Tharavu Mappas is a traditional duck curry from the Kuttanad. It is a fragrant, rich dish in which pieces of duck are cooked in a sauce of coconut milk and spices. For many this is a must-have dish on the Christmas dinner menu. Kuttanad is the waterlogged region in the south Indian state of Kerala where boats and canoes were the main mode of transportation up …
This is a spicy fish curry made with fresh sardines. There is red chili powder , green chilies and add to that black pepper. Cut back on the spices if
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Sambar is a spicy and tangy South Indian dish made with lentils and vegetables. This version of sambar is popular in Kerala and is usually made for special occasion meals like sadya. The mix of lentils and vegetables make it very nutritious and when paired with rice it becomes a complete meal.
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 cooking …
A delicious egg curry that takes no time at all to cook . The eggs are poached in a coconut based curry. This curry needs only a few fresh spices to make is flavorful. Perfect for dinner or a quick breakfast or snack.
This is a delicious fish curry to make. Slices of fresh fish are simmered in spiced coconut milk sauce. It is flavored with kudampuli or kerala kokum for a mild sourness and chilies for heat , while the creamy coconut milk binds it all together. This dish is usually mad e with bone in fish making the curry thick and flavorful.
Chole or Chana Masala is a popular North India dish made with chickpeas/ Garbanzo Beans. Chickpeas are a good source of lean protein. Garbano beans and flour is used in soups, stews , curries , breads and deserts. It is perfect to be scooped up with any bread or served over rice. This dish is …
This is the a popular mix vegetable curry from South India. A variety of vegetables are cooked with whole/powdered garam masala in a rich creamy gravy. It is an easy one pan dish that goes well with mildly spiced rice preparations or any flat bread.
Olan is a very traditional kerala dish. It is mild and an integral of Sadya where very many varied curries are served with rice. It is almost like a palate cleanser helping you to transition and savor each dish .