Unakka Meen Chakkakuru Manga Curry

Unakka meen chakka kuru manga curry

Ingredients (Serves 5 – 6)

1. Unakka meen (medium or small sized unakka ayala) – 6 (Around 100 gm)

2. Chakka kuru / jackfruit seeds – 10 – 15, quartered

Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Chilly powder – 3/4 tsp

Coriander powder – 1 tsp

Green chilies – 3, slit

Curry leaves – 1 sprig

3. Drumstick – 1, cut into 2 inch pieces

Raw mango – 1/3 cup or to taste, peeled and cut into small pieces

4. Grated coconut – 1.5 cups

Shallots – 3 –  4

5. Salt – To taste

6. Water – As required

7. Coconut oil – 1 tbsp

Curry leaves – A few

Method

1. Soak the unakka meen in water for about 15 – 20 minutes. Cut into small pieces.

2. Grind the grated coconut with 3 – 4 shallots and little water to a fine paste.

3. In a clay pot or meen chatti, add ingredients numbered 2. Pour about 1 – 1.5 cup of water, mix well and cook  covered until chakka kuru is 3/4th done, over medium heat. Add dried fish, drumstick and mango pieces. Add more water, if required. Cook until done. Bring down the heat and add ground coconut paste. Mix well and taste check for salt. You can add a little hot water if the gravy is very thick. Taste-check for salt. Cook for a few minutes over low medium heat. Add a tbsp of coconut oil and a few curry leaves. Keep aside for 15 mts. Mix well and serve with hot rice.

Unakka meen chakka kuru manga curry

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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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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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