“Special Thenga hammanthi”, is indeed special, delicious and a favorite side dish for Kanji (Rice Porridge) in Kerala. The toasted coconut, red chilies and small onions, together with all other ingredients is a delicious accompaniment for Kanji.
Pressure cooked sardines are a simple recipe where sardines are pressure cooked in an onion tomato gravy with spices and vinegar to make it tangier. This is a variety dish for ardent Sardine lovers, different from the traditional sardine recipes.
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.
Kerala style Red Fish curry recipe has many variants. Kottayam Fish curry is a popular version. Kottayam style red fish curry is prepared in a spicy red chilly gravy with ground small onions, chili powder and tamarind (Kudampuli).
Kadai chicken is a famous Classic Indian dish, juicy chicken pieces cooked in a spicy rich gravy with succulent bell peppers. It is always cooked in the traditional Kadai (a must have in all Indian households) and hence the name.
Tender juicy chicken cooked in aromatic spices, Onion, ginger, garlic, red chilies, black pepper and roasted to perfection. It is a modified easy version of the traditional Thirummi Chicken roast and a knock out dish with rice or chappathis.