A base of smooth rice interspersed with crunchy cashew nuts and thick ghee, swimming in pure coconut milk, is not a delicacy that many can resist. This is Ada Pradhaman, the delectable dessert of God's Own Country which plays a prominent part in the popular vegetarian feast, the Sadya.
Alleppey Fish Curry is an exquisite dish famous for its rich flavour and soft texture. The fish itself is coated with a special spice mix that adds a tangy and hot taste to it that immediately melts in your mouth. Alleppey Fish Curry tastes best when served with a side of rice. It is a magnificent addition to one's palate and the recipe below will surely be a hit in the kitchen.
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.
The name Avial brings a smile to most vegetarians faces, primarily because of the taste and nutritional goodness on offer with this delicacy. It is usually a regular side dish at most meals across Gods Own Country. It is also a part of Sadya, the traditional vegetarian feast of Kerala.
According to Keralites, Beef Fry is not just a dish, but an emotion. We are utterly passionate about our cuisine and there is no dish that arouses emotion in our hearts like a well-cooked Beef Fry. When prepared properly, this dish has a crispy exterior but will melt into your mouth and that is exactly what this recipe will help you create.
Beef Kurumulakittathu is a popular Malabar Cuisine that goes perfectly with rice, chappathi, and parotta.
A very popular meat dish in the Central Travancore region of Kerala, Beef Ularthiyathu is a special delicacy in the region.
Bitter Gourd Fry or Pavakka Varuthathu is a crispy side dish generally eaten along with cooked rice. The bitter gourd fry along with dishes made of buttermilk is a good combination, as buttermilk helps to reduce the bitter taste.
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.
Chemmeen Moilee is best consumed with cooked rice, which absorbs its rich and spicy ingredients perfectly, and helps elevate the experience of consuming this seafood delicacy to another level. Made using fresh chemmeen prawns and locally procured ingredients, this is easy to put together a seafood masterpiece that all our visitors absolutely love.
Chemmeen Muringakka Curry or Prawns in Drumstick Curry, a popular seafood dish best to have with cooked rice or biriyani.
Chemmeen Thullichathu is a typical Kerala seafood delicacy that goes best with cooked rice.
Chicken Curry - a dish that can be eaten as a combination for main courses in breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Chicken Thoran or Chicken prepared in Kerala stir-fried style, is a combination side dish best for cooked rice.
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.
The legendary Chiratta Puttu and Cherupayar combo is considered a match made in heaven by vegetarians across the globe. The delicate and soft Chiratta Puttu is cooked inside the chiratta or coconut shell and takes on its shape. It is the perfect base for the rich and spicy ingredients of the Cherupayar green gram to blossom. This has been a specialty and mainstay in homes across Gods Own Country for a long time
A delicious and healthy soup served hot is the best home remedy for cold.
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.
A combination dish made with dry Prawns and Cabbage and is best to have with cooked rice.
A popular duck dish cooked in coconut milk is the Duck Mappas.
Journeys on trains and buses while soaking in the picturesque countryside or family gatherings around the porch, egg cutlets are the de facto companions recommended across households in God's Own Country. One gets the delicious egg wrapped in a wonderfully crisp brown exterior, with our very own twist to the delicacy elevating its taste completely.
Egg Koottu is best served with cooked rice.
Erissery is a rich and healthy vegetarian side-dish, loved uniformly across God's Own Country. The nutritional value of this delicacy is elevated with the addition of traditional ingredients, especially turmeric, and is among the most savoury and palate-cleansing dishes available in all of Kerala cuisine.
Meen Peera or Fish in shredded coconut is a typical Kerala side dish and that is easy to cook and combines well with rice.
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.
Fish Mappas - a popular side dish in Kerala prepared by adding coconut milk.
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.
Golden Fried Prawns is a tasty seafood dish, that goes well with rice.
Indian Gooseberry's effectiveness in disease prevention is well known. This pickle made of gooseberries, bottles that goodness for you. Spicy, salty and sour this pickle is bound to keep you craving for more.
Green Masala Fried Karimeen is a non-vegetarian delicacy, that goes well with rice varieties.
Grilled Chicken is a popular non-vegetarian dish of Kerala.
Grilled Pomfret Fish or Meen Pollichathu, exclusive for the fish lovers, this is the best side dish that goes well with cooked rice.
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.
Kaalan is among the most scrumptious dishes offered in any Sadya, Kerala's very own traditional vegetarian feast. It seamlessly blends together diverse ingredients like elephant yam, bananas, yoghurt, mustard and chillies with a unique spice mix in a delightful symphony of flavours.
