Initial Preparations: Clean the prawns well and keep aside. Grind together grated coconut, shallots, ginger, turmeric powder and red chilly powder into a fine paste by adding enough water. Clean and cut mango into medium pieces.  Steps: Pour the ground paste with enough water into a pan and heat it.   Read More ...

Categories: Curries, Non Vegetarian, Prawns

Initial Preparations: Clean and separate the cauliflower into florets.Put it in a pan containing hot water mixed with salt and 1/4 tsp turmeric powder. Keep aside for 20-25 minutes. Chop onion, tomato, ginger and garlic into thin pieces. Steps: Heat oil in a pan. Add fennel seeds. When it starts   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

Initial preparations Clean the chicken and cut in to small cubes Crush the ginger and garlic. Cut the chillies to lengthy pieces. Marinate the chicken pieces with the marination ingredients and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. Steps Heat oil in a pan, add the curry leaves and chillies. Turn to medium flame and   Read More ...

Categories: Chicken, Non Vegetarian

Initial Preparations: Clean and cut the fishes into desired size. Chop onion, ginger, garlic, green chilly and tomato into thin pieces. In a bowl, make a paste with turmeric powder, chilly powder, salt, pepper powder, lemon juice, a few curry leaves, ginger and garlic. Steps: Marinate the fish pieces with   Read More ...

Categories: Fish, Non Vegetarian

Initial preparation: Pidi: Boil water in a pan with enough salt and ghee. Boil water in a steamer. Mutton Curry Marinate mutton with salt, pepper and turmeric powder (for around 20 minutes). Chop onion, garlic, ginger, green chilly and tomato. Peel off the potato. Steps For Pidi: Once the water   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 ...