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Kerala Recipes - The best of traditional cuisine from Kerala

A Comprehensive collection of Traditional Kerala Recipes - Naadan Vibhavangal
 
Vegetables
 
   
 
    Amaranthus (Cholai)        
    Thengapal Chertha Cheera Kari - Amaranthus and Coconut Milk Curry        
             
    Ashgourd (Petha)        
    Kumbalanga Olan - Ashgourd Curry with Cowpeas and Coconut Milk     Kumbalanga Pulisseri - Ashgourd Curry with Buttermilk  
             
    Aubergine (Baingan)        
    Vazhuthananga Thoran - Stir Fried Aubergine with Coconut        
             
    Bittergourd (Karela)        
    Injium Thairum Chertha Pavakka Kari - Bittergourd Curry with Ginger and Curd     Pavaka Varathathu - Deep Fried Bittergourd  
    Pavakka Kichadi - Bittergourd Curry with Curd and Coconut     Pavakka Pachadi - Sauteed Bittergourd Curry with Curd and Coconut  
    Pavakka Theeyal - Bittergourd Curry with Fried Coconut        
             
    Cabbage        
    Muttakoos Thoran - Stir Fried Cabbage with Coconut        
             
    Cauliflower        
    Cauliflower Mezhukkupuratti - Stir Fried Cauliflower        
             
    Colocasia (Arbi)        
    Chembu Mezhukkupuratti - Stir Fried Colocasia        
             
    Dal        
    Kadala Kari - Whole Bengal Gram Curry     Kootukari - Yam, Unripe Plantain and Bengal Gram Curry  
    Kumbalanga Olan - Ashgourd Curry with Cowpeas and Coconut Milk     Moloshyam - Spicy Pigeon Pea Curry with Vegetables  
    Pachakari Chertha Kadala Kari - Whole Bengal Gram Curry with Vegetables     Thenga Chertha Ulli Sambar - Shallot and Coconut Sambar  
    Thuvaraparippu Kari - Spicy Pigeon Pea Curry        
             
    Drumstick (Sajjan ki Phalli)        
    Muringakai Thoran - Stir Fried Drumsticks with Coconut     Muringakaya Mezhukkupuratti - Stir Fried Drumsticks  
    Muringakayum Mangayum Chertha Pachha Theeyal - Drumstick and Unripe Mango Curry with Coconut     Muringayila Kari - Drumstick Leaf Curry  
    Muringayila Thoran - Stir Fried Drumstick Leaves with Coconut        
             
    Jackfruit (Kathal)        
    Chakkakuru Thoran - Stir Fried Jackfruit Seeds with Coconut     Idichakka Thoran - Stir Fried Tender Jackfruit with Coconut  
    Thenga Chertha Chakkakuru Mezhukkupuratti - Stir Fried Jackfruit Seeds with Coconut        
             
    Mango        
    Mampazha Kalan - Sweet Mango Curry with Curd and Coconut     Mampazha Pachadi - Ripe Mango Curry with Coconut  
    Manga Pachadi - Unripe Mango Curry with Curd and Coconut        
             
    Mixed Vegetables        
    Avial - Mixed Vegetable Curry with Coconut and Curd     Moloshyam - Spicy Pigeon Pea Curry with Vegetables  
    Pachakari Chertha Kadala Kari - Whole Bengal Gram Curry with Vegetables     Pachakari Istoo - Mixed Vegetables Stew  
    Pazhavum Pachakariyum Chertha Pachadi - Fruit and Vegetable Curry with Curd and Coconut     Pulinkari - Sour Vegetable Curry  
    Thiruvathira Puzhukku - Vegetable Potage     Yogyarathna - Mixed Vegetable Curry with Coconut Milk  
             
    Plantain        
    Erisseri - Yam and Unripe Plantain Curry with Fried Coconut     Kaya Mezhukkupuratti - Stir Fried Unripe Plantain  
    Kootukari - Yam, Unripe Plantain and Bengal Gram Curry     Kudappan Thoran - Stir Fried Banana Flower with Coconut  
    Nenthrakkaya Kalan - Unripe Plantain Curry with Curd and Coconut        
             
