How to make Jackfruit seed wada -

Boiled, peeled and ground jackfruit seeds mixed with mashed potatoes and masalas, shaped into wadas and deep fried.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member Manasi Achar.

Main Ingredients : Jackfruit seeds (atle) (कट्ठल के बीज / आटले), Potato (आलू)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Jackfruit seed wada

Jackfruit seed wada 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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Jackfruit seed wada Recipe

  • Jackfruit seeds (atle) 1 cup

  • Potato boiled 1 medium

  • Onion chopped 1 medium

  • Green chillies chopped 5-6

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil


Step 1

Pressure the cook the jackfruit seeds with water for three whistles.

Step 2

Remove the cooker and release the pressure. Allow to cool and remove the skin.

Step 3

Grind the seeds with green chillies, ginger-garlic paste, coriander leaves and salt.

Step 4

Remove and add boiled potatoes and onions to the mixture. Make small balls and keep aside.

Step 5

Heat sufficient oil in a non-stick kadai. Deep fry the balls till golden brown in color.

Step 6

Serve hot with mint chutney.

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