Mambazha Pulissery, made with ripe mangoes, coconut, yoghurt, green chillies, and spices, is a summertime curry from Kerala. This mild curry, deliciously sweet from the mangoes and lightly tangy from the yoghurt, is paired with rice for a perfect summer day lunch.
Vazhuthananga Udachathu is a delicacy from Kerala where brinjal (eggplant/aubergine) is roasted on a gas stove, the smoky flesh combined with roasted dry chillies, finely chopped shallots, tamarind, and salt, and held together by coconut oil.
Thalassery Style Sardine Fry
Thalassery style sardine fry involves slow-cooking the fish by frying in a base of grated coconut, rice flour, dry chillies, ginger, and curry leaves.
Small pieces of chicken slow-cooked in a blend of chilli powder, coriander powder, and a freshly-ground red chilli paste – that is chicken perattu for you.
Kerala Duck Pepper Roast
This Kerala duck pepper roast is the only recipe you will need for a laid-back weekend cooking. Small pieces of duck meat slow-cooked until they are coated with a reduced spice base with a kick of black pepper. Mouthwatering, isn’t it?
Kerala prawn curry
This Kerala prawn curry is a celebration of fresh, in season seafood. It’s tangy from the pot tamarind, creamy from the coconut milk, and mildly hot from the bird’s eye chillies.
Jackfruit Seeds Curry
This jackfruit seeds curry is made by cooking jackfruit seeds with raw mango pieces and dried prawns, with turmeric powder, chilli powder, and curry leaves. This flavourful curry is finished off with ground coconut and a garnish of fried shallots.
Pressure Cooker Mutton Biryani
This pressure cooker mutton biryani is an easy-to-cook version of the famed Malabar mutton biryani. Jeerakasala rice cooked with whole spices, soaking up the flavours of juicy mutton simmered with onions, spices, mint and coriander leaves – it is a union that you cannot refuse!
Egg Curry Kerala Style
This Egg Curry Kerala Style is packed with flavours – it has subtle sweetness from onions, creaminess from coconut milk, mild tanginess from tomato, and a hint of heat from chillies.
Mildly spiced Kerala mutton stew is made by simmering morsels of mutton and potato in coconut milk. Here is a simple, pressure-cooker version of this hearty delicacy.