Definitions

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  • adjective Pertaining to the Indian state of Kerala.
  • noun A person from Kerala.

Etymologies

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From Kerala +‎ -an.

Examples

  • A home cook's everyday repertoire might include Keralan fish curry or dhal – dishes that show the increasingly sophisticated appreciation of south Asian cuisine.

    How to make Indian sweets

  • To the right, beyond the boats and fishing nets being laboriously hauled in by teams of men wearing bright kailis, the Keralan coastline disappears into sea spray, fading coconut palms the last visible markers of where ocean meets land.

    Surfing: a lucky break in Kerala

  • Thursday is South Indian night a feast of Keralan dishes –a touch over budget at £11.95 per head but still great value.

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  • On our last night we have takeaway curry Keralan style: pots of beetroot thoran, fish curry, white chapati rice and dhal cooked by next-door neighbour Minni and eaten at a long, candlelit table in the garden.

    Surfing: a lucky break in Kerala

  • Glenora Homestay, Wayanad, KeralaIn the Wayanad District, a belt of rainforest in the northern Keralan highlands, Glenora is one of those homestays for whom success has meant a push upmarket - but that doesn't dim the quality of the experience.

    Ten top homestays in India

  • A traditional Keralan granary house (carved wood, a wraparound verandah, a pagoda-like tiled roof), provides three guest rooms (two are air-conditioned); and the food is fresh, homely and plentiful.

    Ten top homestays in India

  • Mr. Parle runs supper clubs each weekend, where offerings could be anything from Bollito Misto, Scandinavian Island Cooking or Keralan cuisine.

    The London Restaurant Revolution

  • Nelpura, Alappuzha, KeralaAt Kuttanad, a tranquil corner of the Keralan backwaters, this "heritage homestay" is the 150-year-old home of a Syrian Christian family, Chackochan Edayady ( "Mr Chacko") and his wife Salimma.

    Ten top homestays in India

  • "Acheen" for spice traders from Aceh, "Kampong Malabar" for Keralan laborers, and "China" for the Chinese merchants who set up shop and in the city's architecture.

    A Tale of Two Cities

  • The city's street names reflect its multicultural past: "Acheen" was named for spice traders from Aceh, "Kampong Malabar" for Keralan laborers, and "China" for the Chinese merchants who set up shop.

    Historic Structures

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