Pre Meal Snacks and Pickles (V) (N)
Serve with: Achappam - crunchy, crispy snack made from rice flour, coconut, black sesame seeds and cumin seeds are shaped to star or flower in Seva Nazhy, Pappadavada - pappadoms are dipped in a special batter of rice flour, cumin and sesame seeds and deep fried in oil to give a special aroma, Nenthraka Varuthathu - banana slices seasoned with turmeric water and deep fried and Pappodoms - plain, flat, thin, crispy snacks made from black gram lentils and rice and are cut in to triangular pieces.
Kayal Soup is one of the most spectacular soups made by the fishermen family of Kerala. This soup is made of mixed seafood, flavoured with coconut milk, cumin seed, curry leaves and crushed pepper and tempered with mustard.
Muringakah Soup (V)
Muringakah (drumstick) is well known for its medicinal quality in Ayurveda. It is prepared from drumsticks, potato flavoured with shallots, garlic, ginger and curry leaves with special care. Suitable for vegan and gluten free.
Kizhangu or kahtrika porichathu. Choice of deep fried, battered potato or aubergine slices, served with chutneys. Suitable for vegan and gluten free.
Uzhunnu Vada (V)
Delicious golden fried lentil doughnuts, fluffy in the middle and crispy on the outside. Suitable for vegan and gluten free.
Chilli Paneer (V)(GF)
Fresh Indian cottage cheese sautéed with onion, peppers and aromatic Indian spices.
Kottayam Egg Fry
Boiled egg battered and deep fried, tossed in onion and tomato masala, flavoured with ginger, curry leaves, seasoned with crushed black pepper and fennel powder.
One of the most attracting snacks from the village bakeries. Tasty Chicken filling in puff pastry served with salad and chutney.
Adipoli Aadu / Kozhi (GF)
Your choice of lamb/chicken cubes cooked with onions, black pepper, ginger and green chillies to give a spicy touch. Our father Thomman's favourite, to go with his drinks.
Seasonal Grilled Fish (GF)
The best available grilled seasonal fish fillet marinated with medium Kerala spices.
Kayal Konju Chilly
Very popular Indo -chinese dish in Kerala. King prawns dipped in very special batter and deep fried, tossed with onion, ginger, garlic, peppers, chilly sauce and spices.
Deep fried squid rings served with coconut chutney.
Slow roasted tender beef cubes with traditional Keralan aromatic spices, ginger, coconut slices and tempered with mustard.
This is perhaps the most famous South Indian Brahmin dish. A rice and lentil pancake with a traditional filling of seasoned potatoes, onions and peas. Gluten Free, Nuts Free, Vegan.
Nair Masala Dosa
Speciality dosa filled with seasoned potato masala and brushed inside with spicy red chutney and butter lining.
Rice and lentil pancake filled with chicken cubes, tomatoes, green chillies and onions. Gluten Free.
Rice and lentil pancake filled with lamb cubes, tomatoes, green chillies and onions. Gluten Free.
Uttappams are similar to dosas, and are made from lentils and rice fermented overnight. But they are cooked on both sides and come with mixed vegetable toppings. (Suitable for vegan and gluten free)
Cheera Erachi Curry (N)(GF)
This is our chef's signature dish. Tender pieces of lamb cooked in fresh spinach, aromatic spices, turmeric, red chillies and onions.
Thalasserry Chicken Biriyani (N)(GF)
Traditionally in Kerala the Muslims served Biriyani on all important occasions. Malabar coast of Kerala is a treasure house of biriyanis. Over the years it has become very popular with other communities in Kerala. Rice and chicken baked in rich gravy to produce a highly aromatic and deliciously spicy preparation.
Thalasserry Fish Biriyani (N)(GF)
Traditionally in Kerala the Muslims served Biriyani on all important occasions. Malabar coast of Kerala is a treasure house of biriyanis. Over the years it has become very popular with other communities in Kerala. Rice and Kingfish steaks baked in rich gravy to produce a highly aromatic and deliciously spicy preparation.
Alappuzha Konju Masala (GF)
Alappuzha, the Venice of the east, is very popular in its kind of seafood culinary arts. A thrilling prawn dish cooked in a thick sauce with coconut, ginger, curry leaves and onions.
Kayal Fish Curry (GF)
Boneless king fish dipped in mouth watering coconut flavoured sauce – the best kept Kayal's spicy secret sauce.
Mix Seafood Curry (GF)
King fish, squid, mussels, and prawns cooked with Kerala spices, onion, ginger, garlic and mustard seeds.
Kallushap Meen Curry (GF)
‘Kallu shaps’(toddy shops) are the local pubs in all over Kerala. Every one including the families visit these pubs mainly to enjoy the spicy fish curry (Tilapia), though many of them do not drink alcohol. The fish curry is made with freshly grounded ginger, garlic and coconut and seasoned with mustard seeds and curry leaves.
