Chakkapazham Kaalan (Jackfruit Kalan)

Ingredients for Chakkapazham Kaalan (Jackfruit Kalan):

1. Ripen banana (not well-ripen) jackfruit made to square pieces – 2 cup

    Salt – For taste

    Turmeric powder – ¼ small spoon

    Green chillies split into two – 5

    Curry leaves – 1 stalk

2. Coconut scrapped – ½

    Cumin seeds – ¼ spoon

    Pepper seeds – ¼ spoon (soaked in water and skin removed)

    Thick curd with sour – 1.5 cups

3. Coconut oil – 1 big spoon

    Mustard seeds – 1 small spoon

    Fenugreek seeds – A pinch

    Red chilli broken into two – 1 or 2

    Curry leaves – 1 stalk

4. Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp

How to prepare Chakkapazham Kaalan (Jackfruit Kalan)?

1. Mix all ingredients listed under 1 and cook adding a little water.

2. Grind together all ingredients listed as 2 and add to cooked jackfruit.

3. Put the flame off when gravy starts boiling.

4. Now heat one big spoon coconut oil in a pan and tamper ingredients no: 3.

5. Add a little turmeric powder to it, and season the curry using this coconut oil.

Vanitha Magazine: May 1-14, 2017

Also read: Jackfruit tales – A few interesting facts

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You can read a few more jack fruit/seed recipes here. Click on the images in the gallery to read.

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