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May 16, 2016

Jackfruit Seed Curry–Palakottai Poriyal Recipe - South Indian Style Raw Jackfruit Curry

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jackfruit seed curry recipe
Raw jackfruit curry ( palakottai poriyal in Tamil) was new to me until my friend suggested me to try South Indian style jackfruit seed curry/ Palakottai poriyal for rice. Recently we got a big jackfruit from Sendhil’s Periappa’s house from Manakkarai, Kumbakonam. We enjoyed the fruit and reserved the jackfruit seed ( Palakottai in Tamil) for making sambar or puli kuzhambu with it as it has so many health benefits and good nutritional value. This time I asked my MIL for the poriyal recipe and tried it yesterday for our lunch. It came out very tasty. Sendhil loved it a lot. As I cooked this curry in pressure cooker, my job was done quickly.Its ingredients and method of preparation are very similar to Kerala style Jackfruit seed thoran recipe. It was tasting good with sambar rice.I am happy that I tried a new Jackfruit seed recipe. Jackfruit season has started in India. So if you buy jackfruit, do not discard the seeds.Try this Palakottai poriyal and enjoy its health benefits. Lets see how to make jackfruit seeds curry recipe.
Check out my Kathal Biryani too.
Palakottai poriyal recipe

Jackfruit seed curry recipe

Jackfruit seed curry recipe How to make jackfruit seed curry / Palakottai poriyal
Cuisine: South Indian
Category: Poriyal recipes
Serves: Serves 2-3
Prep time: 15 Minutes
Cook time: 15 Minutes
Total time: 30 Minutes

1 cup - 200ml
  • Jackfruit seed - 30 nos
  • Sambar powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
  • Big onion or small onion - 1 no or 5 nos
  • Jeera/Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt & water - as needed
To temper
  • Cooking oil or coconut oil - 1 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Urad dal - 1 tsp
  • Hing - a big pinch
  • Curry leaves - few

  • Sun dry the jackfruit seeds for a week if you have time. Don’t worry it would stay good for more than a week. Skin can be peeled easily OR Microwave the jackfruit seed for 2-3 minutes in high power. Skin will crackle and seed will become soft, half cooked.Peel the skin easily and chop the seeds into cubes.
How to make jackfruit seed curry
How to make jackfruit seed curry
  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Splutter mustard seeds, urad dal, curry leaves and add the chopped jackfruit seeds.Saute for a minute adding salt and turmeric powder.
How to make jackfruit seed curry
  • Grind the grated coconut, onion, sambar powder and cumin seeds to a coarse paste without adding water.
How to make jackfruit seed curry

  • Add this paste to the sauteed jackfruit seed. Mix well to coat it. Add 1/2 cup of water, mix well. Pressure cook for one whistle in low flame.Remove after the steam is released. If there is any excess water, boil for sometime to drain it. Remove the poriyal in a plate and serve with sambar rice.Enjoy !
How to make jackfruit seed curry

  • Adjust the amount of sambar powder as per your taste.
  • You can replace sambar powder with red chilli powder and dhania powder in 1:2 ratio.

Try this easy and flavorful jackfruit seed curry for Sambar rice and enjoy !
jackfruit seed curry recipe

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Priya said...

I love palakottai poriyal.My mom makes this poriyal kind of plain, yours with all the masala is making me drool.

Chitra said...

Thanks dear. give a try :)

Rafeeda AR said...

I love jackfruit and your way of making curry with all that masala is so delicious...

Chitra said...

Thanks Rafee :)

Unknown said...

Worked great! Thanks for the recipe!

Chitra said...

Happy to know. Thank you :)