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.
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.
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.
A combination breakfast of Idli with Sambar and Chutney.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kappa and meen Curry, the anytime popular combination dish of Kerala.
Beef Kurumulakittathu is a popular Malabar Cuisine that goes perfectly with rice, chappathi, and parotta.
Njandu Varattiyathu or crab roast is a tasty crab dish in tribal style.
A popular duck dish cooked in coconut milk is the Duck Mappas.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Koottu Kari, a popular vegetarian Tribal Cuisine of Kerala.
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.
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.
Prawn fry, a popular seafood delicacy from, is the shallow fried prawns or chemmeen with the spices.
Spicy Prawns Biryani is a delicious seafood rice variety served as a main meal.
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.
A very popular meat dish in the Central Travancore region of Kerala, Beef Ularthiyathu is a special delicacy in the region.
Chemmeen Muringakka Curry or Prawns in Drumstick Curry, a popular seafood dish best to have with cooked rice or biriyani.
Kai Mezhukkupuratti or sauteed banana and is a side-dish best to have with cooked rice or Kanji.
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.
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 breakfast staple eaten all over the state, Puttu is a cylindrical steamed rice cake. Puttu can be eaten along with fish curry also.
Grilled Chicken is a popular non-vegetarian dish of Kerala.
An ethnic dish... Travancore Chicken Fry
Ginger feathered Tiger Prawns is a seafood delicacy that makes you crave for more. This seafood side dish goes well with appam. Try it
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.
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.
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.
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.