Friday, 18 September 2015

Jack Fruit Seed Masala/Jack Fruit Seed Dry Curry Recipe/Palakottai Masala

Jack Fruit Seed masala/Palakottai curry is perfect side dish for any South Indian Meals or rice varieties. Not just rice varieties, it can be had as side dish for rotis or type of bread varieties. Jack fruit seed recipes are prepared during the summer season in Tamil Nadu & Kerala. There are enormous benefits of jack fruit seeds/palakottai, it is loaded with proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals. So don’t ever throw away the jack fruit seed, try out this jack fruit seed masala and enjoy your day.

Here’s how to make Jack Fruit Seed Masala/Palakottai Masala with step by step photos…


Jack Fruit Seeds
2 cups
1 finely chopped
Ginger & Garlic Paste
1 tbsp
Red chilli Powder
1 ½ tsp
Coriander Powder
½ tsp
Turmeric Powder
¼ tsp
As needed
Coriander Leaves
1 tbsp finely chopped

For Tempering

3-4 tsp
Mustard Seeds
½ tsp
Cumin Seeds
½ tsp
Urad Dal
1 tsp
Curry Leaves
10-12 leaves
Preparation Time: 20 minutes [Includes pressure cook and peeling]
Cooking Time: 10-15 minutes
Serves: 4-5


Pressure cook the jack fruit seeds with enough water and salt until done [two to three whistles].

Once pressure cooked remove the outer skin of the seeds. Slice the jack fruit seeds to halves and keep it aside.

Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan/kadai, splutter mustard seeds, then add cumin seeds, urad dal and fry until golden brown colour.

Now add onions, curry leaves and sauté until they turn transparent.

Now add ginger & garlic paste and saute until the raw smell vanishes.

Add the cooked jack fruit seeds and give a good stir.

Add the red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, little salt and stir well for few minutes.

Add ½ cup of water, cover and cook for 2-3 minutes, this is to ensure the spices get nicely coated on jack fruit seeds.

Finally add the chopped coriander leaves stir well and switch off the stove.

Yes, delicious Jack Fruit Seed Curry/Masala is ready to be enjoyed. Serve it hot with sambar rice, rasa, or curd rice. It can be had as side dish with rotis and chapatis.

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