Chakka Erissery / Kerala Style Raw Tender Jackfruit With Roasted Coconut

A mildly tempered dish with the light sweetness of tender jackfruit blended in roasted coconut & spices!   Ingredients: Raw jackfruit flesh /chakka- 1/2 kg Shallots/pearl onions- 3-4, thinly sliced Garlic pods-2 Green chilies- 2, slit lengthwise Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp Red chili powder – 1 tsp Cumin seeds- 1/2 tsp Freshly grated coconut –

തേങ്ങ അരച്ച കുടമ്പുളിയിട്ട ചെമ്മീൻ കറി / Kerala Style Prawns in Roasted Coconut Gravy

Prawns cooked in spicy “boatman sauce” – a mixture of freshly grated coconut , simple home spices, and gambogee!   Ingredients: Prawns – 250 g Shallots – 10-12, thinly sliced Green chilies-2, finely chopped Grated coconut – 1/4 cup Pepper powder – 1 tsp Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp Chili powder -1 tsp Coriander powder –

Udupi Hotel Style Sambar

A flavorful lentil based vegetable stew that is mildly sweet and spicy & acts as a great accompaniment to dosas and idlis!   Ingredients : Toor dal/split pigeon peas – 1 cup Shallots – 10-12, thinly sliced Carrots – 2, cut into medium cubes Potato-1, cut into medium cubes Drumstick – 2, cut into medium

Kuttandan Kettuvallam Kozhi Peralan / Kerala Houseboat Style Chicken Roast

A Kerala style semi dry chicken recipe that is easy, delicious, & flavorful to accompany with rice or roti!   Ingredients: Chicken- 1, cut into small pieces Onion- 2, thinly sliced Pearl onions/shallots- 10-12, finely sliced Green chilies- 3, finely chopped Tomato-3, finely chopped Ginger-garlic paste- 2 tbsp Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp Red chili powder-

Padavalanga Parippu Curry / Kerala Style Snake Gourd + Lentils Curry

A healthy & delicious coconut flavored side dish that goes well with rice or flatbread!     Ingredients:  Padavalanga- 1 cup, cut into medium long slices Toor dal / yellow lentils- 3/4 cup Onion- 1, finely chopped Green chilies-2, finely chopped Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp Chili powder- 1/2 tsp Coconut grated – 1/2 cup Cumin

Kerala Style Whole Roasted Chicken

Flavored with aromatic spices, this whole roast chicken is so yummy. Serve this Kerala style spiced bird with rice, potatoes and vegetables for an alternative roast dinner!     Ingredients Whole chicken with skin – 1 Pearl onion / shallots – 10-12, thinly sliced Turmeric powder – 1 tsp Red chili powder – 2 tsp

Chemmeen (Konju) Pollichattu / Kerala Style Prawns Masala Wrapped In Banana Leaf

A mouth-watering delicacy from the Land of Coconuts-Kerala, that is an absolute crowd pleaser.  The prawns are marinated in spicy tangy masala, wrapped in banana leaves, & slow cooked giving the dish a unique & distinct aroma!      Ingredients: Prawns/shrimps/chemmeen/konju – 300 g, shells removed and cleaned Shallots/pearl onions– 10-15, finely chopped Tomato – 1,

Chettinad Kozhi Varuval / Chettinad Style Chicken Fry

An authentic Chettinad style lip smacking dish that is super spicy & flavorful.   Ingredients: Chicken drumsticks- 1/2 kg Turmeric powder – 1 tsp Chili powder – 1 tsp Ginger-garlic paste- 1 tsp Green chilies- 2, finely chopped Garam masala – 1 tsp Fennel seeds – 1 tsp Dry red chillies -10-15 Curry leaves – a handful