Cauliflower Tikka Biryani

A unique & tasty biryani with bold flavors of grilled cauliflower florets cooked in rich + creamy texture sauce & a combination of different aromatic spices!   Ingredients: Basmati rice – 2 cups Cauliflower – 1 medium, washed and cut into small florets Onions-4, finely chopped Garlic cloves- 5, minced Ginger -1″, finely grated Tomatoes-3,

Puducherry Hotel Karai Style Egg Curry

The city of Pondicherry, now known as Puducherry, has a unique & vibrant fusion of Tamil-French culture which blends eloquently into the cuisine! This is one of the easiest recipes in the local restaurant style-a semi gravy that goes well rice or roti!   Ingredients Eggs- 4, boiled Onions- 2, thinly sliced Ginger- 1″, finely minced

Chemmanam Poothappol / Kerala Style Spicy Red Fish Curry

“Kudampuli ittu vecha nalla meen curry undu” – a spicy & tangy red fish curry that is an integral part of the daily meals in many parts of Kerala!    Ingredients: King fish – 1/2 kg, cut into medium slices Shallots/Pearl onions- 6-8,  chopped – 1/4 cup Garlic pods – 5, finely chopped Ginger 1″

Kuttumamnte Kuttitharavu Kuruma / Kerala Style Duck Korma

This classic mildly spiced, creamy, & aromatic duck curry with a rich blend of wonderful flavors is sure to be hit at your meal time!   Ingredients: Duck- 1 kg, cut into medium size pieces with skin Fresh coconut slices – 1/4 cup Onions – 2, thinly sliced Shallots – 10-12, thinly sliced Ginger –

Sri Lankan Crab Curry

Try this wonderfully aromatic and flavorful spicy Sri Lankan delicacy that is sure to be a crowd pleaser.    Ingredients: Medium sized crabs -5, fresh or frozen, cut and cleaned Onion – 1, thinly sliced Green chilies -2, slit lengthwise Garlic pods – 2, finely minced Ginger- 1 tsp, finely minced Paprika powder – 2

Angamaly Chekkanmarude Manga Curry / Angamaly Marriage Special Raw Mango Curry

This is a special delicacy at the marriages in Angamaly – the northern gateway to the commercial capital of Kerala. The perfect blend of spice and sour flavors makes this dish exotically lipsmacking! Inspired from the song, titled Angamaly Manga Curry from the Malayalam movie -Cuban Colony, which shows how the popular flavored mango curry is

Pranchiyettante Swantham Manga Meen Curry / Thrissur Style Green Mangoes & Fish in Coconut Sauce

Thrissurians classic Meen palupizhinjathu with raw mangoes is a wonderful combo to treat your hungry tummy. The sweet and sour flavor of the mangoes combined with fish pieces &  blended in coconut sauce is absolutely yumminess overloaded!   Ingredients: King fish steaks- 8-10 pieces Shallots- 8-10, thinly sliced Raw mango-1, sliced into medium thick pieces Coconut milk

Kilimeenkoottathinu Alpam Pulirasam / Kerala Style Spicy & Tangy Red Snapper Curry

A lip smacking seafood delicacy with a fascinating interplay of flavors of fresh coconut, ginger, garlic, kokum, and green chilies!   Ingredients: Red snapper/chemballi/kilimeen – 1 kg, cut into medium size pieces Shallots/pearl onions – One handful, thinly sliced Ginger – 1″ piece, peeled and julienned Garlic – 4 cloves, thinly sliced Green chilies – 2,

Ulli Theeyal / Kerala Style Pearl Onions in Roasted Coconut & Spices Sauce

A traditional Kerala delicacy with the gentle sweetness of the pearl onions and the aroma of roasted fresh coconut & spices making this dish an enamored combination of sweet and savory, all at the same time.   Ingredients: Shallots/pearl onions – 1 cup (10-15), peeled Turmeric powder – 1 tsp Salt – To taste Tamarind pulp-