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Thursday, June 14, 2012

Chakka Puzhukku

Chakka Puzhukku is a traditonal dish in Kerala.

  • Chopped Unripe jackfruit - 3 cup 
  • Grated coconut - 1 ½ cup 
  • Cumin seeds  - ¼ tsp 
  • Turmeric powder -½ tsp
  • Garlic - 2 nos
  • Green chillies -  3 or 4 nos
  • Curry leaves - 2 stems
  • Coconut oil - 1½  tbsp
  • Salt to taste

  • Cook the chopped jackfruit with little water, salt and turmeric powder.
  • Crush the coconut, green chillies, garlic and cumin seeds (without water). 
  • Add the ground coconut mixture to the cooked jackfruit(water almost dries up) and mash well. 
  • Let it cook for a minute and remove from the fire.
  • Add curry leaves and coconut oil and mix well.
Recommended Combination: Serve hot with kanji and mango pickle or with fish curry.


  1. ayoo..kothiyavunnu,long time since I had this,very delicious!!
    Thanx for linking it to the event dear..

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    2.EP Series-Basil OR Cardamom

  2. yummy recipe...happy to follow u...
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  3. I've never had this before, but sounds good!

  4. I've never had this before, but sounds good!

  5. congrats on your award dear and its absolutely new dish for me... following you....drop @ our site ...

  6. Very nice effort lekshmi.. Nice recipes.. Must try..

  7. What books are you reading? Do you have something to recommend for the autumn evenings?