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Tender jackfruit curry recipe

idi chakka pulingari recipe kerala style
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Kerala cuisine, South Indian
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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to pressure cook

  • 2 cups tender jackfruit - chopped
  • 1 cup tur dal
  • 1 medium tomato - chopped roughly
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 3/4 tsp salt

to grind

  • 1/4 cup coconut
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds

other ingredients

  • 1/8 cup tamarind extract


  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 spring curry leaves
  • 2-3 dry red chilli
  • 1 medium onion - finely chopped
  • salt to taste


  • pressure cook tender jackfruit, tomatoes, dal, turmeric powder, chilli powder, salt and enough water to 3-4 whistles. 
  • grind coconut and cumin seeds to fine paste. open cooker after pressure settles adn add coconut paste to it. 
  • add turmeric extract, water , adjust salt and let it boil for 5 minutes. 
  • heat coconut oil, crackle mustard seeds, curry leaves, red chilli. fry chopped onions until red and add the tempering to the curry. 
  • mix well and serve hot with rice.