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

Amarakka (Amarapayar/Kothamarakka) Thoran / Kerala Style Broad Beans Stir fry

A simple & nutritious stir fry with freshly grated coconut served with rice!   Ingredients: Amarakka / broad beans  – 300 g Red onion  – 1, finely chopped Green chili -1 , finely chopped Freshly grated coconut -1/2  cup Urad dal/uzhunnu parippu – 1 tsp Mustard -1 tsp Dry whole red chili – 2 Oil- As needed

Nadan Kantharimulaku Aracha Pothu Erachi Peralan / Kerala Style Crushed Bird’s Eye Chili Beef Roast

Trick your tongue with this extremely spicy beef roast which is a deadly combo when served with roti or chapati!    Ingredients: Beef – 500 g, cut into small cubes Shallots – 15 – 20, thinly sliced Ginger-garlic paste- 2 tsp Green chilies – 4, finely chopped Coriander powder – 3 tbsp Turmeric powder – 2 tsp

Nadan Njandu Biryani / Kerala Style Crab Dum Biryani

This fragrant dum biryani will tingle your taste buds with its strong aroma and spicy flavor. The rice is cooked in a mixture of spices and flavorful crab gravy that tastes heavenly delicious!   Ingredients: For Crab Masala: Crabs : 3 medium ones,  cleaned and cut into pieces Onion : 3, thinly sliced Kanthari Mulaku

Nadan Mambazha Kalan (Pulissery) / Kerala Style Ripe Mangoes in Coconut Yogurt Sauce

This signature Kerala dish is a sweet and sour curry where the nattu manga (local mangoes) is simmered in a yogurt and coconut sauce- a truly divine treat that is a must try!   Ingredients: Ripe Mangoes – 6 small ones (small ripe nattu manga) Crushed black pepper – 1 tsp Turmeric powder- 1/3 tsp

Nadan Ethakka (Kaya)Tholi Thoran / Kerala Style Raw Banana (Plantain) Peel Stir Fry

Thoran/stir fry is a Kerala delicacy and can be prepared with a variety of vegetables. This is a delicious and yummy stir fried dish made with banana peels, spices, & coconut that is rich in fiber and is served as an accompaniment for rice.     Ingredients:   Ethakka Tholi /Plantain peel – 4 raw plantains, sliced

Nadan Urulakizhangu Mezhukkupuratti (Upperi)/ Kerala Style Spicy Potato Stir Fry

This is a simple, elegant, and delicious dish that is perfect with boiled rice!   Ingredients: Potato-2 medium Onion- 1 medium, finely sliced Mustard seeds- 1/4 tsp Curry leaves- A sprig Garlic -2 small cloves, finely chopped Green chilies-  2, finely chopped Salt- To taste Oil- 2 tbsp Water- 3 tbsp Method: Peel the potatoes and cut into long

Nadan Pothu Erachi Peralan / Kerala Style Spicy Beef Roast

This flavorsome, spicy, and fiery beef roast is a treat for all the spicy food lovers. This is a spice rich traditional Kerala style dish where the wholesome flavors will transport you to “God’s own country” tingling your taste buds- leaving you craving for more! Ingredients: Beef – 1 kg, cut into small bite size cubes

Nadan Thattukada Kozhi Curry/Kerala Street Hawkers Style Chicken Curry

The street food vendors of Kerala make this quick & easy chicken curry in a mysteriously delicious blend of onions, tomatoes, & spices.    Ingredients: Chicken – 500 g, washed and cut into pieces Onion -2, finely sliced Tomato -2, finely chopped Ginger-garlic paste – 1 tsp Green chilies- 2, finely chopped Mustard seeds- 1/4 tsp