Jackfruit Seeds Tambli

21 Jul

Panasa Ginjala Perugu Pachadi

Thambli or tamboli is a Mangalorean dish based on yogurt and coconut. Jackfruit seeds are used in this thambli recipe. Jackfruit seeds are pressure cooked and peeled. Coconut is ground along with jacfruit seeds and added to whisked yogurt which is later tempered. It’s generally served cold over steamed rice.
Makes: 2 Cups of Jackfruit Seeds Tambli


Jack Fruit Seeds 20 – 25
Plain Yogurt 1 1/2 Cups
Grated Coconut (fresh or frozen) 3 – 4 tbsps
Green Chillies 2 – 4
Salt to taste


Mustard Seeds 1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves 10
Asafoetida 1/4 tsp
Broken Red Chiles 5
Oil 1 tsp

Method of preparation:

Cut jackfruit seeds into halves.
Pressure cook jackfruit seeds in enough water for 3 whistles or boil them in sufficient water till soft.
Peel off the plastic like skin from cooked jackfruit seeds and roughly chop them.

Remove stems, wash and slice the green chiles.
Heat little bit of oil in a pan, add green chiles and fry for few seconds.
Grind grated coconut, cooked jackfruit seeds, fried green chiles and salt into smooth paste adding enough water.

In a mixing bowl, whisk yogurt and stir in ground coconut and jackfruit seeds paste.
Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When mustard seeds stop spluttering, remove from heat and add to above bowl and mix.
Serve jackfruit seeds thambli with plain steamed rice.
Notes: Make sure jackfruit seeds are cooked and soft but not mushy.

Suggestions: Vary the consistency of tambli by whisked yogurt and water.
Variations: Thambli can also be made with mango, gooseberry, curry leaves, Onion (Kande tambli), ginger (Alla Tambli), peppercorns, garlic (Lasonya Tambli), Fenugreek Tambli (Menthe Tambli) etc…
Other Names: Jack Fruit Seeds Tamboli, Jackfruit Seeds Thambli.

One Response to “Jackfruit Seeds Tambli”


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