Cooked w garlic, bay leaves, ginger, and hot savoury sauce.
Braised in tomato and onion and aromatic spices.
W ground cashews, spiced w garam masala.
Fresh spinach and dal cooked in a sauce of garlic and tomatoes, w cheese.
Cooked w coconut, herbs and spices.
Considered an essential part of a traditional Kerala feast, Avial is a vegetarian's delight and made from a variety of mixed fresh vegetables like snake gourds, green banana, drum sticks and yams with a fresh grated coconut base.
An adaptation of Chinese cooking to suit Indian tastes. Batter fried florets are cooked with tomatoes and soya sauce with herbs and spices. It serves only medium or spicier.
This is a Kerala Syrian Christian delicacy - pot roasted beef cubes mixed with spices and sauteed shaved coconut then lightly caramelised. It serves only medium or spicier.
Lamb and fresh vegetables simmered in a light creamy coconut base and flavoured with whole black pepper, cardamom, cloves, ginger and fresh curry leaves.
A light coconut braised dish with an abundance of ginger, garlic, lemon juice and fresh tomatoes.
Fresh paneer (cottage cheese) cooked in fresh spinach and cashews ground together and sauteed with roasted garam masala and turmeric.
Kerala's answer to this Persian/North Indian inspired Kiwi delicacy. Boneless chicken marinated overnight in a yoghurt and spice mix, cooked in a coconut base, with tomatoes and cashews (no cream) - a must try for the die hard Kiwi butter chicken fans.
Fresh aubergines cooked in a base of roasted coriander seeds, coconut, chillies and roasted cashew nuts.
An adaptation of Chinese cooking to suit Indian tastes. Batter fried chicken, sauteed in a ginger and garlic mixture with tomatoes and soy sauce.
NZ mushrooms cooked with green peas, coriander, coconut and Keralal spices.
This famous Kerala dish is from the southern province of Travancore. Tender lamb in a green capsicum pepper and coconut base with ginger, turmeric and cashews.
Fresh diced vegetables like cauliflower, broccoli, carrot, potatoes and green peas dressed in coconut and onion then sauteed with ground cashew nuts.
Tender pieces of chicken cooked in fresh spinach and cashews ground together then sauteed with roasted garam masala and turmeric.
Fish or prawns cooked with roasted coconut and tomatoes with mixed spices.
Tossed cubes of beef in a coconut base sauteed with South Indian garam masala, ground cashews and bay leaves. Lamb option available.