Sunday, March 20, 2011

Vishu Recipe - Idichchakkai Poduthuval (Dry Raw Jack-Fruit Curry)


To pressure cook

1 ½ kg raw jack-fruit (kathal)

1 tsp. turmeric powder

Salt to taste

For Garnishing

½ coconuts (grated)

8 green chilies

For Seasoning

1 ¼ tsp. mustard seeds

2 tsp. black gram dal

3 red chilies

5 tbsp. coconut oil


Peel and cut jack-fruit into big pieces (2 inches).Pressure cook along with salt and turmeric powder till done. Cool the vegetables .run the vegetables. A few pieces at a time, in a mixie till well mashed.

Heat oil and add mustard seeds, black gram dal and red chilies .when brown add vegetables and cook on a low fire till dry. Run the grated coconut and green chilies in a mixie for a minute and add to vegetables. Serve hot.

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