Mrs K.M Mathew Mrs K M Mathew Recipes • Cookery Videos • Popular Kerala Style Recipe • Food Channel • Onmanorama en Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:12:00 GMT Chakkakkuru manga curry This is a delicious summer recipe to be tried when jackfruits and mangoes throng the gardens of locales. Tue, 09 Apr 2019 03:31:05 GMT Chakka avial During the season where chakka or jackfruit is available aplenty, think up of unique ways to cook this wonderful fruit. The traditional avial becomes all the more delicious when cooked with jackfruit and mangoes. You'll agree if you try this! Tue, 09 Apr 2019 03:32:52 GMT Kaniyappam Kaniyappam is a special dish which has a prominent place while preparing the Vishu kani (offerings for Lord Krishna) in the Malabar areas. Here is the recipe of the soft and delicious kaniyappam. Mon, 08 Apr 2019 05:28:28 GMT Olan Olan is that perfect concoction of vegetable in coconut milk broth that has been a known flavour in Kerala, and is a regular at all the feasts. Tue, 09 Apr 2019 03:29:13 GMT Sharkkaravaratti There's no doing away with this sweet banana chips coated with jaggery and mild spices. It's not as difficult to make as you think, if you follow our instructions closely! Tue, 09 Apr 2019 03:29:34 GMT Chakka pradhaman: Give a jackfruit twist to the classic sarkkara payasam Give a yummy makeover to your Vishu sadya payasam by giving it a jackfruit twist. Ditch palada and go for sliced jackfruit arils to make the jaggery payasam and surprise your guests. Tue, 09 Apr 2019 03:30:49 GMT Rasam Spiced with a variety of condiments, the rasam is a burst of flavours. It is paired with hot steaming rice and a few pappadams during the traditional feast. Tue, 09 Apr 2019 03:29:43 GMT Parippu This authentic curried lentils recipe from Kerala is one of the first things to greet you in a sadya. Mild and seasoned, it gives a great to start to the feast. Tue, 09 Apr 2019 03:29:20 GMT Kalan One cannot just get over this thickened sour creamy dish that is a 'sadya' specialty in Kerala. Make the most of it while the local markets are replete with bananas and mangoes. Tue, 09 Apr 2019 03:29:51 GMT Ada pradhaman The search for Kerala's soul food begins with the delicious payasams and pradhamans. The ada pradhaman is a sweet treat of coconut milk, jaggery and rice ada. Tue, 09 Apr 2019 03:30:07 GMT Chakka ada - Jackfruit dumplings with the goodness of bay leaves Ila ada has always been an after-school snack across generations. The seasonal variant, jackfruit ada also enjoys a good fanbase. You can easily enhance the taste of this wonder food by simply replacing the plantain leaf covering with bay leaves. Ada that is made using bay leaf or vayana ila have many names across the states. Theraliyappam and Poocha puzhungiyath are some of those. Steaming with bay leaves gives it a distinct flavour, which will make you grab a handful for sure. Tue, 07 May 2019 04:57:50 GMT Special mango pickle A simple recipe for a delectable pickle! Tue, 09 Apr 2019 03:30:15 GMT Baked fish A perfectly baked fish makes for a simple and quick dinner and this recipe is hands-down our favourite. Turn on your oven and bake the fish until tender. It's easy to make and delicious to taste. Fri, 11 Jan 2019 07:20:33 GMT Mango, bitter gourd and coconut salad Mango pavakka peera salad aka Mango, bitter gourd and coconut salad is a perfect side dish for meals and also goes well with boiled tapioca. Though not a spicy dish, the flavour of mango and bitter gourd make it special for a sumptuous treat. Here is the recipe to try this New Year: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 08:38:14 GMT Spinach fry Spinach is a more versatile ingredient than you may think. Mix it with rice, pasta, or even eggs and you have a flavourful preparation. This recipe uses this super healthy leafy vegetable to create a crispy and spicy side dish. It can be served with rice or porridge. Fri, 11 Jan 2019 09:00:45 GMT Meat pattichu varathathu No festivities are complete without a main meat dish. This pattichu varathathu is cooked in classic