Monday, June 10, 2013

Pandi Curry - Coorgi Style

Pandi Curry  - Coorg Special 
This is my first ever pandi curry ( Coorgi recipe) made by following the recipe give by my friend, Champa. Thanks to her generosity, she gave me a bottle of highly prized Kachamplli. This unique syrup is made from a sour fruit called Panpuli. Here's how they make Kachamplli.

You can buy Kachamplli from this online store

Now, let's start by following this Pandi Curry recipe.

  1. Pork                         1kg
  2. Red chilly powder     2 tsp
  3. Turmeric powder      1 tsp
  4. Salt to taste            
  5. Coriander seeds        4 tsp
  6. Cumin seeds             1 tsp
  7. Mustard seeds          1 tsp
  8. Black pepper            2 tsp
  9. Cinnamon                 1 inch
  10. Clove                        4
  11. Shallots                     100gms
  12. Green Chillies            10-12
  13. Ginger                       1 inch
  14. Garlic                        10
  15. Coriander leave         handful.
  16. Oil                            2-3 tsp
  17. Kachampulli             1 tsp

  • Clean and cut the pork into small pieces
  • In the cooker add water, pork, red chilly powder, turmeric and salt, cook till the cooker gives 3-4 whistles 
  • Dry roast all the spices till they are dark brown but make sure you do not burn them, when it is cold powder it in a mixie.
  • Now coarsely grind shallots, green chilly, ginger and garlic.
  • Heat oil in a deep thick kadai, and all the ground spice and coarsely ground masala, saute for few seconds
  • Now add the pork and kachampulli, check for salt and cook for another 5-10mts.
  • Serve hot with Akki roti or kadambuttu. 
Try this recipe at home and share your feedback in the comment box.

Thank You.

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