കളർഫുൾ പാലപ്പം / Colorful Kerala Style Lace Hoppers

These lacy crispy edged, bowl shaped or flower-shaped, tasty pancakes are made from fermented rice batter. These are paired with your favorite curry poured at the soft center and relished! Ingredients:Raw rice -1 cup, soaked overnight or for 4-5 hoursBoiled cooked rice – 1 cupFreshly grated coconut – 1 cupEgg – 1Onion- 1, finely choppedCarrot

ഏത്തക്ക കൊതപ്പിച്ചത് / Plantain & Jackfruit Stew

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

അയല കുരുമുളകിട്ട് വറ്റിച്ചത് / Mackerel Pepper Roast

Spicy & delicious recipe with a simple marinade coated over the fish & cooked until soft and tender! Ingredients:Mackerel – 6, medium sizeCrushed ginger-garlic- 2 tbspTomato-1, finely choppedTurmeric powder- 1 tspPepper powder- 3 tspTamarind paste- 2 tbsp Curry leaves- A sprig Coconut oil- 1/2 tsp Salt- To taste Method: Clean and wash the fish. In

മാമ്പഴ പുട്ട് / Mango Steamed Rice Cake

Enjoy the most iconic breakfast dish of Kerala with the tropical flavor of mangoes! Ingredients:Multigrain puttu powder (readymade) – 2 cups (you can use rice flour too)Ripe sweet mangoes- 1, roughly chopped Grated Coconut – 1 cup Salt – To tasteLukewarm water – As needed Method: In a bowl, mix together the puttu powder &

പാൽ പൊറോട്ട / Kerala Milk Parotta

Soft layered flaky square flatbreads made with fresh milk! Ingredients: All purpose flour/maida-3 cupsEgg- 1Sugar- 1 tbspMelted ghee/clarified butter- As needed Warm milk- 1 cupMelted ghee/clarified butter- As neededSalt  – To taste Method: In a large bowl, add the all purpose flour, salt, sugar, egg, & melted ghee. Add the warm milk little by little,

നാടൻ കടല തീയൽ / Kerala Style Chickpeas In Roasted Spicy Coconut Gravy

Spicy roasted coconut based chickepeas gravy that serves as a tasty and aromatic vegetarian dish with a bowl of steamed rice or roti! Ingredients:Chickpeas – 1 cup, soakedFreshly grated coconut – 1 cupShallots – 6-8, thinly slicedCumin seeds – 1 tspPeppercorns – 1 tspGarlic – 4 podsTamarind paste- 1 tbspTurmeric powder – 1/2 tspRed chili powder

പഴങ്ങൾ നിറച്ച കൊഴുക്കട്ട / Mixed Fruits Steamed Dumplings

An extra zing twist to the healthy & popular dumplings that are well enjoyed with a cup of hot tea! Ingredients:Rice/ragi flour- 2 cupsJaggery- 1 cup, gratedGrated coconut – 1/2 cupCardamom powder – 1/2 tspPineapple-1 ring, finely choppedApple- 1/2, finely choppedBanana – 1/2, finely choppedKiwi- 1, finely choppedMango- 2 medium pieces, finely choppedRaisins- 2 tbspCashews

ഓശാന സ്പെഷ്യൽ കൊഴുക്കട്ട / Hosanna Special Rice Dumplings

These special rice dumplings are prepared on “Kozhukatta Saturday” or traditionally called as “Lazarus Saturday” – the day before Palm Sunday. It is believed that Jesus comes to Lazarus’ house 6 days prior to Maundy Thursday. This day is re-lived by making these dumplings which symbolizes the perfume bottle used to wash Jesus’ feet. The

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