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Pathiri, popular in Malabar cuisine-served for both breakfast and dinner… Pathiri is a traditional roti that’s popular in Malabar cuisine. These days, it is found on the menu of most South Indian restaurants. The texture of the pathiri is light and thin that almost everyone finds it hard to resist, especially when served with spicy chicken/mutton/beef...

A Biryani that is dear to the people in Thalassery- a town in Kannur district… Hope everyone who celebrated Eid had a wonderful celebration with friends and family. Honestly, I cannot think of an Eid without Biryani. A plate of biryani can bring so much happiness and celebration to me and to anyone who loves biryani. Every Eid, I try to make a different kind...

Arikadukka or Fried Rice Dough stuffed mussels, a Malabar speciality snack… Yes, I am a huge fan of Malabar dishes and I am glad to have tasted some of the dishes cooked by my mom and my aunts while growing up. I have to tell you that all the dishes I have tried tasted so good that I would crave for those quite often. I have already shared the recipes for...

Carrot pola or pureed carrot and eggs slowly cooked in a saucepan that resembles to a cake, a Malabar Speciality dessert… I was starting to worry if the creative cooking part of my brain has gone into slumber mode. For the past couple of months, I had not been that enthusiastic about cooking. I did cook easy one-pot meals or to be specific “lazy meals”...

Coconut rice or Thengachor is one of my favorites, when chicken is added, it got even more delicious… Coconut rice without the addition of chicken is often made in my mom’s family. After she got married, she taught everyone in my dad’s family to make this. Without any doubt, my mom makes the best tasting coconut rice. It tastes incredible when...

Chicken masala wrapped in a dough, made into a gift box and fried till crispy, perfect snack to munch on… The recipe for making the meat box with beef was shared by one of my readers last year, here is the recipe: meat box recipe. The recipe resembles to making samosa. However, I was impressed by how it’s made into a gift box and then fried. If you want...

Bread stuffed with chicken masala and cooked in a pan, more like a savory bread cake, this is known as Bread pola… I’d already shared the recipe for making Kai pola (with plantain) and Erachi Pola (bread is made into a batter and cooked with chicken filling). The other day, while talking with my sister about some snack ideas, she told me about bread...

Rice batter and beef masala layered and steam cooked, delicious rice and beef cake… After seeing my Chatti pathiri recipe, many of my readers had asked me to share the recipe for making Kinnapathiri. Kinnapathiri is yet another Malabar speciality dish, in which rice batter is used to make the pathiri or pancake. And it’s made in a Kinnam (means pan in...

Whoever came up with this idea is a genius. I got this recipe from one of my relatives. This is heaven…I have never seen this in a any bakery or restaurant or eateries. Looks like these are one of those treasured Malabar recipes that were passed on from one generation to another. Now, it’s time for you all  try making one of these. Don’t miss out...

  This is not my family recipe since I am from Malappuram, but from the moment I heard of this stunning name I wanted to try it. I knew this was one of the oldest and traditional Thalassery recipe. May be that’s why none of my Thalassery friends could’t help me with it. So I started searching for this old recipe whenever I got a chance. Finally from here...