Kathal (Jackfruit) Curry

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Total Time:
1 hour
Nutrition facts:

180 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: General

Kathal or Jackfruit is a summer fruit that is eaten fresh when it is ripe. Raw jackfruit, however, is cooked with spices and made into delicious curries or dry side dishes across India. Kathal (Jackfruit) Curry is best served with parathas.

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  • 500 gm Kathal (jackfruit)
  • 1 tbsp. garlic, chopped
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp. cumin seeds
  • 3 tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1 cup yoghurt, whisked
  • Half tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for frying
  • Coriander leaves, for garnishing

How to Make Kathal (Jackfruit) Curry

  • 1. Using an oiled knife (to avoid stickiness), peel and cut the jackfruit into small pieces.
  • 2. Heat oil in a kadhai and deep fry the kathal until golden brown in colour. Keep aside until further use.
  • 3. Reheat 3 tbsp. of the same oil in another pan, add onion and fry until translucent. Add garlic and fry until pale brown in colour.
  • 4. Mix in cumin, salt, turmeric, chilli powder and tomatoes. Saute or stir fry until the oil separates.
  • 5. Stir in yoghurt along with 1 cup of water, bring to a boil, stirring continuously.
  • 6. Add jackfruit. Cover the pan and leave to simmer until the kathal or jackfruit becomes tender and the curry thickens. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot, accompanied with parathas.