Raw Jackfruit roast / Palakaai varuval

jaw jackfruit roast

Raw jackfruit is unripe,tender ,young jackfruit that are used in Indian cooking to make sambar,kootu ,curry and many more.The whole jackfruit is adible in all its stages including the seeds which can be made to Jackfruit seeds poriyal.These raw jackfruit chunks can be made into srispy,mouth watering roasts by marinating them in onion and fennel seeds mixture.Such a spicy and flavorful roast that goes well with dhal,sambar or just plain curd rice.

Only the cleaning is time consuming,makes your place messy and your hands dirty because of the milky substance from it.You can either apply oil in your hands or better use a domestic glove while cutting .Buy tender jackfruit from the market and consume it the same day.Do make this crispy Raw jackfruit roast at home and I bet your family would definitely crave for more!

PREPARATION TIME : 10-15 MINS

MARINATING TIME : 20 MINS

COOKING TIME : 30 MINS

SERVES : 5-6

palakai varuval

CHECK MY JACKFRUIT PAYASAM AND JACKFRUIT SEED PORIYAL RECIPES ALSO

INGREDIENTS

500 g tender jackfrruit (whole fruit without cutting)

2 onions

2 tsp fennel seeds

1 tbsp red chilli powder

1 tsp turmeric powder

Oil for shallow frying

Salt to taste

Water as required

METHOD

Cut the jackfruit into halves,remove the hard outer green colored skin part and also the center stalk part.

remove the outer skin and the central part

Cut them into 2 inch sized chunks and immediately immerse in salt water to prevent them from changing to brown color.Then pressure cook them with 1/2 tsp turmeric powder and salt for 2 whistles.

immerse in salt water and pressure cook for 2 whistles

Meanwhile prepare the marinating mixture.Grind two big onions and 2 tsp fennel seeds coarsely with little water.

grind masala

Once the pressure is released,take the ground marinating mixture in a bowl and mix it with chilli powder,turmeric powder and salt.

prepare the marinate

Marinate the pressure cooked raw jackfruit pieces in this mixture for 20 mins.

marinate for half an hour

Heat oil in a pan and shallow fry these jackfruit pieces on low flame until they crispy on all sides.

shallow fry them

Serve the Raw Jackfruit roast with hot steamed rice and sambar.

tender jackfruit roast

TAKE CARE TIPS

Do not pressure the jackfruit for more whistles .

Grind the marinating mixture coarsely to a thick paste with little water.

Shallow fry the jackfruit pieces on low flame for crispier raosts.

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