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JACK FRUIT SEEDS (CHAKKAKURU) STIR FRY (THORAN)

Jack Fruit seeds are very popular, healthy and tasty seeds in jack fruit season. Jack fruits are available all houses in Kerala and these seeds are occupied inside the Jack fruits. We can make a lot of variety, tasty and traditional dishes with these seeds. Jackfruit seeds are very healthy like jackfruit. It can prevent cancer if we use it on daily basis. Jackfruit and jackfruit seeds were the secret of old generation because they were using theses seeds a lot. We can also use this seeds to get good health by making different tasty dishes. This article is very useful and helpful to health conscious people.
Here I am showing one popular traditional recipe that is called as Chakkakuru Thoran or Jackfruit Seeds Stir Fry. I have followed traditional methods throughout all steps to get traditional taste. I got this recipe from my grandmother. It is very simple, easy and very tasty recipe to make at home. This dish is looking very attractive. If we need to get other taste or texture we can use turmeric powder and crushed coconut. Here I haven't used these methods because I like this method which I am showing here. It doesn't need so many ingredients and all ingredients will be available in houses. Everyone can use this dish and mainly it is served with rice. We have to take extra care while cooking it otherwise it will overcook and we won't get exact taste of this stir fry. Jack fruits are available in summer season and it is favourite dish for Keralites. They can't imagine their life without Jackfruit and its seeds. It is completely natural and traditional dish and everyone can enjoy a lot with this stir fry. This recipe is very good to anyone who likes jackfruit seeds dishes.

Preparation Time - 15 minutes
Cooking Time - 10 minutes
Decoration - Curry leaves

Ingredients

Jack fruit seeds - 1 cup
Onion - 2
Garlic - 2
Ginger- 1 piece
Shallot - 5
Green chilli - 4
Grated Coconut - 1/2 cup
Curry leaves - 2 sprigs
Salt - To taste
Coconut Oil - 1 tab spoon

Method
  • Remove the peel of jack fruit seeds include the brown colour layer and cut it very thin and lengthwise and wash it gently and put it in a pan and keep it aside.
  • Remove the peels of Onion, Ginger, shallots and Green Chilli and wash it well.
  • Chop onion, garlic, ginger, shallot and green chilli and keep it aside.
  • Then add grated coconut, curry leaves and salt to these chopped items and mix together by hands.
  • Then mix it with jack fruits seeds and pour water as required to this and mix well.
  • Then cook it well under low flame and stir occasionally.
  • Add coconut oil and mix well and serve it.
Tips
  • You can add a little turmeric powder if you need.
  • Its taste will increase if you use bird's eye chilli instead of using green chilli.
  • If you want more flavour use cumin seeds.

                             
Jack Fruit Seeds Stir Fry




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