Chicken In Creamy Coconut Milk And Spices- Kerala Kozhy Ishtu

Kerala Style Chicken Stew - Ishtu

“I love love love this! No Kerala meal is  complete   without  Appam and  Stew !” N exclaimed.  I wanted  to  disagree,  but  her  excitement  was so genuine that I didn’t  have the  heart.    I can  count a few  other  Kerala meals  that  could  equal or  rival this, but  I get  it.  Lacy appams  and  creamyRead more

Tharavu Mappas – Duck Curry From Kuttanad

Tharavu Mappas - Duck Curry From Kuttanad

Tharavu Mappas is a  a traditional  duck curry  from the Kuttanad. Kuttanad is  the   waterlogged  region in the south Indian state of Kerala  where boats  and  canoes  were the  main mode of  transportation  until a  few  decades  back .  This  abundance of  water makes  it  an  ideal place for water intensive  farming. So there isRead more

Mathi Mulakittathu – Spicy Sardine Curry

Mathi Mulakittathu is a  traditional  Kerala  fish curry, made  with  sardines.   This   red  curry is  indeed  spicy  and  not  for the  faint  of  heart.   If you are  not a  fan  of  sardine  make  it  with other  small  fatty fish.   Since  this curry  is  hot and tangy it is  usually served  with a  neutral   starch –Read more

Varutharacha Sambar – Made With Fresh Roasted Coconut Spice Mix

Varutharacha Sambar

If you know  your  South Indian food, they you  are definitely familiar with sambar. Loosely speaking, it is  a  spicy and tangy  curry made  with vegetables and  lentils .  This is one description  that is  not  gong  to   sit  well  with Sambar  aficionados, and  I wont  argue  with them.  So I am  not  going  to Read more

Puliseeri – Yogurt Curry With Coconut

Pulisseri

Pulisseri or Pulissery  is  yogurt based  curry that  is  flavored  with  ground  coconut  and  a few  spices.  This  traditional Kerala dish is  made very often in  Kerala homes it  takes  very little  cooking  time and  umpteen  variations  are  possible. Unlike  many  other  curries, you don’t  need  to  rely on a  spice paste or  elaborate  cookingRead more

Nadan Meen Curry With Coconut Milk

Nadan Coconut Milk Fish Curry

This is  one of  the  most  common  fish  curries  made  in Kerala  homes.  Fresh caught fish ,  fresh coconut milk ,  green chilies  and  curry leaves  right  from the  backyard  or  fresh from the  market,  coconut  oil  and kokum ,   these are the  ingredients  that  make  this  dish  irresistible  to  sea food  lovers.  NotRead more