Kerala style and uses a punchy combination of spices to give you a mouth-watering preparation. Wed, 26 Dec 2018 04:58:08 GMT Chicken roast with sauces This dish can be the star of your Christmas feast with its unique combination of flavours. Coated with gravy, sauces, and syrup, this roasted chicken is nothing like the ones you tried before. Put your guests in a gastronomical frenzy with this preparation! Fri, 11 Jan 2019 06:58:14 GMT Christmas pudding in cooker Give your guests a break from cakes with this unique Christmas pudding. With dates and caramelised sugar, this dessert is packed with flavours to add to the festive season. Fri, 11 Jan 2019 09:25:32 GMT Easy homemade pineapple wine The Christmas and New Year celebrations are made extra special by toasting wine to each other's health and happiness. Pineapple wine has the natural colour and sweetness of the fruit. This would make the perfect drink for the festive occasion. Sat, 19 Jan 2019 07:09:43 GMT Mushroom rice Mushroom rice is very creamy and packed with flavour. This is undoubtedly an easy way of dishing up some tasty rice for a quick lunch or dinner. One of the finest meal ever, try to make this at your home this Christmas. Read in Malayalam Fri, 11 Jan 2019 11:02:46 GMT Fried yam salad Bring out the best of your meal spread this Christmas with this unique salad recipe. Fried yam salad gives you that extra crunch and is full of flavours. Try this simple recipe that can be served with both rice and chapati. Read in Malayalam Wed, 26 Dec 2018 06:11:36 GMT Vattalmulaku chammanthi Spicy chutney not only excites our taste buds but also the sweet memories of hot lunch packed in banana leaf, to school. The delicious aroma of rice, chutney, pickle, and mezhukkupuratti (vegetables fried in coconut oil) wafting from the banana leaf packet would fill the mouth with water. Here is a traditional recipe of roasted dried chilli chutney. Wed, 26 Dec 2018 06:46:08 GMT Chicken piralan - A sadya special from Malabar Finalising a menu for that special day around the corner? If you are game, go for a non-veg Malabari sadhya with this spicy chicken piralan. For Northern Keraliites, no feast would be complete without a piece of some spicy non veg dish on the platter. Here's the recipe to give that Malabari touch to your special day too. Wed, 26 Dec 2018 09:07:40 GMT Pavakka varathathu Missing the crunch factor in your lunch? Go for this super easy bitter gourd fry that would immediately blend in with your lunch dishes and become indispensable! Wed, 26 Dec 2018 08:56:16 GMT Coconut rice Basmati cooked in coconut milk, which gives it a unique buttery flavour! Fri, 11 Jan 2019 11:03:41 GMT Spicy chicken roast – it's red, hot and tangy It's a fry and it's a curry, it's spicy and it's sour, and it's the one dish that could tell the guests about your mastery over multiple styles and tastes. The chicken, fried and cooked with multiple layers of sauces and spices, will go well with any Indian bread or rice variety. Fri, 11 Jan 2019 11:04:37 GMT Paal Ada Pradhaman Pradhaman, especially Pal Ada Pradhaman, is the sweetest ending to a sumptuous Kerala Sadya! This will have you asking for more and more and more! Thu, 27 Dec 2018 04:28:30 GMT Pumpkin erissery The light sweetness of the pumpkins merging with the heat of the chilli flakes—the easiest variant of the erissery—absolutely delicious! Thu, 27 Dec 2018 05:13:51 GMT Paal kanji – protein-rich gruel with the goodness of milk Paal kanji or milk porridge is the ultimate porridge. In the past, warriors and bodybuilders took paal kanji' in Kerala, especially in Valluvanadu areas. Men of rich families also took occasional paal kanji meals to build body mass and boost energy. Made with three types of milk, the rich gruel is a good source of calcium, which will increase your bone strength. It is a great source of protein also. Wed, 02 Jan 2019 06:03:21 GMT Thottavadi kanji – mimosa pudica porridge to cure monsoon ailments Unlike it's cocktail namesake, sipping this mimosa porridge won't give you any hangovers. Instead, it can