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State of Kerala, south India - West is located on the border.
Kerala is spread in the Arabian Sea and spread over an area of the territory
is 38,863 square kilometers. Kerala's mother tongue is Malayalam. With
linguistic and cultural features of South India come under four state
of Kerala is one of them. Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka states of neighbors.
Pondichcheri (Putuchcheri) that part of the state Mayysi (Mahi) name is
known within the State of Kerala is located. Arabian Sea in the Union
Territory of Lakshadweep in terms of language and culture of Kerala is
concerned with unbreakable. Independence from the former king of the various
Kerala - the state was belong to Rajas and Maharajas. With the joint of
Tiruvitankur and Kochi empire on July 1, 1949 Tirukochci the state was
formed. Under current British Malabar, Madras State (present Tamil Nadu)
had only one district. 1 November 1956, when Malabar with Tirukochci been
added to make the current state of Kerala. Thus, when one Kerlm formed
the long-term demand of the people fulfill.
Kerala history, the old, long-term foreign trade relations, science and
art, etc. on the rich tradition of pride can do. Literacy rate of Kerala
in India, best of the entire space. Social Justice, Health - Level, Female
- Male parity, follow the law, education, publicity, etc., in various
areas of Kerala is the first place. It is noteworthy that the baby - death
- is the lowest rate in Kerala.
Heavy rains in Kerala obliged 'Shyamal grass' and the water is rich.
Kerala is a favorite tourist site because of Kerala's excellent climate;
good transport facilities and cultural traditions are rich. Kerala, famous
for the religious harmony of different cultures, the confluence ground.
High political consciousness, the impact of media on the people, cultures
and the ability to joint together etc. In some ways, Kerala role is remarkable
in Indian states.
Southern part of the Indian subcontinent.
Famous As: Beaches and backwaters.
Kerala Climate: Normal
God’s Own Country” magical green land is a thin, lush place
spread on the south - west coast of India. Rice fields, mango, coconut
palms and cashew nut trees dominate Kerala India. Christianity has been
in Kerala for as long as it has been in Europe. The present-day state
of Kerala was created in 1956 from Travancore, Kochi and Malabar. Malabar
was formerly part of Madras state. Kerala is one of the most progressive,
literate and highly educated states of India. Kerala India is also known
for its beautiful backwaters and stunning Beaches.
You can easily travel in Kerala, thanks to a great public transport system.
The good things like the development of infrastructure for tourism in
Kerala, a highly successful literacy programme, ensuring easier communication
between guests and local residents, and the tropical climate, make a holiday
in Kerala relaxing and pleasant.
Kerala is the ideal honeymoon travel destination and where you can spend
your dream vacation in a dream location of “God’s Own Country”
Kerala India. Kerala Offers some of the most romantic honeymoon destinations
Enjoy the breathtakingly beautiful beaches and backwaters of Kerala. Tourism
in Kerala, with golden glowing beaches, credible palm trees, cruising
and luxurious seafood, offers you an remarkable Kerala travel experience.
Kerala also offers backwater tours, where you can sit back and enjoy the
romantic sights, smells and sounds of the captivating countryside of Kerala,
India - Tourist attractions and places
Alappuzha is one of the major centers for backwater boat trips. The complex
network of canals through this town has earned it the sobriquet "The
Venice of the East". The long country boats are the taxies of the
water. The coir workers present an interesting sight as they soak coconut
fiber in pools, beat them and wind the strands on long spindles stretched
between an endless lines of coconut trees.
A short distance from Thiruvananthapuram is the Veli Aakulam lagoon. Water
sports, a floating restaurant, an amusement park, speedboats and other
facilities make this spot a tourist attraction. The east end of the lake
is flanked by two scenic hillocks.
Kollam - the charming old port city of Kollam on the banks of the Ashtamudi
Lake. Ashtamudi Lake is known as the cashew industry. It is one of the
oldest ports of the backwaters, with the ferry to Alappuzha taking more
than 8 hours.
Alumkadavu, in the town of Karunagapally hardly 20 kilometers north of
Kollam, is where houseboats are built. These huge, long and tapering barges
were traditionally used to carry tones of goods, with a portion covered
with bamboo and coir servicing as a rest room and kitchen for the crew.
Gliding down the calm and serene backwaters in a kettuvallom, embraced
by green leaves and palm, see a rural Kerala preserved through the ages.
Kottayam A small village 12 kilometer west of Kottayam town, on the banks
of the beautiful Vembanad Lake, Kumarakom is 14-acre bird sanctuary known
for local varieties of water fowl, cuckoo, water ducks, and migrating
The best months to visit it are June-August. Just 80 kilometres from Cochin,
this area has unique houseboats, boat racing, motorboat and water sport
facilities. The houseboats, plied by local oarsmen, are simply furnished
with a living room, bedroom with attached bath and a raised central deck
for lazing on cushions.
Kozhikode - In north Kerala, the green backwaters of Kozhikode stretch
out. This old commercial town attracts tourists for its beauty, wonderful
backwaters and vacation spot.
Kochi(Cochin) - Kochi has earned the sobriquet "Queen of
the Arabian Sea". Kochi Famous for its natural port, one of the best
in the world. All the islands that make up Kochi are well connected by
ship. The Chinese fishing nets, a method of fishing established in Kochi
during the times of Kubla Khan line the waterfront.
Besides these backwaters,
other equally beautiful water bodies elsewhere are Veli (in South Kerala),
Kadinamkulam, Madayara, Peravur, Edava, Anjengo, Ashtamudi, Kayamkulam,
Kodungalur, Valiyaparamba and Chetuva (in North Kerala).
Cuisines from Kerala
Meen Muringakka Curry
Method of preparation:
1. Clean the fish.
2. Cut fish and drum stick into small pieces.
3. Fry grated coconut, coriander seeds, red chilli, turmeric powder,
fennel seeds and peppercorn.
4. Grind the above mixture to smooth paste.
5. Soak cocum in little water.
6. Slice onions slit green chillies
7. Heat oil, sauté mustard seeds, carry leaves, onion, red
chilli and drum stick.
8. Add ginger garlic paste, powdered masala and sauté well.
9. Add the ground masala, cocum, fish, water and cook on a slow
10. Add tomato pieces.
11. Cook on a slow fire till the gravy becomes thick.
12. Serve hot, garnished with fried curry leaves
Fish 500 g
Drum stick 150 g
Coriander seeds 100 g
Red chillies 8 g
Turmeric 2 g
Pepper corns 4 g
Fennel seeds 2 g
Coconut oil 50 ml
Red onion 300 g
Cocum 15 g
Tomato 80 g
Ginger garlic paste 10 g
Mustard seeds 3 g
Curry leaves 2 sprigs
Salt to taste
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