Saturday, June 25, 2016

Chakkakuru Muringakka Thoran

Chakkakuru Muringakka Thoran

Today's recipe is yet another simple thoran that can be served with steamed rice. Jack fruit is a seasonal fruit in Kerala and there are several sweet and savory dishes prepared with jack fruit. Chakkakuru is jack fruit seeds and is used in curries and thoran/stir fry.Drumsticks/muringikka makes it more healthy and flavorful. Try this simple thoran, you will surely love it.

Chakkakuru/jack fruit seeds- 15-18
Drumstick- 4 nos
Shallots sliced- 5-6
(Or one onion- medium finely chopped)
Coconut grated- 3/4 cup
Green chilly-3-4
Turmeric powder- 1/3 tsp
Cumin - 1/2 tsp
Chilly powder-1/3 tsp
Garlic - 2 pods
Mustard seeds- 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves- 2 springs
salt to taste
Coconut oil- 2 tbs

Wash chakka kuru/jack fruit seeds. You can cook in a pressure cooker. Cook with one cup water and salt in medium flame for 6-8 minutes ( one whistle). When it cools down,gently peel off the top white skin and the bottom red skin. Cut into small pieces.
Lightly scrape the drumsticks, wash and cut into 2-3 inch pieces. You can cut each piece into half or give a small slit on one side.
Into a pot add cooked jack fruit seeds, cut drumsticks, slit green chilly, turmeric powder and salt to taste. Add half cup of water,cover and cook till the drumsticks is done. Take off the lid and allow the remaining water if any to evaporate.
In a food processor lightly crush coconut, cumin, red chilly powder( or red chilly)and garlic and keep aside.
In a separate pan add mustard seeds and when it splutters add chopped shallot/ onion and curry leaves. Add the cooked vegetable and the coconut mixture and saute for two to three minutes in high flames till it is completely dry.Serve with rice.

Try this,
Hope you will all enjoy!


  1. wow adipoli combo favorite...evidunnu kitti chakkakuru

  2. Really adipoli thoran... enikithinte koode vere onnum venda...


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