Kerala Jackfruit Curry


raw jackfruit cubes cooked in an aromatic masala which results into an awesome combination of flavor and texture

Dietary note :

    ✔ Easy to make

    ✔ Side dish

    ✔ Vegetarian

    ✔ Gluten-free

    ✔ Vegan

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      Now let’s go through how to make this “Kerala Jackfruit Curry ” at home 👇

        : Recipe Card :

        Jackfruit curry, Vegetarian side dish, gravy, coconut oil, coconut, tamarind,

        Vegetarian, side dish, Kathal Curry, Jackfruit, Vegan, Gluten-free, Indian Curry


        Author: Sasmita

        Kerala Jackfruit Curry

        Kerala Jackfruit Curry

        raw jackfruit cubes cooked in an aromatic masala which results into an awesome combination of flavor and texture

        Prep time: 30 MinCook time: 45 MinTotal time: 1 H & 15 M


        • Jackfruit cube (unripe) 2 cup
        • Onion (finely chopped) 1 cup
        • Ginger 1 inch
        • Garlic clove 6-8 no.
        • Coconut (freshly grated) 1 cup
        • Tomato puree 1 cup
        • Tamarind pulp 1 tbsp
        • Curry leaf 2 sprig
        • Green chili 2-3 no.
        • Mustard seed 1 tsp
        • Coriander seed 1 tbsp
        • Cumin seed 1 tsp
        • Clove 5-6 no.
        • Whole red chili 2-3 no.
        • Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
        • Red chili powder 1/4 tsp
        • Coconut oil 3 tbsp
        • Salt as needed
        • Water as needed


        1. In a pressure cooker, take all the jackfruit cubes along with salt, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, and enough water (around 2-2.5 cup).
        2. Pressure cook till the cubes are well done, but not mushy. Keep aside.
        3. Now in a pan dry roast coriander seeds, cumin seeds, and cloves till fragrant.
        4. Transfer to a plate and allow to cool.
        5. Next in a blender jar take the freshly grated coconut, whole red chilies, roughly chopped ginger & garlic cloves, the dry roasted spices.
        6. Blend to a smooth paste by adding a little amount of water.
        7. Heat coconut oil in a pan.
        8. Add mustard seeds and allow to splutter.
        9. Add curry leaves followed by finely chopped onion.
        10. Saute till onion looks light brown.
        11. Pour the tomato puree and saute for 2-3 minutes.
        12. Add the ground masala paste, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, red chili powder, tamarind pulp, salt, and green chilies.
        13. Saute everything over low heat for 5-10 minutes or until the raw smell of coconut goes off.
        14. Now add the cooked jackfruit cubes and mix everything well.
        15. Pour 1 cup water and give a quick mix.
        16. Cover the pan and allow to cook for 10-15 minutes.
        17. Turn off heat and serve with steamed rice or chapatti!


        Adjust the spiciness as desired.

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        1. Poonam Bachhav

          I love the coconut based curries and this Kerala Style Raw Jackfruit curry looks very creamy and delectable !

        2. Priya Iyer

          I have never cooked with raw jackfruit, and this recipe is definitely tempting me to start! 🙂 I love the look of this Kerala style curry. It must be so flavourful, with the coconut, tamarind, ginger, garlic and various spices going in!

        3. preethi'scuisine

          This Kerala jackfruit curry is so flavourful and delicious. I am a fan of coconut based traditional curries. I have been waiting to get my hands on some raw jackfruit. Love the detailed recipe.

        4. Vasusvegkitchen

          Kerala style jack fruit curry looks very tasty, all the spices used in this curry surely made this curry very delicious. Coconut oil gives good taste and aroma to curry.

        5. Sujata Roy

          Kerala style jackfruit curry looks so rich creamy flavorful and mouthwatering. Curry leaves and dry roasted spices will definitely give a different taste and flavour. I would love to try it sometime.

        6. NARMADHA

          Kerala jackfruit curry looks so flavorful and delicious. Love the color of the dish and your presentation makes me feel so hungry. Wish to grab it right away

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