A melting pot of communities like Beary Muslims, Mangalorean Catholics, Saraswath Brahmins, and Bunts to name a few, the local cuisine is a delicious reflection of this coalescence.
The piece de resistance of Mappila cuisine, Thalassery biryani has made a name for itself in the biryani world, rivaling the best with its subtle complexity.
A visit to the South Indian states is incomplete without a meal of parottas with spicy gravy. Here's a round-up of the most popular ones.
Drawing from the Portuguese, Dutch, English and Arab influences, Mappila cuisine is the best sort of amalgamation of local and borrowed food traditions. And the pice de rsistance of Mappila cooking is without a doubt the Tellicherry Biryani.
As you fly into Kerala, you might be amazed by the pervasive green that greets you as you're about to land.