Porkum Kaaya Roast

Porkum Kaaya Roast

Porkum Kaaya Roast.. Kerala style Pork roasted with raw Plantain with good amount of spices especially crushed black pepper and dry roasted.. This is the first time I tried cooking pork.. While cooking pork we need to take care of few things to cook it perfectly and I followed the same and ended up with a delicious side dish which I served with Puttu ( Steam cake ) for my family and they enjoyed it !!
Checkout the detailed recepie below 👇

Preparation time: 15 mins

Cooking time: 45 mins

Serves: 5


For Pressure cooking :

  • Pork: 1/2 kg
  • Ginger garlic paste: 1 tbsp
  • Kashmiri chilli powder: 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder: 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder: 1/2 tbsp
  • Black pepper powder: 1/2 tbsp
  • Salt: 1 tsp

For gravy:

  • Shallots: 1/2 cup
  • Raw Plantain: 2
  • Ginger garlic: 1 tbsp crushed
  • Fennel seeds: 1 tsp
  • Onions: 3 sliced
  • Green chillies: 2 slit
  • Curry leaves: few sprigs
  • Turmeric powder: 1/2 tsp
  • Kashmiri chilli powder: 1/2 tbsp
  • Coriander powder: 2 n 1/2 tbsp
  • Black pepper powder: 1 n 1/2 tbsp
  • Garam masala powder: 1 n 1/2 tbsp
  • Salt: as required


  • Clean,chop and wash the pork pieces. Drain and keep aside.
  • Add the pork pieces and spices mentioned under for pressure cooking into the pressure cooker and mix with your hands.
  • Pressure cook for 2 whistles and let the pressure settle down before opening.
  • Heat oil in a wok ( add less oil as pork has good amount of fat content) .
  • Add shallots and crushed ginger garlic and fennel seeds and saute till it turns soft.
  • Add sliced onions, green chillies, curry leaves and salt and saute till onions turn brown and soft.
  • Add all the dry spice powders and mix.
  • Sprinkle some hot water gradually and mix everything well.
  • Add the leftover stock and let the masalas cook well till oil separates.
  • Add the Raw Plantain pieces ( slightly peeled and chopped and soaked in water). Mix with the masala and cover and cook for 10 mins.
  • Add the cooked pork and cook on high flame for 10 mins covered and open the lid and simmer for 15 to 20 mins on low flame.
  • Finally sprinkle some crushed pepper and curry leaves and give it a mix.

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