Popular Dishes of Kerala Cuisine

Kerala is famous for its stunning scenery, hills, beaches, lakes and backwaters. Besides these, Kerala is also renowned for its cuisine, and was denoted as the ‘Land of Spices,’ as it traded with the West and many ancient civilizations in the past. The food is delicious, spicy but  not overpowering, where you can smell the unique flavors of the added ingredients.

They have enormous amount of local produce such as rice, tamarind, tapioca, mustard, curry leaves and spices. As Kerala being a coastal state, the cuisine has abundance of seafood. In Kerala ‘s cuisine, there are two main elements which set it apart from other state cuisines they are coconut and fish.  Kerala is the India’s largest coconut and fish production state in India.

Visit the beautiful coastal city and delight in the foodies that will definitely not taken away! Treat yourself to vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes that will make your things to do enjoyable on Kerala visit. Here are some of the signature dish that Kerala offer:

Puttu And Kadala Curry

It is a famous and surely worth trying breakfast dish. The ‘puttu’ is a steamed rice cake cooked and filled with coconut inside a mould. The curry  black chickpeas is made with coconut milk and spices.

Appam With Stew

Appam is a crispy thin pancake made from fermented rice batter and coconut milk. This flavorful stew can be either vegetarian or non-vegetarian combined with thick coconut milk and spices. Also enjoyed with coconut milk.

Idiyappam With Curry

One of Kerala’s popular dishes is Idiyappam, which most people enjoy. It is made of rice flour, water and salt with a number of thin strands to make this dish carry the beautiful texture. It goes well with all types of curries, but Egg Curry is the best.

Kerala Style Fish Molee

The Kerala Style Fish Molee is an incredible food loved by everyone . The combination of Kudampuli and coconut will just blow your taste buds! All lovers of seafood must try this dish that takes you to the new level.

Karimeen Pollichathu

Karimeen Pollichathu is one of the most popular delicacies of Kerala, a dish made from the Pearl Spot Fish, a speckled fish typically found in the backwaters of  Kumarakom and Alleppey . Now become a part of rich Kerala cuisine dish. The food is made by marinating the fish in a mixture of red chillies, lemon juice and other spices and then wrapped in plantain leaves and baked . This preparation style gives it a unique flavor allowing to have more.

Kerala Style Prawn Curry

For all prawn lovers this traditional Kerala food is a must-try dish. Kerala’s traditional prawn curry is mixed with chilli, pepper, turmeric, salt and then cooked in coconut milk and jaggery and season along with curry leaves.  You can serve with hot steaming rice or chapattis.

Thalassery Biryani

Thalassery gives the most tempting biryani varieties in Kerala. For the ultimate biryani experience, one can enjoy the taste of Chilly Chicken Stir Fry or Chicken 65  with an exquisite Thalassery Biryani.

Palada Payasam

Palada Payasam is a sweet rice kheer cooked with palada, a delicacy among Kerala’s main food that has won the hearts of foodies all over the world.  For all occasions and festivals  the dish is  prepared and served. It is famous among the many varieties of payasam and is made from basic ingredients such as rice ada, milk , sugar, and ghee.

Try out all these authentic Kerala recipes that you can cook and enjoy at home.

Raja’s brings Kerala favorite to your kitchen as “Kerala Fish Fry”. The aroma and taste of the fresh fish being fried is a lip smacking treat. Cook this amazing dishes with Raja’s Kerala Fish Fry and surprise your guests.

Preparation Method

Coat the fish with Raja’s Kerala Fish Fry Masala on all sides and marinate for at least 30 mins. Heat oil in a pan and fry the fish until the fish turns dark brown in color. Enjoy with a drizzle of fresh lime and diced onions.

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