Chakka Erissery / Kerala Style Raw Tender Jackfruit With Roasted Coconut

A mildly tempered dish with the light sweetness of tender jackfruit blended in roasted coconut & spices!   Ingredients: Raw jackfruit flesh /chakka- 1/2 kg Shallots/pearl onions- 3-4, thinly sliced Garlic pods-2 Green chilies- 2, slit lengthwise Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp Red chili powder – 1 tsp Cumin seeds- 1/2 tsp Freshly grated coconut –

വാഴയിലയിൽ മുങ്ങി അവിയലിൽ പൊങ്ങിയ മൊഞ്ചത്തി മത്തി / Kerala Style Peppery Sardines Steamed in Banana Wrap

A flavorful & delicious seafood recipe to please all fish lovers where sardines are wrapped in banana leaf and cooked with spicy masala!   Ingredients: Mathi/chaala/sardines- 1/2 kg Tomato- 1, Pepper powder- 2 tsp Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp Shallots – 10 Ginger- 1″ stick Garlic- 4 pods Coconut milk – 5-6 tbsp Coconut oil-

Mathi Nirachathu / Kerala Style Stuffed Sardines

Pan-fried sardines stuffed with aromatic spices, canned fish, & coconut, this dish is an interpretation inspired by some of the predominant flavors of Kerala!   Ingredients: Sardines/mackerels – 1/2 kg Tin fish-1 can Ginger-garlic paste – 2 tsp Onion-2, (1 finely chopped and the other thinly sliced) Green chilies -2, finely chopped Turmeric powder –

കുട്ടനാടൻ ഞണ്ടു കാവാലം തേങ്ങാപാലിൽ / Kerala Style Crab Curry in Coconut Gravy

An awesome & exceptional seafood delicacy from the backwaters of Kuttanad-Kerala that tastes heavenly!   Ingredients: Crabs-4, cleaned and cut into halves Onion- 1, thinly sliced Shallots/pearl onions- 5, thinly sliced Ginger- 1 inch piece, finely minced Garlic pods- 5, finely minced Kanthari/bird’s eye chilies- 8-10 Freshly grated coconut -1/2 cup Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp

Tindora Chilli Fry / Kovakka Chilli Fry

An easy and simple side dish that goes really well with rice!   Ingredients: Tindora /kovakka /ivy gourd – 1/2 kg, cut lengthwise into 4 Onion – 1, thinly sliced Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp Whole dry chilies- 4, coarsely crushed Curry leaves – A sprig Salt – To taste Oil- As needed   Method:

ചിക്കൻ കറിക്കു മിട്ടായി തെരുവിന്റെ രുചിക്കൂട്ട് / Calicut Style Chicken Curry With Coconut Milk

Authentic Malabari chicken curry cooked with aromatic spices & simmered in sumptuous coconut milk!   Ingredients: Chicken – 1/2 kg, cut into medium size pieces Onions- 2, thinly sliced Shallots – 8 to 10, thinly sliced Potatoes-2, cut into medium cubes Ginger-garlic paste – 1 tsp Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp Kashmiri chili powder – 2 tbsp

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

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 –