Vazhiyorakkada | Unique Experience [1]

  The other day I overheard some people discussing the prices of food in various restaurants in Thiruvananthapuram and other parts of Kerala.  They were of the opinion that all the food and its ingredients are the same everywhere and the only different is the cook, who makes the dishes, and the ambiance of the […]

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Significance, History and Celebrations of Onam in Kerala

Onam is one of the most important festivals celebrated in Kerala.  It is celebrated with much fanfare all over Kerala and by Malayalis around the world irrespective of their religion. It is actually a 10-day festival that concludes on the day of Thiruvonam, which – as per folklore – is said to be the day […]

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Inji/Ginger Curry – Kerala Recipe

Inji Curry (Ginger curry) is an important side-dish in Kerala sadhya.  It has a hot, sour and sweet taste. Although just a side-dish, it has a very important place among the side-dishes in a sadhya. It is also available in its traditional taste at Vazhiyorakkada, the traditional Kerala Restaurant at Kilimanoor. This is because its […]

Traditional Kerala Restaurant_ Vazhiyorakkada

Kerala Sambar | Traditional Kerala Food

Sambar (pronounced saambaar) is a south-Indian dish originating from the state of Tamilnadu.  It is a lentil-based vegetable stew usually served with dosa or idli, and also eaten with steamed rice as one of the main courses in everyday south Indian cuisine. As per food experts, the mention of the dish sambar can be found […]

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Top 3 Dishes | Vazhiyorakkada Guide

Vazhiyorakkada has the reputation of being one of the very few restaurants in South Kerala that provides traditional Kerala food in its original sense. The food we provide at our restaurant are traditional Kerala dishes and we try our best to maintain the authentic taste and quality to all the dishes that we make. We […]

Paper Pen supported by Vazhiyorakkada

Eco-Friendly Pen Revolution by Vazhiyorakkada

Eco-Friendly Pen Revolution or E-Pen Revolution is the most recent social initiative by #Vazhiyorakkada.  It is the brainchild of Mr. Mahesh, the manager of our restaurant. He first came to know about the paper pen when he was approached by one of member of the a disability community to buy some pen.  When he asked […]

appam and curry @ vazhiyorakkada

Vazhiyorakkada | Experience Traditional Breakfast

Kerala boasts of a wide variety of breakfast items, some of which are famous all over the over the world.  Beginning your day with good food will keep you happy all day long and God’s Own Country has a special dishes that encompasses all desires of your palate. You will find an extensive usage of […]

Kanava Thoran, Traditional Kerala Food

The Best Traditional Kerala Style Kanava Thoran | Preparation

Kanava Thoran or Squid stir fried with coconut must be one of the childhood favorite of many, especially those from the coastal region. Although squid is available in other parts of India, I think, this unique preparation is only there in Kerala.  Goa and West Bengal also has similar dishes, but I think it is […]

Traditional Kerala Avial

Kerala Traditional Style Aviyal | Recipe

Aviyal/avial is a delicious traditional Kerala dish prepared made with mixed vegetables, curd, coconut and seasoned with coconut oil and curry leaves. It has a very important place in Kerala cuisine and is a must dish for Onam Sadya as well as for any other Sadya . Let us learn how to make Kerala style […]