കേരളമണ്ണിന്റെ തനിമയിൽ പഴകഞ്ഞി / Kerala’s Fermented Rice Gruel (Porridge)

Pazhankanji (Congee) –Kerala’s own superfood & excellent coolant in the hot weather – this nutritious and staple breakfast among the Keralites is an all time favorite!     Ingredients: Cooked leftover rice – 1 cup Green chilies- 1-2 Curd Curry or plain curd – As needed Pickle – of your choice Shallots – 2 Mashed tapioca- As

Karnataka Style Mixed Vegetable Saagu

An authentic Karnataka style vegetarian korma/kurma that is easy to prepare and a healthy side dish!   Ingredients: Onion – 1, finely chopped Tomatoes – 1, finely chopped Carrot- 1, cut into small cubes Green peas- 1/4 cup Potato-1, cut into small cubes Green beans- 1/2 cup, cut into 1″ length pieces Cauliflower- 1/2 cup,

തേങ്ങ അരച്ച കുടമ്പുളിയിട്ട ചെമ്മീൻ കറി / Kerala Style Prawns in Roasted Coconut Gravy

Prawns cooked in spicy “boatman sauce” – a mixture of freshly grated coconut , simple home spices, and gambogee!   Ingredients: Prawns – 250 g Shallots – 10-12, thinly sliced Green chilies-2, finely chopped Grated coconut – 1/4 cup Pepper powder – 1 tsp Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp Chili powder -1 tsp Coriander powder –

Samosa Loaf Boats

Packed with spicy samosa filling with loads of flavor, these loaves of bread boats are perfect for the season!   Ingredients: Long bread/medium size baguettes- 3 Potato – 2, large ones, boiled and cut into small cubes Green peas – ½ cup, boiled Onion-1, finely chopped Cumin seeds – 1 tsp Ginger -1″ piece, finely

Chakka Avial / Kerala Style Jackfruit & Vegetables in Spiced Coconut Sauce

A traditional savory dish made with tender or unripe jackfruit cooked in spiced coconut mixture that tastes delicious!     Ingredients: Unripe green jackfruit – 1/2 kg Drumsticks- 1, cut into 1″ long pieces Raw mango-1/2 cup, cut into cubes Potato-1, cut into 1″ pieces Snakegourd- 1 cup, cut into 1″ pieces Turmeric powder – 1/2

കാഞ്ഞിരപ്പള്ളി കുഞ്ഞുഞ്ഞിന്റെ ത്രില്ലിൽ ഞണ്ട് ഉലർത് / Kerala Style Stir fried Crab Masala

A traditional kerala style njandu/crab stir fried in a semi-thick coconut-tomato gravy flavored with aromatic spices!   Ingredients: Crab- 500 g (3-4 large ones), cleaned and cut into medium pieces Onion-2, thinly sliced Shallots-10-12, thinly sliced Tomato-1, finely chopped Green chilies-3 Ginger- 1″ piece Garlic pods- 5 Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp Coriander powder – 2 tsp Garam

അരവിന്ദന്റെ വീട്ടിലെ അഥിതിക്കു മുട്ട കപ്പ ബിരിയാണി / Kerala Style Tapioca & Egg Biryani

“Muttakappa”- mashed tapioca with eggs-takes you a step closer to gastronomic heaven!   Ingredients: Tapioca-1/2 kg Eggs- 2 Onion-1, finely chopped Tomato- 1, finely chopped Garlic – 4 pods, finely minced Ginger- 1″ piece, finely minced Shallots – 4, thinly sliced Pepper powder – 1 tsp Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds- 1/4 tsp

ഒടിയന്റെ മായയിൽ മത്തി അവിയൽ / Kerala Style Sardines In Coconut Gravy

Scrumptious sardines & raw mangoes cooked in grated coconut and flavored with aromatic curry leaves!   Ingredients: Sardines/mathi- 1/2 kg Freshly grated coconut – 1/2 cup Raw mango – 1, cut into small cubes Shallots – 8-10. thinly sliced Green chilies – 3, finely chopped Garlic pods- 4 Cumin seeds- 1/4 tsp Mustard seeds- 1/4