Saturday, April 7, 2012

Kerala Kitchen Round Up - March '12

I am really happy to present before you the much awaited Kerala Kitchen round up and I thank Rose for giving me this wonderful opportunity to host the event. This event definitely helped me to get to know many new wonderful blogger friends and I believe vice-verse. It was fun hosting the event and was amazing to see such wonderful and some very traditional recipes flowing in. Now without further delay let me present the round up, here is an array of Kerala Recipes that I received for for Kerala Kitchen Event March' 12.

Kaveri of Palakkad Chamayal sent us 5 beautiful and delicious entries

Her first entry is this Healthy and yummy Avarakkai thoran/Broad Beans Thoran

Her second entry is this delicious sweet Microwave Mysore Pak

Her third entry is one of my favorite Sambharam, perfect and natural cooler to beat the Summer heat

Her fourth entry is this Awesome and Traditional Jackfruit Pancake/Chakkai Dosai a must try one.

and Kaveri's Fifth entry is this very Nutritious and delicious Vazhathandu Thoran/Banana Stem Stir Fry

Faseela of Good Food ends with Good Talk sent us 8 awesome entries

Her First entry is this Yummy snack Cabbage Cutlet


Her second entry is this awesome Rice Dumplings Payasam
Third entry being Cauliflower Green Peas Curry

Faseela's fourth entry is this Yummy Snack Banana Nest

Check out her fifth entry Appam Without Yeast, just perfect...

Sixth entry being the flavorful Jeera Rice

Faseela's seventh entry is Chukku Podi/Dry Ginger Powder

Her 8th entry is this Lip Smacking  Mango Pickle

Reshmi of Noel Collection sent us 4 lovely entries

Reshmi's First Entry is this Cabbage Thoran, with a new dress up..

Reshmi's Second Entry is this awesome Pineapple Pachadi 

Her Third Entry being Raw Banana Thoran

And Reshmi's Fourth entry is this Ulli Theeyal, I don't even need a side dish if I have this for Rice.

Namitha of Collaborative Curry sent us this very tempting Kerala Fish Curry.  

Roshni of Roshni's Kitchen send us 2 entries

Her First Entry is the Therali Appam - A traditional Dish made for Attukal Pongala, Check out her post on this recipe and Attukal Pongala, Its worth reading. 

Her Second Entry is this delicious milk Shake Badam Sharjah

 Hasna at Kachu's Delight send us 3 yummy delicious entries

Her First Entry is Malabar's own Madakku Pathal Sweet -Simple yet delicious.

Hasna's Second entry is this Lip Smacking Dates Pickle, wanna dig into it right???

Her third Entry is this tempting Fish Tomato Rice

Fezi Fathima at Kitchen Boffin Send us this delicious Ayala Thoran/Mackerel Sauteed with coconut and spices

Sobha Shyam at Good Food sent these 2 real Good Food entries.

Chickpeas Biriyani, looks amazing right?

Who could ever say no to this awesome Moru Curry

Ramya of Hot from my oven sent us 3 yummy entries

Her first entry is this Chakka Appam/Chakka Kinnathappam

Check out this Mini Bitter Guards Stir Fry, Ramya's second entry

Her 3rd entry is this well presented, very nutritious and ddelicious Nelikka Moru curry/Gooseberries in Yogurt Gravy

Lena of Lemon and Spice sent these 2 wonderful Non-Veg entries

First One being Kerala Style Mutton Chops/Lamb Chops


and the second entry is this Kerala Beef Fry/Naadan Beef Fry

Rinku Naveen at Rinku's Kitchen Treat sent us this delicious sweet treat Vella Kinnthappam/Steamed Rice Cake. Must say beautiful clicks and well presented.


Fajeeda Ashik of Faji's Hot Pot Send this sweet Andi Unda/Cashewnut Balls

Misha Praatheesh of Kitchen Magic send us these 4 Entries

First is this very yummy Idiyappam Biriyani

Delicious sweet Parippu Pradhaman

Her third entry is great spread Fig Jam 

Fourth being Sweet and Yummy Boondhi Ladoo

Ramya of Ramya's Recipes Sent us 5 Entries 

Parippu Cheera Curry/Dal Palak Kerala Style, I loved the vibrant color of the curry

Yummyyy and very tempting Shrimp Pickle/Prawns Pickle that can spice up any meal, love them..

The Spicy and awesome looking Chicken Yumm Yumm

Simple but great side dish Ulli Thoran

Minu Asheej of Ruchikaram has sent us 2 entries

Ripe Banana Puttu/Ethappazham puttu, why steam the banana separate? Try out this smart option

Keralite's all time favorite snack Pazhampori/Ethakkappam/Banana Fritters


Suja of Kitchen Corner Send us 2 lovely entries

Try out her Ulli Puli/Sweet and Tangy Onion Curry, a traditional and Sadhya recipe.

