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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...

Any food wrapped up in banana leaf tastes divine, this dish is no exception… Since last Monday I’d been eagerly looking forward to the weekend just to make this dish and to have a taste of it. As soon as Saturday dawned bright and sunny, I started my preparation to make this special dish. I went for a grocery shopping first thing in the morning and bought...

  Yet another favorite Malabar dish… Hope everyone had a wonderful Eid celebration. We had a double celebration, Eid and my hubby’s birthday with our dear friends. I had spent most of the time in the kitchen over the weekend. Last Saturday, I was busy making my first fondant cake for my hubby’s birthday. I worked on it 6 hours straight, but I thoroughly...

Why does frying make everything so delicious??? I had already posted the recipe for making Orotti or rice roti, one of the famous rotis in Malabar cuisine. This is very popular in my family as well. Orotti along with chicken/mutton or fish curry tastes extremely delicious. There is another variation of orortti which is called Ney orotti or Fried orotti in which the...

Yet another Malabar delicacy made with bread, chicken, and eggs… Whoa! I am on a roll or what? I’ve been posting recipes almost every day this month, I am definitely on a blogging spree. Well, since it’s Ramadan I try different recipes every day and as soon as something turns out great I get the intense urge to post the recipe on my website. Now,...

A South Indian Rice flat bread… I believe this is my mom’s favorite flatbread as she makes this at least once or twice a week. I used to get mad at her for making this quite often, but now I wish my mom was near to me to make this for me. Anyway, once in a while I do get the craving to have this along with chicken or mutton curry. Yesterday, I made this...

It’s finger licking good… This pickle has been very popular in my family and is prepared during almost all occasions mostly to serve along with Biryani. At the end of the meal, almost everyone will be seen licking their fingers and requesting for more. This pickle is also served at Malabar weddings, in fact I believe this dish belongs to Malabar cuisine. I...

Finally I made mani puttu, and I stuffed it with tuna roast… I’ve already blogged about Puttu, Kerala’s famous breakfast dish. Well, if you travel down south in Kerala to Malabar, you will come across mani puttu being served there. Mani puttu is often served in my dad’s family for breakfast or dinner, especially at my aunt’s house (dad’s...

I stuffed the whole plantain and pan fried it, felt so glad to have followed my mom’s idea… When I look at vegetables or meat, I ponder for a second if I could stuff something into it. Oh ya I love to stuff. Until now, I’ve successfully stuffed collard greens, red peppers, zucchini, banana peppers and whole chicken. If you can create a hollow in...