There are ample of cuisines, which can be devoured bringing to the fore the Kerala culinary expertise. As it produces mouth watering cuisines, people of Kerala are the ones who enjoy the most.
Mostly it has been seen that people of Kerala are fish and rice eating people. You can always get the food, generally fresh, aromatic and flavoured, and enjoy its every bit. Coconut is widely used.
However, you can't get Kerala food without chilies, mustard, tamarind, curry leaf, seed and asafoetida. With a tad of oftamarind you can substitute tomatoes. As said that coconut remains an integral part of the cuisine of Kerala. Never to be missed drink of Kerala are 'kanji' (rice gruel) or 'sadya' (feast).
Desserts are simply irresistible and form an essential part of the meals. Served through the meals, they are simply great in taste. Payasam is made from a thick fluid dish of brown molasses and coconut milk is added to it with spices. Garnished with cashew nuts and raisins are also added to it.
Varieties of payasams include lentil payasam and the jackfruit payasam. Another delicacy is Palppayasam', made with the help of sugar, spices and ghee. As it is brewed in creamy white milk, it is regarded one of the most revered dishes. It is also served as 'boli'.
The Tasty & Tangy Rasam
You can always enjoy hot Rasam, served after a delectable array of sweets. This is something tangy in taste. As it is poured on another serving of rice, the food becomes just awesome.
Puttu is a type of steam cake and is made from rice flour, steamed in long hollow bamboo or metal cylinders. As it depends on the taste preference, Puttu comes with steamed bananas and sugar. As it is served with a spicy curry made from gram or chickpeas, it becomes a tastiest delight.
Tapioca and Fish Curry
As it comes with a mouth watering and sumptuous delicacy, it is not-to-be-missed combination of 'Kappa' and 'Meen curry'. As it comes with natural flavours that erupt out of it liberally, the fish delicious curry is made with garlic paste, onions and red chillies that comes with seasoned mustard seeds and curry leaves.