Onam 2019 – Malabari Nonveg Onasadhya

    On my banana leaf- Methi papad Basmati Rice Sambar Malabari chicken biryani Meen thengapal curry – fish in coconut milk Beef ularthiyathu – spicy beef dry roast Thattukada beef curry Lololikka pickle Jackfruit chips Vendakka kichadi – fried okra in coconut sauce Thattukada chicken fry Fish fry Lemon pepper chicken Mutton stew Banana

Kaithachakka Pachadi / Kerala Style Pineapple Raita

An exotic & traditional side dish with a combination of sweet & tangy flavors where the pineapple bits are cooked in a mildly spiced coconut-yogurt gravy.   Ingredients: Pineapple – 1/2 piece of a whole pineapple Shallots/pearl onions chopped – 4, finely chopped Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp Sugar- 1/2 tsp Ginger –  A small

Palada Payasam / Kerala Style Rice Flakes Pudding

A lip smacking & rich milk-based dessert made with flakes of cooked rice, coconut milk, and sugar as the star ingredients.     Ingredients: Rice ada/rice flakes: 1 cup Boiled milk: 2 cups Coconut milk – 1 cup Sugar: 1 cup Cardamom powder: 1/4 tsp Ghee: 2 tbsp Cashew nuts: 6-8, optional Raisins: 8-10, optional

Annammede Pradhamanu Parippu Pazha Madhurakkoottu / Kerala Style Ripe Plantains & Lentils Pudding

A sweet coconut-jaggery based pudding with the delectable concoction of ripe plantains and yellow lentils as the main star ingredients!     Ingredients: Ripe plantains – 3 Jaggery powder- 1/2 kg Split moong dal/yellow lentils -100 g Coconut milk-4 cups Chukku podi/dry ginger powder-1/2 tsp Cardamom powder-1/2 tsp Jeera powder-1/2 tsp Coconut slices-A handful, thinly

Thakkali Muringakka Aviyal / Kerala Style Tomato & Drumsticks in Coconut Sauce

A sumptuous & finger-licking vegetarian dish that is amazingly delicious and healthy !      Ingredients: Tomatoes – 3, cut into 5-6 slices Drumsticks/muringakka – 1, cut into 3″ pieces Onion- 1, thinly sliced Freshly grated coconut – 1/2 cup Garlic – 2 pods Jeera/cumin seeds- 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp Red chili powder – 1

Pavakka (Kaippakka) Theeyal / Kerala Style Bitter Gourd In Tangy & Spicy Roasted Coconut Sauce

A traditional Kerala delicacy made with bitter melon in roasted spicy & tangy coconut sauce. The mellow bitterness of the vegetable is hidden by the fresh aroma and taste of the tangy spicy flavors!   Ingredients: Bitter gourd/pavakka/kaippakka/bitter melon – 2, cleaned, de-seeded, and cut into thin slices Shallots/pearl onions- 8-10, finely chopped Tamarind –

Kashuandi Unniyappam / Kerala Style Sweet Cashew Nuts & Rice Fritters

Unniyappam – a traditional & popular tea time Kerala snack is given a twist to the regular ingredients by adding cashews nuts instead of bananas. These deep fried sweet fritters are an excellent treat that is easy to prepare & loved by children and adults alike.   Ingredients:  Rice flour/whole wheat flour – 1 cup

Ethapazham (Nenthrapazham) Vanpayar Erissery / Kerala Style Plantain & Red Beans Curry

A unique traditional Kerala dish with a balanced taste of plantains and coconut that titillates the tastes buds.   Ingredients: Raw or semi-ripe plantains/ethakka- 3 medium, chopped into small cubes Black eye beans/vanpayar/red beans- 1 cup Shredded Coconut- 1 cup Turmeric powder- 1 tsp Chili powder- 1 tsp Jeera/cumin seeds -1/4 tsp Dry red chilies- 3 Mustard

Apple Unniyappam / Sweet Rice-Apple Fritters

A popular traditional Kerala snack during the festival season! Try these delectable and comforting rice fritters which is a popular offering at the temples across Kerala. We have tried a new variety of Unniyappam replacing the usual bananas with “apples” which gives a sweeter and distinctive flavor to the fritters! Ingredients: Rice flour – 2 cups All purpose flour/maida-1/2 cup

Padavalanga Pal Payasam / Kerala Style Snake Gourd Mlik Pudding / Padaval Kheer

An exotic and innovative dessert that is not only healthy but wonderfully delicious too. This is a classic dessert made from a subtle watery vegetable which is a good resource of minerals & fiber.   Ingredients: Padavalanga/Snake Gourd  – 1 big piece, finely chopped Whole Milk – 5 cups Sugar – 1 cup Cardamom powder