Healthy and spicy jackfruit seed masala curry


Jackfruit, which is the official fruit of Kerala, is a store house of vitamins, proteins, and nutrients. The jackfruit seeds, which are rich sources of fibre, can also be used to make stir fries or tasty curries. Here is a recipe of jackfruit seed masala curry which goes well with chapathi, roti or rice.


1 cup jackfruit seeds (peeled and chopped)

1 medium sized onion (sliced)

1 tsp ginger (crushed)

1 tsp garlic (crushed)

2 green chillies (halved)

2 tbsp coconut slices

1 ½ tsp chilli powder

1 tsp coriander powder

½ tsp turmeric powder

½ tsp garam masala

½ cup grated coconut

2 tbsp coconut oil

3 shallots (sliced)

2 bunches curry leaves

2 dried chillies (halved)

Water as required

Salt as required

1 tsp chicken masala


Wash the chopped jackfruit seeds and drain

Marinate these with chilli powder, turmeric powder, and salt as required

Cook the marinated jackfruit seeds and keep it aside

Heat oil in a pan

Add the coconut slices

When the coconut slices changes colour to golden brown, add coriander powder, chilli powder garam masala, and chicken masala

Mix well

Let the mixture cool down before grinding it into a fine paste

In another pan, heat some coconut oil

Add onion slices and sauté

Add ginger and garlic, and roast well

Add the cooked jackfruit seeds and mix well

Add the coconut-masala paste

Stir well until thick

Add more salt if required and turn off the heat

Prepare the tempering by popping some mustard seeds and sautéing green chillies, dried chillies, shallots, and curry leaves

Pour the tempering over the curry

Cover the curry with a lid and keep aside for five minutes

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves if required

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