kadachakka curry
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kadachakka curry | Breadfruit curry

kadachakka curry | Breadfruit curry
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Kerala cuisine
Servings: 3 servings
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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Ingredients

to saute and grind

  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 15-20 small shallots/small onions
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 inch cinnamon
  • 2 no cloves
  • 1/4 cup grated coconut
  • 1 tbsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tbsp chilli powder
  • 1/4 tbsp pepper powder

for curry

  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp chopped ginger
  • 2 no green chilli - slit
  • 1 spring curry leaves
  • 1 medium onion - thinly sliced
  • 1 small tomato - finely chopped
  • 1 small kada chakka/breadfruit (size as in pic)
  • 1/8 tsp turmeric powder
  • salt to taste

for tempering

  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 spring curry leaves
  • 5-6 no shalltos - chopped finely
  • salt for frying

Instructions

to saute and grind

  • heat oil in a pan, small onions, cinnamon, cloves, fennel and garlic. fry for a minute and add grated coconut. 
  • fry until the grated coconut is red. switch off and transfer to blender and add coriander pwoder, chilli powder, pepper powder and little water
  • grind it to a paste and keep it ready

for curry

  • heat coconut oil in the same pan and add chopped ginger, sliced onions, green chillies and fry till the onions are pink. 
  • finely chop tomatoes and add it. saute till mushy. 
  • further add breadfruit/kada chakka chopped, salt, turmeric powder, water and mix well. close and cook for 10 minutes until the breadfruit is tender and soft. . 
  • open and add the ground masala, water and mix again. close and cook for 5-10 more minutes. 

for tempering

  • heat coconut oil and crackle mustard seeds adn add curry leaves, shallots chopped and salt for frying. 
  • fry till reddish and add the tempering to the curry. mix well and serve with rice.