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

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 &

വാട്ടുകപ്പ ലോലിപോപ്പ്/ Sun-dried Cassava Lollipops

A great finger food, these vegetarian lollipops are the perfect appetizers for one-handed nibbling! Ingredients:Sun dried cassava (tapioca) – 1 cup, cooked (can also use fresh tapioca)French fries – 8-10 fries Shallots – 5-6, finely choppedGinger-garlic paste- 1 tspCrushed red chilies- 2 tspAll purpose flour/maida- 1/2 cupBreadcrumbs – 4 tbspCornflour- 2 tbspLemon juice- 1 tspCoriander

കൊതിയൂറും ഇളനീർ ചിക്കൻ / Kerala Style Tender Coconut Chicken Korma

Packed with flavor, this is an incredibly delicious & an ultimate comfort food that is surprisingly easy to make!  Ingredients: Chicken- 1/2 kg, cut into medium pieces Tender coconut – 1 can Onions- 1, finely chopped Tomato- 1 , finely chopped Ginger- 1/2 inch, crushed Garlic – 5-6 pods, crushed Green chilies- 2, finely chopped

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