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Coorgi Cuisine

Paputtu

Paputtu

Against the backdrop of coffee plantations is a staggering bounty of indigenous greens, weeds, flowers, fruits, berries, nuts, mushrooms and shoots, many of which play a starring role in the local cuisine. Coorg’s jungle bounty includes wild pepper, wild ginger, wild cloves, bitter local oranges […]

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Bale Murukk (Coorg Banana Fritters)

Bale Murukk (Coorg Banana Fritters)

If I had to choose one recipe to make with ripe bananas besides my Classic Banana Bread, I would go the traditional route and make Ball Murukk (Coorg Banana Fritters).   For one, it’s so easy, quick, and the results are utterly delicious and quite […]

Morkoole (Curd Rice Coorg Style)

Morkoole (Curd Rice Coorg Style)

I am writing you a piece of my heart today. I say my heart because this comes from my happy place, Coorg! A rush of childhood memories come gushing from a place full of fragrant flowers, wild berries and gorgeous lush rice fields. Home to […]

Coorg Mango Curry – Kaad Mange Curry

Coorg Mango Curry – Kaad Mange Curry

Hey my lovely peeps, Summer never really happened this side of the world – it’s been rainy and gloomy most days. However, we were fortunate enough to catch some sun during our summer trip to Prague – enough to soak up for the whole year. […]

Koli Curry / Coorg Chicken Curry

Koli Curry / Coorg Chicken Curry

This mouthwatering chicken curry drenched in coconut base and seasoned with kachampuli ( black vinegar) is very unique to the character of Coorg. This versatile curry goes well with possibly anything you can think of – rice, akki rotis, kadambuttu, paputtu, bread, dosas, idlis, appams, […]

Akki Roti (Rice Roti)

Akki Roti (Rice Roti)

Akki Rotti (Rice Roti) is a rice-based flatbread unique to the state of Karnataka and common in every Coorgi household.  Essentially constitutes of rice flour and knead to soft dough.  It is a filling and versatile accompaniment to a variety of vegetarian or non – […]

Pandi Curry or Coorg Pork Curry

Pandi Curry or Coorg Pork Curry

Coorg is more than just coffee and its beautiful landscapes. It is about classic heirloom recipes that make way onto a plate that reflect the luscious seasonal bounty of the Coorg landscape. Pandi curry or Coorg Pork curry is one of the classic and unique […]