instantly boost your energy and lift your mood. Made with the paste of touch-me-not or mimosa pudica plant, the thottavadi kanji is a healthy concoction to be served on a rain drenched evening. Wed, 02 Jan 2019 06:30:18 GMT Uluvakkanji – an easy marunnu kanji using fenugreek Fenugreek or methi has been widely used in the monsoon diet by Indians traditionally, owing to its effects in soothing stomach ailments that come with the showers. Fenugreek helps control cholesterol and lower inflammation. Grab a bowl of steaming fenugreek porridge - uluvakkanji – this monsoon to keep your tummy healthy and happy. Fri, 11 Jan 2019 11:32:02 GMT Ramadan special red mutton curry The red mutton curry in savoury gravy, thick and flavourful, can be relished with Kerala's own Appam and idiappam, or with rotis and rice. Wed, 02 Jan 2019 09:48:19 GMT Achappam - Sweet and crunchy rose cookies from Kerala These stunning rose cookies are for those who would love to sample an authentic Kerala teatime snack! Click here for more Kerala recipes Fri, 11 Jan 2019 11:34:19 GMT Mouthwatering Kerala fish molee to serve with crispy palappam A rage among seafood lovers in Kerala, the fish molee is where fish is cooked with oodles of coconut milk and native spices. Sat, 12 Jan 2019 04:06:19 GMT Avalosunda Sweetened moist balls of roasted rice flour remind you of your grandmother’s larder! Fri, 22 Feb 2019 09:59:04 GMT Ramadan special mutton chops Who needs to go outside in search of the crunchy chops when you can make it right at home? Enjoy the fun experience of making this easy snack, or even turn them to starters! Wed, 02 Jan 2019 09:46:28 GMT Ramdan special mutton chops Sumptuous, stupendously simple mutton chops! Sat, 12 Jan 2019 04:34:32 GMT Ramdan special mutton red curry Served hot, hot, hot this mutton red curry has a beautiful red colour courtesy of ripe tomatoes and red chilli powder! Wed, 02 Jan 2019 08:21:37 GMT Ramadan Special Mutton Kurma Succulent and savoury mutton pieces in spicy, thick gravy makes for a delicious dish that everyone would take to! It can be eaten as a side for breads or rice, or used as a masala to flavour your biriyani. Sat, 12 Jan 2019 04:36:33 GMT Mutton kurma Succulent and savoury mutton pieces in spicy, thick gravy makes for a delicious dish that everyone would take to! It can be eaten as a side for breads or rice, or used as a masala to flavour your biriyani. Sat, 12 Jan 2019 04:53:49 GMT Aromatic parippu payasam Sat, 12 Jan 2019 05:42:21 GMT Pressure cooker rice payasam If you thought making payasam was an elaborate job, then get ready to be contradicted! This payasam is the simplest and the easiest to make, and is just as delicious as well. Mon, 07 Jan 2019 04:23:16 GMT Varatharacha sambar Tired of the same old sambar? Try the sambar that the northern Keralites prefer, with added dry-fried scraped coconut. Mon, 07 Jan 2019 04:47:21 GMT Karikku payasam What immeasurably happy feeling the tender coconut brings! So include a bit of it in your celebrations with this unique karikku payasam. Mon, 07 Jan 2019 05:06:51 GMT Idichakka thoran Jackfruit is sure the rage during the summers in Kerala, but have you tried the tender jackfruit stir-fry? Its soft innards are perfectly cooked and then sauteed with coconut and other condiments to perfect the savouriness. Mon, 07 Jan 2019 05:21:32 GMT Melt in the golden hues of Unniyappam Fried sweet balls made from a batter of mashed over ripe bananas and rice flour! Mon, 07 Jan 2019 05:36:13 GMT Jackfruit puratiyathu (chakka puratiyathu) Chakka purattiyathu is a one of a kind preparation; it is slightly spicy and hot, with the sweet of the jackfruit seeping into your tastebuds! Savour it with some saucy mango pickle or fish sauce on the sides, for a scrumptious treat. Mon, 07 Jan 2019 06:01:10 GMT Chakkakkuru olarthu / Mezhukkupuratti Jackfruit seeds are delicious. Period. But not many know of this; a zesty stir fry made with these is just the dish that has all the local flavours, and tastes out of this world. Mon, 07 Jan 2019 06:17:58 GMT Cherupayar vilayichathu Sweetened