ISBN 9788171672783,101 Kerala Delicacies

101 Kerala Delicacies


G Padma Vijay


Rupa & Co



Rupa & Co

Publication Year 1998

ISBN 9788171672783

ISBN-10 8171672787


Number of Pages 132 Pages
Language (English)


101 Kerala Delicacies Is A Collection Of Traditional And Popular Dishes From Different Parts Of Kerala. The Book Is An Insight Into A Vegetarian And A Non-Vegetarian Keralite Meal, Which Is Traditionally Served On A Banana Leaf. A Complete Meal Consists Of Hot Boiled Rice Which Is Eaten With Ghee, A Pickle, Appam Or Pappadam, Curd And A Variety Of Vegetarian Dishes Such As Thoran ( Coconut Based Curry), Theeyal ( A Sour Gravy Curry) Or Non-Vegetarian Dishes Such As Chemmen Curry ( Prawn Curry) And Meen Curry ( Fish Curry). A Festive Meal, In Addition To The Above Dishes Is Rounded Up With A Rice And Coconut Milk (Or Milk) Kheer Called Pradhaman, Which Is Also Made With Fruits And Dal. The Book Also Gives A Comprehensive Account Of Breakfast Dishes. Rice Is Used As The Main Ingredient In Dishes Like Idiappams, Velappams And Vataiappam. No Meal In Kerala Is Complete Without The Tongue-Tickling Chips Made From Malabar Plantains (Raw), Jackfruits And The Starch-Rich Root Vegetable, The Tapioca. About The Author G.Padma Vijay, Is A Postgraduate In Science, A Graduate In Education, A Postgraduate Diploma Holder In Journalism And Nutrition And Dietetics And Plans To Specialize In The Field Of Nutrition And Practise As A Nutritionist And Dietician. Apart From Looking After Accounts Of The Family Engineering Firm And Freelance Writing, She Delights In Practicing Her Cookery Skills.