Kerala Appam and Chicken Stew

Appam is a popular breakfast among the Keralites. Appam can be prepared with or without using yeast.We can use toddy instead of yeast.Then we call it Kallappam.The ingredients used are much less but it is an awesome breakfast that you can make out very easily.It goes very well with any side dish as…

Meen Curry in Curd

Fish/ Meen curry cooked with curd/yoghurt is a special item which is seen usually in Northern parts of Kerala especially in Kannur.For the preparation we should use small fish like Natholi,small mathi(sardine),Mullan etc which do not contain fat.It is said that curd does not go well with the fish but since the small…

Sulaimani Tea Recipe (Malabar Black tea)

Sulaimani Tea is a popular black tea in Malabar. Even some hotels serve sulaimani tea after Biriyani. In the recent malayalam  film Ustad Hotel, the taste of Sulaimani has been beautifully shown. It is black tea prepared light by adding the following ingredients. Ingredients  1. Tea powder- add little less than the normal…

Squid(Koonthal) Fry

Squid / Kanava fry is a sea food variant with a difference. Try out this mouth watering recipe. Ingredients Squid 1/2kg Onion  1 large Mustard Seeds A few Ginger 1 large piece Garlic  6-7 pods Green Chilies 5-6 split lengthwise Tomato 1 Red Chilly powder 1/2tsp Coriander Powder 1tsp Turmeric Powder 1/4tsp Pepper…

Olan

Olan is a curry that is usually included in Onam sadya and it is said that to know the taste of all the sadya dishes it is a must that we taste Olan each time. Here is the recipe for the simple and easy dish. Ingredients Cow pea/Vanpayar – 1/4 cup Ash Gourd…

Kerala Fish Curry with Coconut

Fish curry is a must in most of the Non vegetarian houses in Kerala. Fish curry along with rice is the favourite combination for the lunch.Fish curry can be cooked in different ways. But fish curry with coconut is the favourite of my family.Here is the recipe of fish curry with coconut and…

Home Made Garam Masala

In most of the Kerala meat dishes garam masla is an unavoidable ingredient.Instead of store bought masal  try the home made garam masala to prepare the dishes. Here is the recipe for it. Ingredients Coriander Seeds : 2tsp Fennel Seeds /Perum Jeerakam : 2 tsp Cinnamon Stick/karugapatta : 2    2″ pieces Cloves/Grambu…

Chicken Lollipop

Chicken Lollipop is a very tasty dish that all non vegetarians love to eat. It is more loved by the children. Here is a simple but tasty recipe that you can try at home. Ingredients Chicken Legs – 4 Egg  – 1 Ginger- 2 2″ pieces Garlic- 8 Turmeric Powder- 1/2 tsp Chilly…

Prawn(Chemmeen) Fry

    Prawns fry is an excellent recipe that you can have with any of your favourite dish or as a starter. Always try to use coconut oil to fry the prawns and also do not over cook it. Over cooking results in a hard and elastic texture. The cooking time should be…

Ilaneer/ Tender Coconut Juice

Ilaneer juice is a quick refreshing drink that keeps you healthy as well as energetic. It can be made at home with ease. Just try this. Ingredients Tender Coconut     1 Sugar                          As per taste Vanilla Ice cream  1 scoop…