• Kerala Style Mixed Vegetable Curry with Spiced Coconut (Avial)

    Mixed vegetables cooked in spiced coconut and yogurt based gravy. Avial is easy to prepare and a yummy side dish that goes well with rice. One of the must side dishes for Kerala Sadhya, which is popular during festivals Onam and Vishu

  • Palada Payasam (Palada Pradhaman)

    Rice ada is roasted and boiled in milk, sugar and flavored with cardamom. Rice ada looks like small pasta chunks and made of rice flour.

  • Indian Style Paneer Puff Pastry (Indian Cottage Cheese Puff Pastry)

    Paneer/Indian cottage cheese cooked in spicy masala gravy, and wrapped in flaky puff pastry. It’s easy to make if you have store-bought Puff Pastry Sheets in hand. It’s always a big hit in the parties! You will definitely love this one.

  • Indian Style Chicken Puff Pastry

    Chicken cooked in spicy masala gravy, and wrapped in flaky puff pastry. Meat puffs are one of my favorite bakery item in Kerala. It’s easy to make if you have store-bought Puff Pastry Sheets in hand. It’s always a big hit in the parties! You will definitely love this one.

  • Kerala Chicken Curry with Roasted Coconut (Varutharacha Chicken Curry)

    Chicken curry well flavored with roasted coconut and spices. This recipe is a Malabari delicacy. It goes well with pathiri, kerala porotta, any sort of rice variants (ghee rice, pulao, normal rice), chapathi, appam or any other Indian breads.

  • Instant Pot Indian Beef Fry

    Beef marinated in spice mix, pressure cooked in an Instant Pot and then stir-fried with coconut slices and curry leaves. Authentic Kerala style beef fry / Beef Ularthiyathu is an easy and delicious appetizer or a great side-dish with rice. Beef Varattiyathu is one of the favorite dishes of Malayalees. An excellent touching for alcohol […]

  • Kerala Style Red Cowpea and Pumpkin Curry with Coconut (Mathanga Erissery)

    Red Cowpea(payar), pumpkin and raw banana cooked in flavorful coconut gravy. This dish is called Mathanga Erisseri in Kerala and one of the popular recipe for Onam/Vishu Sadya. This is an easy and delicious Red Cowpea, and Pumpkin curry and it goes well with rice.

  • Kerala Style Beans Stir Fry (Beans Mezhukkupuratti)

    Kerala style beans stir fry with spices, ginger, and garlic. This Beans Mezhukkupuratti is a quick and healthy side dish that goes well with rice. Mezhukkupuratti is made with different vegetables and is very common at a Kerala home. And it’s one of the side dishes for Kerala Onam Sadya.

  • Kerala Style Cabbage Stir Fry with Coconut (Cabbage Thoran)

    Kerala style cabbage stir fry with coconut, ginger-garlic and green chilly. A simple and healthy side dish that goes well with rice. It’s also called as “cabbage upperi” in the central part of Kerala. Cabbage thoran is one of the side dishes for Kerala Onam Sadya!

  • Kerala Prawns/Shrimp/Chemmeen/Konchu Fry

  • Bitter Gourd Fry (Paavakka/Kakarakaya/Karela Fry)

    Bitter gourd stir-fried with onion, thin coconut pieces, and spices. In Kerala, this dish is popular as Pavakka Mezhukkupuratti. This Bitter Gourd Fry / Karela Fry is a quick and healthy side dish that goes along with rice.

  • Instant Pot Indian Beef Curry

    An easy peasy Instant Pot Indian beef curry recipe, well flavored with spices. An authentic Kerala style beef curry pressure cooked in an Instant Pot. It goes well with chapati, parotta/paratha, pathiri (rice bread), any rice variants ( pulao, ghee rice, regular rice), appam (rice pancake) or any other Indian breads. This curry works out well […]

  • Instant Pot Indian Chicken Curry

    Chicken curry well flavored with spices and coconut milk. An easy and delicious Instant Pot Indian chicken curry recipe that you can quickly make even on a weekday. An authentic South Indian style chicken curry pressure cooked in an Instant Pot.

  • Kerala Style Prawns/Shrimp Curry with Roasted Coconut

    Varutharacha chemmeen/konchu curry – A spicy dish, made with roasted coconut and spices, flavored with cocum. It is a simple and quick Kerala style prawns/shrimp curry preparation. It goes well with pathiri, any sort of rice variants ( ghee rice, pulao, normal rice), chapathi, appam or any other Indian breads.

  • Kerala Netholi Fry (Anchovy Fry)

    Crispy and spicy Anchovy or Netholi or Kozhuva fry. Anchovies marinated with spices and then shallow fried. Anchovy is also called nethili or chooda or podimeen in different parts of Kerala. A quite easy and tasty appetizer.

  • Mushroom Masala Curry with Coconut (Indian Style) Recipe

    Mushroom cooked in spicy coconut gravy. An improvised version of Kerala theeyal preparation with mushrooms. This quick, delicious curry goes well with rice, chapathi, and any Indian breads.

  • Kerala chicken curry recipe with coconut milk (Nadan chicken curry)

    Chicken curry with semi thick gravy well flavored with spices and coconut milk. It’s an easy and delicious nadan kozhi curry recipe. This recipe is our house favorite one and an evolved recipe over the time. It goes well with pathiri, any sort of rice variants ( ghee rice, pulao), chapati, parotta/paratha, appam or any […]

  • Kerala Style Lady’s Finger / Okra / Bhindi Curry with spiced yogurt and coconut (Vendakka Kichadi)

    Lady’s finger fried and cooked in spicy coconut and yogurt based gravy. It’s an easy to prepare and a yummy side dish which goes well with rice. One of the must side dishes for Kerala Sadhya which is popular during festivals Onam and Vishu.

  • Kerala Egg Curry With Coconut Milk (Nadan Mutta Curry)

    Boiled eggs simmered in coconut milk with onion, ginger- garlic and spices. One of the easy and tasty side dish that you can prepare very quickly. Mostly served for breakfast with Appam(Rice and Coconut pancake) or Noolappam (String Hoppers) or Puttu (Rice Steamed Cake) or Roti.

  • Moong Bean / Green gram stir fry with coconut (Cherupayar Thoran – Kerala Style)

     Mung bean stir fry with coconut, garlic and green chilly. A relatively simple Kerala side dish – prepared together with rice/rice porridge/kanji for lunch. A comfort food and a very common dish at Kerala homes.

  • Kerala Style Mussels Fry (Kallumakkaya Varattiyathu)

    Mussels sauteed with ginger-garlic and spices. A spicy dish, and very common in Northern Kerala (Malabar). It can be served as an appetizer or as a side dish with rice. It tastes the best with coconut oil.

  • Kerala Ghee Rice (Ney Choru)

    Rice roasted and cooked with ghee and spices. Quick, easy and delicious Malabar style rice preparation. It goes well with spicy nonveg/veg curry.

  • Kerala Egg Roast (Nadan mutta roast)

    Boiled eggs cooked in spicy onion tomato masala gravy. One of the easy and tasty side dish that you can prepare very quickly. Mostly served for breakfast with Appam(Rice and Coconut pancake) or Noolappam or Puttu. Also tastes great with roti or any Indian bread.

  • Kerala Style Mutton Stew

    Mutton simmered in coconut milk with onion, ginger- garlic and spices. Appam with Mutton Stew is one of my favorite breakfast. Great combination with Idiyappam, puttu and bread also.