a serving bowl filled with cabbage poriyal

cabbage poriyal

A dry, stir fried preparation of shredded cabbage, spiced with mustard seeds and curry leaves. Muttaikose poriyal is great dish from Kerala.

egg and coconut milk curry

eggs in coconut masala

A simple coconut masala with halved eggs. Mootay moli is from Kerala and is easy, simple, wholesome and bursting with flavour.

fish in coconut milk being cooked in a kadai

Keralan fish curry

Meen moli is a wonderful Keralan fish curry. It is cooked quickly with chunks of fish in a hot coconut milk masala.

a small dish with sambar masala

sambar masala

Sambar masala is a spice mix used to flavour thick lentil-based soups that are the traditional south Indian first course.

a serving bowl of beetroot raita

beetroot raita

A south Indian raita, or pachadi. This is a vibrant coloured dish, with fresh crunchy beetroot, cooling yoghurt and a hint of spice.