Lindt Chocolate Puttu / Lindt Chocolate Stuffed Steamed Rice Cakes

A humble & filling iconic Kerala breakfast gets a surprise tasty twist that is sure to be relished by all those with a sweet tooth! Ingredients: Puttu powder/ dry roasted rice flour – 1 cup Chocolate/cocoa powder – 2 tbsp Grated coconut- As needed Salt- A pinch Water- As needed Method: In a large bowl,

നാടൻ മത്തി ചുരുട്ട് / Grilled Fish Rolls

Try these lip smacking sardines rolls smeared in spices, wrapped in banana leaves, & grilled! Ingredients:Sardines: 7-8 Onion-1, finely chopped Tomato-1, finely chopped Ginger- 1/2 inch, finely crushedGarlic- 3 pods- finely crushedRed chili powder- 2 tbspTurmeric powder – 1 tspBlack pepper powder – 1 tspLemon juice- 2 tspCurry leaves- A sprigSalt- To tasteOil- As needed

നത്തോലി മീൻ കിവിയിട്ട് പീരവച്ചത് / Anchovies & Kiwi Cooked In Shredded Coconut

A fusion recipe of the popular Kerala seafood delicacy -“meen peera pattichathu.” This dish is surely finger licking with the sweetness of the coconut, tanginess of kiwi fruit & the acidic hit of the shallots! Ingredients:Anchovies/netholi – 500 gKiwi- 5, cut into slicesFreshly grated coconut – 1/2 cupGinger – 1” piece, crushedGarlic – 4 pods,

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

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-

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

കുക്കർ ചിക്കൻ / Kerala Style Cooker Chicken

A delicious & flavorful recipe of whole chicken slow cooked in pressure cooker! Ingredients:Whole chicken -1Turmeric powder- 1/2 tspGinger-garlic paste- 2 tspKashmiri chili powder – 2 tspPepper powder- 1 tspGaram masala powder- 1/2 tspKasuri methi – 1 tbspAssorted veggies- 1 cupSalt- To tasteOil- As needed Method: Clean, wash, & drain the chicken. Make random slits