Aug 14, 2007

Chakka Erisheri(Traditional Jackfruit curry)

Chakka Eriseri

Jackfruit pieces
Chakka Pieces
To grind
To fry
Chakka with water to cook
Chakka Erissery

In Kerala we make edichakka tuvaran, chakka puzukku, chakka kottu and Chakka eriseri during chakka season.We eat ripe chakka pieces with honey.Very tasty.


  • Chakka........................1/2 kg
  • Grated Coconut...........1 cup
  • Red Chillies..................2
  • Jeera(Cumin Seeds).....1/2 tsp

For seasoning


  • Grated Coconut...........2tbsp
  • Mustard Seeds............1tsp
  • Curry Leaves...............few
  • Salt to Taste
Method
  • (Raw) jack fruit seed is removed from the thin outer part of chakka.
  • Cut these into small pieces. Boil 3cups of water adding chakka pieces and turmeric and salt.
  • Grind the grated coconut. chili and jeera,
  • When the chakka is cooked add the ground paste and stir it well.
  • Heat a pan with little oil, add grated coconut, mustard seeds jeera and curry leaves.
  • When the coconut become red add to the chakka eriseri.
  • This curry is very tasty.
  • Serve with rice.
  • I tried with the frozen raw jack fruit and the chakka eriseri came out very well.





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