green gram tossed with coconut and sugar, this delicious dish can stand on its own as well as accompany a main dish with elan. Mon, 07 Jan 2019 06:54:02 GMT Pineapple pudding- an eggless dessert idea for Easter With the onset of harvest season, pineapples are something you can find in every nearby grocery and fruit stores. This sweet and piny fruit could be transformed into a jiggly pudding with some easy steps. Try out this eggless pineapple pudding recipe from Onmanorama to wrap up your Easter feast in style. Mon, 07 Jan 2019 07:16:42 GMT Prawns batter fry - a crispy treat for your Easter feast Follow this this easy prawns batter fry recipe to make the crunchiest starter for your Easter feast. Coated in a light and crispy batter, they are loaded with the goodness of soft, succulent prawns inside. Be the ace chef your family would adore, serve the hot prawns batter fry along with Thai chilli sauce or mayonnaise dip. Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:33:42 GMT Easter pulichappam- the ultimate soft and fluffy Kerala hoppers When it comes to food, Easter is the festival of breads, crepes and rice hoppers that's served paired with spicy non veg curries. If you believe that it is high time to try something new other than the same old easy palappam, then try out this super-fluffy pulicha appam recipe inspired from the versions Ammachis in Kottayam and nearby areas used to make for their beloved grandchildren during the festival feast. Sat, 12 Jan 2019 06:05:34 GMT Vegetable Stew Vegetables cooked with a few spices in coconut milk makes for a medley in the mouth; this vegetable stew merges well with the pancakes and rice string hoppers in Kerala and makes for an exquisite breakfast. Thu, 20 Dec 2018 08:21:03 GMT Tomato curry with Malabar tamarind A tomato curry is seldom made with Malabar tamarind, which is an irreplaceable ingredient in seafood. Get the drift? Try out this wonderful vegetarian dish that hoodwinks you to feel you're tasting Kerala's delectable seafood curries. Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:52:58 GMT Vegetable kurma A lush, rich and creamy vegetable kurma that will give you nothing less than a sophisticated gourmet experience. Mon, 07 Jan 2019 09:21:39 GMT Koorkka olarthu Thie chinese potato, locally known as koorkka is the heart and soul of Kerala cooking. With its unique flavour, this tuber makes for a great side dish as stir fry. Mon, 07 Jan 2019 09:45:27 GMT Vegetable olarthu The easiest vegetable stir fry, all it'll take you is half an hour to make this dish. Spiced minimally, the dish brings out the actual flavours of the veggies. Mon, 07 Jan 2019 10:02:11 GMT Vendakka vindaloo A Goan delicacy, the vindaloo, it always stuns a first-timer with its 'achari' flavour, so well soaked up by the okra. A wonderfully spiced curry, the okra vindaloo is a delight on the dining table. Mon, 07 Jan 2019 10:22:32 GMT Vendakka kichadi A cooling, neutralising side dish that sits quietly on your table, the okra kichadi steals all admiration when had alongside the spicier curries. Mon, 07 Jan 2019 10:41:29 GMT Chena varathathu Yam sliced in square pieces, spiced and fried the way coastal Kerala cooks fish. This is not only a lent season favourite, but also an apt dish to be served during the rains. Fri, 21 Dec 2018 11:52:54 GMT Vellayappam Soft, round Vellayappams, replete with the mild yet irresistible coconut flavour make perfect breakfast options. Pair them up with a stew and your day is made! Sat, 12 Jan 2019 06:29:38 GMT Idiyappam Try to resist these amazing rice string hoppers that are readily served from the quaint kitchens of Kerala. You would lose terribly! Mon, 24 Dec 2018 07:17:20 GMT Kathirikka theeyal Theeyal has a unique quality; it's spicy, sweet and savoury all at the same time. The heated chillies wrestling for an upper hand with the crunchy roasted coconut, and finally lending the vegetables that amazing flavour hand in hand! Mon, 07 Jan 2019 11:06:35 GMT Tapioca bonda It's nothing like you imagine; see those unassuming balls there? Those are mashed