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Chakka Varatti / Jackfruit Jam

5 from 1 vote

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An Authentic, the most traditional and tasty Kerala Delicacy made from the ripened Jackfruit with awesome flavor and taste.
My friend who lives in Kerala made this and sent the step by by step photos to be published in my blog. Thank You Kalpana!!!
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Recipe CategoryVegetarian
Served AsSnacks
CuisineIndian
Recipe Taste Sweet, Tangy
Servings 10
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Ingredients
  

  • 20 Jackfruit Bulbs
  • Jaggery Equal to the measurement of boiled Jackfruit pulp
  • 1/4 cup Ghee
  • 1/2 Cardamom Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Dry ginger powder Sukku powder
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Instructions
 

  • Deseed the seeds from Jackfruit bulbs and finethem to small pieces finely. Pressure cook the chopped jackfruit in a pressure cooker to 4 or 5 whistles with half cup of water.
    Chakka Varatti / Jackfruit Jam - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Transfer the boiled jackfruit to a heavy bottomed pan and allow to boil to make the pulp thicker without water. Let it boil in medium flame.Mash it well.
    Chakka Varatti / Jackfruit Jam - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Meanwhile take the jagerry powder equal to the quatity of boiled jackfruit pup and add a cup of water and boil it to make a syrup. Bring it to boil for two string consistency. (thick syrup).
  • Stir continuously. Add ghee then and there. Keep the flame to low and leave it. Wait till it reaches jam consistency and the stuff should not stick to the bottom of the pan when you stir.
    Chakka Varatti / Jackfruit Jam - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • When the stuff becomes glossy, add some more ghee with cardamom powder and dry ginger powder and stir well. Switch off the stove. Originally we add dry roasted grated coconut to this jam finally. It is optional.
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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 327 kcal | Carbohydrates: 70 g | Protein: 5 g | Fat: 6 g | Saturated Fat: 3 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2 g | Cholesterol: 12 mg | Sodium: 6 mg | Potassium: 1354 mg | Fiber: 5 g | Sugar: 58 g | Vitamin A: 332 IU | Vitamin C: 41 mg | Calcium: 73 mg | Iron: 1 mg
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Subhashni Venkatesh
Subhashni Venkatesh

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