This is my entry for JFI Jackfruit hosted by Jai and Bee
Jackfruit ,is my favourite which has dual advantage which is cooked as a vegetable when raw and also as a fruit when ripe.I regularly cook this as a vegetable which we get in Indian stores in cans here.
Raw jackfruit curry is called Panasapattu curry in Andhra Pradesh(S.India). This is a traditional curry cooked generally at the weddings in south india.
- Raw jackfruit -1 (Fresh or stored in cans is fine)
- Tamarind pulp – 3tsp
- Green chillies – 4
- Turmeric powder – 1tsp
- Oil – 2tsp
- Salt to taste
- Chana dal – 1tsp
- Urad dal – 1tsp
- Mustard seeds – 1tsp
- Curry leaves – 4 to 5
- Dry red chillies – 2
- Groundnuts – 2tsp
- Cut the jackfruit into very tiny pieces and boil them in water for 15min by adding turmeric powder till soft.
- In a pan take 2tsp oil and add the seasoning ingredients. Once the mustard seeds starts spluttering add green chillies,tamarind pulp , jackfruit pieces ,salt and cook for 5min.
- This traditional andhra curry goes well with rice.