jackfruit balls curry | How to make jackfruit balls curry

By Susmita Mitra  |  13th Feb 2018  |  
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About jackfruit balls curry Recipe

fried jackfruit balls in a rich gravy..

The delicious and mouthwatering jackfruit balls curry is a famous dish of West Bengal and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. jackfruit balls curry is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of jackfruit balls curry. Susmita Mitra shared this jackfruit balls curry recipe which is perfect to serve for 4 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious jackfruit balls curry. It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious jackfruit balls curry recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.

jackfruit balls curry

Ingredients to make jackfruit balls curry

  • For koftas- 250 gms peeled Jackfruits, cut into small pieces
  • chopped onion 1 medium sized
  • chopped green chilli
  • ginger garlic paste 1 tsp
  • coriander powder 1/2 tsp
  • cumin powder 1/2 tsp
  • garam masala powder 2 tsp
  • gram flour 2 tsp
  • salt to taste
  • chopped coriander leaves
  • mustard oil for deep fry
  • For gravy-
  • 2 medium onion
  • ginger garlic paste 1 tsp
  • tomato puree 2 tsp
  • chopped green chilies 2
  • curd 2 tbsp
  • black cardamom 2
  • bay leaf 2
  • cumin seed 1/2 tsp
  • turmeric powder 1 tsp
  • cumin powder 1 tsp
  • coriander powder 1 tsp
  • red chili powder 1 tsp
  • black pepper powder 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  • ghee 1 tbsp
  • mustard oil
  • sliced green chili
  • coriander leaves to garnish

How to make jackfruit balls curry

  1. For the balls(koftas)-
  2. Boil the jackfruit in a pressure cooker with a little salt until soft. Drain and allow cooling.
  3. Mash the jackfruits in a mixing bowl, and then add chopped onion, green chillies, coriander pwd, cumin pwd, garam masala, chopped coriander, salt and mash together to incorporate. Then mix the gram flour and garlic paste to bind.
  4. Divide the mixture into 10-12 parts and shape into small oval or round kofta balls.
  5. Heat enough oil and deep fry the koftas until golden brown and crisp on the outside. Strain on a kitchen tissue and keep aside.
  6. For gravy-
  7. Heat oil in a pan, add the bay leaves, cumin, cardamom, cinnamon and let them pop. Add sliced onion and fry until golden.
  8. Then add ginger garlic paste and onion paste, fry for 1-2 mins on medium heat. Add turmeric, chilli pwd, coriander pwd, cumin pwd and fry until the oil starts to separate.
  9. Then add tomato paste, little salt and ghee , fry until oil separates. The add 1 and ½ cup water and allow the gravy to come to a full boil , then simmer away until it slightly thickens, it will take 5-7 mins.
  10. Then stir in pepper pwd, curd and simmer for another 1-2 minutes. Finally add the fried koftas, sprinkle garam masala pwd and turn off the heat. Keep covered for 4-5 mins then serve with rice or chapattis with a garnish og coriander and green chilies.

My Tip:

please do not boil the curry after adding koftas..

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