Marathi Moggu 250gms Marathi Mokku Marathi Masala Kapok Seeds Marathi Mokku Marathi Spices Marathi Mukku
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  • Marathi Moggu is best described as a type of caper and is also known as Kapok Buds. Kapok is the most used common name for the tree.
  • Marathi Moggu is used in South India specially in Karnat... (Read More)
Kapok Buds or Marathi Moggu are used in the popular South Indian rice dish “Bisi Bele Bath”. Marathi Moggu is usually fried in oil before use to release its full flavour which is similar to that of a combination of mustard and black pepper. ORIGIN AND DISTRIBUTION Kapok buds(Marathi moggu) extraction is becoming a major means of livelihood of the Paniyas a tribe in wayanad district. In recent years the tribal people have started cultivating Kapok buds(Marathi moggu) in portions of uncultivable tribal lands and this has served to significantly reduce their dependence on forests for livelihood. USES Kapok Buds or Marathi Moggu best described as a type of caper are the dried buds of the Kapok tree or the Silk Cotton tree. It is called moggu in Kannada and mogga in Telugu which literally means a bud. Moggu is a spice used in some of Karnataka’s cherished dishes such as Bisi Bele Bath Saagu Kannadiga style kootus to name a few. It is not eaten raw but is always roasted and ground with other spices before going into a dish. Marathi Moggu is a term which is a misnomer as this spice is native to Karnataka. However that has not come in the way of its adorning several Andhra style dishes as a specialty spice. This spice is widely used in preparing curry powders and also finds a place in Chettinad cuisine. marathi moggu marathi moggu in pantry marathi mokku marathi masala marathi moggu is spices marathi mogga marathi mukku

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