Saturday, July 14, 2012

Chakke kuru Pajji/jackfruit seed chutney


This chutney is prepared with jackfruit seed .This is a coorgi dish called Chakkey kuru pajji(jackfruit seed chutney) which is quite famous in coorg specially in jackfruit season.There they relish this with Rice rotti/otti or Kodumbuttu( rice dumplings).
  Jackfruit is a unique,exotic fruit from which we can prepared so many dishes whether its raw or ripe.we can use almost all parts of jackfruit tree.In jackfruit the seeds are also important as edibles.We konkanis prepare so many dishes with this goes well with any dish.You can prepare so many dishes with this.Jackfruit seeds are relatively big compared to other fruit seeds.It can easily substitute for potato.

Ingredients:
Jackfruit seed-10
Green chillies-3-4
Fresh grated coconut-1cup
Lemon juice-2tsp
Salt to taste
Garlic-7-8 cloves for seasoning

Method:

  • First cook the seeds with salt till soft in a pressure cooker.Take about 2-3 whistle.
  • Once it is cool down remove the outer white coloured peel and mash it well.
  • Now grind it along with coconut and green chillies to fine paste.
  • Mix it lemon juice and salt to taste.
  • Now take a small pan add a table spoon of oil and add some crushed garlic and fry till golden brown.Add this to the ground paste and serve with roti or rice.


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