മേരി ചേടത്തി വച്ച വഴുതനങ്ങ ഉടച്ചത് / Mashed Roasted Eggplant

This mouthwatering side dish that pairs well with hot rice or congee (rice gruel) is enough to have your stomach full!   Ingredients: Brinjal/aubergine/eggplants- 3 medium ones Kashmiri chilies – 4 Shallots- 8-10, finely chopped Lemon juice- 2 tbsp Coconut oil- 2 tbsp Salt – To taste Method: Wash and dry the eggplants. Roast the whole brinjals

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

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

കൊഞ്ചി കൊഞ്ചി വിളിക്കുന്ന മലബാറി കൊഞ്ചു കറി / Malabar Style Prawns Curry

A simple finger-licking & succulent prawns curry made with the flavor combo of spicy coconut gravy & tamarind!     Ingredients: Prawns – 1/2 kg, peeled and de-veined Ginger-garlic paste- 1 tsp Shallots/pearl onions – 10-12, finely chopped Green chilies – 2, slit lengthwise Tomato – 1, finely chopped Red chili powder – 1 tsp

കല്യാണരാമന്റെ ഉള്ളി പച്ചടി / Shallots in Spiced Yogurt Sauce

A simple and pleasing blend of sauted onions & yogurt that has a perfect balance of flavors and can be prepared in a jiffy.     Ingredients: Shallots/pearl onions – 10-15, thinly sliced Ginger – 1 inch piece, finely chopped Green chilies- 2, finely chopped Yogurt- 1/2 cup Asafoetida- 1 pinch Fenugreek powder- 1 pinch

Kanavante Kanava Masala / Kerala Style Spicy Squid Masala Fry

Awaken your senses with the aroma of this spicy seafood delicacy!   Ingredients: Squid/koonthal/kanava – 1 kg Pearl onions/shallots – 10-12, finely chopped Tomato-1, finely chopped Green chilies- 2, finely chopped Ginger-garlic paste- 1 tsp Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp Chili powder – 1/2 tsp Pepper powder – 1 tsp Fennel powder- 1/4 tsp Mustard

Trivandrum Hotel Style Kozhi Perattu / Kerala Street Food Style Spicy Chicken Stir Fry

Kozhi Perattu/Pirattu/Porattu/Purattiyathu is a traditional spice rich chicken dry dish that is deliciously flavorsome & absolutely appetizing! This recipe is based on the preparation of “The Trivandrum Hotel” located in the capital city of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram.     Ingredients: Chicken- 1 kg, cut into small bite size pieces Onion- 1, thinly sliced Shallots/ Pearl Onion- 10-15,