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Brown Chana and Jack Fruit Seed Upkari

Brown Chana and Jack Fruit Seed Upkari is a popular Indian Side Dish
Author :
Category :
Vegetarian
Course :
Side Dish
Cuisine :
Indian
Technique :
Stewed
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
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Ingredients

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

Method

  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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