With the Arabian Sea on one side and the Western Ghats on the other, the Malabar Coast of Kerala is home to beautiful beaches, rich culture and delicious cuisine! We have all heard of the classic dishes like Malabar fish curry, Malabari chicken curry and Malabar fish biryani. While this cuisine is known for offering a delicious variety of non-veg delicacies, it is not far behind with its vegetarian options. Our love for this cuisine has made us want to shed some light on mouth-watering Malabari vegetarian dishes you can easily make. Now you can enjoy freshly made Malabari delicacies at home!
5 Malabari Veg Recipes You Must Try:
This rich and creamy gravy is bound to make you drool. Paneer and coconut come together in this Malabar paneer. The paneer is bathed in a sweet and spicy gravy coconut curry to give this quick and decadent curry.
Soft in the centre and crispy from the ends, Appam is a bowl-shaped pancake cooked with fermented rice and grated coconut. It is best served with stew and is a quintessential combination in Kerala.
Kadala curry is a spicy vegetarian curry made of black chickpeas, coconut and flavourful seasoning. This wholesome and spicy curry is often paired with another extremely popular South Indian delicacy called puttu to give the go-to breakfast combination of Kadala curry and Puttu.
Malabari Parotta or 'Barota' is flaky yet fluffy, crisp yet soft. A good Malabar Paratha is just the perfect accompaniment to Chettinad cuisine when paired with coconutty curries like Chicken Chettinad and rich meaty stews. A thin parantha served hot with melted ghee, usually served with South Indian gravy dishes, this is perfect for dinner parties too!
These Malabari pancakes are a crispy delicacy that resembles the North Indian roti. Prepared from rice flour, this dish can soak in the spices of all the wonderful South Indian curries and overall enhance the meal with its soft texture.
Try out these delicious Malabari dishes and do tell us in the comments section which one is your favourite!