Kerala Breakfast Ideas Even Morning Haters Will Love To Wake Up To

Next up on our world cuisine tour is the beautiful Indian state of Kerala on the Malabar coast. This state lies on the coast of India and is home to tropical views, balmy temperatures, and delicious food. This state has beautiful beaches, lakes, wildlife preserves, and historical sites, which makes it a fabulous tourist destination. Now, if you’re unable to travel to beautiful Kerala, then don’t despair! The Kerala breakfast ideas I’m going to show you will bring Kerala to your kitchen.

I have a few morning haters in my house. While I don't get it, I know their struggle is real. But, I have found something that really helps. No matter when the kids went to bed, if they know we are having Kerala food they get up and even smile. If you have any morning haters, you know this stuff has to be good to get a smile. #keralabreakfastfood #breakfastrecipes #breakfastideas

Kerala Breakfast Ideas Even Morning Haters Will Love To Wake Up To

If you're unable to travel to beautiful Kerala, then don't despair! The Kerala breakfast ideas I'm going to show you will bring Kerala to your kitchen. Get ready to try some amazing breakfast recipes!

Kerala Breakfast Recipe 01: Appam

If you're unable to travel to beautiful Kerala, then don't despair! The Kerala breakfast ideas I'm going to show you will bring Kerala to your kitchen. This Appam recipe is a thin crepe-like pancake made from rice flour. It definitely is delicious! This recipe is a thin crepe-like pancake made from rice flour. You can serve this dish with butter and syrup like you would serve pancakes. Or you can keep it traditional and serve it with coconut chutney. No matter how you serve it, it’s definitely delicious! Make sure to have your pan hot before you begin to cook so that your appam comes out light and fluffy.

Appam

A thin, crepe-like pancake made from rice flour.
Prep Time12 hrs 30 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Kerala Appam Recipe, Kerala Breakfast Recipe
Servings: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 c. rice flour
  • ½ c. grated coconut
  • 1 c. cooked rice
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. dried yeast
  • ¼ c. warm water
  • cooking spray
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  • Start by soaking the uncooked rice for at least 4 hours in equal parts water. Next, mix the sugar and yeast together. Then add the warm water and allow it to sit for 10-15 minutes until the yeast begins to foam. While the yeast is doing its thing, it's time to make the batter. Drain the soaked rice and mix in the rice flour and grated coconut. Then blend this mixture until smooth before adding salt and the sugar-yeast mixture and mixing until combined. Allow this mixture to ferment overnight.
  • After the mixture has had time to ferment, heat a skillet and grease it liberally with cooking spray. Then ladle some of the batter into the middle of the skillet and swirl around in a circular motion until you have a thin crepe-like pancake. Place a lid over the skillet and allow to cook over low heat until the pancake is golden brown. Remove from the heat and serve with curry.

Kerala Breakfast Recipe 02: Vegetable Stew

If you're unable to travel to beautiful Kerala, then don't despair! The Kerala breakfast ideas I'm going to show you will bring Kerala to your kitchen. This vegetable stew is traditionally served with Appam for breakfast. It's worth getting out of bed for in the morning. This stew is traditionally served with appam for breakfast. It’s a filling stew with a delicious flavor that’s worth getting out of bed for in the morning. Grab some dried curry leaves here.

Kerala Vegetable Stew

Filling and full of flavor, this stew is delicious served with appam.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Kerala Breakfast Recipe, Kerala Vegetable Stew

Ingredients

  • ½ c. cubed carrots
  • ¼ c. cubed potatoes
  • ¼ c. green peas
  • ¼ c. chopped onion
  • 1 tsp. ginger paste
  • 1 tsp. garlic paste
  • 3 cloves
  • 2 cardamoms
  • ½ tsp black peppercorns
  • ½ c. thick coconut milk
  • 1 ½ c. thin coconut milk
  • 10 curry leaves
  • 3 tbsp. coconut oil
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  • Begin by crushing the clove, cardamom, and black peppercorn. You can use a spice grinder or you can crush using a heavy glass cup. Then, in a large skillet, heat the coconut oil over medium heat and add the crushed spices. Saute the spices for about 30 seconds before adding in the onions. Continue to cook the onions until they become transparent before adding in the ginger and garlic paste. Cook the mixture for another minute before adding in the cubed vegetables and mixing well.
  • Continue to cook the vegetables, stirring frequently, for another two minutes before adding in the thin coconut milk and bringing to a simmer. Allow the mixture to simmer for 10 minutes before adding in the salt and thick coconut milk and allowing to simmer for another 5-7 minutes. Then remove the pan from heat and add the curry leaves. Serve hot with appam and enjoy!

Kerala Breakfast Recipe 03: Puttu

If you're unable to travel to beautiful Kerala, then don't despair! The Kerala breakfast ideas I'm going to show you will bring Kerala to your kitchen. This Puttu recipe is excellent for kids. It's slightly sweet and can be served with bananas or curry. This recipe is a good one for kids. It’s slightly sweet and can be served with bananas or curry. You do need a puttu steamer, but you can grab one here easily.

Puttu

This filling breakfast is perfect for days when you have a lot going on.
Prep Time10 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Kerala Breakfast Recipe, Kerala Puttu
Servings: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 c. Puttu Podi (Fried Rice Powder)
  • ½ c. grated coconut
  • 1 tsp grated cumin
  • salt to taste
  • ½ tsp. sugar
  • ½-¾ c. water lukewarm

Instructions

  • Begin by placing a little salt in the warm water. Then mix the cumin and sugar into the rice powder until it's combined. Next, sprinkle the water on the rice powder and mix gently until the powder comes together and you have a loose dough. When the dough begins to form, stop adding water and run the dough through a grinder so that there are no lumps.
  • Next, it's time to make the Puttu. Fill the Puttu Kudam with water, half of its capacity. Then place a handful of the grated coconut in the Puttu Kutti, fill with the rice mixture, and then top with another handful of grated coconut. Continue this process until you reach the top of the container. Then close the lid and place the Puttu Kutti on top of the Puttu Kudam and steam for about 10-12 minutes. Then remove and serve with bananas or Mutta Curry.

And there you have it. Three recipes from Kerala to get you out of bed and excited to run the day!



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