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Recipe: How to make tender jackfruit curry

By Chef Ajay Mathur
May 02, 2020 12:00 IST
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Here's a traditional recipe you can make using kathal (tender jackfruit).

Kathal curry

Chunks of tender jackfruit flavoured with coconut and mustard

Recipe by Ajay Mathur, executive chef, Jaypee Palace Hotel, Agra

Ingredients

  • 400 gm kathal (jackfruit)
  • 35 ml coconut oil
  • 2 gm mustard seeds
  • 90 ml coconut milk
  • 10 gm chilli powder
  • 3 gm turmeric powder
  • 5 gm salt
  • A few curry leaves
  • 15 gm garlic
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 50 gm ginger
  • 2-3 whole red chillies
  • 5 gm green chillies

Method

  • Apply coconut oil on your hands and cut the kathal into small chunks.
  • Place it upright and cut off the outer rind completely.
  • Boil the kathal with turmeric powder and salt.
  • Grind the ginger, garlic, green chillies and onion. Keep aside.
  • Heat coconut oil and add mustard seeds. When they crackle, add pounded garlic, ginger and onion mixture.
  • Add coconut milk.
  • When mixture begins to change colour add boiled jackfruit chunks and stir for some time.
  • Cook with a lid until kathal cooks fully.
  • Temper with whole red chillies and curry leaves and serve hot with rice or roti.

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