Kozhukatta is a popular snack in Kerala. Rice dumplings are made with coconut & Jaggery/ Sugar filling. For Kerala Christians, it is a solemn tradition (Kozhukatta Perunnal), to make Kozhukatta on Palm Sunday just before the start of Holy week.
Naadan Chicken Curry with Thengakothu is an authentic traditional Kerala Chicken curry, made with Naadan chicken (local/ organic Chicken). The taste of the Chicken, the thengakoth, the spicy gravy; everything is heavenly and delicious!!
Tharavu Roast / Duck Roast is a special Kerala Christian fare made during special occasions and Kuttanad Tharavu Roast is just irresistible!! The juicy Duck is delicately cooked and roasted in a spicy Pepper rich gravy filled with mouthwatering flavours.
Kaya Ularthiyathu is a tasty veg. side dish for rice in Kerala. It is also known as Kaya Mezhukkupuratti and is cooked in different ways in different parts of Kerala. Kaya is roasted with chilly flakes and pepper in this recipe and goes well with rice.
Kallappam is a traditional breakfast among the Christians in Kerala. Known also as Vellayappam, this soft, tasty pancake is made with fermented rice and coconut batter. Initially, Toddy (kallu) was used to ferment, hence the name Kallappam.
Beef Ularthiyathu or Kerala Beef Fry is very popular in Kerala. The sumptuous spice coated meat pieces are fried, roasted in special aromatic spices together with Coconut strips. This special Beef fry is much in demand, in Thattukada and toddy shops as well.
Pazham Pori/ Ethakka Appam are a favorite snack of Keralites. The delicious golden Bananas are dipped in flour batter and deep fried in oil. Healthy versions with Wheat flour, Rice flour and Rava also prevails.
Kappa Vevichathu and Fish Curry is a favorite traditional Kerala meal and is the most satiating food among Keralites. With its high starch content, Kappa is not acclaimed for healthy diet, still, it is a well desired item in Kerala Menu.
Idiyappam (Noolappam/ Nool puttu/ String hoppers) is a popular south Indian breakfast dish. Depending on the region, combinations with Idiayappam change. Stew, egg roast, Kadala, nadan Chicken curry the choice is diverse.
Unda is the Malayalam word for spherical shape, and Unda and Chammanthi is a favourite snack in Kottayam- Pala regions. Made of Rice flour and coconut, unda are soft balls and tastes awesome with Spicy Red Chilly Chammanthi.