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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.

Ingredients:
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

Procedure: 
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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1 onion – thin long slices
2 green chillies – long slice
Curry leaves – few
1 tomato – chopped
Salt – to taste
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Turmeric – ¼ tsp
Garam masala – ½ tsp
Kachampuli – ¼- ½ tsp
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Garlic – 2 pieces
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