Breadfruit (Kada Chakka / Sheema Chakka) Masala

 

Sheema Chakka Masala

Ingredients (Serves 4 – 5)

1. Breadfruit / Sheema chakka – 1/2 kg, cut into medium cubes

   Onion – 1 small, cubed

   Green chilly – 1, slit

   Coconut tidbits / thenga kothu – 1/4 cup

   Turmeric powder – 1/4 – 1/2 tsp

   Chilly powder – 2 – 2.5 tsp

   Coriander powder – 2.5 tsp

   Fennel powder / garam masala – 1 tsp

   Curry leaves – 1 – 2 sprigs

   Salt – To taste

2. Coconut milk – 1/2 cup (Optional)

3. Oil – 1 tbsp

    Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp

    Dry red chillies – 2

    Curry leaves – A few

    Pearl onions – 3 – 4

Method

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1. Cook all the ingredients numbered 1 in a pan adding about 1 cup water. Cook until the bread fruit is done and the water evaporates completely. Bring down the heat and add 1/2 cup thick coconut milk. Taste check for salt and masala. Cook covered for 2 – 3 minutes and switch off.

2. Heat oil in a small pan. Splutter mustard seeds and fry dry red chillies. Add curry leaves and pearl onions. Saute until pearl onions turn golden. Pour over the curry. Close with a lid for 10 minutes. Mix well and serve with rice / chapatis.

 

Breadfruit Masala

 

Recipe Courtesy – Reshmi Subhash

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Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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