Northen Kerala(Malabar)was originally a part of the Madras later added to kerala.The Mopila cuisine is predominant in the Malabar region.Nuts and dry fruits are ingredients commonly used in most preparations.The food is rich and spicy,Biriyani is a specialty here.Kuruma(a very rich spicy dish,of mutton or chicken)served with the famous Kerala parotha(a kind of laced bread made with refined wheat flour)meen mulakuettathu(fish in chili) and many other mutton and chicken preparation,not commonly found in Muslim households in southern Kerala can be and must be savored here.Kozhikode ,the biggest city in Malabar is famous for its Unnakkai(sweet made with sweet Kerala banana , filled with coconut and nuts, flavored with cardamon)Ethakka upperi(banana chips)Thin banana chips fried in coconut oil are common all over Kerala.
Fish - 250 grms
Chili powder - 1 tsp
Black Pepper powder - ¼ tsp
Garlic - 2 flakes
Ginger - ½
Salt - ½ tsp
Lemon Juice - 1 tsp
Coconut Oil - 1 tsp
Rice Flour - 1 tsp
- Grind ingredients from Chili powder to Lemon Juice, mix into the Coconut Oil
- Apply the mixture over the well-washed Fish
- Just before fry sprinkle the rice flour both side of the fish and deep fry
- Serve as a starter with Onion salad.