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Fish Molly – One of the favorite seafood dishes of Kerala, especially in Christian cuisines in eastern Kerala. Traditionally made with “perl spot fish” OR karimeen (കരിമീൻ), the fish that is known to be the “king or Kerala’s backwater fish industry”.  The recipe here in my kitchen is a variant of the traditional preparation and […]

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Crab Roast

On 19 February, 2018 By

For the Crab Lovers, it is one of the most delicious of all sea foods especially when it is cooked in spicy Kerala style masala. This South Kerala Style Crab Roast/ഞണ്ട് Roast preparation, the crab is cooked in gravy enriched with gamboge (കുടംപുളി) and Kerala spices. The natural sweetness infused along with the spicy masala brings out […]

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Challas

On 5 January, 2018 By

 

Challass (ചള്ളാസ്) is a typical side dish served for Cutlets in Kerala Cuisines. It is called with different names Challas /Sallas/Sarlas based on location and people. This is delicious and very easy to make side dish is also a perfect combination with Biriyani and also sometimes served as an alternative […]

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Okra Stir Fry

On 30 December, 2017 By

A tasty way to prepare mezhukkupuratti/ മെഴുക്കുപുരട്ടി (stir fry) with Okra/Ladies/ വെണ്ടയ്ക്ക finger. A common problem while doing this preparation is that the fry becomes mushy that is not preferred by any. Follow this step-by-step recipe to prepare okra stir fry in dry form.

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Crispy Fried Chicken

On 30 December, 2017 By

Here is our traditional Kerala version of crispy chicken fry, prepared with natural spices. You will find this way healthier and tastier than the western versions. Served with the semi-crispy onion and natural masala from the fry, this crispy fried chicken can be served as a side dish to go with […]

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Crispy Fish Fry

On 25 November, 2017 By

One of the most flavorful, crispy and delicious fish fry that I made, inspired by the crispy chicken fry I tried in an Indian restaurant over the weekend. You can use any kind of firm fish for this recipe while I used skin removed Sierra fish. Also I made it to medium fry though […]

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Taste of Gods Own Country

The cuisine of Kerala is linked in all its richness to the land’s history, geography & culture. It has a multitude of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes prepared using fish, poultry and meat, which differentiate Kerala from rest of the main land.

Festival Dishes

Festival time is the time to simulate taste buds! It has no limitation on geographical or religious. Here is my recipe collection on the festival dishes. It’s a few now, but I will make sure to improve on the collections soon …..

Healthy Diet Kitchen

A healthy living starts from the Kitchen… For my kitchen I try to make my recipes suitable for a better diet way of eating, unless otherwise noted.

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