Chana And Jackfruit Sukke Recipe - Chana and jackfruit cooked in spicy ground masala.

This recipe is from the book Konkan Cookbook.

Main Ingredients : Bengal gram (chana) , Jackfruit

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Main Course_Veg

Chana And Jackfruit Sukke

Chana And Jackfruit Sukke Recipe - How to make Chana And Jackfruit Sukke


Prep Time : 3-3.30 hour

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy


  • Bengal gram (chana) 1 cup

  • Jackfruit 1/2 kilogram

  • Olive oil 3 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Curry leaves 1 sprig

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Jaggery (gur) 1 tablespoon

  • For paste

  • Coriander seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Methi seeds 1/4 teaspoon

  • Whole dry red chilli,broken 3-4

  • Scraped coconut 1 cup

  • Tamarind pulp 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Soak chana in three cups of water for three to four hours. Drain. Apply a little olive oil to your palms and knife and remove skin of jackfruit. Further cut the jackfruit into two centimetres pieces.

Step 2

Apply salt and set aside. Steam the pieces in a steamer for five minutes. Remove from steamer and set aside. Pressure cook soaked chana in two cups of water for about three whistles or till soft.

Step 3

Heat one teaspoon of olive oil in a kadai (wok). Add coriander seeds, split black gram and fenugreek seeds. Sauté till lightly browned. Add broken red chillies and sauté for a minute.

Step 4

Grind to a coarse masala paste along with coconut, tamarind pulp and sufficient water. Heat remaining olive oil in a kadai. Add mustard seeds and curry leaves and let the mustard seeds splutter. Add asafoetida and the ground masala. Stir well and cook for two minutes.

Step 5

Add boiled chana and stir well. Add steamed jackfruit pieces, salt and jaggery. Stir, add half a cup of water and cook for five minutes on low heat stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and serve hot.

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