Breadfruit (Sheema Chakka) Stew





Kadachakka Stew




1. Breadfruit (fresh / frozen) – 1.5 cup, cubed

   Onion – 1/2 small, chopped

   Ginger – 1 tsp, thinly sliced

   Garlic – 2, thinly sliced

   Green chilies – 2, slit

   Curry leaves – 1 sprig

   Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

   Pepper powder – 1/2 – 3/4 tsp

   Coriander powder – 3/4 tsp

   Fennel powder – 1/2 – 3/4 tsp

   Salt – To taste

   Water – As required

2. Thick coconut milk – 1/4 cup (or 2 tbsp canned coconut milk mixed with enough water)

3. Coconut oil – 2 tsp

    Mustard seeds – 1/4 tsp

    Dry red chilies – 2

    Curry leaves – A few

    Pearl onions – 2, thinly sliced


1. Cook the ingredients numbered 1 in a vessel. Cook covered at medium-low heat until done. When done, add thick coconut milk. Add little hot water if it is very thick. Bring to a slow boil and switch off.

2. Heat oil in a small pan. Splutter mustard seeds and fry dry red chilies. Add the sliced pearl onions and fry until they turn brown. Add the curry leaves and fry for a few seconds. Pour the seasoning over the prepared stew. Serve hot with rice/chapatis.

Maya Akhil

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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