tapioca balls hide a spicy stuffing inside, one bite of which will land you in seventh heaven! Mon, 07 Jan 2019 11:55:38 GMT How to make garlic bread with just 3 ingredients Be it pasta or baked fish, some hot and buttery garlic bread is the perfect thing to serve them with for dinner. Here is an easy 3-ingredient garlic bread recipe. Wed, 09 Jan 2019 07:06:04 GMT Beef pattichu varathathu Mashed beef mixed with heady spices cooked with potatoes, this is an excellent beef recipe, an ideal lunch solution on special occasions. Mon, 24 Dec 2018 10:15:23 GMT Egg curry A simple and mouth-watering recipe for curried, hard-boiled eggs! This curry is a great accompaniment with hot appams or chapathis. Sat, 12 Jan 2019 07:01:07 GMT Chemba puttu Yes, we know the charm of puttu! And there are so many variants to it; the red rice puttu here is just as tasty and soft, and more nutritious. Wed, 09 Jan 2019 07:29:02 GMT Semiya payasam A 'hot' favourite among the more simple versions of the payasam, the vermicelli or semiya payasam is a sure winner during special occasions Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:26:34 GMT Beet-orange salad – red gold flames in a bowl This is how you go green with a crimson red and flaming orange dish. The heroes of the dish are beetroot cubes, peeled orange and fresh spinach leaves. Dressed up with orange juice, balsamic vinegar and olive oil and pampered with salt, pepper powder, caramelized walnuts, and goat cheese, you could pass this salad could around the table with confidence. Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:49:44 GMT Avoli nirachathu, aka stuffed pomfret fried with a twist This deep fried pomfret, marinated with a spicy masala and stuffed with a mix that gives a hint of sweetness, is the perfect accompaniment for any kind of bread. This fried-to-perfect single-boned seawater fish dish can also be served as a starter. Sat, 22 Dec 2018 04:33:45 GMT Palappam Slightly sweet, fluffy in the middle with a crunchy border, these pancakes are served for breakfast in Kerala. Fri, 21 Dec 2018 04:00:16 GMT Chicken stew Soft and well cooked chicken dipped in mild spices and lots of coconut milk; it is the perfect combination with the authentic Kerala breads. Wed, 09 Jan 2019 09:24:32 GMT Ethakka appam 'When it rains, snack well' is our motto! And clearly the homemade ethakka appam endorses the idea. Crispy fried bananas with piping hot tea is how we recommend it. Wed, 09 Jan 2019 09:50:18 GMT Puttu olarthu Love puttu? Then this is a must-try. The steamed goodie becomes all the more ravishing with an added seasoning in ghee. Sat, 12 Jan 2019 07:15:01 GMT Tiger prawns masala fry A great way to cook Tiger prawns, this is easy and fried to perfection. A spicy filling renders it the heady flavour, a sure shot hit among seafood lovers! Wed, 09 Jan 2019 10:42:28 GMT Pork vindaloo The pork Vindaloo, popular in Goan, Coorgi as well as in Kerala Christian cooking, is a lusciously spicy dish. Wed, 09 Jan 2019 10:20:37 GMT Ghee Rice The simplest, yet toothsome ghee rice, that doubles the flavour of everything else that you have with it. Wed, 09 Jan 2019 11:10:50 GMT Soft upma Upma is the easiest dish that is most often not prepared well. Hence the unpopularity of this wonderful breakfast item. Try this recipe that gives you dewy soft upma that would be a sure success with the children! Wed, 09 Jan 2019 11:30:12 GMT Prawns peera An unimaginably easy recipe for such great taste! Keeping up with Kerala's excellent seafood tradition, this special dish, where prawns is cooked with grated coconut and other spices is just the treat you'd want to make at home. Wed, 09 Jan 2019 11:49:19 GMT Thayir Sadam Thayir sadam is soul food. The kind of preparation that one can have any given day, for it's nutritional, tasty and easy to make. With added seasoning, this preparation is just the right thing for Indian summers Tue, 02 Apr 2019 05:56:31 GMT Aval Vilayichathu A Kerala favourite, aval vilayichathu is more of a teatime snack than a dessert. Puffed rice infused with jaggery, grated coconut