Friday, November 9, 2012

Bread Fruit / Kadachakka Curry

Kadachakka - Bread fruit curry 4
Bread fruit/ Kadachakka      --   1 medium size
Finely Chopped Onions          --   1 big onion
Ginger garlic paste                  --   1 tsp
Turmeric powder                     --   ½ tsp
Chilly powder                            --   2 tsp
Coriander powder                   --   2 - 3 tbsp
Coconut                                        --   ½ of medium size / 1 cup shredded
Coconut oil                                  --   1 tbsp
Mustard seeds                            --   ½ tsp
Curry leaves                               --   1 stem
Red chillies                                  --   2
Salt                                                 --   to taste
Preparation of kadachakka / sheema chakka Curry:
Remove the skin and the center portion of the bread fruit/kadachakka. Make sure you remove it completely else it might be a bit bitter.
Kadachakka - Bread fruit curry 1
Cut the remaining into small pieces.
Add the chopped onions, ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder, chilly powder, coriander powder and salt to the  cut bread fruit and mix well. Keep aside for 15 - 20 minutes.
Kadachakka - Bread fruit curry 2   Kadachakka - Bread fruit curry 3
Pressure cook for 1 whistle. 
Fry the shredded coconut until brown and grind it to a fine paste/liquid form.
Add the ground coconut to the cooked bread fruit and let it boil. Add water if more gravy is required. Do a salt check and add more if required.
Heat the oil in a pan and splutter the mustard seeds, add red chillies and curry leaves and fry for a min.
Garnish the curry with the above and serve hot with rice.`
Kadachakka - Bread fruit curry 5

Recipe Courtesy: Amma 


  1. It's an amazing fruit .I love it's flavor and the nostalgia it brings..Irresistible Nitha !

  2. a new to cook breadfruit..Looks very tasty..
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  3. look delicious.. beautiful pictures & presentation :)

  4. Droolworthy curry,never cooked bread fruit yet, wish i get this breadfruit here;

  5. kadachaka is one of my favs. Really miss them now.

    U have agreat space dear. New here