Vegetarian

Vegetarianism /ˈvɛdʒətɛəriənɪzəm/ is the practice of abstaining from the consumption of meat (red meat, poultry, seafood and the flesh of any other animal), and may also include abstention from by-products of animal slaughter. Vegetarianism can be adopted for different reasons.

Vegetarian

Parippu Pachakkaya Curry

Parippu Pachakkaya Curry is another nutritious delicacy which can be served along with Kerala meal. It is very easy to cook with very little ingredients and a traditional Kerala dish that combines raw banana and dal with spices and ground coconut. This is very popular in Malabar area. Truly mouth-watering!

Vegetarian

Payar Mezhukkupuratti

Payar Mezhukkupuratti is one of the side dishes that’s commonly served with South Indian lunch. This is a easy to make vegetarian stir fry in which any kind of veggies can be added. It can be either thoran or mezhukkupuratti. Only one kind of veggie is added or a combination […]

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Kerala Olan

Kerala Olan is a true Kerala dish made with red cowpeas (vanpayar), coconut milk and Ash Gourd (kumbalanga or winter melon) as the main ingredients. I love the texture of the cooked beans (vanpayar is most common in olan) and the mild spices in this dish and make it now […]

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Moru Kachiyathu

Moru kachiyathu or Moru Curry; Yet another recipe from Kerala Kitchen which is an integral part of Sadya. This Kerala style seasoned buttermilk curry is nothing but Buttermilk seasoned with Indian spices like ginger, garlic, green chilies, onions or shallots, curry leaves etc. Like most of the Sadya dishes, this […]

Starters & Snacks, Vegetarian

Kappa Puzhukku

Kappa Puzhukku or Kappa or Tapioca is a staple food, any Keralite would reach for.Grown easily in his soil, a Keralite never feels tired of trying out the various authentic dishes. Kappa puzhukku is one among them, where coconut and other spices blend along with the cooked tuber in a […]

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Pacha Manga Chammanthi

Pacha Manga Chammanthi (Roasted Dry Red Chilly & Raw Mango Chutney) or Green mango Chammanthi, also known as raw mango Chammanthi, is an Kerala Chammanthi prepared from unripe mangoes. Ripe mangoes are sweet and are not used for Chammanthi as they are eaten raw. Green unripe mangoes are hard and sour, and they […]

Vegetarian

Kootu Curry

Kootu curry or koottukari is a traditional Kerala curry and an important dish in a  Kerala sadhya (feast). Kootu means combination and as the name implies, it is a combination of different vegetables like ashgourd, yam, raw banana/plantain and lentils like chickpeas or split bengal gram. Like most of the […]

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Mambazha Pulissery

Puliserry is a popular Kerala Dish, it is generally made with a fruit, the most popular one being Mambazha Pulissery made out of ripe Mangos (Chandrakaran Mango). Mambazha Pulissery is an incredible authentic and royal dish of kerala, it has lovely blend of fruity, slightly sweet, spicy and tangly flavors. […]

Starters & Snacks, Vegetarian

Rasam

Rasam, chaaru, saaru or kabir is a South Indian soup, traditionally prepared using tamarind juice as a base, with the addition of tomato, chili pepper, pepper, cumin and other spices as seasonings. Steamed lentils can be added along with any preferred vegetables. Nowadays, all the seasonings required are combined and ground […]

Vegetarian

Idli

Idli /ɪdliː/) is a traditional breakfast in South Indian households. Idli is a savoury cake that is popular throughout India and neighbouring countries like Sri Lanka. The cakes are made by steaming a batter consisting of fermented black lentils (de-husked) and rice. The fermentation process breaks down the starches so […]