Kori Gassi Recipe – Mangalorean Traditional Chicken Curry With Coconut Milk

Kori Gassi Recipe  is a traditional Mangalorean chicken curry made with coconut milk. The delicious curry has a base of coconut and red chilli, an absolute classic from the coastal region of Mangalore. In Tulu language, Chicken is called Kori and Gassi is known as curry. This curry has a lovely blend of different fragrant spices, which is quite unique to Mangalorean cultural and heritage. 

Coconut plays an important part in Mangalorean cuisine and the main ingredient in the Kori Gassi is the coconut. The sweetness of the coconut milk balances the spicy flavours from the red chillies, peppercorns, cloves and the bitterness from the fenugreek seeds.Traditionally, Mangalorean Chicken Curry is served with Kori Rotti, a traditional and unique crispy flatbread made from rice flour, or Neer Dosa or just steamed rice.

Serve Kori Gassi Recipe (Mangalorean Traditional Chicken Curry With Coconut Milk) along with Neer Dosa and Beetroot Pachadi for your weekday dinner.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Mangalorean recipes such as

  1. Mangalorean Mavinakayi Menasinakai Curry Recipe
  2. Mangalorean Style Ambe Upkari Recipe
  3. Mangalorean Chana Gassi Recipe


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