Meen Pollichathu/Fish Cooked in Banana Leaf Wrap

Ingredients: Fish – 3 (Karimeen/Pearl spot, Tilapia, or Pomfret) For Marination: Chilli Powder – 1/2 tsp Garam Masala Powder – 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi – 1/2 tsp Salt to taste Lemon Juice – 2 tsp Coconut Oil – 3 tblspn    For Masala: Mustard Seeds / Kaduku – 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds /

Kerala Style Netholi Fry/Fried Anchovies

Ingredients Netholi/Anchovies( cleaned)-  250 gm Curry leaves- 2 to 3 sprigs Oil for frying For masala Kashmiri chili powder- 2 tsp Coriander powder-1 1/2 tsp Black pepper powder-1/4 to 1/2 tsp Fennel powder- 1 pinch Ginger-crushed-1/2 ” piece Garlic-crushed-3 cloves Curry leaves- few Salt to taste Water-as required Method: Combine all the ingredients for the

Nendran Pazham Pradhaman/Ripe Plantain Payasam

Ingredients: Ripe plantain/nendranpazham/kerala banana 1 Jaggery 1 cup or less Water 1/2 cup Cardamom/elaka 3 pods Dried ginger/chukku half an inch piece crushed Coconut milk 1st extract half 1/2 cup Coconut milk 2nd extract 1 cup Ghee 2-3 tablespoons Cashew nuts 8-10 numbers Raisins 2 tablespoons   Method: Keep the coconut milk ready. Fry the nuts