Idichakka/Tender Jackfruit -- ½ kg, cubed
Turmeric powder -- ½ tsp
Red chilly powder -- ¼ tsp
Green chillies -- 2 - 3, depending upon the taste
Shallots -- 3 small
Shredded coconut -- ¾ cup
Mustard seeds -- ½ tsp
Dry red chillies -- 2
Curry leaves -- 1 sprig
Salt -- to taste
Oil -- as required
Cook the cubed idichakka with turmeric powder,chilly powder and salt adding enough water.Make sure that it is not over cooked. Drain the excess water. The frozen ones we get are in this form except for salt.
Crush the idichakka using a pestle or a mixer.Keep aside.
Crush the green chillies, shallots and the shredded coconut and mix this well with the crushed idichakka.
Heat oil in a pan,add the mustard seeds and let it splutter. Add dry red chilies and curry leaves and saute for couple of seconds.
Add the crushed mix and let it cook until dry and the raw smell of the shallots go off. Do a taste check and add more salt if required.
Serve with rice.
Recipe Courtesy: Amma