Dahi Bhindi (Indian style Okra/Ladysfinger in a Yoghurt based Gravy)

Dahi Bhindi (Indian style Okra/Ladysfinger in a Yoghurt based Gravy)

A deliciously, creamy Indian style okra curry with yoghurt, coconut and spices

Dahiwala Gosht (Lamb simmered with spices in a smoky yoghurt curry)

Dahiwala Gosht (Lamb simmered with spices in a smoky yoghurt curry)

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Arbi/ Baby Taro in Spicy Yoghurt Curry (Chembu Moru Curry)

Arbi/ Baby Taro in Spicy Yoghurt Curry (Chembu Moru Curry)

This curry is resplendent with soft succulent baby taros and the creamy goodness of coconut and yoghurt, all married together with cumin, turmeric and green chillies. Accompanied best with steaming white rice and maybe, a fried fish on the side.

Cashewnut Pachadi (Spiced Cashewnut Yoghurt Dip)

Cashewnut Pachadi (Spiced Cashewnut Yoghurt Dip)

Every cuisine of the world has its own unique style of making yoghurt dips. And this holds true for Kerala cuisine too. The pachadi or spiced yoghurt dip of Kerala is quite popular and a regular accompaniment to most meals. Just like any other Mallu (an affectionate name for Keralites, as I would like to [...]