Raw Jackfruit Curry

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Raw Jackfruit Curry


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :15 Min

Cook Time : 15 Min

Total Time : 30 Min


Serves : 6
  • raw jackfruit chopped 2 cups

  • tomatoes 4 nos

  • water 1 cups

  • salt 2 tsp

  • turmeric 1/2 tsp

  • For the spice paste: oil 1/2 tsp

  • dry red chilies 3 nos

  • peppercorns 1/2 tsp

  • cloves 6 nos

  • cinnamon 2 nos

  • nutmeg powder 1/4 tsp

  • grated coconut 100 gms

  • coriander seeds 2 tbsp

  • black cumin seeds 1 tsp

  • For the seasoning :curry leaves 1 sprig

  • asafetida powder 1/2 tsp

  • water 1 cups

  • oil 1 tbsp

  • mustard seeds 1/2 tsp

  • dry red chilies 3 nos


  • To prepare the spices paste, heat the oil in a wok and put in all the spices exceot the nutmeg powder, the coriander seeds, black cumin seeds, dry red chilies, peppercorns, cloves and cinnamon
  • Roast the spices until they turn aromatic, about 3 to 4 minutes
  • Then stir in the nutmeg powder and the coconut and roast for 3 to 4 minutes more
  • Mix in the remaining ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • Allow to cool down a bit
  • In a blender, put in all the roasted spices and the tomato puree and blend to a fine paste without using any water
  • Use about ¼ cup to ½ cup water if required
  • In a wok or pot combine the ground spice paste with the jackfruit and mix well
  • Stir in 1 ½ tsp salt
  • Add water to the required consistency and cook on medium low heat until the curry begins to boil
  • In a seasoning pot or a small wok, heat the oil and put in the mustard seeds
  • When the mustard seeds splutter, put in the dry red chilies, curry leaves and asafetida and turn off the heat
  • keep aside
  • Boil the tomatoes in plenty of water and cook it well
  • Allow to cool, peel the skin and grin to a puree without any water
  • add the cut jackfruit into it
  • Pour water all over it until the jackfruit is covered with water
  • Add 1 tsp salt and ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • Turn the heat to medium and cook until the jackfruit is fork tender
  • Add paste to the boiling curry and mix well
  • Turn off the heat
  • Serve hot