Jackfruit preserve,a preparation that is unique to Kerala.
Prep Time: 10 minutes .
Cooking Time: 60 minutes
Makes: 3 cups
- Ripe Jackfruit,flesh- 6 cups
- Jaggery,grated – 2.5 to 3 cups (according to taste)
- Ghee – 5 to 6 tbsp
- Dry ginger powder- 1/2 tsp
- Cardamom powder – 1 tsp
- Adjust the amount of jaggery according to the sweetness of the fruit.
- If needed,melt the jaggery and strain to remove impurities.
- Chakka varattiyathu can be served as it is or can be used to prepare chakka ada,chakka payasam or kumbilappam