    Potato        
    Istoo - Potato Stew     Thengayum Puliyum Chertha Podimas - Mashed Potato with Coconut and Tamarind  
    Urulakizhangu Kari - Spicy Potato Curry     Urulakizhangu Podimas - Spicy Mashed Potato  
    Urulakizhangu Mapas - Potato Curry with Coconut Milk        
             
    Pumpkin (Kaddu)        
    Mathanga Olan - Pumpkin Curry with Coconut Milk        
             
    Tapioca        
    Kappa Puzhukku - Tapioca Potage        
             
    Yam (Zimikand)        
    Erisseri - Yam and Unripe Plantain Curry with Fried Coconut     Kootukari - Yam, Unripe Plantain and Bengal Gram Curry  
             
 
Wheat
 
   
 
    Alisa - Chicken and Wheat Porridge     Porotta  
             
 
Basic Recipes
 
    Ada - Rice Flakes     Jaggery Syrup  
    Sambar Powder        
             
 
Chutney Powders and Fries
 
    Mulagu Kondattam - Dried Chilli Fries     Pavakka Kondattam - Dried Bittergourd Fries  
    Thenga Chammanthi Podi - Coconut Chutney Powder     Unakka Meen Chamanthi Podi - Sun dried Fish Chutney Powder with Coconut  
             
 
Chutneys
 
    Arachukalakki - Coconut Chutney     Chemmeenum Puliyum Chertha Chammanthi - Prawn and Tamarind Chutney  
    Chorukka Chertha Thenga Chammanthi - Coconut Chutney with Vinegar     Injithairu - Curd and Ginger Chutney  
    Injithairu - Curd and Ginger Chutney with Coconut     Pulinji - Tamarind and Ginger Chutney with Jaggery  
    Varutha Thenga Chammanthi - Browned Coconut Chutney     Vellichenna Chertha Inji Chammanthi - Ginger Chutney with Coconut Oil.  
             
 
Crab
 
    Njandu Kari - Crab Curry     Njandu Kari - 2 - Crab Curry  
    Njandu Thoran - Crab with Coconut     Varutharacha Njandu Kari - Crab Curry with Fried Coconut  
             
 
Eggs
 
    Tharavumutta Thoran - Scrambled Duck's Eggs with Coconut        
             
 
Fish
 
    Manga Chertha Mathi Kari - Sardine Curry with Unripe Mango     Meen / Chemmeen Moily - Seafood Moily  
    Meen / Chemmeen Moily 2 - Seafood Moily     Meen Istoo - Fish Stew  
    Meen Kuzhambu - Mashed Fish Curry with Coconut Milk     Meen Mapas - Fish Curry with Coconut Milk  
    Meen Peera - Shredded Fish with Coconut     Meen Pollichathu - Fish in Banana Leaves  
    Meen Pollichathu 2 - Fish in Banana Leaves     Meen Pollichathum Moily Charum - Moily with Fish Steamed in Banana Leaves  
    Meen Theeyal - Fish Curry with Shallots and Fried Coconut     Meen Varathathu - Fish Fry  
    Meen Varathathu 2 - Fish Fry     Meen Vevichathu - Spicy Fish Curry  
    Nadan Mathi Kari - Country Style Sardine Curry     Nadan Meen Kari - Country Style Fish Curry  
    Thenga Aracha Meen Kari - Fish Curry with Coconut     Thenga Chertha Meen Varathathu - Fried Fish with Coconut  
    Varutha Meen Palukari - Fried Fish with Coconut Milk     Vatticha Mathi Kari - Spicy Sardine Curry  
           
 
Fish Roe
 
    Meen Mutta Thoran        
             
 
Meat
 
    Beef        
    Mattirachi Peralen - Spicy Beef Curry     Thenga Chertha Mattirachi Mezhukkupuratti - Beef with Coconut  
             
