Pandi Curry
Kodava cuisine is India’s most distinctive cuisine with its regular use of fish, pork and meat. Here Chef Kunal Kapur presents recipe of Pandi Curry, a pork-based dish from Kodava cuisine. This pork curry is delicious, hearty and intensely flavourful.
Pandi Curry

- Indian


- 1

Cooking Time

-60 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 10-12 Min


  • 750 gm of pork
  • Salt as per taste
  • 3 green chillies
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp garlic chopped
  • 1 onion sliced
  • Curry leaves
  • 1000 ml of water
  • 4 cinnamon stick
  • Black pepper
  • 12 Cloves
  • 1 cup of rice
  • 12 - 15 whole black pepper
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • Coriander powder
  • 1 tsp kachampuli


  1. 1

    In a bowl, add pork, a pinch of salt, chopped green chillies, turmeric powder, red chilli powder Add chopped garlic, sliced onion, curry leaves and mix it well.
  2. 2

    In a heated pan, add marinated pork, water and let it cook.
  3. 3

    In another heated pan, add water, oil, salt, cinnamon stick, black pepper, cloves, green chilli Soak the rice in a bowl Add the soaked rice in the boiling water and let it cook.
  4. 4

    Prepare a paste of whole black pepper, cinnamon stick, cloves, cumin seeds Strain the rice in a bowl Add the masala in the curry and mix it.
  5. 5

    In another heated pan, add coriander powder and roast it Add the powder in the curry and mix it Add kachampuli and mix it well.
  6. 6

    Garnish the curry with curry leaves and serve.
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Chef Kunal Kapur is the much-loved travelling chef who has been cooking with chefs, homemakers and grandmothers, gathering ancient recipes on popular LF shows like Pickle Nation and Utsav: Thalis of India. Delving deep into India’s culinary philosophy, he presented Satvik cuisine to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Ms. Merkel. Check him out in action is some of LF’s most popular shows.

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