How to make Jackfruit Curry -

Jackfruit curry that tastes just like mutton curry

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Tinned Jackfruit, Onions (प्याज़ )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Sabudana Pulav Susal Vazhakai Podimas Jain Dum Raw Banana

Jackfruit Curry

Jackfruit Curry Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Jackfruit Curry Recipe

  • Tinned Jackfruit 250 grams

  • Onions chopped 1/4 cup

  • Oil 3 tablespoons + to deep fry

  • Black cardamom seeds separated 1

  • Dried red chillies broken 4-5

  • Roasted cumin powder 3/4 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 2 teaspoons

  • Mexican chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Tomato puree 1 cup

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Drain the jackfruit pieces and deep fry till golden. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 2

Heat 3 tbsps oil in another pan, add onions and saute till well browned.

Step 3

Add black cardamom seeds and red chillies and continue to saute for 2 minutes.

Step 4

Add roasted cumin powder and garam masala powder and saute for 1 minute.

Step 5

Add coriander powder, Mexican chilli powder, red chilli powder and turmeric powder and mix well.

Step 6

Add tomato paste or tomato puree and mix well. Saute till oil begins to separate. Add salt and mix.

Step 7

Add fried jackfruit pieces and mix well. Ideally keep the curry for 1 day so that the jack fruit pieces soak in the masala well.

Step 8

Next day heat the curry and serve hot with roti.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.