Kerala, often referred to as God’s Own Country, is a popular tourist destination and is known for its spicy meat and seafood dishes. But most people don’t realise that a lot of Kerala recipes are vegan! Here are five of our favourites.
1) Kerala Sadya Aviyal
This dry medley of vegetables will have you reaching for more.
2) Kerala Veg Ishtu
This is a simple recipe of the Kerala dish ishtu or ishtew, a delicious vegetarian stew simmered in coconut milk that goes well with idiyappam and appam.
3) Kappa Ularthiyathu
Kappa, or tapioca, has never been as tasty as in this recipe. Served hot with crushed chili chutney, this dish is guaranteed to bring back memories.
4) Koorka Mezhukkuperatti
This recipe elevates the humble Chinese potato to a delicious stir-fry.
5) Kadachakka Varutharacha Curry
The simple breadfruit becomes a delicious curry in this recipe.
Want more? Try these five veganised versions of traditional dishes.