Salmon Mappas (N)(GF)
Mappas is a popular recipe in Kerala. It is a typical dish unavoidable in Central Kerala Festive Menu. This traditional dish has rich creamy texture made with boneless salmon fillet, shallots, tomato, green chilli, ginger,garlic, chilli powder, coriander powder,coconut milk flavoured with curry leaves.
From 'Achukutty's recipe book' - Our mom from Travancore, Kerala Agricultural Christian family. Tilapia covered with the specially made spice paste, wrapped in banana leaf and steam cooked, flavoured with lemon. Gluten Free.
Believed to been found by Portuguese sailors in historic times, using the locally available ingredients while they travelled in Kerala. Fresh crab with shell cooked in a coconut flavoured sauce with authentic spices. Please be adventures as Portuguese sailors to face the MESSY dining experience. ( gluten free)
Nadan Kozhi Curry (GF)
Boneless chicken cubes cooked with mustard, ginger, garlic and special homemade spices.
Chicken Stew (N)(GF)
Chicken cooked in a creamy coconut sauce,cashew nut puree with ginger and fresh curry leaves.
Kozhi Kurumulagu (N)(GF)
One of the most famous dishes in Travancore area of Kerala. Boneless chicken cooked in a black pepper based sauce with onion, ginger, garlic, turmeric, and cashew nuts.
Ammachi Pidiyum Kozhiyum (GF)
This is one of the exotic dish hailing from the Great Malabar coast of Kerala. These are small rice dumplings that are steam cooked and then added to a chicken curry made of special Keralan spices.
Cheera Parippu Curry (V)
Fresh spinach and toor dal cooked in a thick garlic sauce, and tomatoes flavoured with curry leaves and tempered with mustard seeds. Suitable for vegan and gluten free.
Kathrika Curry (V)(N)
Aubergines cooked in a paste of coriander seeds, roasted onions, chillies, mixed with cashew nut sauce. Suitable for vegan and gluten free.
Veg Stew (V)(N)
Mix vegetables cooked in a creamy coconut sauce with ginger and fresh curry leaves is a good combination with Appam. Suitable for vegan and gluten free.
Nadan Vegetable Kurma (V)
Fresh vegetables cooked in a creamy sauce of roasted cashew nuts and coconut. Suitable for vegan and gluten free.
Mutter Paneer (V)(N)(GF)
Creamy tomato sauce simmered with light spices, studded with homemade cottage cheese and peas.
Spicy Potatoes (V)
Potatoes, peas and peppers stir fried with onions and tomatoes. Suitable for vegan and gluten free.
Plain Rice (V)(VG)(GF)
Plain white basmati rice.
Thenga Choru (V)(N)(VG)(GF)
Plain rice mixed with fresh coconut, urad dal (white lentils) cashew nuts and curry leaves.
Naranga Choru (V)(N)(VG)(GF)
Tangy, fresh tasting rice tossed with lemon juice, fresh curry leaves, mustard seeds and dried red chillies.
Thakkali Choru (V)(N)(VG)(GF)
Pureed tomatoes sautéed with lentils, mustard, ginger and curry leaves.
Rice cooked in ghee flavoured with premium Kerala spices.
Appam (2 Pieces)(V)(VG)(GF)
Appam is the soft pancake made from yeast fermented rice batter, with a soft spongy middle, which is laced with crispy edges.
Paratha (1 Piece)(V)
A Kerala speciality – wheat dough layered and coiled in to a coir mat shape then cooked on the griddle.
Poori (2 Pieces)(V)(G)(VG)
Fluffy fried breads made from wheat flour.
Chapathi (2 Pieces)(V)(VG)
Round, flat wholemeal bread.
Kallappam (3 Pieces)(V)(VG)(GF)
Rice and coconut soft pancake.
Green Salad (V)(VG)(GF)
Suitable for vegan and gluten free.
Kayal Special Salad (VG)(GF)
Mango, avocado, guava, lettuce, crushed pepper dressed with lemon juice. Suitable for vegan and gluten free.Suitable for vegan and gluten free.
Vendakka Mezhukkuvaratty (VG)(GF)
Fresh okra cooked with onion, ginger, garlic and special Kerala spices and curry leaves. Suitable for vegan and gluten free.
Beans Thoran (VG)(GF)
Fresh beans cooked with mustard, onion and fresh coconut (suitable for vegan and gluten free)
Boiled egg sauteed in a semi-dry Keralan sauce of fresh tomato, onion, ginger and garlic (Gluten free)
Popular Kerala sweet plantain stuffed with rice flakes and coconut filling
Mashed plantain dumplings filled with coconut, raisins, and cashew nuts .
Semiya Payasam (V)
Another conventional pudding made of vermicelli, milk, ghee and garnished with cashew nuts and sultanas.
Pineapple Kesari (V)
A traditional pudding made from semolina cooked with pineapple, butter and studded with raisins and cashew nuts.
Milk- Solid dumplings preserved in sugar syrup. For vegetarian.
J20 Orange and Passion Fruit
J20 Apple and Mango
Mineral Water- Still