Malappuram cuisine is also known as Mappila cuisine and has significant Arab as well as Muslim influences from the large number of Muslim Keralites that reside here. These influences blend with the elements of a typical Keralan cuisine to give your taste buds a truly unique experience. Though both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food is available, the area is rich in non-vegetarian delicacies of mutton, pork and beef.
Popular items here include Biryani,
prepared with mutton, chicken. pork etc, Erachi(meat) Puttu and Parottas.One can also try Pathiris,which is a bread prepared with rice.