Thani Naadan Mutton Mappas or Mutton Pappas

This mutton mappas or mutton pappas is one of the traditional dishes of Kerala. Mappas is a gravy made out of thick and creamy coconut milk. You can make fish mappas, chicken mappas, vegetable mappas or even egg mappas. Mappas goes well with appam (flat bread made of rice), idiyappam (string hoppers), rice and roti….

Roasted Squid / Koondal varattiyathu – How to make Roasted Squid

Here is another lip smacking dish made of squid – roasted squid or koondal varattiyathu. Usually when I get fresh squid, I make either Roasted Squid or Spicy Squid Fry. Both are equally delicious. While fried squid is a dry side dish, roasted squid has thick gravy, and is perfect to be had with hot appams,…

Fried Squid – An easy recipe

    Drooling by the name…?? Well fried squid is just delectable. You can’t resist gobbling bowls of steaming rice or rotis, if you have this side dish. The recipe is not so complicated, but you need to get the squid perfectly cooked. Cleaning the squid is also not that difficult. In fact, it is interesting…

Pepper Chicken With Naadan Kozhi (Country Chicken)

This recipe for pepper chicken is very easy and very special. Special in the sense that I have used naati (country) chicken or naadan kozhi to prepare this lip smacking curry. This adds more flavor and goodness to the dish. As we all know, naadan is always the best in any case 🙂 Less of…

Easy And Tasty Coconut Chutney

Here is an easy and tasty coconut chutney recipe. I learnt this delicious chutney recipe from my Ummachi (mother-in-law). There are N number of ways that you can prepare coconut chutney, coconut being the main ingredient. While some add green chili, some add red chili powder. Some add garlic, while other..ginger. A few may add…

Egg Coconut Curry

Coconut just goes well with almost anything, you know..may it be fish, chicken, or eggs… This special recipe using freshly grated coconut with some spices, is perfect to be had with appam, idiyappam or even rice. I’ve picked this recipe from my Aati who prepared it so deliciously that day. Being not so spicy, Tanu also loved the gravy. However, you could always adjust the spice levels. This is a very quick recipe that could be made in minutes, if you have fresh grated coconut. The eggs need no hard boiling, thus saving time. It is a very simple poached…