Kai Mezhukkupuratti or sauteed banana and is a side-dish best to have with cooked rice or Kanji.
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.
This delicious combination, Kappa Puttu or steamed pancake made of tapioca, add texture and a solid base to a plethora of side dishes that it can be consumed with.
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.
The lip-smacking taste of Karimeen or pearl spot fish amaze all fish lovers. A variety of dishes are made with Karimeen. And is best served with steamed rice.
There is nothing like a yummy dessert to satiate your taste buds after a sumptuous meal. For those with a sweet tooth, we present a truly grand dessert made of banana. So get ready to tuck into this heavenly dessert loaded with health benefits.
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.
Kaya Attirachi Curry, a Thalassery special Malabar dish made of Lamb leg and Raw bananas. It goes well with Ghee rice and steamed rice.
A dish with origins that can be traced back to Portugal, Fish Moilee is a spicy and delicious fish preparation that has fans world over. The Kerala version of this preparation has a creamy richness to it that will drown your taste buds in irresistible flavours.
Our famous Kerala Mutton Soup is an essential starter for all non-vegetarian meals, as it gives one just the right preview of what our traditional and authentic spice mixes can do for the taste buds. Succulent and soft mutton chunks dipped and marinated in a flavourful and hot broth, make this dish among the finest proponents Kerala cuisine.
Koottu Kari, a popular vegetarian Tribal Cuisine of Kerala.
Kurumulaku Kanji or Pepper Porridge is a delicious dish that is finds its roots in Keralas tribal cuisine. A nutritious meal, it is the perfect combination of taste and health.
Our homemade recipe of Anchovies Fry or Kozhuva Varuthathu has always attracted a high amount of attention. People who taste the dish on our shores can never have enough of it, and the authentic Kerala style of the delicacy is what truly elevates it. The spice mix and technique below take one on a soft and crunchy ride through our shores, a trip one must never miss out on.
Kozhi Pacha Vattichathu is a tasty non-vegetarian dish in Malabar style best to have with Appam or chapathi.
A delectable chicken dish, Kozhi Peralan is a specialty in Kerala cuisine. The harmonious blend of exotic spices in this dish highlights the tenderness of the cooked meat perfectly. The mouth-watering dish tastes best when accompanied by rice or chappathi.
Lamb with Tapioca Ularthiyathu is a combination dish popular in Kerala.
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.
Malabar Duck Roast is a tempting culinary delight from Malabar and is best to have with cooked rice and chapathi
The Northern reaches of Malabar are historically considered a paradise for spice lovers, and the Malabar Mutton Biriyani is among the finest proponents of the same. Imagine soft, succulent and high-grade mutton being cooked perfectly in a specialised spice blend, with techniques that have been passed down for centuries.
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.
Mango Pickle or manga Achar is the catalyst that helps elevate any meal across the planet. It is the spiciest variant of the dish yet. It is marinated and soaked in a wonderful mix that has made it among the most loved side dishes in the entire world.
Masala Fried Prawn is a seafood side dish.
Masala Fried Fish is a non vegetarian dish.
No matter how much you make it never be enough...try this spicy sardine dish - Meen Moleshyam. This side dish goes well with rice.
Meen Peera or Fish Peer, a typical Kerala non vegetarian side dish. A typical Kerala dish that goes well with rice.
Meen Thavayil Pollichathu or Fried Fish in Banana Leaf Wrap is one of the popular fish dishes in Kerala and it goes well with cooked rice.
Achinga Payar Mezhukkupuratti or the Kerala preparation of Long Beans Stir Fry is an all-season favourite side dish of Keralities which goes well with cooked rice and porridge or kanji.
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.
Mutton Coconut Fry, a tasty non vegetarian side dish.
Mutton stew is a very good side-dish for Appam and Idiappam.
Mutton Ularthiyathu, fry or roast preparation of Mutton and it goes well with Appam and cooked rice and even with Parotta.
This Chicken Curry preparation is rich in spice and embraces the rustic style of Kerala cooking. While it has variations in terms of ingredients used from the usual chicken curry, there are certain similarities that that strike a chord as you sample its scrumptious flavour. This delicious dish is perfectly complemented by rice and roti.
Netholi or Anchovy fish Vazhayilayil Pollichathu is a popular non vegetarian side dish. Kanthari mulaku, a type of green chilli in this makes it very spicy and goes well with rice.
