Kaya Mezhukkupuratti is a simple and flavorful dish from Kerala prepared with raw banana. This stir fry goes well with rice. Kaya Mezhukkupuratti is a kerala style simple stir fry where the raw banana is blanched and then seasoned with coconut oil. Mezhukkupuratti can be made with many vegetables but the popular ones being Kaya(Raw Banana), Chena(Elephant Yam), Carrot, Achinga Payar(Long Kaya) etc. This is a nutritious dish that can be easily prepared at home. You can explore a well detailed recipe here.
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Kerala Beef fry or Beef Ularthiyathu is cooked in Nadan style is a unique delicious signature dish of the Christian community in general. You can usually spot the dry beef fry dish during Kerala festive gatherings and occasions. Street vendors in Kerala sell Parotta with Beef Fry which is a hot Thattukada dish both among young as well as old alike. Kerala Beef Fry can be served with both dosa and appams too. We have included a spicy Kerala Beef Fry dish for quick reference. Beef pieces are pressure cooked in a spicy masala and later fried or roasted with onion pieces and curry leaves. Our Kerala Beef fry recipe is well detailed in short simple sentences keeping new comers in mind. Enjoy our Beef Ularthiyathu cooked in Kerala style. The beef Ularthiyathu tastes better based on the beef cut, if the beef meat has fat then the beef fry tastes nice, if the meat is lean then there wont be much taste to the dish. The fat in the beef enhances the taste of the dry beef fry, also it reduces the use of less oil to make the beef Ularthiyathu. Try to use freshly ground garam masala, chilly powder and coriander powder. Also slow cooking the beef will bring a great taste to the dish rather than using the pressure cooker, but if the beef is not a tender cut then it will take a long to cook. Please make sure to cook the beef fry in low heat to get a nice black color.
This dish is named as Beef Dry Fry in Cochin area, in palakkad this is named as Chilly Beef. This is famous in Old Noorjahan restaurant in palakkad and also in fort palace. BDF is a very nice snack, especially for parties. Beef is cooked first as big pieces and cut thin slices and marinated with spices and corn flour and deep fried. Please check out the Chilli Beef video for clear instruction.
Beef Dry Fry should not be that spicy. It should be just medium spicy. The recipe has more chilly for spiceness since it is deep fried. The crushed chilly and the corn flour coating gives a special taste for the beef dry fry.
kallumakkaya roast is a spicy fried delicacy and is much favored in kerala.Mussels or kadukka is a good source of zinc and folic acid.It is so popular in malabar regions and there are several traditional recipes with kadukka/mussels.
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This is an exact recipe for egg kothu porotta which you can get in small shops in tamilnadu. I have been looking for this taste for a long time and was able to get the recipe talking to chefs in tamilnadu. Check out the video below the recipe direction. Muttai Parotta as it is called in Tamil Nadu is a dish based on a the Sri Lankan version, where it originated as Kothu Roti. It is made using paratha , eggs, some meat, and a spicy curry or gravy that are tossed together in a hot cast-iron griddle with sufficient oil. Kothu means ‘minced’ in Tamil where the small strips of soft and flaky parottas are coated with a medley of spices and salna (gravy) and pounded into a mince using the edge of a flat spatula. In most restaurants it is served with raita but you can savor the dish without any accompaniment. Its a meal on its own, very filling and full of flavor.
This is a super simple and tasty kothu porotta recipe made with left over mutton gravy. You can also use vegetable kuruma or chicken gravy. Kids will enjoy this kothu porotta. There are not many ingredients and time needed if you have the porotta and gravy.
Kerala thattukada chicken fry is a spicy chicken fry made with red chilly flakes. This kozhi porichathu is an easy to make kerala chicken fry with simple ingredients. The chicken fried in coconut oil and curry leaves really enhance the taste. Good old days, the chicken fry you get in thattukada was so tasty. Now a days you need to be lucky to get that kind of taste. So I was trying to recreate the taste and I believe this recipe could full fill the Kerala thattukada chicken fry taste. This Kerala Chicken Fry is so delicious with porotta and chapathi.
Try this Kerala chicken fry recipe to impress your family and friends. Please check out the video of this nadan kozhi porichathu below the recipe.
Village Style Beef Curry is an authentic and delicious non vegetarian curry dish in Indian Cuisine. The spicy aromatic gravy is worth the effort and really tempting. The tasty dish can be served with porotta, ghee rice and goes well with almost anything. Village Style Beef Curry is unique and interesting with cooked beef blended with a series of spicy aromatic naturally available ingredients. The gravy is thick, flavorful and delicious. Sauteing and slow roasting in a clay pot is what makes the dish special and delicious. Make sure that the beef pieces are cooked well, soft and succulent. Beef is nutritious, rich in protein and other vital ingredients required for the body. You can explore a well detailed recipe of the curry dish here that can be easily prepared at home.
Kerala Nadan Pork Roast is a traditionally prepared exotic dish where pork is slow roasted in its own belly fat. The dish is branded as a hot favorite in Thrissur region and no special occasions and functions miss out the dish. Kerala Nadan Pork Roast dish goes well with porotta, chappathi, almost anything. The meat is tender, juicy and soft on the inside while the outside is browned and crunchy. Slow roasting in mild heat encourages formation of a crispy crust on the outside which is awesome to behold. Care should be taken to cook pork for required time so it can be consumed safely. You can explore a well written tasty Pork Roast dish here that will definitely tempt you beyond words.
Mutton Chilly Fry is a tasty mutton preparation with chilly flakes. This is a very spicy and exotic dish that goes very well with rice or roti. The dish is unique and special with marinated mutton cooked with spicy aromatic ingredients. Mutton is nutritious, rich in protein and other vital ingredients required for body. You can explore a well detailed Mutton Chilly Fry here. Mutton lovers, do not miss the wonderful dish. Please check out the video also.
Adai Dosa is a delicious protein rich pancake from the South Indian cuisine. The adai recipe shared here is a basic recipe which is usually prepared. Each household has their own proportions and the types of lentils they use. Also the spices and seasonings added can vary from family to family. So there are many variations possible and various greens or veggies can be added in this to make it more healthy and nutritious. it is a healthy and protein packed dish which can be enjoyed for morning breakfast with coconut chutney. unlike the traditional dosa recipes which are thicker and prepared with rice and urad dal, adai dosa is thick and heavier with rice and combination of lentils with spices.