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Chakka erissery

raw jackfruit curry recipe Kerala style
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Kerala cuisine
Keyword: curry for rice, kerala recipes, traditional recipes of kerala
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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  • 3 cups raw jackfruit and seeds - chopped
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup coconut
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds


  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 no red chilli - broken
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 1/3 cup grated coconut


  • To make the curry, firstly, take chopped raw jackfruit, turmeric powder, chilli powder, salt and mix well. Sprinkle water, Close cook, until soft.
  • Grind together coconut and cumin to a fine paste.
  • Add the coconut paste to the cooked jackfruit. mix well. Let it get heated up.
  • Tempering: Heat oil and crackle mustard seeds, red chilies, curry leaves, and grated coconut.
  • fry until reddish-brown. Add the tempering to the curry and mix gently.
  • serve hot with rice and stir fry.