Kerala Style Spicy Crawfish/Crayfish Curry

A fabulous spicy seafood concoction of crayfish & Indian spices simmered in coconut milk! Ingredients:Crawfish – 1 kg, boiled Onion -1, finely choppedGreen chilies- 2, finely choppedGinger- 1″ pieceGarlic- 5 podsTomatoes- 2, finely choppedTurmeric powder – 1 tspRed chili powder – 1 tspFish masala powder- 2 tspCoconut milk- 1/2 cupMustard seeds- 1/4 tspSalt – To tasteOil-

Ethakka Kothapichathu

An amazing breakfast side dish prepared in the Christian homes in Kollam, Trivandrum, for Christmas! Ingredients: Ripe plantains -2, cut into 1” round slices Jackfruit – 1 cup, semi ripe pieces, seeds removed & sliced lengthwise Thick coconut milk – 1 cup Thin coconut milk – 1/2 cup Cardamom pods- 3, crushed Sugar- 1 cup

ഏത്തപ്പഴ സ്ട്യുവും പുട്ടും / Plantain Stew

A hearty rich broth that is full of goodness of coconut & plantains! Ingredients: Plantain – 1, cut into slices Coconut milk – 2 cups Cardamom- 3-4 pods Cinnamon stick- 1” Star anise- 1 Curry leaves- A sprig Method: Heat oil in a pan. Splutter cardamom pods, cinnamon stick, curry leaves, and star anise. Add

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

Cauliflower Potato Curry

Packed with a full load of aromatic spices & sweetened with coconut milk – this cauliflower-potato curry is the ultimate comfort dish made healthy!   Ingredients: Cauliflower- 1 small, cut into small florets Potatoes-2, cut into medium size cubes Onion- 2, cut into cubes Green chilies- 3, slit lengthwise Tomatoes- 2, cut into cubes Bay

Malaysian Style Sardine Curry

An excellent way of enjoying the flavors and richness of an easy one-pot fish curry with okra that is just as tasty and delicious!     Ingredients: Sardines – 5-6 pieces, cleaned Okra/ladies finger – 500 g, slit lengthwise into halves Onion- 1, thinly sliced Ginger-garlic paste- 1 tsp Green chilies- 2, slit lengthwise Tomatoes – 2,

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 –

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-

Mathi Nirachathu / Kerala Style Stuffed Sardines

Pan-fried sardines stuffed with aromatic spices, canned fish, & coconut, this dish is an interpretation inspired by some of the predominant flavors of Kerala!   Ingredients: Sardines/mackerels – 1/2 kg Tin fish-1 can Ginger-garlic paste – 2 tsp Onion-2, (1 finely chopped and the other thinly sliced) Green chilies -2, finely chopped Turmeric powder –

Malabari Salmon Roast

A flavor packed seafood delicacy cooked in spicy & tangy masala an exquisite touch of Malabar!   Ingredients: Salmon – 1/2 kg, cut into medium size fillets Onion -2, thinly sliced Tomato- 1, finely chopped Green chilies – 2, slit lengthwise Ginger – 1/2″ piece, finely minced Garlic – 4 pods, finely minced Kashmiri chili powder