Chakkarkuru Mulakittathu - Jackfruit seeds in spicy sauce
Recipe type: Vegeterian
Cuisine: Malabar
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Serves: 4
  • Jackfruit seeds - 1 cup, soaked in water, skin peeled and outer grated to remove the brown portion (not completely though, leave some on!) and diced into half or quarters
  • Onion - 1 medium, thinly sliced
  • Tomato - 1 medium, thinly sliced
  • Ginger garlic paste - 1 tbsp
  • Tamarind - size of one small lemon, soaked in hot water
  • Turmeric powder - ½ tsp
  • Chilli powder - 1 tsp (more if you want it more spicy)
  • Salt to taste
  • Water - ½ cup
  • For tempering:
  • Coconut oil - 2 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Shallots - 5, sliced thinly
  • Curry leaves, sufficient
  1. Put all the ingredients except the ones for tempering into a pressure cooker and nicely mix it.
  2. Keep it on high flame till the cooker releases three whistles.
  3. Now reduce the flame to the lowest possible and let it cook for 25-30 minutes.
  4. Switch off and allow the steam to be released on its own.
  5. Once done, open the cooker, give it a nice stir to mix it well.
  6. Pour oil into a small pan, heat the coconut oil, splutter the mustard seeds.
  7. Fry the shallots and curry leaves till done.
  8. Pour it over the chakkarkuru molakittathu and enjoy digging in!!!!
Recipe by The Big Sweet Tooth at