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

വന്പയര് ബ്രോക്കോളി ഉലർത്തിയത് / Kerala Style Red Cowpeas Broccoli Stir Fry

Broccoli & red cowpeas combined with grated coconut works wonderfully as an ultra healthy side dish for a bowl of rice! Ingredients:Vanpayar/red cowpeas  – 1 cupBroccoli- 1/2 cup, cut into small floretsOnion- 1, finely choppedCrushed garlic – 2 tspPepper powder – 1/2 tspRed chili flakes – 1/2 tspGrated coconut – 1/4 cupCurry leaves- A sprigMustard

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

നല്ല നാടൻ ചീര മുട്ട ഉപ്പേരി / Spinach Egg Stir Fry

A super simple & nutritious side dish for your meal! Ingredients: Spinach/palak/cheera – 1 bunch, chopped Eggs-2 Onion-1, finely chopped Bell pepper- 1, finely chopped Garlic pods- 2, finely minced Green chilies – 2, finely chopped Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp Mustard seeds ½ tsp Dry red chilies- 2 Curry leaves – A sprig Coriander

Street Food Style Mutta Dosa

Egg Dosa-fermented crepes made from rice batter & lentils and topped with the goodness of eggs make this a perfect protein rich breakfast! Ingredients: Dosa Batter- 1/2 cup Eggs/Mutta- 3 Black pepper powder-1 tsp Ghee/clarified butter-As needed Salt – To taste Method: In a small bowl, beat the egg with salt and pepper. Keep this

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

ടോഫു പൊള്ളിച്ചത് …..കഴിച്ചോളൂ …കഴിച്ചോളൂ …. Tofu wrapped & cooked in a package made of banana leaves!!!!

An incredibly flavorful classic Kerala delicacy, recreated with a new vegetarian star ingredient-“tofu”- marinated in a blend of spices & sealed in a banana leaf, infusing all the flavors into the soft juicy bean curd slices! Ingredients: Tofu/Paneer- 250 g, cut into small cubesOnion- 1, thinly slicedTomato- 1, finely choppedGreen chilies- 2, finely choppedGarlic –

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,