Cubed Pork with Potatoes, Yogurt, and Tamarind

Coorgh-Style Pork Curry

Preparation info

  • Serves

    8

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

660 Curries

By Raghavan Iyer

Published 2008

  • About

The Kodavas, a tiny, close-knit community in the southwest corner of the state of Karnataka, are thought to trace their ancestry back to around 300 B.C., when Alexander the Great invaded India. Their physical features belie that heritage. This proud cultural group, which has produced many warriors and generals, is Hindu but not highly religious, as meats and alcohol flow freely at many of their celebrations. This curry is an adaptation of their classic Pandhi curry (cubes of pork cooked in