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Brown Chana and Jack Fruit Seed Upkari Recipe

Brown Chana and Jack Fruit Seed Upkari is a popular Indian Side Dish
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • brown Channa - 1 cup
  • fresh jack fruit seeds 8 to 10
  • oil - 3 tbsp
  • Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp
  • dry Red Chillies - 3 to 4, broken into pieces
  • asafetida - 1/2 tsp
  • Jaggery - 2 tsp
  • grated Coconut - 1/2 cup
  • salt to taste
  • How to Make Brown Chana and Jack Fruit Seed Upkari:

    1. Soak Chana in water overnight.
    2. Drain and cover with fresh water.
    3. Add 1 tsp salt and pressure cook for 15 minutes.
    4. Drain and reserve the liquid.
    5. Peel away the thin white skin of jack seeds and cut each seed into two pieces.
    6. Heat oil in a Kadai.
    7. Add mustard seeds.
    8. When they splutter, add red chillies and asafetida.
    9. After few seconds, add the jack fruit seeds.
    10. Add 1 cup of reserved Chana liquid.
    11. Cover and simmer till the seeds are soft.
    12. Add Chana, salt and jaggery.
    13. Simmer till all the liquid is evaporated.
    14. Add grated coconut and mix well.


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