Pork Chops dipped in Kama in Plum Sauce. Kamapaneeringuga siga ploomikastmes.

kamaliha (4)This is a unique Estonian inspired pork chop dipped in Kama coating.

What is KAMA?

Kama is Estonian traditional finely milled flour mixture. Estonians buying Kama mixture from shop.. and the easiest way is to try this, probably visit Estonia.  Read more

Estonians call this dish ” pork treats” 🙂
Kama breading gives for meat special sweet taste. In case you do not have Kama, use rye bread crumbs. The tart plum sauce complements pork sweetness very well.



Pork Chops dipped in Kama in Plum Sauce. Kamapaneeringuga siga ploomikastmes.

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
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A unique Estonian inspired pork chops dipped in Kama coating .

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  • 4 pork chops — centre cut, bone-in
  • salt, pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 dl milk
  • 1 1/2 dl kama powder
  • oil
  • Sauce:

  • 4,5 dl cream ( 10%)
  • 100 g plum pyre
  • 2 tablespoon flour
  • 20 g butter
  • thyme
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  1. Pat chops dry with paper towels. sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  2. beaten eggs with milk.
  3. Dip chops in the egg mixture and dust in kama
  4. Fry the chops on both sides with some oil until golden brown
  5. For Sauce:

  6. Use ready plum pyre or bring sliced berries, some water (and sugar) to the boil. Cook until berries are soft. Puree and press through a sieve.  Bring to boil and reduce. Season.
  7. Put butter in the pan add flour and brown. Add cream and mix very well. Add plum pyre. Mix thoroughly, bringing to a boil.
  8. Season with salt, pepper and herbs.

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2 thoughts on “Pork Chops dipped in Kama in Plum Sauce. Kamapaneeringuga siga ploomikastmes.

  1. This sounds very Estonian with a yummy sauce but methinks I have never seen kama powder here. Really have to come to Estonia, try at your place and then but some to bring back him 🙂 !


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