Apr 9, 2011

Jackfruit Seed Masala


Jackfruit seeds - 20 to 25
Fried red chillies - 15
Grated coconut - 1 cup
Tamarind - A little
Onions - 2 ( big size )
Urad dal - 1 1/2 tsp
Coriander seeds - 1 tsp
Oil - 2 tsp
Water - 1 cup
Salt - to taste


Remove the outer cover of the jackfruit seeds and cut them in halves.
Finely chop 1 1/2 onions. Keep aside the remaining 1/2 onion after chopping. Now pressure cook the chopped onion and jackfruit seeds together till 4 to 5 whistles. Roast urad dal and coriander seeds with a teaspoon of oil
Grind grated coconut + fried red chillies + tamarind. Before removing the masala add roasted urad dal  and coriander seeds. Grind again.
In a kadai, heat oil. Add the remaining 1/2 onion ( finely chopped ) and fry it till golden brown. Then add the ground masala and fry for sometime. Now, add the cooked jackfruit seeds, onions and salt to taste. Add water and let it cook for 10 minutes.
Serve hot with white rice and dalitoy ( daal ).

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