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Idichakka Thoran

Idichakka Thoran

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 25

Cook Time : 20

Total Time : 45


Serves 6

  • Tender Jack fruit /Idichakka 1 nos

  • ginger 1 nos

  • garlic 2 nos

  • Cumin seeds 1/4 tsp

  • green chillies 2-3 nos

  • Small onion /Shallots 4-5 nos

  • Grated coconut 1/2 cups

  • Dry red chilly 2 nos

  • turmeric powder 1/2 tsp

  • Mustard seeds 1/4 tsp

  • Curry leaves 1 sprig

  • Coconut oil 1 tbsp

  • Salt to taste 1 pinch


  • 01

    Cut the jackfruit in to small pieces and de-skin them, remove the stem, top portion of the tender jackfruit

  • 02

    (Note if it is too hard and wash the pieces with salt)

  • 03

    if your using canned jack fruit then drain the water and rinse the pieces in running water

  • 04

    Pressure cook the cleaned jackfruit with little water, salt and 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder for 1-2 whistle or cook covered in a pan till soft

  • 05

    (Note - Do not overcook the pieces), when it is done remove from fire,drain it and allow it to cool

  • 06

    Shred the cooked jackfruit piece by pounding them using a pestle or pulse in a food processor or mixer

  • 07

    Combine grated coconut, shallots,green chilies,ginger,cumin seeds and 1/4 tsp turmeric powder and grind it coarsely

  • 08

    Combine the grounded coconut mixture to the shredded jackfruit

  • 09

    Heat coconut oil in a pan ,add dry chilly pieces, splutter mustard seeds and add curry leaves

  • 10

    Now add the coconut jackfruit mix and saute them in medium heat

  • 11

    Cover and cook for couple of minutes in low flame, finally add fresh curry leaves and 1 tsp of coconut oil and saute for a minute, adjust the salt and remove from the fire

  • 12

    Serve with hot steamed rice or kanji and Enjoy



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