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 –

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

മാത്തുക്കുട്ടിച്ചയന് കൊച്ചുത്രേസ്യ കൊച്ചിന്റെ പിടിയും കോഴിക്കറിയും/ Kerala Style Rice Dumplings with Chicken Curry

A traditional Kerala Christian delicacy that is lip smacking and classic. Small rice dumplings cooked in a thick coconut milk sauce flavored with a hint of garlic and cumin along with fresh sprigs of curry leaves served with chicken curry!   Ingredients for Pidi/Rice Dumplings: Roasted rice flour/puttu powder/pathiri podi – 1 cup + 2

Chemmeen Pakoda / Kerala Style Shrimp Fritters

This crunchy & wonderfully tempting appetizer that is filled with flavor is a sure treat for the taste buds!     Ingredients: Prawns- 10-15, de-veined Onion- 1, thinly sliced Green chilies- 2, finely chopped Ginger-garlic paste- 1 tsp Kashmiri red chili powder- 1 tbsp Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp Pepper powder- 1 tsp Meat masala powder- 1

Cabbage Pakoda / Crispy Cabbage Fritters

A perfect lip smacking evening snack that can be enjoyed with a steaming cup of coffee/tea.   Ingredients: Cabbage – 1 cup, finely chopped Onion – 1, finely chopped Green chilies- 2, finely chopped Ginger-garlic paste – 1 tsp Besan gram flour – 3/4 cup Rice flour – 1/2 cup Kashmiri chili powder- 1 tsp

പഴം കുമ്പിൾ അപ്പം/ Therali Appam/ Steamed Banana-Rice Dumblings

An authentic & traditional snack made from ripe plantains or jackfruits -this is purely an amalgamation of flavor and fragrance which can whet one’s appetite!   Ingredients: Ripe plantains/nenthrapazham/ethakka- 6 Jaggery-3-4 medium size pieces Clarified butter/ghee- 2 tsp Cardamom-2, crushed Cumin seeds/jeera- 1/4 tsp, crushed Dried ginger powder/chukku – 1/4 tsp (optional) Shredded coconut- 1 cup

Street Food Style Deep Fried Chicken Kebab

A very delicious and easy to make recipe where succulent pieces of deep fried chicken are wrapped in a crispy and flavor packed coating!   Ingredients: Chicken – 1 kg, drumsticks or cut into medium pieces Ginger-garlic paste – 2 tbsp Green chilies – 2, finely chopped Red chili powder – 4 tsp Turmeric powder

Kluay Kaek / Thai Style Deep Fried Banana Fritters

A popular street snack from Thailand. These yummy fritters can be served with ice cream. The contrast of the crunchy bananas to the smooth cold cream is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth!     Ingredients: Small ripe & firm bananas – 4, peeled and thinly sliced lengthwise Rice flour – 1/2 cup Sugar –

Vazhakka Bajji / Indian Style Raw Banana Fritters

A very popular evening street food snack that is perfect for a rainy or lazy day!   Ingredients: Vazhakkai / Raw Banana – 1, peeled and cut vertically into thin slices Besan / gram flour – 1 cup Rice flour – 1 tbsp Tumeric powder- 1/2 tsp Red Chili powder – 2 tsp Asafetida powder