Raw jack fruit is peeled and chopped up before pressure cooking or boiling or steaming it. The cooked jack fruit is then fried in oil along with onion. The fry is seasoned with garam masala and can be served with steamed rice.
Makes: around 4 Servings of Raw Jack Fruit Fry.
Raw Jackfruit 1 1/2 Cups Chopped
Red Chile Powder 1/4 tsp
Garam Masala 1/4 tsp
Turmeric Powder 1/4 tsp
Salt to Taste
Oil 2 – 3 Tbsps
Cilantro few Sprigs
Method of preparation:
Peel and slice the onion.
Wash and finely chop the cilantro leaves.
Remove thick outer skin of the jack fruit.
Chop the jack fruit into small chunks and pressure cook with half a cup of water, turmeric powder and salt.
Remove the cooked jack fruit onto a plate.
Heat oil in a pan, add cooked jack fruit and fry till they turn golden brown.
Now stir in sliced onion and fry again till onion turns translucent and starts to brown.
Stir in garam masala powder, red chile powder and salt (if necessary).
Fry for a minute and remove from heat.
Stir in chopped cilantro and serve raw jack fruit fry with steamed rice.
Notes: Make sure jack fruit is cooked properly before removing from heat.
Suggestions: If jack fruit is not cooked well, make sure to fry the jack fruit till soft but whole.
Variations: Check jack fruit seeds recipe here.
Other Names: Raw Jack Fruit Fry.