Chandigarh,07.11.16-Kerala Samajam is a socio-cultural and charitable organization, registered under the Societies Act, functioning in the Union Territory for the past 42 years.  The Samajam has been formed with a vision to promote and propagate the traditional Art & Culture also for the promotion of National Integration, Communal Harmony, Multilingual Cultural heritage peace and amity.

 

Kerala Samajam has been actively contributing to the social, cultural and economic fabric of the City beautiful.    In the area of Social Service we were conducting Blood Donation Camps, Free Medical Camps, etc. 

 

ABOUT CUISINE OF KERALA

 

The cuisine of Kerala, a state in the south west of India, is linked to its history, geography, demography and culture.

 

Kerala cuisine offers a multitude of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes prepared using fishpoultry and red meat with rice a typical accompaniment. Chillies, curry leavesmustard seedstamarind and asafoetida are all frequently used.

 

Kerala is known as the "Land of Spices" because it traded spices with Europe as well as with many ancient civilizations with the oldest historical records of the Sumerians from 3000 BCE.

 

Few of the delicacies which would be available during the Kerala Samajam, Chandigarh’s Food Festival are:

 

Malabar Chicken Dum Biryani

Spicy flavorful Chicken Dum Biryani. This delicacy from the Malabar region of Kerala. 


Mughlai cuisine had a significant influence upon Malabar recipes.Hence you can find lot of similarities in almost all the dishes.Malabar side dishes are very spicy and famous for its variety in preparation of non-vegetarian dishes.Malabar chicken dum biryani takes a bit of time and effort but the result is worth it;tastes heavenly.

 

Puttu and Kadala Curry

Puttu is a cylindrical steamed rice cake cooked with coconut shavings and is an extremely popular breakfast dish, not just in Kannur but through other parts of Kerala as well. It's usually served with kadala curry (black chickpeas/kalachana) but can also be relished with ripe bananas and grated coconut.


Appam with Stew / Egg Curry

Aappam is a revolutionary food. It's got a soft and thick center and a paper thin outside. It's essentially a rice pancake which you can pair with almost anything and it will still steal the spotlight. The combination of Appam and egg curry are really mouth watering.

 

Dosa Ghee Roast with Kerala Style Sambar& Chutney- Dosa is listed among 'World's 50 most delicious foods' and for good reason. Made from fermented rice and lentils, the ghee roast dosa is cooked in pure ghee and roasted till it gets as crisp as it can.

 

Kappa Vevichathu&MeenCurry  (Cooked Tapioca(Yuca Root) & Fish Curry)

 

Kerala Porata with Chicken Curry

 

Fish Fry in Kerala Style