Brown Chana and Jack Fruit Seed Upkari

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 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

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