkin, raw bananas are also used. In this Chena Kaya Erissery, 'Kaya' refers to the raw banana and 'Chena' to Elephant Foot Yam. Both the vegetables are cooked and gently mashed. They are then simmered in a coconut gravy flavoured with jeera/cumin seeds. The tempering of the erissery by itself is a process and is so tasty. Grated fresh coconuts ...

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Sweet & Spicy Kadala Curry Recipe With Tamarind and Coconut Milk

Kadala Curry is a very traditional dish of kerala, where kala chana, also known as the desi chana is cooked and simmered in a spiced coconut gravy. This dish, is an inspired version of the original where we have played with the tastes by making it sweet and spicy. The addition of Dabur Homemade Tamarind paste along with Dabur Homemade Coconut milk and jaggery makes the kadala curry lip smacking delicious. Serve the Kadala curry along with steamed rice and a Cabbage And Carrot Thoran ...

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Kerala Style Spicy & Tangy Inji Curry Recipe

Kerala Style Spicy & Tangy Inji Curry is one of the most delicious curries in Kerala Cuisine. The primary ingredient of this curry is ginger which adds a lot of health benefits to the recipe. Ginger through history has been used for relieving digestive problems. Inji Curry is an unavoidable part of Onam Sadya, and it is also said that it is included in sadya in order to help aid digestion of the heavy feast. The tamarind and jaggery lends it a hot, sour and sweet taste. I have tasted Inji Curry ...

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Baked Chinese Potato Recipe (Koorka Mezhukuperatti)

Baked Chinese Potato Recipe is made from Chinese Potato, the eternal favorite 'Koorka' of the people of Kerala. Koorka is a small tuber crop cultivated throughout the length and breadth of Kerala. Koorka is enriched with Calcium, Iron, and valuable vitamins. This dish is regularly prepared in most homes in Kerala. The regular stir fry or Koorka mezhukuperatti is usually fried on the pan. My version is healthier because it is baked in the oven for a few minutes until lightly browned and crisp and ...

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Cabbage And Carrot Thoran Recipe

Cabbage and Carrot Thoran Recipe is a simple Kerala cuisine preparation commonly done in all houses and served as an accompaniment for rice. Cabbage and carrot are grated finely, mixed with spices, cooked in medium flame without the addition of water and grated coconut is generously added to the thoran. The recipe can be prepared easily in a few minutes and can also be packed as part of lunch. Prepare this simple thoran than usual poriyal, and serve with hot boiled rice, Cheriya ulli sambar and ...

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Chena Mezhukuparrati Recipe ( Eggplant Foot Yam Stir Fry)

Chena Mezhukuparrati Recipe (Eggplant Foot Yam Stir Fry) is a traditional vegetarian dishes prepared in Kerala. The vegetables are stir fried with spices and onions. Few prefer to use big onions where some use shallots. It is otherwise known as upperi recipe. Chena Mezhukuparrati Recipe ( Eggplant Foot Yam Stir Fry) can be prepared with the various type of vegetables like beans, raw banana, Elephant foot Yam, Ivy gourd, Bitter Gourd etc.  Chena Mezhukuparrati Recipe ( Eggplant Foot Yam Stir ...

Mushroom Thoran Recipe-Kerala Style Mushroom Sabzi

Thoran is a stir fry made with any type of vegetable and coconut in Kerala. Mushroom thoran Recipe or mushroom stir fry in Kerala style is a vegetable dry sabzi made with finely chopped mushrooms. These mushrooms are mixed with a paste made of coconut and shallots to make this recipe. It is then tempered with mustard and cumin seeds and curry leaves. This dish has a mild flavor and is not spicy. We loved having Mushroom Thoran Recipe-Kerala Style Mushroom Sabzi with steamed rice and Cheriya Ulli ...

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Kaya Tholi Thoran Recipe (Raw Banana Thoran)

Kaya Tholi Thoran Recipe is prepared using Plantain peel and grounded coconut with chili, garlic, and cumin seeds. Thoran is a Kerala delicacy and can be prepared with a variety of vegetables. This can be served as an accompaniment for rice. Some used to prepare the dish without garlic whereas some used to prepare with onion and garlic. If you have tried kaya thoran, then you will be amazed at the taste of plantain peel too and you will not waste the peel of banana next time.  Serve thoran ...

