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

Weeknight Dinners – Curry In A Hurry With Sardines And Green Tomatoes

Canned Sardine Curry

Sardines – now here is a  fish that  makes  no apologies  about  being  one.  This  tiny flavorful fish, for  many, is   an  acquired  taste –  you  either  love  them  or  can’t  stand  them.  This   recipe  is  for  those  in the   first  category.   Once  you fall in love  with these  there is no going  back,   notRead more

Cilantro Lemon Chicken Skewers – #CookoutWeek

Cilantro Lemon Chicken Skewers

Here is  another  recipe   to  fire up that  grill for – Cilantro Lemon Chicken Skewers.  I love picnics  and  bbqs, but  would  there are  times  when I like  to spend  more  time  talking  to  friends or  doing  other fun things  than keeping   an  eye on the  grill .  I love  this   recipeRead 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