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Chakka Puzhukku Recipe | Unripe Jackfruit With Coconut and Spices | Traditional Kerala Recipes

Chakka Puzhukku | Unripe Jackfruit With Coconut and Spices | Traditional Kerala Recipes with Video Recipe. Chakka Puzhukku is a traditional kerala dish prepared by boiling raw jackfruit with coconut and other spices. Jackfruit is known as “Chakka” in Malayalam. Puzhukku is a traditional dish of kerala prepared by boiling root vegetables like tapioca, taro root/colocasia and Raw fruits like banana and jackfruit with coconut and spices. This traditional dish is healthy as well as delicious. You can serve this as a tea time snack with hot black tea, it is a best combination. You can also serve this as a side dish with rice. Now it is the season of jackfruit. Try this recipe if you have unripe jackfruit with you. 


Unripe Jackfruit Bulbs-30
Grated Coconut-1 cup
Garlic Cloves-4
Green Chilli-3
Cumin Seeds-1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves
Turmeric Powder-1 tsp
Salt to taste
Water-1 cup
Coconut Oil-2 tbs
Mustard Seeds-1 tsp
Dry Redchillies-3
Salt to taste
Method Of Preparation
  • Select a jackfruit which is fully matured but it should be Unripe
  • Apply oil on hand and knife.
  • Remove the central core from jackfruit.
  • Pull out the jackfruit bulbs.
  • Remove the white strips from jackfruit bulbs.
  • Cut both ends of jackfruit bulb
  • Open the jackfruit bulb with a knife and remove the seeds.
  • Divide soft flesh into parts.
  • Chop jackfruit flesh into small pieces.
  • Chop jackfruit seed into small pieces.
  • In a mixer add grated coconut, shallots, garlic cloves, greenchilli, cumin seeds and curry leaves
  • Crush everything well.
  • Transfer the chopped jackfruit flesh and seeds into a pan.
  • Add turmeric powder, salt to taste and water into it and mix it well.
  • Cover it with a lid & Cook until jackfruit pieces are cooked well.
  • Add the coconut mixture into it and mix well.
  • Cook it for 2 minutes.
  • Heat coconut oil in a pan.
  • Add mustard seeds into it.
  • Let it splutter. Once it’s spluttered add dry red chilies and curry leaves into it.
  • Add this tempering into the chakka puzhukku.

Video Recipe

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