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Idichakka Thoran Recipe (Young Jack Fruit With Spiced Coconut)

The Idichakka Thoran Recipe is a super healthy and high in fiber vegetable that is a speciality dish of South India. The young fruit is called "Polos" in Sri Lanka, and ‘Idichakka” in Kerala and "Panasa Pottu Koora" in Andhra. The skin of unripe young jack fruit must be shaved off first, only after which the edible portion is chopped to be cooked and eaten. The young jackfruit has a mild flavour and distinctive texture and when combined with spices like green chillies and coconut, ...

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Achappam Recipe | Kerala Style Fried Rose Cookies

Achappams are those typical rose shaped fried cookies made particularly during Christmas in Kerala Christian homes. They are popularly called rose cookies or appams (bread), made with iron made 'Achu' (molds). The mild sweetness of the cookies makes it more enjoyable. They are deep fried, they can be stored in airtight jars for months. To add flavors to it many people use cumin seeds, fennel seeds or sesame seeds. The ingredients are handy but the recipe preparation is a little tricky. Once mastered, ...

Nadan Tomato Curry Recipe (Kerala Style Tomato Curry)

Kerala, the land of spices, is known for it's lip smacking coastal malabari cuisines, World famous onam sadya and many more delicious dishes. Nadan Tomato Curry is a flavourful, simple and delicious side dish from Kerala Cuisine. Fresh and juicy tomatoes are cooked along with green chillies in a coconut cumin paste. The tempering of coconut oil and mustard adds to the flavour of this dish. This dish can be made within ten minutes and can be served along with rice, appams or dosas. A must try! Serve ...

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Kerala Style Eggplant Curry Recipe

Kerala Style Eggplant Curry is a dish that I learnt from my mum. A very simple dish which is just perfect for a cold rainy day. It warms you up with all the spices and the richness from the coconut milk. It is super easy to make, yet has all the flavours and warmth of a traditional Kerala dish. Did you know- Eggplant is a very good source of dietary fiber, vitamin B1, and copper. It is a good source of manganese, vitamin B6, niacin, potassium, folate, and vitamin K. Eggplant also contains phytonutrients ...

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Kerala Kootu Curry Recipe (Pumpkin with Desi Channa or Black Eyed Beans in Spicy Coconut)

Kerala Kootu Curry Recipe is a very traditional north Kerala dish that is made from Yellow Pumpkin cooked along with Desi Channa or Black Eyed Beans and spiced with coconut. When I first had this dish in an ayurvedic restaurant I fell in love with it. The beans you wish to add is purely your choice and taste. I sometimes add whole toor dal (as shown in the image), desi chana (dark brown chickpea) or even black-eyed beans. Serve Kerala Kootu Curry along with Sambar of your choice. If you like ...

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Kerala Style Vendakkai Pachadi Recipe (Okra in Coconut Curry)

Pachadi is an essential side dish at any Kerala Sadya (Grand feast), whether it is a wedding or a religious holiday or a birthday. Pachadi is a side dish made from different vegetables like ginger, cucumber, pineapple, lady’s finger, bitter gourd or ginger. The traditional Vendakka Pachadi uses deep fried okra/ lady's finger. But my version of Kerala Style Vendakkai Pachadi Recipe uses baked okra making it healthier with very less oil. A Pachadi usually uses only yogurt for the gravy but I ...

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Kerala Style Cauliflower Kurma Recipe

Kurma in Kerala is a typical curry made with different vegetables, yellowish in colour with slightly mashed veggies and a vibrant flavour of coconut milk. Cauliflower Kurma is one such kind of curry that is teemed up with small chopped carrots and green peas and is particularly served with Idiyappam or Rice. Serve Kerala Style Cauliflower Kurma with steamed rice and Elai Vadam for a comfort meal. Cauliflower Kurma also goes well with Whole Wheat Lachha Parathas. If you like this recipe, you can ...

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