Jack Fruit

Jack Fruit

Scientific Name :

Artocarpus Heterophyllus

Medicinal Value :

Jackfruit contains phytonutrients: lignans, isoflavones and saponins which have health benefits: anti-cancer, antihypertensive, anti-ulcer and anti-ageing properties.

Nutrient Value :

Rich in energy, dietary fiber, minerals, and vitamins

Culinery and Other Values :

Eaten raw. Used in curries, stews, stir fries, sweets, snacks, soups etc.

Glossary :

  • English : Jack Fruit
  • Tamil : Pala Pazham / Palli Kai
  • Malayalam : Chakka
  • Telugu : Panasakai
  • Kannada : Halasu / Kujee / Halasina Hannu
  • Hindi : Kathal / Katahal
  • Bengali : Kanthal
  • Gujarati : Phanas
  • Konkani : Ponosu / Barco
  • Marathi : Phanas
  • Oriya : Panasa
  • Punjabi : Kathal