Jackfruit Puzhukku

A Kerala specialty of raw jackfruit in split green gram and coconut gravy . This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

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Jackfruit Puzhukku
Main Ingredients Raw jackfruit, Rice
Cuisine Kerala
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Jackfruit Puzhukku

  • Raw jackfruit
  • 1 teaspoon Rice
  • 1 cup Coconut, scraped
  • 1/2 cup Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal)
  • 1/2 tablespoon Red chilli powder
  • 4 Whole dry red chillies
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 tablespoon Coconut oil


  1. Choose large jackfruit segments, which are not fully ripe. De-seed and cut into two or three pieces. Soak rice with half the scraped coconut and grind lightly.
  2. Broil moong dal in a kadai for a couple of minutes, cool, wash and boil in two cups water till soft and completely cooked. Add the jackfruit sections and continue cooking.
  3. Add red chilli powder, red chillies broken into two and salt. Stir well. Add the remaining scraped coconut and coconut paste to the vegetable. Simmer till it thickens. Drizzle coconut oil on this. Remove from heat and serve immediately.