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


Idichakka thoran


  1. Idichakka/Tender Jackfruit-cubed-
    1.5 cups
  2. Turmeric powder
    1/2 tsp
  3. Red chili powder
    1/4 tsp
  4. Water
    as required
  5. Mustard seeds
    1/2 tsp
  6. Dry red chilies
    2 nos
  7. Curry leaves
    1 sprig
  8. Green chilies-chopped-
    1 or 2 nos
  9. Shallots/Onion-chopped-
    1/4 cup
  10. Garlic-chopped-
    1/4 tsp
  11. Ginger-chopped-
    1/2 tsp
  12. Cumin powder
    1/4 tsp
  13. Grated coconut
    1/2 cup( heaped)
  14. Black pepper powder
    1/4 tsp(or to taste)
  15. Salt
    to taste
  16. Oil
    as required


  • In a pan ,add cubed idichakka,turmeric powder,chili powder,water and salt to taste.Cook until it is done.(Do not over cook).Drain the pieces and crush it using a pestle or a mixer.Keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan,add mustard seeds,let it splutter.Add dry red chilies and curry leaves ,saute for few seconds.
  • Add green chilies,onion,garlic and ginger.Saute until onion turns golden brown.
  • Add cumin powder and mix well.
  • Add grated coconut and crushed idichakka ,mix well and cook until it is almost dry.
  • Add pepper powder and more salt ,if required.
  • Serve with rice.

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  • Reply
    Sayantani Mahapatra Mudi
    August 22, 2013 at 7:06 pm

    we cook this vegetable quite often but this is such a new recipe. looks wonderful.

  • Reply
    August 22, 2013 at 10:39 pm

    thoran varities never cease to end.. the use of jackfruit is new to me loved the clicks 🙂

  • Reply
    August 23, 2013 at 2:48 am

    looks yum.. nice clicks

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