KODAGU as the name describes land surrounded by the Majestic Western Ghats well known for its coffee, tradition and its people.A diverse culture with its popular cultural heritage and mesmerizing scenic view, Kodagu is every poet’s fantasy and a travellers yearn.
Exclaimed for its evergreen flora and fauna, Kodagu is called as the Kashmir of Karnataka and the Scotland of India.With a population around 548,561,the land in Ghats is situated 260kms away from Bangalore.
For some,Kodavas are descendants of the warrior Kshatriyas where few believe Kodavaorigin from Aryans and Babylonians.Read more
Kodavas attire is not just unique but also pleasing in appearance and highly representative of their land, customs and traditions. Read more
KodavathiWomens wear the sari in a distinct way where sari is pleated at the back and its pallu is also wrapped in a unique way, pallu doesn't go over the shoulder but goes around the back, over the right shoulder beautifully crafted pin on the right collarbone holds it in place.
‘Namme‘, Kodavas celebrate their festival based on the pattern of Kodava calendar which is different and vivid from other Hindu festivals.Read more
Kodagu,being the birthplace of the sacred river Kaveriwhich isalso worshipped by Kodavas as their sacred goddess protecting the trait .The annual rebirth of river Kaveri is celebrated as a festival called as KAVERI SANKRAMANA.Other than this Kodavas have a lot of regional Nammes celebrated according to distinctive cultures spread within Kodagu.
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Also known as steamed rice dumpling,
The Kodava people love their pork and the delicious pandhi curry will leave you wanting more.
Bamboo shoot curry
Cooked in mustard, red chillies and ground coconut, the dish is mostly served with rice and rice rotti.
Rice cake topped with fresh cocunut
Sweet cake Prepared from jackfruit
Nuputtu( Rice Vermaselli) and Chicken Curry
Raw Jackfruit Palya
Banana Flower Palya
Jackfruit Bean Chattni
Made out of banana and friend rice powder with cinnamon