and cardamom evokes nostalgia! Thu, 10 Jan 2019 04:41:51 GMT Mango pachadi This cracker dish is easy as a wink, and makes for an addictive combo of mango, coconut milk and shallots. A vehemently Keralite dish with coconut oil and mustard seeds for seasoning, this deliciousness adds a punch to the traditional feasts. Fri, 11 Jan 2019 04:25:47 GMT Ulli sambar If you already love sambar, this variation, with abundant shallots would be reaching the pinnacle of gastronomic delight! Pair it up with any mixed rice or even plain rice to relish this flavourful curry. Fri, 11 Jan 2019 04:51:14 GMT Inji curry There's always some space on the plantain leaf for the inji curry—the hot, tangy and slightly sweet pickle that complements all the other dishes for the sadya. Thu, 10 Jan 2019 05:04:34 GMT Sambar How can one miss out on the flavoursome sambar that is a sadya staple? Made with vegetables, lentils and a specially powdered masala, this is a lush treat that's loved by the young and old alike. Thu, 10 Jan 2019 05:22:52 GMT Avial The star dish of every Kerala sadya, the avial can be made with different vegetables. Now, whatever vegetables you choose, the ground coconut with spices and the final drizzling of the coconut oil over the avial makes it impossible for you to get this wonder dish out of your mind. Thu, 10 Jan 2019 05:40:57 GMT Parippu Payasam Parippu payasam, drenched in coconut milk and jaggery, beckons many an occasion in the land of Kerala. Thu, 10 Jan 2019 05:59:04 GMT Vermicelli Payasam Vermicelli, milk, cashewnuts and raisins come together in no time at all to make a comforting and hearty dessert. Mon, 24 Dec 2018 05:17:38 GMT Easy lemon pickle Here's the easiest lemon pickle you can make right at home; all you need is wild craving, lemons and a beautiful jar, but let's keep that optional. Thu, 10 Jan 2019 06:31:12 GMT Easy potato curry It is the perfect accompaniment to all Indian breads, especially for breakfast—subtly flavoured, with little added masala, it stands on very few flavours that lend a fresh, unparallelled taste to the potato curry. Thu, 10 Jan 2019 06:50:36 GMT Mathi vattichathu Sardines boiled with heady spices and cocoum, this preparation echoes Kerala's native seafood cuisine culture. Thu, 10 Jan 2019 07:12:36 GMT Ragi wheat dosa Ragi is the buzz word among the health conscious lot. When you need to detox and rejuvenate, switch to the healthier version of everything you can't keep away from—case in point, dosas! Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:44:21 GMT Meen peera pattichathu A generous proportion of grated coconut adds a depth of flavour to this enticing fish dish! Thu, 10 Jan 2019 09:05:22 GMT Kappa thoran This should top your list of never-tried-before recipes. Finely scraped tapioca stir-fry topped with some crunchy pappadam to surprise you! Thu, 10 Jan 2019 09:38:08 GMT Kuzhi paniyaram An immensely popular snack item in Tamil Nadu, the kuzhi paniyaram is an unfussy fried goody, made easily with rice batter and a coconut mix. Sat, 12 Jan 2019 07:19:55 GMT Meen pollichathu- Pomfret baked with spices and coconut milk Fish pollichathu, or Meen pollichathu is pomfrets smeared with spices and wrapped in banana leaves steamed to a perfect degree. Here, we see a variation of it, without using the wrap and steam method. Mon, 14 Jan 2019 05:39:27 GMT Fish soup Monsoon brings along fond memories of excellent broth. This fish soup exudes such an old world charm with its concoction of mildly spicy soup in white sauce. Thu, 10 Jan 2019 10:42:05 GMT Lady’s finger fry This is one of the easiest dishes to prepare, and a great addition to your mid day rice meal. Crunchy and spicy, this is an okra treat like never before! Thu, 10 Jan 2019 11:08:14 GMT Prawns pappas Among epicures, Kerala has the reputation of being a heaven of seafood. Be it prawns, shrimps, mussels or mollusks, Kerala knows just the right way to make them appetizing. Try out this traditional prawns recipe from middle-Kerala in which spongy prawns are cooked in creamy coconut milk. Thu, 10 Jan 2019 11:34:01 GMT