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Jackfruit Seeds Curry

Bethica Das
15 minutes
Prep Time
25 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Jackfruit Seeds Curry RECIPE

This is an exotic side dish, which can be had either with chapattis or with plain steamed rice, sambar-rice / curd-rice or pulao. Jackfruit seeds can rarely be found in supermarkets, but if you happen to come across them, then go ahead and try this dish. It is simply delicious and mouth-watering.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Dinner Party
  • Indian
  • Side Dishes

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Dry roast & grind -
  2. 3 tbsp. fresh grated coconut
  3. 2-3 dry red chilies
  4. 1/2 tsp. fenugreek seeds
  5. 2 tbsp. coriander seeds
  6. 1 tsp. cumin seeds
  7. 2-3 green cardamom
  8. 1" cinnamon stick
  9. 4-5 cloves
  10. a small piece of nutmeg
  11. Gravy -
  12. 200-250 gms. jackfruit seeds
  13. 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
  14. salt to taste
  15. 2-3 tbsp. oil
  16. 1 tsp. cumin seeds
  17. 1 onion, chopped
  18. 1 sprig curry leaves
  19. 1 tsp. ginger-garlic paste
  20. 1 tomato, chopped
  21. 1 tsp. tomato paste
  22. 1 tsp. coriander leaves, chopped


  1. Dry roast the ingredients mentioned under it on a low flame till you get a good aroma. Keep aside to cool. Then grind to a powder and keep aside.
  2. Pressure cook the seeds in sufficient water for 4-5 whistles. Keep aside to cool. Then discard the outer skin and chop them into half.
  3. Heat oil in a pan and temper with cumin seeds. Then add onions and curry leaves. Saute till light brown.
  4. Now add the ginger-garlic paste, tomato paste and the remaining dry spices. Saute till the oil separates from the sides of the pan. Add the chopped tomato and further saute till it is mashed.
  5. Now add the boiled seeds, 2 tbsp. of the ground spice, salt and 1 1/2 cups water. Cover and cook for 8-10 minutes or till the gravy is slightly thick. By now you will see some oil floating on the surface.
  6. Switch off the flame and garnish with with coriander leaves. Serve it hot as a side dish with any form of rice or Indian bread.

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Amrisha Vohra
Amrisha Vohra   Dec-04-2017


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