Pandhi Curry (Coorg Pork Stir Fry Recipe)
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- Ready In:
- 750 g pork loin, diced
- 2 tablespoons ginger-garlic paste
- 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 8 -10 peppercorns
- 3 bay leaves
- 4 tablespoons honey
- 3 tablespoons soya sauce
- 10 kokum, berries soaked in 100ml hot water. use the water for the marination
- Marinate the pork with the above ingredients and leave overnight.
- Method to cook the Pork:-.
- Transfer the pork to a heavy bottom cooking pot. Cover the pork with just enough water to cover the pork and cook for an hour or until the pork is very tender. Drain the pork and reserve the liquid.
- For the Stir Fry.
- 2 tbsp vegetable oil.
- 10 curry leaves.
- 4 dried red chillies.
- 4 medium sized red onions sliced.
- Heat the oil and add the dried red chillies and let them get dark. Add curry leaves and fry for 30 seconds or so till they start to crisp up. Now add the sliced red onions and sauté until translucent. Transfer the pre-cooked pork to this and stir fry with constant stirring for 6-8 minutes to caramelize. If the meat feels dry, add a tbsp or two of the reserved cooking liquid and cook until it’s dried up. The pork will acquire a shiny glaze. Correct the seasoning and serve with steamed rice.
- Tip 1- Use as little water as possible to cook the pork first time around. The liquid will have stronger flavours and you can add it back to the stir-fry later.
- Tip 2- Keep the seasoning slightly less than what you’d like to end up with, all this prolonged cooking makes the flavours very intense.
- About the restaurant – Indian restaurant Cinnamon Kitchen & cocktail bar Anise is the second sibling from London’s fine dining Indian restaurant, The Cinnamon Club. Since 2008, Cinnamon Kitchen has been offering Lunch, dinner and catering to wedding parties in the heart of the city of London. If you like this easy to cook Indian recipe, you are welcome to sign up for more such recipes on www.cinnamon-kitchen.com.
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