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Pandhi Curry

Pandi curry is one of the most loved dish in Coorg. The magical blend of spices leads to an unique pork dish which leaves an everlasting impression on your palate! Here's how the pandi curry is made in Coorg.

Pork - 1 KG
Red chilly powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - ½ tsp
Salt to taste
Lemon medium sized - 2
Onions medium sized - 4
Ginger - 10 gm
Garlic whole - 1
Green chillies - 7-8
Coriander leaves - ½ bunch
Coorg Shoppe Pork Masala Powder (a blend of roasted corriander seeds, cumin, cinnamon, etc) - 25 gm or 2 tbsp

Kachampuli (Coorg vinegar) - 2 tsp - as per taste

1) Wash and drain medium cut pork. Add turmeric powder, salt, red chilly powder and marinate for about 30 minutes. 2) Grind coarsely sliced onions, ginger, garlic, green chillies, coriander leaves together. 3) Take marinated pork in a thick bottomed vessel, add ground paste, mix well and cook in medium heat till soft. Then add Coorg Shoppe Pork Masala Powderkachampuli (local coorgi vinegar) and cook for 5 to 10 minutes.

Sprinkle little lemon juice and serve with hot rice, sannas or idlis. Tastes best with rice roti and kadambuttu.

And for all those who want it the easy way, CoorgShoppe offers it as a part of its Weekend Dishes and is being homedelivered in Bangalore during the weekends. Click here for details


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Dry Pork Recipe

Smoke dried pork 250 gm (chop into smaller pieces if required)
1 onion – thin long slices
2 green chillies – long slice
Curry leaves – few
1 tomato – chopped
Salt – to taste
Red chilli powder – ½ tsp
Turmeric – ¼ tsp
Garam masala – ½ tsp
Kachampuli – ¼- ½ tsp
Oil – for frying – as required

Wash the dried pork in hot water. Cook it in a pressure cooker (let it cook for about 3 whistles) and keep it aside after draining the water. Take oil in a frying pan and let it heat up under a slow flame. Add chopped onion, green chili, curry leaves, tomato, salt, chili powder, garam masala, turmeric and kachampuli and fry it for a minute while stirring it. Add the pork and mix it well. Let it cook for about 5-10 min. Garnish with coriander leaves.

This needs a masala to be prepared first.
Coconut – ½, grated
Coriander powder – 2 tsp
Onion 1 – chopped
Garlic – 2 pieces
Jeera – ¼ tsp

Preparing the masala
Grind the above ingredients into a fine…

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