Kerala Recipes/ Kerala-Vegetarian/ Side dish-without gravy-vegetarian


Quick and easy chakkakuru mezhukkupuratti


  1. Chakkakuru/Jackfruit seeds- cleaned and sliced
    1 Cup
  2. Turmeric powder
    1/4 tsp
  3. Shallots-sliced
    8-10 Nos
  4. Garlic-chopped finely
    1/2 tsp
  5. Kashmiri chili powder
    1/2 tsp
  6. Black pepper powder
    1/4 tsp (or to taste)
  7. Curry leaves
    1 sprig
  8. Oil
    as required
  9. Water
    as required
  10. Salt
    To taste


  • Cook jack fruit seeds with turmeric powder,salt and just enough water until done.Keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add shallots and garlic.Saute for few seconds.
  • Add cooked jack fruit seeds,chili powder,black pepper powder and curry leaves.Add more salt if required.Stir fry over low flame until lightly browned.
Serve with rice.

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  • Reply
    Sayantani Mahapatra Mudi
    August 3, 2013 at 4:14 am

    have plenty of seeds at home. will give this dish a try. clicks are so good as always.

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    Helene Dsouza
    August 3, 2013 at 12:25 pm

    I have never seen somebody stir frying jackfruit seeds here. How interesting! Love you pictures by the way =)

  • Reply
    August 3, 2013 at 12:59 pm

    I love it.. I normally add Sambar powder.. this looks interesting too

  • Reply
    November 23, 2013 at 4:28 pm

    Does this work with frozen seeds?

    • Reply
      November 26, 2013 at 5:24 pm

      Frozen seeds should work well also..

    • Reply
      November 30, 2013 at 10:46 pm

      Thanks. Unfortunately, the Indian grocery store that carried frozen seeds stopped carrying them! I can order canned ones on line, so I'm going to try them. Will let you know how they turn out.

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