Chakkakuru Muringakka Thoran / Jackfruit seed and drumstick stir-fry with coconut

Chakkakuru muringakka thoran

Ingredients (Serves 5)

1. Chakkakuru / jackfruit seeds – 1.5 cup, (I used frozen)

2. Drumstick, cut into 1.5 inch pieces – 1 cup (I used frozen)

3. Coconut oil – 1 tbsp

4. Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
Dried red chilies – 2, broken

5. Shallots – 6 – 8 small, quartered (or 1/3 cup onion,chopped)

Curry leaves – 1 sprig

Green chilies – 2, slit

6. Grated coconut – 3/4 – 1 cup

Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Chilly powder – 1/2 – 3/4 tsp

Garlic – 2 small, crushed

Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp, crushed (optional)

7. Salt – To taste

Method

1. Cut jackfruit seeds into four after removing its outer skin.
Rinse well. Add turmeric powder, salt and enough water and cook covered until done. Skip this step if you are using frozen cooked jackfruit seeds.

2.  Heat oil in a cheena chatti / kadai over medium heat. Splutter mustard seeds and fry dried red chilies. Add shallots and cook for a minute. Next add turmeric powder, drumstick pieces, 1/2 cup water and salt, to taste. Cover and cook for 8 – 10 minutes until drumstick pieces are 75 % done. Add jackfruit pieces. Mix well. Cover and cook for a few minutes.

3. Combine grated coconut with turmeric powder, chilly powder, crushed garlic and cumin seeds. Add to cooked drumstick and jackfruit. Mix well and check for salt.
Bring everything to the middle. Cover and cook for 3 – 4 minutes over low heat until dry. Switch off. Serve with rice and other side-dishes.

Chakkakuru muringakka thoran

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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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