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Kerala Style Vegan Tapioca Stew, Kappa Ishtu

Kerala Style Vegan Tapioca Stew, Kappa Ishtu

Kerala style Vegan Tapioca Stew or Kappa Ishtu is a delicious, simple, one pot curry from the Southern state of Kerala in India.
Kappa is the malayalam name for Cassava or Yuca and is one of the main starch ingredients in Kerala’s food culture, along with rice. The other popular Malayalam names are maracheeni, Poola kizhangu, Maravalli Kizhangu, Kolli Kizhangu.

Malabar Special Kalmas, Popular street food from Kannur (Kerala)

Malabar Special Kalmas, Popular street food from Kannur (Kerala)

Malabar Special Kalmas is a spicy gluten free street food from Kannur District in Kerala. You will mostly find chicken stuffed Kalmas on the streets of Kannur. Here is a vegetarian version of the same. You can go creative with the stuffing for this recipe. Since traditionally chicken or beef is used for stuffing. You can use any vegetarian substitute like Mushroom, Soya chunks, Tofu, Paneer or any other item of your choice

Vattayappam, Steamed Rice Buns from Kerala

Vattayappam, Steamed Rice Buns from Kerala

Vattayappam or Steamed Rice Buns are delicious breakfast items from the state of Kerala in India. Popular among the Christian community of Kerala, these buns go through the process of fermenting and steaming the dough. It is customary to make Vattayappam for Easter and Christmas.