One of the specialties of Kerala is the variations in which one comes across in the cooking styles. This is even more evident when you travel to different regions and the Appam in Malabar style is a prime example of the same. These fluffy pancakes are a staple across the State and the Malabari variant of the same is a favourite among all our visitors.
Appam, mainly served as a Kerala breakfast spread, is an accompaniment to all kinds of savoury dishes. A seafood lovers paradise, Kerala boasts of a plethora of dishes. The crab masala blends perfectly with the mild, sweet undertones of Appam to create a symphony of flavours in your mouth.
Appam and Mutton Stew is a combination that is loved by all our visitors. It is a coming together of different flavours that have been served in our households for centuries.
The very mention of Appam and Chicken Stew brings a smile to every Malayalis face. This combination is now famous across the world with the crispy yet delicate Appam, dipped in a hot and spicy chicken broth, becoming a staple representative of Kerala cuisine.
Arikkadukka - a spicy seafood delicacy made of mussels of Kallummekkaya, is a popular side dish for lunch in the Malabar region.
Chemmeen Kari or Prawn Curry is one of the most delicious dishes the State has to offer with its perfect blend of rustic spices. A popular non-vegetarian tribal cuisine dish, we bring you the recipe and method of preparing Chemman Kari.
How about Prawns cooked with Chilli and Garlic - this spicy side dish is best to have with cooked rice or can be eaten separately as a starter.
An extremely tasty dish that enlivens every meal. Dry Fish Curry is among the most popular fish recipes in Kerala. Its strong and rich flavour has made it extremely famous among our visitors as well. Kerala style dry fish curry is unique in the use of spices and the recipe below has been compiled from kitchens across the State.
This spicy seafood snack is best to have with tea or coffee.
Fish Moilee or Meen Moilee is a popular non-vegetarian side dish that goes well with rice and appam. This Kerala style Fish Curry in which the fish is cooked in a coconut milk-based gravy.
Rice and ghee (ney) are both beloved staples in Kerala cuisine. Combine the two and we get a sumptuous dish with a deliciously creamy texture that is easy to digest, along with being a beautiful accompaniment to a plethora of dishes.
Green Masala Fried Karimeen is a non-vegetarian delicacy, that goes well with rice varieties.
Most Keralites swear that the Idiappam and Egg Roast combination can go up against any breakfast cuisine from anywhere else on the planet. The steamed Idiappam, famous for its delicate texture, and the delicious broth of the traditionally cooked egg roast take one to taste buds on a wild ride that one must not miss at any cost.
Meen Mulakittathu along with Kappa is the epitome of an ideal Kerala meal. With the right blend of spices, a perfectly cooked piece of Kappa almost melts in your mouth. And everyone agrees that fish is the perfect accompaniment to Kappa.
Kappa and meen Curry, the anytime popular combination dish of Kerala.
Kappa or Tapioca, elevated and stuffed to the brim with traditional biriyani ingredients, spices, and techniques, is among the tastiest delicacies that Kerala has to offer.
Karimeen Pollichathu is the marinated pearl spot fish wrapped up in a banana leaf and steamed till it is done. And is best to have with steamed rice.
Kerala Fish Cury is a spicy, flavorful and delicious tasting fish curry is one of the dish that almost all Keralites wishes to have for their lunch.
Malabar Chicken Biriyani is a non-vegetarian rice dish that has taken over the food world. This delicacy from the Malabar region of Kerala is very popular, especially amongst Biriyani lovers.
Malabari Fish Roast is a fish delicacy with the exquisite essence of Malabar that sneaks up on people with its rich taste and hidden flavour.
Masala Fried Fish is a non vegetarian dish.
Masala Fried Prawn is a seafood side dish.
Kallummakaya Ularthiyathu or Mussel prepared in Kerala style is a popular Kerala delicacy, which is quite popular in the northern districts of Kerala, especially in the District of Kozhikode.
Mutton Biriyani is a non-vegetarian rice dish that has taken over the food world. This delicacy from the Malabar region of Kerala is very popular, especially amongst Biriyani lovers.
Njandu Varattiyathu or crab roast is a tasty crab dish in tribal style.
Pal Payasam is a sweet and creamy dessert, normally considered the highlight at the end of every meal and celebration across Gods Own Country. This divine mix of rice, milk and sugar livens up every feast, and its delicate use of exotic ingredients like cardamom, nuts and raisins truly elevates the dish.
Palada Pradhaman combines the delicate richness of milk and butter with rice flour and a gentle splattering of spices to make one of the most beloved desserts in all of Kerala.
Pathiri could be easily described as delicious Malabari pancakes and these specially made crispy delicacies act as the perfect foil to traditional Malayali chicken and fish curry.
Sizzling hot Pazhampori or Banana Fritters are among the most loved evening snacks in Malayali households. The delicious and fresh banana, soaked in a silky crunchy batter, makes for an absolutely amazing and quick snack.
Appam, the fluffy pancakes are a staple across the State and is a favourite among all our visitors. Appams are served with veg and non-veg dishes. Here you can have appam with Prawns curry.
Prawn fry, a popular seafood delicacy from, is the shallow fried prawns or chemmeen with the spices.
Prawns prepared in nadan or local Kerala style.
Puzha Meen or River Fish Curry is an absolutely delightful tribal delicacy, famous for the rich use of local ingredients, techniques and vessels that add a homely charm to the entire dish. Visitors love the way the protein is cooked, with one literally feeling the smooth waters the produce was taken from with every bite.
This is different from conventional chicken curry as this has grated and fried coconut. It is best to have with cooked rice and appam.
Visit any Malayali household across the world and chances are that you can see delicious Chemba Puttu and Kadala Curry being served for breakfast. The aroma itself is mesmerising and by the time the first mouthful of soft puttu and spicy kadala Black Chickpea curry melts in your mouth, you will be transported to another dimension altogether.
A combination breakfast of Idli with Sambar and Chutney.
A breakfast staple eaten all over the state, Puttu is a cylindrical steamed rice cake. Puttu can be eaten along with fish curry also.
Dosa is a popular breakfast item in Kerala and considered to be healthy. Cooked using rice and black gram ground together in a fine, smooth batter with a dash of salt. Dosas are served hot along with sambar and chutney.
Spicy Prawns Biryani is a delicious seafood rice variety served as a main meal.
Uppumavu, one of the popular breakfast in Kerala, is made of Rava, Vermicelli and also using broken wheat. People uses various kinds of seasonings and vegetables for making this delicious dish. The best combination for Uppumavu is banana and Sugar or Green gram curry or even goes well with Kadala Curry.