Category: Kerala Dishes

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Vazhakoombu – Vanpayar Thoran

  Ingredients Banana Bud/Vazha kooombu – 1 large Red Chori/van payar Cooked – 1.5 cup Grated Coconut – 3/4  cup Green chillies – 2-3 Garlic – 2 Curry leaves – 1-2 sprig Mustard – 1/2 tsp Dry red chillies –...

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Kalan – Kerala Sadya Special

     There are many different varieties of yoghurt based dishes in Kerala like moru curry(seasoned with ginger and garlic) , pulliseri and kalan. Some varieties of pulliseri  are made using fruits, namely mambazha pulliseri, pineapple pulliseri,  ripe plantain/ethapazham pulliseri etc....

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Olan – Kerala Sadya Special

    Olan is yet another inevitable dish of a Kerala sadya. Olan might be the only vegetarian dish prepared without adding any spice powders. Its coconut milk and green chilly that imparts a unique taste, aroma and flavor to an...

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Sambar – Sadhya Special

    Idli/ sambar breakfast combo, is a hot favorite of not only South Indians but also of people from other parts of India and even foreigners. My mother always made idli and chutney, sambar was made occasionally, mostly during festivals,...

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Baked Bitter Gourd/Pavakka And Okra/Vendakka

     Bitter gourd/pavakka is one of our favourite vegetables.  Back home we used to make theeyal, thoran, mezhukkupuratti, kichadi, vattal and deep fried pavakka chips with bitter gourd. We have already posted the recipe for  kichadi using bitter gourd here....