Kathal Masala | How to make Kathal Masala

By Rita Arora  |  6th Dec 2016  |  
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About Kathal Masala Recipe

A spicy Indian vegetable preparation, kathal masala is basically unripe jackfruit, also known as kathal cooked in a spicy masaledaar gravy. Enjoy the kathal masala with roti.

Kathal Masala is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Kathal Masala has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Rita Arora is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Kathal Masala recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Kathal Masala is 15 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 25 minutes. This is recipe of Kathal Masala is perfect to serve 4 people. Kathal Masala is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Kathal Masala. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Kathal Masala by commenting on this page below!

Kathal Masala

Ingredients to make Kathal Masala

  • 500 gms jackfruit
  • oil for deep frying
  • 2 onions, pureed/ finally chopped
  • 3 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/2 cup tomato puree
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)
  • salt to taste

How to make Kathal Masala

  1. Wash, peel and cut the kathal in 4 cms cubes.Heat the oil in a kadhai and deep fry the kathal till they turn light brown form all the sides.Drain on an absorbent paper and keep aside.
  2. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan, add the onion paste and saute till it turns golden brown.Add the ginger-garlic paste and the tomatoe puree and saute for another 5 minutes.
  3. Add all the masalas and saute till the oil floats on top.Add the fried kathal pieces and cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Add salt and 1/2 cup water, mix well and cook till it becomes dry or like a thick masala.
  5. Simmer till the kathal is cooked and thick masala coat the kathal.
  6. Add the coriander and serve hot.

My Tip:

Apply mustard oil on your hands and knife before cutting the kathal, otherwise it will stick to your hands.

Reviews for Kathal Masala (1)

Andrea Srivastava2 years ago

Looks absolutely delicious!

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