Jackfruit Kerala Curry

Raw jackfruit cooked in a fragrant coconut based gravy – it is simply awesome This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Jackfruit Kerala Curry

Main Ingredients Raw Jackfruit, Salt
Cuisine Kerala
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 21-25 minutes
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Jackfruit Kerala Curry

  • 500 grams Raw Jackfruit peeled and cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 8-10 Cloves
  • 3-4 Dried red chillies
  • 1 inch Ginger roughly chopped
  • 8-10 Garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cup Freshcoconut scraped
  • 1 tablespoon Tamarind pulp
  • 4 tablespoons Coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 20-25 Curry leaves
  • 1 cup Onions chopped
  • 2 Green chillies
  • 1 cup Fresh tomato puree


  1. Take jackfruit cubes in a deep pan, add 2 cups water, salt and turmeric powder and cook till nearly done.
  2. Heat a non-stick pan, add coriander seeds, cumin seeds and cloves and dry roast till fragrant.
  3. Break the red chillies, remove the seeds and put into a mixer jar, add ginger, garlic, the roasted spices, coconut, tamarind pulp and a little water and grind to a smooth paste.
  4. Heat coconut oil in another deep pan, add mustard seeds and let them splutter. Add curry leaves, mix and saute for ½ minute. Add onions, mix and saute till light golden.
  5. Add green chillies, mix and saute for 1-2 minutes. Add tomato puree, mix and saute for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Drain the jackfruit cubes and add to the second pan and mix well. Add the ground masala and mix well. Add salt and mix well. Cover, reduce heat and cook for 10-15 minutes or till the jackfruit cubes are completely done.
  7. Transfer into serving bowl and serve hot with steamed rice or chapatti.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1411
Carbohydrates 146.2
Protein 16.2
Fat 83.6
Other Fiber 30.8