Archive for the ‘Kerala dishes’ Category

Initial Preparations: Wash the dal and keep aside Clean and chop all the vegetables and onion Steps: Cook the dal with turmeric powder, onion, green chilly, salt and enough water in low flame. When it is half cooked, add the chopped vegetables except tomato and ladies finger and cook it   Read More ...

Categories: Kerala dishes, Side dish

Initial Preparations: Grate beetroot and keep it aside. Make a fine paste with grated coconut, 2 small onions, cumin seeds (powder) and a little water. Chop remaining small onions and green chilly. Powder 1 tsp of mustard seeds and keep it aside. Steps: In a pan, cook the grated beetroot   Read More ...

Categories: Kerala dishes, Pachadi

Initial Preparations: Wash and clean the broken moong and keep it aside. Make ground paste with dessicated coconut, 2 small onions, turmeric and cumin powders by adding enough water. Cut small onions, green chillies and keep aside. Steps: Dry roast the cleaned moong and pressure cook it with green chillies,   Read More ...

Initial Preparations: Soak vanpayar (red cow peas) over the night and pressure cook it until it is well cooked. Cut the shallots into small pieces and crush ginger. Steps: Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds. Add sliced onions, salt and saute well until it is transparent. Add ginger,   Read More ...

Categories: Kerala dishes, Vegetarian

Initial preparations: Soak the red cow peas in water over the night or for at least 4-5 hours. Peel off pumpkin skin and cut it into medium sized square pieces. Grind together coconut with 2 -3 small onions, turmeric powder,  cumin powder along with a little amount of water. Slice   Read More ...

Initial Preparations: Peel the pumpkin and cut it into small thin pieces. Grind together coconut, 2-3 small onions with a little water to form smooth paste. Slice remaining small onions and green chilly into thin pieces. Powder a tablespoon of mustard seeds and keep it aside. Steps: In a pan,   Read More ...

 Initial Preparations: Clean the mutton and cut into medium sized pieces. Marinate it with pepper and salt for half an hour. Cut the shallots and onions into thin pieces and keep aside. Cut he tomato and green chilly into medium sized pieces. Chop the ginger and garlic into small pieces.   Read More ...

Initial Preparations: Peel and cut the banana into small pieces. Grind coconut along with garlic pods, green chilly, a little turmeric powder, cumin powder and some curry leaves.   Steps: Put the sliced banana in a pan with green chilly, a pinch of turmeric powder and salt. Add enough amount   Read More ...

Initial preparation Wash the Payar/Mungbeans. Grind together the coconut with green chilli , 1-2 curry leaves, garlic, turmeric and cumin powder and keep it aside (ground paste). Steps: Cook the Payar in a pressure cooker with 1-2 cups of water and salt, let it make 4-5 whistles. Heat oil a   Read More ...

Categories: Kerala dishes, Vegetarian

 Initial preparations: Clean the fish well and keep it aside, you may cut the fish in to medium sized pieces if required. Cut the raw mango into medium sized lengthy pieces. Cut small onion and green chilly. Cut ginger and garlic into small pieces. Get the powders and hot water   Read More ...