Njandu Varattiyathu or crab roast is a tasty crab dish in tribal style.
North Malabar Prawns Curry is a seafood side- dish goes well with rice varieties.
Olan, an easy-to-cook side-dish popular item in Kerala Sadya.
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.
Paral Chuttathu or Grilled Paral is a popular non-vegetarian dish and here it is prepared in tribal Cuisine style.
Visits to regional cuisine food across Kerala are never complete without tasting the scrumptious Pappadam. This round wafer made of black gram flour, either grilled or fried, is a staple seen with different meals across the country. Keralities prepare many varieties of dishes with this pappadam and here it is thoran that imbibes many of the local ingredients that add to its appeal.
Parippu lentil or Dal Curry has been an integral part of our Nations's diet for eons. Keralites prepare a unique version of Dal Curry is elevated with the addition of coconut and is jam packed with nutrition, taste and nostalgia.
Pazham Pulissery is a nutritious delicacy that people love trying out when enjoying a delightful Sadya, Kerala's very own vegetarian feast. It combines the ripe and healthy texture of Pazham or banana with very hearty turmeric-based gravy that makes for a delightful ride for your taste buds.
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.
Karimeen Mappas is among the most appetising fish delicacies available on our shores. The delicate texture of the produce, immersed in a rich broth consisting of coconut milk and a hot spice mix, will enamour your taste buds for life.
Pork peralan goes well with rice and chappathi.
The sight of raw banana cooked with pork is a popular dish in Central Kerala.
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.
Prawns Chilly Fry is a tasty non vegetarian seafood side dish.
Prawn fry, a popular seafood delicacy from, is the shallow fried prawns or chemmeen with the spices.
Prawns Masala is a typical Kerala seafood delicacy that goes well with rice.
Puttu is made by steaming rice flour along with grated coconut in a Puttu Kudam, a cylindrical container. Kadala curry is made by cooking soaked black channa Bengal gram with chopped onion, spices and tomatoes.
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.
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.
Vada Koottu Curry is a spicy side-dish that is an integral part of Sadya, the traditional vegetarian feast of Kerala, in Travancore region.
Sambar, a dal-based curry, is packed with taste and goodness and it uses a lot of vegetables. Sambar goes well with cooked rice and idli and dosa.
Seer Fish Curry or Neimeen Vevichathu is a popular non-veg side dish.
Seer Fish Molee or Neimeen Molee, a very tasty non vegetarian dish in Kerala style.
South Indian Potatoes, a vegetarian side dish.
Squid or Kanava prepared in traditional Kerala style called Ularthiyathu.
Stewed Vegetables With Prawns, a tasty non-vegetarian side dish.
Thal or Yam StemCurry is a delicacy of tribal cuisine and local preparation among the Kerala households. A delectable method of preparing yam stems, Thal Curry is an exotic dish that utilizes a rustic blend of spices.
Thalassery Kozhicurry or Thalassery Chicken Curry is a Malabar specialty that is famous for its elevated spice levels that seize your taste buds for a wild ride with the very first bite itself.
Theeyal is a curry, which has deep-fried grated coconut, coriander and red chillies as main gravy and is served with rice.
Taste a simple ethnic delicacy.
This is different from conventional chicken curry as this has grated and fried coconut. It is best to have with cooked rice and appam.
Varutharacha Mutton Curry is one of the most famous traditional dishes in Kerala. Simple, delicious and spicy, this dish will go with almost any meal. Here is the recipe of a dish that can never go wrong and is sure to win you praises.
Varuttirachi - a sun-dried meat dish with perfect spicing.
As dusk nears, most Malayali households love serving some locally brewed tea and delicious Vattayappam. These circular treats are easy to digest, light on the palate, and extremely decadent with the just the right hint of cardamom capturing your taste buds.
Vishu Katta is a traditional snack associated with the New Year festival of Kerala, Vishu. It is a kind of rice cake flavoured with cumin seeds.
A combination breakfast of Idli with Sambar and Chutney.
Uthappam, a variant type of dosa, which is popular in Kerala also and Uthappam is a thick pankcake with toppings like onion, tomato or mixed vegetable. Here it is Onion Uthappam best to have 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.
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.
One of the popular choices for any time meal is the Omelette. You can prepare it by adding the filling of your choice like green chillies, pepper, onions or even with a plain omelette.
Spicy Prawns Biryani is a delicious seafood rice variety served as a main meal.
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.