തിരുവിതാംകൂർ കോഴി ബിരിയാണി – Travancore Style Chicken Biryani

Spiced ghee rice layered with spicy chicken masala, fried cashews & raisins, and garnished with fresh herbs making a delicious mouthwatering one pot meal!   Ingredients: Chicken – 1 kg, cut into medium size pieces Basmati rice – 3 cups Onions – 3, thinly sliced Pearl onions/shallots- 10, thinly sliced Tomato – 1, finely chopped

കടയ്ക്കാവൂർ കാവടി / Kadakkaavur Kavadi

Try this variety and traditional homemade snack that originates from the town of Kadakkavoor, located in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) District of Kerala. The uniqueness is the shape & design of the snack which represents “kavadi” – cowrie shells used by astrologers of Kerala.    Ingredients: Rice powder – 1/2 cup Egg-1 Sugar- 2-3 tbsp Coconut milk –

പഴം പൊരി കടികൾ / Fried Plantain Bites

Give a twist to the regular naadan palaharam (snack) and enjoy these golden beauties with hot tea or a “full cup of memories”!   Ingredients: Ripe plantain /ethapazham / nendrapazham- 3 All purpose flour / maida – 1 cup Rice flour – 3 tbsp Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp Sugar – 3 tsp Black sesame seeds

Kaada Roast / Kerala Style Quail Roast

A mouthwatering flavorful and absolutely delicious semi-dry dish cooked in fragrant spices & loaded with flavors!     Ingredients: Kaada/ quails- 4 Onion- 1, thinly sliced Pearl onions/shallots- 10, thinly sliced Tomato-1, finely chopped Ginger-garlic paste- 1  tsp Green chilies-2, slight lengthwise Kashmiri chili powder -1 tsp Turmeric powder-1 tsp Pepper powder- 1/2 tsp Garam

മലബാർ പത്തിരി / Malabar Pathiri / Rice Flour Flatbreads

A popular part of the Malabar cuisine among the Mappilas. These soft & light rotis are perfect to be served for breakfast or to break your fast during Ramadan time!    Ingredients: Rice flour-1 cup Water- 1 cup + 2 tbsp Salt- To taste Oil- 1 tsp Method: Boil water in a saucepan. Add salt

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-