Beans Cheruparippu Thoran/Beans and Moong Dal Thoran a very healthy and nutritious stir fry.

Roshan of Roshan's Cucina sent this Star of fame Thattil Kutti Dosa

Rashida Shaikh of Inherited Recipes Sent this awesome Mutton Liver Masala

Vrinda Mahesh of Sankeerthanam sent us this typical Malabar Chicken Biriyani, perfectly presented with beautiful click.

Chandrani Banerjee of Cuisine Delights Re-posted 7 yummy entries for Kerala Kitchen.

Perfect looking Malabar Chicken Curry

Yummy Sweet Banana Halwa

Healthy and yummy Bitter Guard Thoran
Cauliflower Potato Masala in Kerala Style

Chickpeas Curry in Kerala Style

Amina Khaleel of Amina Creations send us this warm yummy Mutton Soup


Julie Sajai of Erivum Pulim sent us these 7 lovely and delicious entries

Keralites's Favorite Team time Snack Parippu Vada/Masala Vadai

Masala Biscuits, yet another yummy savory snack


Beet Leaves Thoran/Beet Leaves Stir Fry, Nutritious and Healthy Stir Fry



Idiyappam with Mixed Beans Stew - One Of the Healthiest and Yummiest Kerala breakfast 


Check out her lip smacking Lemon Pickle/Naranga Achar recipe.


Simple yet awesome Thakkali Curry/Tomato Curry had always been my favorite.

Reema Vimesh of Achu's Amma's Kitchen send us 12 delicious Entries

Kerala Sadya Special Koottu Curry

Tangy and Yummy Beetroot Pachadi

Another Beet recipe, Beetroot Achar/Beetroot Pickle


Yummy and Sweet Snack, Wheat Ladoo

Delicious Tender Jack-fruit Thoran/Idichakka Thoran

Kadala Pidi, a must try recipe

Yummy and a Malabar special Fish Pathiri

And now couple of entries from my little space

Second Entry is Oothappam/Uthappam

Now the Kerlala Kitchen Awards for the Month of March goes to.

Suja of Kitchen Corner Wins the Best Dish for her Ulli Puli a traditional Sadhya Dish.  

Namitha of Collaborative Curry Wins the Best Pic Award for her Kerala Fish Curry

I would like to mention some other pictures that were really good too like Vrinda's Malabar Chicken Biriyani, Rinku's Vella Kinnthappam, Ramya's Chakka Kinnathappam etc. But the props Namitha used along with the presentation gave it a feel of Ancestral Household Kitchen in Kerala . I hope you would agree too :-)    

Reema Vimesh of Achu's amma's Kitchen wins the Top Contributor Award with 12 entries

Congrats to all the the winners.
Hope I have included all the entries, If you have sent in any entries and I missed adding them please sent me a mail and I'll be happy to include them. Meanwhile checkout Ramya's Blog for this months Kerala Kitchen Event and sent in your entries soon.


  1. Wow wat a fabulous roundup, real feast to eyes..

  2. its a virtual feast..and you are right, this event introduces us to a lot of fellow bloggers..and thanks dear, for the link to my event page..

  3. wow....fabulous round up with yummy entries....

  4. Great round up prathibha... Really mouthwatering

  5. I'm glad to see authentic recipes here, would love to try them soon.

    1. Must try one's Rashi, hope you'll try some soon :-)

  6. Wow! Great round up.Thanks for sharing.Congrats.

  7. wow... fabulous reound up... amazing collection of recipes..

  8. Excellent roundup with yummy dishes !!

    Ongoing event
    CC:Spring Seasonal Food

  9. Thanks for being such an awesome host Prathibha! What wonderful entries :) My mouth is watering!

    1. Thank you Rose, pleasure is all mine. Glad that you came in and appreciated :-)

  10. Wow great round up,great hosting dear and lots of mouthwatering dishes..
    Thanks dear for the award,so glad to be part of this wonderful event,hugs and smiles:)

    1. Thanks Suja for presenting with such awesome recipes and Congrats to you on ur well deserved award :-)

  11. Fabulous round up dear..Love all the lip smacking Kerala cuisine:-)
    Congrats to all the deserved winners..
    Happy Easter :-)

    Rush in your "Mint & Coriander seeds" entries(EP Series-Apr)
    Erivum Puliyum

  12. Wonderful round up dear...COngrats to the winners :)

  13. Wonderful roundup and awesome dishes..

  14. hi prathiba. congrats for being successfully hosted an eventful moment for kerala.. in a way, i also learnt a bit on the kerala food already. great sharing, have a nice day

  15. awesum recipes..nice..

  16. Nice round up...its a shame I couldnt send any entries..was not into much blogging since few weeks.Hope u had a great Easter holidays.

  17. Beautiful round up, Prathibha :)Thanks for the best pic award,truly honored


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