    Brain        
    Thalachor Kari - Brain Curry        
             
    Liver        
    Attinkaral Kari - Liver Curry        
             
    Mutton        
    Attirachi Kari - Mutton Curry     Attirachi Peralen - Mutton Curry  
    Attirachi Thoran - Stir Fried Mince with Coconut     Thengapalum Thairum Chertha Attirachi Kari - Mutton Curry with Coconut Milk and Curd  
             
    Mutton / Beef        
    Irachi Chertha Kappa Puzhukku - Meat with Tapioca     Irachi Istoo - Meat Stew  
    Irachi Mapas - Meat Curry with Coconut Milk     Irachi Varutharachathu - Meat Cooked with Ground Coconut  
    Irachi Varathathu - Deep Fried Meat     Irachi Varatiathu - Meat Cooked with Chopped Coconut  
    Irachi Varatiathu 2 - Meat Cooked with Milk     Thenga Aracha Irachi Kari - Meat Curry with Coconut  
             
    Pork        
    Panniyirachi Kootan - Pork Curry     Panniyirachi Vindaloo - Pork Vindaloo  
             
 
Mussels
 
    Varutharacha Kallummekaya Kari - Mussel Curry with Fried Coconut        
             
 
Pickles
       
    Ada Manga - Sun Dried Mango Pickle     Chethumanga Kari - Chopped Mango Pickle  
    Eenthapazhavum Narangayum Chertha Achar - Date and Lime Pickle     Ennayillatha Manga Kari - Oil Free Mango Pickle  
    Irachi Achar - Meat Pickle     Kadumanga Kari - Oil Free Tender Mango Pickle  
    Kadumanga Kari 2 - Oil Free Tender Mango Pickle     Kallummekaya Achar - Mussel Pickle  
    Meen / Chemmeen Achar - Seafood Pickle     Naranga Kari - Lime Pickle  
    Nellika Kari - Amla Pickle     Pavakka Kari - Bittergourd Pickle  
    Uluvachertha Manga Kari - Mango Pickle with Fenugreek     Unakka Naranga Kari - Sun Dried Lime Pickle  
    Varutha Manga Kari - Mango Pickle     Veluthulliyum Chorukkayum Chertha Manga Kari - Mango Pickle with Garlic and Vinegar  
             
 
Poultry
 
    Chicken        
    Kasuandiparippum Thairum Chertha Kozhi Kari - Chicken Curry with Curd and Cashewnut     Kozhi Kootan - Chicken Curry without Coconut  
    Kozhi Peralan - Spicy Chicken Curry     Kozhi Varathathu - Chicken Fry  
    Kozhippidi - Anna Pathiri     Niracha Kozhi - Stuffed Chicken  
    Thengapal Chertha Varutha Kozhi Kari - Chicken Curry with Coconut Milk     Thengayum Kasuandiparippum Chertha Kozhi Kari - Chicken Curry with Coconut and Cashewnut  
             
 
Duck
 
    Thengapal Chertha Tharavu Kootan - Duck Curry with Coconut Milk     Varutharacha Tharavu Kari - Spicy Duck Curry  
             
 
Prawn
 
    Chemmeen Ada - Prawn Cutlets     Chemmeen Mapas - Prawn Curry with Coconut Milk  
    Chemmeen Ularthiyathu - Prawns with Potato and Coconut     Eruvum Madhuravum Ulla Chemmeen Varathathu - Sweet and Spicy Prawn Fry  
    Kasuandiparippu Chertha Chemmeen Kari - Prawn Curry with Cashewnuts     Meen / Chemmeen Moily - Seafood Moily  
    Meen / Chemmeen Moily 2 - Seafood Moily     Nadan Chemmeen Kari - Country Style Prawn Curry  
    Pachhathakkali Chertha Chemmeen Thoran - Mashed Prawns with Coconut and Green Tomatoes     Thengapalum Pachha Kappangayum Chertha Chemmeen Kari - Prawn Curry with Unripe Papaya and Coconut Milk  
             
