Festivals always bring with them some tangy mix of flavours that is guaranteed to titillate the gustatory sense. The Malabar region of Kerala is replete with an exclusive combination of festival flavours that will linger long on the palate. Find some happiness amidst the difficulties of this global pandemic by exploring a plethora of dishes from Malabar.
Unnakkaya is a delicacy made from banana, and is often served at weddings, Iftar and other festivities in the Malabar region. A combination of dough, plantain, coconut, raisins, etc. is used to make this spindle-shaped sweet snack.
For the recipe, click : https://www.keralatourism.org/ebooks/flavours-of-malabar/unnakkaya
Chatti Pathiri is a layered dish that is both sweet and savoury. Cashew nuts, raisins, dough and eggs are used to get its mouth-watering taste. Poppy seeds are added sometimes to enhance its taste.
For the recipe, click : https://www.keralatourism.org/kerala-food/chattipathiri/161
This is a mutton dish, a favourite of Malabar. With its unique flavours and addictive taste, Attipathal enjoys a pride of place in the heart of food lovers. Rice, mutton, masala, turmeric, chilly, pepper, garlic, etc. make the hot and juicy texture of Attipathal.
For the recipe, click : https://www.keralatourism.org/kerala-food/aadu-attipathal-malabar-cuisine/135
Muttamala and Pinjanathappam
When in Kerala, never miss an opportunity to taste these incredible sweet snacks. Made with eggs, milk and sugar, this unique delicacy is certainly a tempting culinary masterpiece from Malabar.
For the recipe, click : https://www.keralatourism.org/kerala-food/muttamala-pinjanathappam-recipe/163
Celebrate your special days with the unique taste of Malabar munchies.