Archive for the ‘Kerala dishes’ Category

Initial preparations: Clean the fish and keep it aside. Mix the “for frying” ingredients in a bowl along with enough water to make it a smooth paste. Cover the fish with this masala, and keep it in refrigerator for 10-15 minutes. Chop onion, shallots, ginger, garlic, tomato, green chilly in   Read More ...

Avial Initial Preparations: Clean thoroughly and chop all the vegetables into medium sized pieces (lengthwise). Cut raw mango into thin slices and keep aside. Grind together the grated coconut, shallots, 2-3 curry leaves, 1 green chilly, turmeric powder and cumin powder. Steps: In a pan, put all the vegetables together   Read More ...

Initial Preparations: Clean and slice ivy gourd into thin round or lengthy pieces. Cut onion and garlic into thin fine pieces. Chop green chilly and ginger into small pieces. Steps: In a pan, heat oil and crackle mustard seeds. Add finely chopped onion with a little salt and saute well   Read More ...

Initial Preparations: Boil the eggs in a closed pan for 15-20 minutes Once boiled, peel the shell, make vertical slits (more than half portion) and keep aside. Slice onion and green chilly into thin pieces. Chop ginger, garlic and tomato and keep it aside. Steps: Heat oil in a pan,   Read More ...

Initial Preparations:  Add enough salt to water and make the solution ready. Fill the cooker or ‘puttukutti or puttumaker’ with enough water. Steps: Take the rice flour in a bowl, sprinkle the salt water solution little by little until it gets wet. To make it more soft, add a handful   Read More ...

Categories: Breakfast, Kerala dishes, Puttu

Initial Preparations: Clean and cut the chicken into medium sized pieces. Marinate the chicken pieces with marination ingredients and keep aside for an hour. Cut onion, ginger, garlic and green chilly into thin slices. Steps: Cook the marinated chicken with 1/2 cup of water until cooked. Heat oil in a   Read More ...

Initial Preparations: Wash, clean and slice bitter gourd into thin pieces. Chop the onion or shallots, ginger, garlic and green chilly. Make thin coconut chunks and keep it aside. Steps: Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds. Add chopped onion and when it becomes translucent, add ginger, garlic and   Read More ...

Initial Preparations: Clean the green moong and pressure cook it well along with water and salt , for about 4-5 whistles. Peel the raw banana and cut it into small square pieces. Slice shallots and garlic into fine pieces. Grind together grated coconut, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, cumin powder, garlic,   Read More ...

Initial Preparations: Wash, clean and shred palak into medium slices. Chop garlic and shallots into fine pieces. Coarsely grind grated coconut, garlic, turmeric powder, cumin powder, 1-2 curry leaves and green chilly and keep it aside. Steps: Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds. When it crackles, add dried   Read More ...

Initial Preparations: Prepare salt water with salt and warm water. Fill the cooker or puttu kudam with enough water. Peel and chop banana into medium sized pieces and keep aside. Steps: In a bowl, take rice powder. Sprinkle enough salt water into it, to make it wet. Keep on mixing   Read More ...

Categories: Kerala dishes, Vegetarian