Friday, June 29, 2012

Chakka Erissery


Raw jack fruit -2 cups(better to take jack fruit which is just about to ripe )

Chakka kuru-10

Turmeric powder-1/4tsp

Chilly powder-1/2tsp


Salt-to taste

Grated coconut-1 1/4 coconut

Cumin seeds-1/4tsp

Coconut oil-2tbsp

Mustard seeds-1/4tsp

Dry red chilly-5



Chop each jack fruit pods into 4- to 5 pieces.Wash well ..Cook along with salt, chakka kuru,turmeric powder,water and chilly powder.If u r cooking in cooker 2 whistle is enough.

In a blender grind 1 coconut and cumin seeds along with very small amount of water .Not grind too fine paste..

Add this mix to the cooked jack fruit .

Mix and boil well in low flame.
In a pan heat coconut oil,splutter mustard seeds,dry red chilly and curry leaves .

When done add 1/4 portion of one coconut and roast the coconut in a medium flame till it become golden brown colour.

Add this seasoning to the jackfruit-coconut mix.

Switch of the fire and close the pan for 10 to 15 minutes.

So the very tasty traditional chakka erissery is ready to serve


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