Chakka (Jackfruit) Curry


Jack fruit 2 cups chopped,use raw jackfruit
Potatoes 1 no large
Tomatoes 2 nos medium
Onions 2 nos medium
Ginger 1 tspn chopped
Green chillies 2 nos
Refined oil 2 tbspns
Ghee 1 tbspn
Salt use as required
Sugar 1 tbspn
Red chillies 2 nos
Garlic 3 flakes
Coconut milk 1/2 cup

How to make Chakka (Jackfruit) Curry:
  • Chop the potatoes, tomatoes, onions and green chillies.
  • The chopped potatoes should be immersed in water to prevent the skin from changing its colour.
  • Grind in a blender the red chillies, ginger and garlic along with the sugar adding a little water if necessary to obtain a fine paste.
  • Soak the jackfruit in cold water for 30 minutes.
  • Heat a little water in a pan and when the water boils add the jackfruit. Make sure the jackfruit is immersed in water.
  • Cook till the jack fruit is three fourths cooked. Drain and keep aside.
  • Heat the oil in a pan. Add the red chilly- garlic ginger paste and fry for 2 minutes.
  • Add the jackfruit and potatoes and fry till golden brown.
  • Add the ghee, chopped onions and tomatoes.(Increase the flame but stir continuously.)
  • Fry for 3 minutes .(reduce the flame.)
  • Add the green chillies along with the coconut milk. Add a little water if required if you think the coconut milk is not sufficient.
  • Cook for 5 minutes over a medium flame, at the end of which there should be some gravy remaining. Serve hot