Tag: Kerala Sadya Recipe


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 […]

Cakes & Desserts

Ambalapuzha Paal Payasam

Prasadam is a food offering to the reighning deity of a temple. After the prasadam is offered during pooja, it is distributed among the devotees present, Every temple and the deity have their favourite prasadam. In Guruvyoor it is Palpayasam, guruvayoorppn’s faourite. In sabarimala it is Aravana payasam and Appam. […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

Cakes & Desserts

Semiya Payasam

Semiya Payasam a.k.a Vermicelli Payasam or Kheer is an easy payasam to make. In India and other states of the Indian Subcontinent, vermicelli is known by various local names such as, seviyan in Hindi, Urdu and Punjabi, vaLavaT/ shevaya in Marathi shemai in Bengali, sev in Gujarati, shavige in Kannada, sevalu […]


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, 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 […]


Kerala Sambar

Sambar or sambhar (Kannada: ಸಾಂಬಾ, Malayalam: സാമ്പാർ, Tamil சாம்பார் (சாம்பாறு in Sri Lanka), Telugu: సాంబారు), pronounced “saambaar”, is a dish common in southern India and Sri Lanka, made of dal (lentil)(usually red gram, also called toor dal) and vegetables in a spicy tamarind and dal flour soup base. Kerala Sambar […]



Pachadi (Telugu: పచ్చడి, Tamil: பச்சடி, Malayalam: പച്ചടി) refers to a traditional South Indian pickle used as side dish. Broadly translated, it refers to food which has been pounded. In Kerala and Tamil Nadu, pachadi is a side dish curry similar to the North Indian raita, and is made with yoghurt, […]