Category Archives: Traditional Kerala dishes

Naadan Chilly Potato

Ingredients:- Potato – 500 grams; cut into cubes Salt – 1.25 tsp. or to taste Oil – 1 tbsp. + to deep-fry Garlic – 5 big cloves; crushed Onion – 1 cup; finely chopped Red chilly flakes – 1 tbsp. … Continue reading

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Achinga or payar Mezhukkupuratti

Ingredients:- Coconut oil – 1.5 tbsps. Garlic – 1 big clove, minced Onion – 1 cup, finely chopped Red chilly powder – 3/4 to 1 tsp. Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp. Salt – 3/4 tsp. Water – 1/4 cup Achingapayar … Continue reading

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Kadumpayasam

Wash 1/2 cup of broken matta rice several times & drain the water completely. Transfer the washed rice to a pressure cooker. Add 1.25 cups of water and close the cooker. Put the weight on and simmer for 6 minutes … Continue reading

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Injipuli

Ingredients:- Ginger – 250 grams or 1.75 cups (tightly packed); thinly sliced Tamarind – one big gooseberry sized ball soaked in 1 cup of hot water for 15-30 minutes Jaggery – one gooseberry sized ball (powder the jaggery and try … Continue reading

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Simple Mutton fry

Ingredients:- Mutton – 1 kg. Onion – 4 numbers (medium); thinly sliced Ginger paste – 2 tsps. Garlic paste – 2 tsps. Shallot – 6 numbers; ground to a paste Turmeric powder – 3/4 tsp. Kashmiri chilly powder – 3 … Continue reading

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Naadan Mutton Curry

Ingredients:- Mutton -500 grams Meat masala powder – 2 level tbsps. Coconut oil – 2 tbsp+ 1 tbsp.; divided Onion – 2 medium,thinly sliced Shallots – 1 cup; thinly sliced Garlic- 5 big cloves, chopped Ginger – 1″piece, julienned Curry … Continue reading

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Soy chunks and coconut masala fry

Ingredients:- Dried Soy chunks – 1 cup Salt to taste Coconut oil – 2 tbsps.+ 1 tbsp.; divided Onion – 4 numbers, medium; thinly sliced Shallots – 10 numbers; sliced Garlic – 4 big numbers; chopped Coconut cuts – 1/4 … Continue reading

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Paalak Sambar

Cook together 1/4 cup of toor dal, 1/3 cup of shallots (no need to cut them), 1 big garlic clove (julienned), a few curryleaves, salt, 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder and 1 tsp of coconut oil adding 1 cup of water … Continue reading

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Special koottu Curry

Ingredients:- Elephant yam – 21/4 cups Potato – 1.25 cup Raw banana/ Pachakkaya – 1 cup ( Remove the green peel) White chickpeas or chana – 1 cup Water – 2 cups Pepper powder – 1 tsp. Turmeric powder – … Continue reading

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Modha fish curry without coconut (for tapioca)

Ingredients:- Modha fish – 500 grams Coconut oil – 2 tbsps.+ 1 tsp; divided Fenugreek/Uluva – 1/4 tsp. Shallots – 15 numbers; medium size Ginger – 1″ piece Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp. Red chilly powder – 1/2 heaping tbsp. … Continue reading

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