Unnakaya (Malabar Recipe)

Unnakaya is a traditional snack very popular among the Malabar Keralites. It is a rich food with the ripe Nendran,Ghee, cashew etc. It has two versions using egg and as well as without egg. Here i am describing the egg less version. Ingredients Ripe Nendran 1/2 kg (Around 3) Coconut 3tbs Sugar 3tbs Cardamom Powder […]

Chicken Varutharachathu

Here is a chicken curry which is actually different from that we eat regularly.Here we fry the coconut and add to the chicken pieces and cook which gives a special aroma as well as taste. If you haven’t made it before just try this recipe. Ingredients Chicken 1/2 kg Big onion 3 Tomato 2 Green Chillies […]

Nendran cutlet

Nendran Cutlet is an exclusive snack of the Keralites.When you have more nendrans and your kids love a different taste try out this. Ingredients Ripe Nendran 3 Scraped Coconut 1/2 cup Bread Crumbs 2 cups Cardamom Powder 1/2 tsp Coconut Oil To Fry Cashew,Raisins 1 tsp each Method Steam the nendran and remove the inner […]

Kada fry

Ingredients Kada 1 Chilly Powder 1/2tsp Pepper Powder 1/4tsp Turmeric powder 1/4tsp Ginger 1Piece Shallot 3 Garlic 3 Garam Masala ½ tsp Lemon juice 1tsp Salt As per taste Coconut Oil To Taste Method Grind all the masalas ,powders,ginger,garlic,shallots to a fine paste.Mix all ingredients to the kada and marinate for half an hour.Fry all […]

Crab Roast Kerala Style

Crab is an all time favourite of the nonvegetarians of Kerala.Here is asimple and spicy  recipe  that you can try out. Ingredients Crab 1kg Cocum (Kudam puli) 6-8 Turmeric Powder ½ tsp Ginger 1 big piece Green Chilly 5-6 Shallot 4 Curry Leaves As required Salt As per taste Clean and cut the crab into […]

Duck Curry Kerala Style

Duck 1kg Onjion 750gm Green chilly 75gm Ginger 50gm Garlic 25gm Tomato 200gm Cashew nut 10gm Coconut ½ Coriander powder 3tsp Chilly powder 1/2tsp Turmeric powder 1/4tsp Garam masala 1tsp Mustard seeds 1tsp Potato 1 big Salt To taste Curry leaves As required Coconut Oil As required Method Cut duck into small pieces.Add salt,1/2tsp garam […]

Coconut Pathiri

Coconut Pathiri Rice flour    500gm Coconut       ½ Shallot          5Nos Jeera             A pinch Salt                To taste Water           As required Oil                  To fry Method […]


Ingredients Uzhunnu (Black Gram) 1cup Green Chillies 3-4 Shallots 6-7 Black Pepper corns 6-8 Ginger 1 ½” piece Curry leaves 1 stick Salt To Taste Oil To Fry Method Soak the Urad dal in water for about 4 hours.Drain the water and grind it without using water or if required use as much less water […]

Ghee Rice (Malabar Style)

Ingredients Khaima Rice 4 cup Cinnamon 1” 3 sticks Cloves 6 Cardamom 4 Ghee 1/2cup Water 8 cups Salt To taste Cashew/Raisins As required Onion 1/2 + 1/2 Coconut  Oil 3/4 cup Method Clean the rice thoroughly and drain the water.Heat 8 glasses of water in a bowl.In another stove heat oil and ghee together […]

Kerala Sambar Onam special

Sambar is a healthy dish with the vegetables and dal giving the right nutrition.Here is the recipe for the kerala sambar. Ingredients Sambar Parippu 1cup Drum stick 2 Ash Gourd 150gm Brinjal 2 Potato 1 Tomato 2 Ladies Finger 5 Onion ½ cup Coriander Powder 21/2tbs Chilly Powder 11/2tbs Turmeric Powder 1/4tsp Fenugreek powder 1/2tsp […]