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jackfruit rind curry

Jackfruit rind curry

unusual and amazing curry for dinner
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 42 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine diabetic friendly, Fusion, gluten free, Indian, Kerala, Medicinal, One pot, Spring, Summer, Vegan, Vegetarian, Winter
Servings 2 people


  • 1 cup jackfruit rind, cleaned and diced small.
  • 2 cup drinking water
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • salt to taste

for the gravy mix

  • 2 tbsp Split bengal gram ( split chick pea)
  • 1-2 dry red chillies
  • 1/4 tsp cumin seeds
  • 10 curry leaves
  • 1-2 tbsp coriander leaves ( chopped)


gravy mix

  • In a pan dry roast the bengal gram till slightly brown and aromatic. Then roast the red chillies and set aside to cool.
  • When cool grind the roasted chillies and bengal gram with curry leaves, cumin and coriander leaves into a fine paste and the spice mix is ready to be used.

to clean the rind

  • Remove all the sweet edible pods of jackfruit.
  • the rind is thick but has the leathery florets that have not become the fruit stuck on to it. With a sharp knife slice this off.
  • Wash and pat dry the rind.
    jackfruit rind
  • turn the rind over and using a sharp knife cut the prickly thick green part away leaving the white soft part.
  • this is the part we are using in the curry. Discard the prickly part.

for the curry

  • Dice the soft part of the rind extracted into 1 cm cubes.
  • Bring it to a boil with turmeric and salt
  • As they start a rolling boil stir in the gravy mix and boil till they are cooked well, about 7 - 10 minutes
  • The curry is ready to serve. Garnish with chopped coriander or curry leaves.
    curry jackfruit
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