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Prawns/Shrimp Cooked with Grated Coconut (Chemmeen Peera)

Prawns Peera

Prawns peera is an authentic Kerala delicacy celebrating some of the ingredients the state is famous for – most notably lovely seafood, prawns in this instance. Mellow sweetness of grated coconut, and the subtle tanginess of pot tamarind (kudampuli), with the understated heat from green chillies brings out the best of prawns.

Oats Pancake with Dates & Almonds

Oats Pancake with Dates & Almonds

This is an easy, everyday pancake. It just takes 5 minutes to make the batter, and another 10-15 minutes to cook and serve them. Loaded with the sweetness of dates, and crunchiness of almonds, this pancake is going to win over your breakfast audience. They are sweet and moist that you can serve them without any syrup.

Kerala Fish Curry

Naadan mulakkita meen curry – This unique style of preparation involves slow cooking with pot tamarind (kudampuli), and keeping it aside for 4-5 hours to infuse the flavours. Sourness of the tamarind, and the mild heat from the chilli powder forms the character of this fish curry.

Kappa (Mushy Tapioca)

Mushy Tapioca (Cassava/Kappa)

Kappa / Cassava – Mustard seeds, curry leaves, crushed dry chillies, and garlic, fried in coconut oil and mixed with mushy tapioca with a seasoning of turmeric and salt. For me, that’s the gooey joy of food!

Egg Bhurji

Egg Bhurji

Egg bhurji, to me, is like an Indian version of scrambled eggs. It’s not that a traditional scrambled eggs is not sufficient. It’s just that we love our spices, and we love to show them off!

Raw Papaya Stir-Fry

Raw Papaya Stir-Fry

Freshly grated raw papaya, and freshly grated coconut form the heart and soul of this dish. These fresh ingredients are stir-fried in coconut oil with shallots, mustard seeds, curry leaves and garden-fresh green chillies with a pinch of turmeric to create this tasty, aromatic, and healthy stir fry.

Vangi Bath

Vangi Bath (Eggplant Rice)

Vangi Bath (Eggplant / Aubergine / Baigan Rice), is a popular rice-based delicacy from the Karnataka cuisine, where small pieces of aubergine is cooked with select spices (vangi bath masala), and mixed with rice making it a meal in itself.

Kerala Style Mutton Curry (Mutton/Lamb/Goat Curry)

Mutton Curry – Kerala Style

This mutton (lamb) recipe, slow-cooked in authentic Kerala style is mildly hot, and spicy, and has many great ingredients that God’s own country has to offer – great spices, coconut milk, and the signature coconut oil.

Chettinad Chicken Curry

Chettinad Chicken Curry

This recipe is from one of the most aromatic and spiciest cuisines of India – Chettinad! Chettinad cuisine, from the Chettinad region of the South Indian state Tamil Nadu, is known for it’s distinctly aromatic and spicy style. It has a lot of flavours going on, so finding the perfect blend of spices is the key.