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It was pure bliss devouring this phenomenal dumplings… I lack words when it comes to describe the taste of this dish, it’s truly an exquisite! Growing up in a family like mine where there is a blend of different South Indian cultures and cuisines, I always had a chance to taste different types of South Indian cuisine; for instance: Malabar, TamilNadu...

One of the famous Malabar dishes is Adukku Pathiri. I have made this many times and not a single time was I able to beat the taste of my mom’s Adukku Pathiri… In the past, I had posted two Malabar dishes: Unnakaya (Stuffed plantain fry) and Kayi pola (Plantain cake). One of my wishes is to taste each and  every Malabar dishes. Malabar is a district in...

The most delectable and aromatic cooked Rice, which goes well with Chicken curry or Mutton curry.. Is there any ingredient which cannot be mixed with rice? If you want to find an answer, you definitely have to put a lot of thought into this. I literally throw anything from my pantry or from the refrigerator to convert cooked  plain rice into a delicious rice dish....

Kaipola is a delicious sweet dish made with ripe plantain… Kaipola or steamed plantain cake is an authentic Malabar dish which is often served as an evening snack and also during Ramadan. Ripe plantain when shallow fried tastes delicious and will impart the needed sugar to this dish. It tastes rich and extremely yummy. Whenever I have plantains I am tempted...

It’s crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside, and tastes absolutely delicious… If you ask me what is my favorite evening snack- without any doubt, I would say “Unnakaya”. This evening snack is very common and popular in my family. This is also a famous snack in Malabar cuisine, which is made with plantain. It is very easy to prepare and...