Idichakka Thoran

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Idichakka Thoran is a popular summer stir fry recipe of Kerala. Idichakka is nothing but tender jackfruit. The raw fruit is stir fried with mustard seeds, black gram and dry red chillies. 

This mixture is sauted well with the grated coconut. Make sure you cook this delicious side dish in coconut oil for that extra special taste. Idichakka Thoran can be served with Kanji, a rice gruel that is a staple food in Kerala.

Take a look at more Side-Dish Recipes. You may also want to try Chich Barak Kebbe, Lemon Leaf Mint Thogayal , Taiwanese Hamburgers, Chettinad Kathrikai Avial

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  • 1 cup - small, raw jackfruit
  • 1 - small coconut
  • 1/2 tsp -turmeric powder
  • 1 sprig - curry leaves
  • 2 - dry red chillies, cut into pieces
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp - black gram
  • 2 tsp - coconut oil
  • Salt as required

How to Make Idichakka Thoran

  • Slice the jackfruit into small pieces.
  • Add salt, turmeric powder and cook the jackfruit in a little water.
  • When cooked, mash the cooked vegetable either using the ammikallu or a mixer.
  • Heat coconut oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds and black gram and splutter.
  • Add curry leaves and dry red chillies and fry them for a minute.
  • Add the crushed chakka to this and mix well.
  • Finally add the grated coconut, saute for a while and remove from flame.
  • Recipe courtesy: Jaisruchi