 
Preserves
 
    Sharkkara Chertha Ada Manga - Sweet Mango Preserve        
             
 
Rice
 
    Appam - Rice Pancakes with Coconut Milk        
             
    Biryani        
    Irachi Biryani - Mutton Biryani with Coconut and Curd     Irachi Biryani 2 - Mutton Biryani with Egg  
    Meen Biryani - Fish Biryani        
             
    Cheerachoru - Rice with Amaranthus and Coconut     Cheriya Ulliyum Thengayum Chertha Pathiri - Unleavened Rice Bread with Shallots and Coconut  
    Idiappam - Rice String Hoppers     Ney Pathiri - Unleavened Rice Bread with Ghee  
    Neychhoru - Ghee Rice     Pathiri - Unleavened Rice Bread  
    Puttu - Steamed Rice with Coconut     Puzhungu Pathiri - Unleavened Rice Bread Stuffed with Fish  
    Thenga Chertha Pathiri - Unleavened Rice Bread with Coconut     Thengachoru - Coconut Rice  
             
 
Savouries
 
    Chena Upperi - Elephant Foot Yam chips     Kallummekaya Ada - Mussel Filled Pastry  
    Kallummekaya Nirachu Varuthathu - Deep Fried Stuffed Mussels     Kallummekaya Unda - Steamed Mussel Dumplings  
    Kallummekaya Varathathu - Deep Fried Spicy Mussels     Kaya Varuthathu - Plantain Chips  
    Kozhukkatta - Savoury Rice Dumplings with Coconut        
             
 
Squid
 
    Koonthal Varatiathu - Stir Fried Squid        
             
 
Sun Dried Seafood
 
    Unakka Meen Kari - Sun Dried Fish Curry     Unakka Meen Varathathu - Sun Dried Fish Fry  
             
 
Sweets
 
    Achappam - Rice Cookies with Coconut Milk     Ari Payasam - Red Rice Dessert  
    Chakkapazham Varatiathu - Jack fruit Halwa     Ellum Sharkarayum Chertha Aval Unda - Parched Rice Sweet with Sesame Seeds  
    Ettangadi - Dry Roasted Vegetables in Jaggery Syrup     Kadalaparippu Pathiri - Husked Bengal Gram Pathiri  
    Kadalaparippu Payasam - Bengal Gram Dessert     Kalthappam - Rice Cake with Jaggery  
    Kasuandiparippu Chertha Thenga Halva - Cashewnut and Coconut Halva     Kumbila Appam - Steamed Jackfruit Cones  
    Madakusan - Coconut Pancake     Madhura Kari - Rice Plantain and Rice Pudding  
    Madhura Kozhukkatta - Rice Dumplings with Coconut and Jaggery     Maduram Chertha Nenthrakaya - Unripe Plantain Dessert  
    Mampazham Chertha Rava Payasam - Semolina Dessert with Mango     Mutta Marichathu - Baked Eggs  
    Mutta Pathiri - Egg Pathiri     Muttamala - Garland of Eggs  
    Nenthrapazham Ada - Plantain and Rice Dessert in Banana Leaves     Nenthrapazham Chertha Thenga Halva - Plantain and Coconut Halva  
    Nenthrapazham Nirachathu - Coconut filled Plantain Fritters     Neypayasam - Rice and Ghee Dessert  
    Palada Pradhaman - Steamed Rice Flake Dessert     Pazha Pradhaman - Rice Plantain Dessert  
    Pazham Pori - Plantain Fritters     Pinjanathappam - Steamed Egg white Dessert  
    Sharkkara Upperi - Jaggery Coated Plantain Chips     Thari Kachiyathu - Semolina Pudding  
    Tharippola - Semolina Cake     Thenga Halva - Coconut Halva  
    Thengapal Chertha Ari Halva - Rice Halva with Coconut Milk     Unnakkaya - Coconut filled Plantain Fritters  
    Unniappam - Fried Banana and Rice Sweet     Valsan - Steamed Rice and Plantain Sweet