കോവക്ക തോരൻ / Ivy Gourd (Tindora ) Stir Fry With Coconut

A simple delicious & healthy stir fry recipe that goes well with a bowl of steamed rice!   Ingredients:Kovakka/ivy gourd/tindora – 1/2 kgShallots/pearl onions – 10, finely choppedGreen chilies -3, finely choppedGrated coconut -1/2 cupTurmeric powder – 1/2 tspMustard seeds-1/4 tspToor dal-1/4 tspUrad dal- 1/4 tspCurry leaves – A sprigOil – As neededSalt- To taste

ഒരു നസ്രാണി വെള്ളയപ്പം (കള്ളപ്പം) / Kerala Style Fermented Rice & Coconut Pancakes

A popular Kerala delicacy, also known as Kallappam-these are traditionally made with semi tender coconut & toddy which acts as a fermenting agent (since toddy is not available easily these days, replaced it with yeast ). These soft white round pleasures are relished with meat or vegetable stews.   Ingredients: Raw rice/pachari – 2 cupsCooked

ചമ്പക്കുളം കോഴിക്കറി/ Champakulam Style Chicken Curry

A lip-smacking chicken recipe well flavored with aromatic spices & cooked in rich coconut milk that pairs well with dosa, pathiri, or a bowl of steamed rice! Ingredients:Chicken – 1/2 kg, cut into medium piecesShallots – 10-12, thinly slicedGinger- 1” inch, finely choppedGarlic- 4 pods, finely choppedTurmeric powder- 1/4 tspRed chili powder – 2 tspPepper

Nilgiri Style Chicken Korma

A classic popular dish from the “Blue Mountains Of South India”- Niligris. This fragrant korma is a blend of aromatic spices & creamy coconut-green herbs mixture! Ingredients:Chicken- 1 kg, cut into medium size piecesOnion – 2 large, finely choppedGinger-garlic paste- 2 tspGreen chilies- 4, finely choppedTomato – 1, finely choppedCloves – 5Cinnamon stick -1″ pieceGreen

ക്രിസ്തുമസിനു മലബാറിൻ്റെ ഉന്നക്കായ പായസം / Unnakaya Payasam / Malabari Style Stuffed Plantain Pudding

A sweet fusion of the popular authentic Malabar delicacy – unnakaya-fried stuffed plantain balls, relished as a delicious creamy pudding!   Ingredients:Medium ripe plantains- 2Cashew nuts- A handful, roughly choppedRaisins- A handfulCardamom pods- 2Grated coconut – 1 cupMilk- 2 cupsRice flour- 1 tbspAll purpose flour/maida – 2 tbsSugar – 5 tbspGhee/clarified butter- As neededOil- As

Surly Squirrel’s Favorite Almond Joy Pancakes

Hearty & tasty pancakes blended with all the flavors of Almond Joy candy bar to kick start your day!!! Ingredients: Pancake mix- 1 cup Eggs-2 Unsweetened coconut milk/regular milk- 1 cup Almond extract- 1/2 tsp Shredded coconut – 1/4 cup Chopped almonds- 1/4 cup Almond Joy candy bars- 2, crushed Butter – As needed Method:

Biscoff Banana Oats Bread Muffin Cups

A surprise fun twist on a classic banana bread flavor!     Ingredients: Regular oats – 1 cup All purpose flour – 1/2 cup Ripe bananas- 3 Baking soda -1 tsp Brown sugar- 1/2 cup (optional) Biscoff spread/Cookie Notti spread- 2 tbsp (optional) Lotus biscuits – 5-6 Sweetened coconut flakes- 2-3 tbsp Honey/maple syrup – 1

നെയ്മീൻറെ പരിഞ്ഞിൽ ഉലർത്തിയത് / Kerala Style Scrambled Fish Roe In Coconut Sauce

This simple delicious side dish that pairs well with steamed rice is loaded full of flavor & is a good source of protein!   Ingredients: King Fish Egg/neymeen mutta – 200 g Shallots/pearl onions- 10-12, crushed Grated coconut – 2 tbsp Dry whole chilies-3, crushed Green chilies-2, crushed Ginger- 1 inch, crushed Garlic pods- 5,

റോസാപ്പൂ പാലപ്പം / Pretty Pink Lace Hoppers

Add a twist to one of the all time favorite breakfast of Keralites & surprise your loved ones with these outstanding pretty pink fluffy lacey appams with crispy edges!   Ingredients: Beetroot- 1, cut into medium size pieces Raw white rice – 1 cup Cooked rice – 1/2 cup Freshly grated coconut – 1/2 cup Yeast

ഉണക്ക ചെമ്മീൻ മുരിങ്ങക്കാ കറി / Kerala Style Dried Shrimps & Drumsticks Curry

An authentic delicious seafood delicacy cooked in drumsticks and coconut gravy that goes well with steamed rice.    Ingredients: Unakka chemmeen/dried prawns – 1/2 cup, cleaned Muringakka/drumsticks- 2 sticks, cut into medium size pieces Green chilies – 2  Shallots -3, thinly sliced Grated coconut – 3/4 cup Tomato – 1, finely chopped Chili powder – 1