Archive for the ‘Kerala dishes’ Category

 Initial Preparations: Clean, wash and keep bitter gourd pieces in water along with salt for half an hour. Chop bitter gourd and onion into thin small pieces. Steps: Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds. Add dried chillies and curry leaves. Add chopped onion with a little salt and   Read More ...

Initial Preparations: Wash and soak the raw rice for 5-6 hours. Grind together the soaked rice, grated coconut, cooked rice, 3-4 Tbsp of sugar and yeast to a fine paste. (We can use the same soaked water for grinding). Allow it to ferment for about 8-10 hours, preferably for a   Read More ...

Categories: Appam, Kerala dishes

                      Initial Preparations: For Poori: Prepare the salt water with enough warm water and salt. Pour the salt water in  to the wheat flour in a large bowl to form a soft dough. Keep aside for 10-15 minutes. (Don’t let   Read More ...

Initial Preparations: Peel and cut bananas into small pieces Make a fine paste with grated coconut, shallots, green chilly and cumin powder by adding a little water. Crush 1/4 tsp of mustard seeds and set aside.                   Steps: Cook the banana in   Read More ...

Categories: Banana, Kerala dishes

                    Items Included: Upperi Sarkaraperatty Parippu Pappadam Thayir Mulaku Pazham Sambar Theeyal Kumbalanga Moru Curry Avial Beans Carrot Thoran Pachadi Kichadi Inji Curry Mango Pickle Lime Pickle Broken Wheat Payasam Paalada Payasam  

Categories: Kerala dishes, Onam

Initial preparation Keep the puff sheet in room temperature for a few hours, we have used sunbullah puff pastry sheets. Clean the mutton, make sure it is boneless, cut it in to small pieces (say 1/2 inch approx.) Marinate the mutton pieces with 1/2 turmeric powder, salt and 1 tsp   Read More ...

  Tapioca Initial Preparations Peel off the outer skins of fresh tapioca, clean the white portion well and cut into lengthy pieces. If using frozen tapioca, just wash it well and keep aside. Steps: Boil enough amount of water in a vessel, and add the tapioca pieces along with enough   Read More ...

Initial Preparations: Boil water in a pan with enough salt. Grease the idly moulds with butter or ghee. Sprinkle grated coconut on each moulds. Make the steamer ready with enough water. Steps: Take the rice flour in a wide mouthed bowl. Pour the boiling water little by little and stir   Read More ...

Initial Preparations: Chop shallots and green chilly. Steps: Grind all ingredients in a mixer. Transfer it into a bowl and mix well by using hand. Enjoy it with dosa, idly or vada!!! Tips: If you would like to have the chutney as gravy, heat oil in a pan,  crackle mustard   Read More ...

 Initial Preparations: Boil water, add salt. In another pan, melt jaggery  with a little water and strained. Wash and clean the banana(plantain) leaves and set aside. Get the steamer or Idly cooker ready with enough water. Steps: To prepare dough, pour the boiling salt water little by little into the   Read More ...

Categories: Kerala dishes, Snacks