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21 August, 2011

Turkey Pathiri/ Turkish Pathil

Turkey Pathiri/ Turkish Pathil
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Presenting to you another traditional Malabar snack- Turkey pathiri or Turkish Pathil.Why did the Malabaris name it Turkey pathiri- is it the bird Turkey or the country Turkey been referred to? Some folks call it Kumbala Pathil resembling wintermelon. This delicacy is stuffed fried puris within another stuffed fried puri. You can make as many
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19 August, 2011

Athishaya Pathiri/ Athrippa Pathiri/ Layered Meat Pie

Athishaya Pathiri/ Athrippa Pathiri/ Layered Meat Pie
Posted in : Beef items, Cakes/Cupcakes/Muffins/Pies, Malabar cuisine, Non-Veg Recipes on by : superchef
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If you are planning for a surprise party like baby shower or want to surprise your loved ones for no reason, this is the dish you must have handy. ‘Athishayam’ is a malayalam word for wonder.’Athrippa’ is to take extra precautions at every step while making this dish.It is mostly made during festive occasions.In a
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16 August, 2011

Apple Pola/ Apple Kums / Apple-Egg sweet

Apple Pola/ Apple Kums / Apple-Egg sweet
Posted in : Desserts/Puddings, Filling/Topping/Stuffing, Malabar cuisine on by : superchef
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Apple Kums is a specialty dish of North Malabar area. Sometimes apple is replaced by carrot, then it is called Carrot Kums.This sweet is so unique in its name and taste. A great pudding dessert for toddlers ,kids and parents indeed!   Preparation time 10 minutes Cooking time 15 minutes Serves 8

14 August, 2011

Erachi Pathiri – Pan Fried

Erachi Pathiri – Pan Fried
Posted in : Beef items, Malabar cuisine, Non-Veg Recipes on by : superchef
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Erachi pathiri with a different style than the traditional one. The authentic recipe includes frying puris stuffed with spiced meat preferably in circular shapes,dipping the fried puris in light sweet egg mixture and then shallow frying the egg coated fried puris. I had to alter the tradition to fit my style to make it more
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10 August, 2011

Malabar Kadala Parippu Payasam/ Split Bengal Gram Payasam

Malabar Kadala Parippu Payasam/ Split Bengal Gram Payasam
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Payasam and Malayali go hand in hand. “Payasam”, also known as “kheer”, the basic ingredients being milk or coconut milk and rice, wheat or lentils. It is usually sweetened with sugar or jaggery depending on the kind of payasam being made. This is a traditional Ramdhan special payasam during ifthar or nombuthura. Yet another exotic
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10 August, 2011

Malabar Mutton Biriyani -Thalassery Style

Malabar Mutton Biriyani -Thalassery Style
Posted in : Malabar cuisine, Mutton/Lamb items, Non-Veg Recipes, Rice Items on by : superchef
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Biriyani is one of royal dishes of malabar cuisine.For most important occasions like Eid , Weddings, Aqeeqa, House warming, the main course is the biriyani.No party in North Kerala is complete without serving this delicious dish. The usual accompaniments with this dish could be either of these: salads, cucumber raita, kochumber,mint chutney, pappadums or pickles.
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8 August, 2011

Erachi Pathil/ Erachi Pathiri/ Meat Envelopes

Erachi Pathil/ Erachi Pathiri/ Meat Envelopes
Posted in : Beef items, Malabar cuisine on by : superchef
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There are different versions of Erachi pathiri – steamed, pan fried or deep fried. I have the recipe for the fried variety. This Malabar delicacy most often shows up on our dining tables during the month of Ramdhan.   Preparation time  15 minutes Cooking time 2 to 3 minutes Yields 15 to 18

15 June, 2011

Stuffed Date Fritters/ Eenthapazham Nirachu Porichathu

Stuffed Date Fritters/ Eenthapazham Nirachu Porichathu
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Stuffed Date Fritters remind me of Ramdhan spent in Abudhabi, UAE. When Ramdhan falls during July-August, you get different varieties of dates from the farm that are sweeter than honey and give you a jump start  while breaking a day long fast from dawn to dusk. Some Arab farm owners may gift you few kilograms
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5 June, 2011

Ethapazha Curry / Kaayi Curry/ Sweet plantain curry

Ethapazha Curry / Kaayi Curry/ Sweet plantain curry
Posted in : Desserts/Puddings, Malabar cuisine, Veg Recipes on by : superchef
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My beloved mom used to make this sweet plantain curry every Eid for breakfast along with Puttu. She got this recipe from my paternal grandma . She kept the century old tradition after she got married and now we are following her. The first thing that I would do when I get home from Eid
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2 June, 2011

Thalassery Kozhi Curry

Thalassery Kozhi Curry
Comments : 2 Posted in : Chicken items, Malabar cuisine on by : superchef
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Can you imagine a Kozhi curry without turmeric powder, coriander powder, chilli powder and garam masala? Try it out with Idiayappam,Appam or Bread.   Ingredients Chicken 1Kg Grated coconut 1 No Shallots chopped 1/2 cup Ginger chopped 1 Tbsp Garlic chopped 1 Tbsp Curry leaves 2 sprigs Fennel seeds 1 tsp Mustard seeds 1 tsp
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