Wednesday, May 8, 2013


idichakka thoran

Ingredients :

Idichakka / Tender Jack fruit : 1, small
Grated Coconut : 1/2Cup
Shallots : 5, finely chopped
Dried red chillies : 2
Turmeric Powder : 1/4tsp
Coconut Oil : 1tbsp
Curry Leaves : 2springs
Crushed Chilli flakes : 1/2tsp or green Chillies : 3

idichakka thoran

Method :

1. Spread a newspaper on the counter and apply little coconut Oil on your palms and the knife. Cut the jackfruit into half and then again vertically cut into halves. Now remove the skin, core and cut them into 1inch cubes and immediately put it in water. Clean thoroughly and pressure cook with little water, salt and turmeric powder for one whistle. Allow the pressure to release by itself. Now shred the cubes with  a fork or hand. (drain if water is there in cooker)

2. Heat oil in a kadai and add mustard seeds. When it splutters, add dried red chillies and curry leaves followed by shallots.Now add crushed red chillies ans saute for a minute. (If you are using green chillies , add it with shallots. )

3. Add grated coconut and stir fry for a minute. Now combine the shredded jack fruit. Sprinkle 1tbsp water and Cover the pan with a tight lid. Cook in low flame for 2minutes.

4. Serve hot with rice.