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Jackfruit Curry Recipe

The jackfruit is a species of tree in the artocarpus genus of the mulberry family. It is native to parts of South and Southeast Asia, and is believed to have originated in the southwestern rain forests of India. Mouthwatering jackfruit curry is a recipe with the flavors of tamarind, lentils, groundnuts and spices.

Always chose raw white in color jackfruit while preparing its curry. Gravy for jackfruit can be made in many ways, like popy seed gravy, tomato gravy or butter cream gravy.

You can make it boil or frying in oil. Both way are very tasty and tangy.

Ingredients:

Jackfruit – 400 grams (chopped)

Potatoes 1 large

Tomatoes 2  (chopped)

Onions 2 (chopped)

Ginger 1 tspn chopped

Green chillies 2 (chopped)

Refined oil 2 tbspn

Turmeric 1/4 tsp

mustard seeds 1 tsp

split bengal gram 1 tsp

split black lentils 1 tsp

whole dry kashmiri red chilies 2

garlic  2 cloves (crushed)

coarsely powdered peanuts 2 tsp

a small bunch of curry leaves (kadi patta)

Garam masala – 1/4 tsp

coconut milk 1 cup

water 1 cup

Salt as taste

finely chopped coriander 1/2 cup for garnishing

Method:

Add turmeric in water and boil the jackfruit for around fifteen minutes till it is tender.

In a pan heat the oil then add the green chillies,  chana dal, crossed peanut, urad dal, mustard seeds, whole red chilies, crushed garlic and curry leaves.

Once they start to crackle, add chopped onions. When color of onion is pink add chopped tomato, coconut milk and water.

Now add the boiled jackfruit and mix well till the gravy is thick. Add garam masala. Serve hot with steamed rice garnished with coriander

Tips:

When you cutting the jackfruit into small cubes by rubb oil in your hands.

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