Cheenachatti Malabar Food Fest – Win Amazon Gift Vouchers

Malabar food festival

Win an Amazon Gift Voucher worth Rs 2,000 INR

Lying between the Western Ghats and the Arabian Sea, on the northern part of Kerala, modern day Malabar covers the geographical area north of River Bharathapuzha. It includes parts of Thrissur district, the districts of Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur, and Kasaragod.

The Malabar area is responsible for having provided some of the most delicious and flavourful additions to Kerala cuisine. Malabar cuisine consists of a plethora of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes that carry its distinctive flavour and aroma and people flock to these parts to taste the unique flavour of the food here. This food fest is aimed at collecting and sharing all such traditional recipes from the food heaven of Kerala.

You can read about the full details of “Malabar food fest” below. If you have any question or problem with submitting recipes, free free to contact us.

Event details
  • Event period: 1st April 2018 till 31st July 2018
  • Event status: Open
  • Entries will be accepted until 31-07-2018 11.59PM
  • Event price: Amazon gift voucher worth 2,000INR
  • How to register: Contestants has to share a traditional malabar recipe through our submit recipe page.
Who can participate?
  • Anyone who loves Malabar cookery can participate in this competition. Gender no bar, Age no bar, Nationality no bar.
  • Contestants has to share a traditional malabar recipe through our submit recipe page.
  • Only recipes that are of Malabar origin will be accepted. This include foods from Thrissur, Palakkad, Kozhikkodu, Malappuram, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasargod districts in Kerala.
  • Recipe of any type of food item can be shared. Eg: Snacks, Main dishes, Side dishes, Juices etc.
  • The recipes should not be a previously published/shared one in You can check the list of all recipes published so far in this page.
  • Uploaded photo should be of minimum 1000px wide and 500px height.
  • Entries submitted using our on line form will only be accepted. Please DO NOT send recipes via Email or any other communication mean. All such entries will be rejected.
  • No copy paste of recipes will be allowed. All recipes will be tested for plagiarism and those recipes failing the test will be rejected.
  • All entries will be authenticated by a group of experts (not associated with cheenachatti) for their origin, flavor and ingredients.
  • Winners shall be declared on the basis of multiple parameters like
    • Taste and Flavor
    • Blend and combination of ingredients
    • Ease of understanding the recipe by the readers
    • Presentation
    • Authenticity
    • Average ratings for the recipe
    • Number of social media shares / likes
General Rules for the event
  • “Malabar food fest” is a limited period event valid through out the event period, from CheenaChatti Webportal  (hereinafter referred to as “Admins”).
  • The Contest is open to citizens of India resident in India only. Citizens of foreign countries residing in India are also eligible to participate in this offer.
  • Participation in the offer is optional.
  • Users can increase their chances of winning by submitting multiple recipes and by sharing the links in multiple social media platforms.
  • All entries submitted in this competition will become the property of, India. These contents should not be republished in any other media (print / online) for a period of 2 years from date of submission.
  • Only one winner will be selected per promo.
  • Winners will be selected within 30 days of the closing of the contest or on such other day as may be decided by Admins.
  • The winner shall be intimated through the social media they are using to connect with CheenaChatti. Admins shall not be responsible for any delay, loss, non-delivery of this communication.
  • Winners must claim the prize in the manner communicated by Admins. In case the winner fails to contact the specified person on or before the designated date the Winner shall be deemed to have surrendered the prize/s.
  • All taxes and other levies applicable to the prizes shall be borne by the winners. The winners shall pay the amount of applicable taxes to Admins before claiming the prizes.
  • Prizes cannot be encashed for money. The Offer shall not be extendable or transferable.
  • Prizes of winners shall be sent to winners by courier/post at the postal addresses given by them. Admins shall not be responsible for non-delivery of prizes if the winners are not available/found at the addresses given by them.
  • In the event prizes are received in broken or damaged condition, the same shall be reported at the time of the receipt of the same. No subsequent claims shall be entertained.
  • Decisions pertaining to the “Malabar food fest” are at the sole discretion of Admins and shall be final and binding on all the contestants.
  • Admins reserves the right:
    • to modify the terms and conditions of the Offer, it’s period, prizes, etc., without prior notice to the subscribers.
    • to disqualify any Participant /winner if it has reasonable grounds to believe the Participant /winner has breached any of these terms and conditions.
      No intimation shall be sent to the participants who are disqualified and/or not amongst the winners.
    • to decide whether a replacement Participant should be selected in the event any Participant is disqualified from the Contest.
    • to replace the Prize(s) with item(s) of similar value in case of stock unavailability.
  • The prevailing statutory laws of India shall be applicable to the contest and All disputes relating to this Offer shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of Courts at Delhi only.

Submit your recipes

Entries received and accepted for the event so far:

  1. Kannoorappam / Pancharayappam / Panchara Neyyappam / White Unniyappam
  2. Palakkadan style Keerai Molagootal / Spinach – Lentil curry
  3. Palakkad Elai Adai / Plantain Leaf Adai recipe
  4. Malabar style Alsa / Aleesa / Harees recipe
  5. North Kerala’s Mophla Chicken Biriyani – Malabar style
  6. Kallumakkaya Nirachathu / Spicy stuffed, Steamed & fried Mussels