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 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.
Chicken Curry - a dish that can be eaten as a combination for main courses in breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
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
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.
Kappa and meen Curry, the anytime popular combination dish 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.
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.
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.
This is different from conventional chicken curry as this has grated and fried coconut. It is best to have with cooked rice and appam.
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.
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.
A combination breakfast of Idli with Sambar and Chutney.
Beef Puttu is a delicious variant of the classic Kerala breakfast dish of puttu and kadala. In this case the protein in kadala is replaced with the protein in beef. Try it for a filling and fulfilling morning meal.
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.
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.
A very popular meat dish in the Central Travancore region of Kerala, Beef Ularthiyathu is a special delicacy in the region.
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.
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.
Mutton stew is a very good side-dish for Appam and Idiappam.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Koottu Kari, a popular vegetarian Tribal Cuisine of 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.
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.
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.
Meen Muringakka Curry, special fish curry with an added flavour of the drumstick.
Meen Peera or Fish Peer, a typical Kerala non vegetarian side dish. A typical Kerala dish that goes well with 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.
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.
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.
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.
Pineapple Pachadi or Madhura Pachadi is a vegetarian delight from Kerala made with pineapple.
Pork peralan goes well with rice and chappathi.
South Indian Potatoes, a vegetarian side dish.
The sight of raw banana cooked with pork is a popular dish in Central Kerala.
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.
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.
Vada, popular fried snacks common in Kerala and here it is made of Chicken instead of Urad dal.
The delightfully fluffy Kallappam is a regular feature in meals across Kerala. While the authentic version uses naturally brewed toddy, its soft and delicate texture can be replicated at home using other methods as well. This delicious pancake can be had with an array of dishes and is a favourite in our households.
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.
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.
Wayanadan Chicken Curry