Category: Kerala Dishes

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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....

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Aviyal

      There is no sadya without aviyal. Aviyal is a mixture of vegetables, coconut, souring agents such as mangoes, tamarind extract or curd, seasoned with coconut oil and curry leaves. It is very healthy and nutritious since it contains...

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Green Apple Pickle

      When I read about Nithu Bala’s event and that the main ingredient to be used is fruit, the first thing that came to my mind is apple pickle. It was my cousin Biji who told me that we could...

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Sardine/Mathi Fry

      Sardines/ Chala/ Mathi is a fish familiar to every Keralite as it is cheap and almost always obtainable. I know many people in my place who would find it difficult to eat rice without at least a mathi fry...

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Mambazha Pulliseri

Ingredients Ripe Mango – 1, sliced (Naattu manga is preferred but I used the ones available here. You can either keep or peel off the skin. If you are using naattu manga, peel off its skin) Green chilies – 2...