Bread fruit is one of the famous and popular vegetable. It will be available especially in rainy season. It is very tasty and healthy masala curry. Here, I have made this as non-vegetarian masala curry. It is very simple and easy recipe and it is an excellent combination with plain rice for lunch and dinner. This masala curry will be very special to everyone especially to vegetarians. We can use it with as a side dish of appam and chapati as per our choice. It is completely natural and traditional curry and also medium spicy curry. Breadfruit is very healthy vegetable and it helps to reduce cholesterol and lower blood pressure. Mainly it is used by Kerala and Karnataka people. We can serve this masala curry to guests because it is very tasty. I like this masala curry very much and it is my own recipe. I have made this curry so many times at my home and everyone like this curry very much. We can make this curry with different types of vegetables such as carrot, beans, potato and tomato. Its taste will be very good so everyone can enjoy with this curry very much.
Cooking Time - 30 minutes
Breadfruit - 1
Onion - 2
Green Chilli - 3
Chopped Shallot - 1 teaspoon
Turmeric Powder - 1/2 teaspoon
Chilli Powder - 2 teaspoon
Coriander Powder - 3 teaspoon
Pepper Powder - 1/2 teaspoon
Fennel Powder - 1/2 teaspoon
Grated Coconut - 1 cup
Coconut Oil - 1 tab spoon
Mustard Seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
Curry Leaves - 2 sprigs
Water - As required
Salt - To taste
- Remove the peel of bread fruit and cut it as small pieces and wash it well and put it in a pan.
- Pour water to this as required.
- Then add salt to this and add turmeric powder and stir well.
- Cover the pan with lid and cook it well.
- In a grinder, add sliced onion, green chilli, chilli powder, coriander powder, pepper powder, fennel powder and grated coconut and pour little water and make it paste.
- In another pan, heat coconut oil and splutter mustard seeds.
- To this add chopped shallot and curry leaves and stir well.
- Then add pasted masala to this and stir well.
- Then add cooked bread fruit to this and mix well.
- Then cover the pan with lid and let it boil well and make it thick curry.
- Then transfer it in a serving bowl and serve it.
- It will be very tasty if we use roasted grated coconut.
- To get more taste we can use garam masala powder to the masala paste.
- We can add ginger, garlic and red chilies while splutter mustard seeds.
- To save time we can cook breadfruit in pressure cooker.
- To get more taste and good smell we can use seeds of coriander, pepper, fennel, red chilly instead of powders.
- We can use Fenu Greek powder to get good smell and taste.
- We can use cumin powder instead of fennel powder.