Chakka Upperi

A common side dish in Kerala

Chakka Upperi

A common side dish in Kerala

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

By Sobha Kesavan

Published On: 26 Aug 2014

Rating: 3
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25 Minutes
Served : 4
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  • Pachha chakka chula (Raw jackfruit flesh) : 10 – 15 nos
    Salt : to taste
    Turmeric powder : ½ tsp (only if required)
    Green chilli powder : 1 tsp
    Chopped onion : ½ cup
    Coconut / refined oil : as reqd

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Step 1 Chakka Upperi Recipe

Step 1

Remove the chakka chula (raw jackfruit flesh) from the chakka ( jackfruit), clean and cut into small pieces as shown in below.

Step 2 Chakka Upperi Recipe

Step 2

Heat oil in a frying pan and put the chopped onion along with turmeric powder into the oil and stir it for 4 - 5 minutes.

Step 3 Chakka Upperi Recipe

Step 3

When the colour of onion turns into golden, add some salt and chilli powder and stir it well.

Step 4 Chakka Upperi Recipe

Step 4

Add the chakka chula pieces into the mix and stir it well.

Step 5 Chakka Upperi Recipe

Step 5

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Step 6 Chakka Upperi Recipe

Step 6

If required add about ¼ cup of water in this mix.

Step 7 Chakka Upperi Recipe

Step 7

Cover the mix and allow to cook it in steam for about 10 -15 minutes (or till it gets cooked well).

Step 8 Chakka Upperi Recipe

Step 8

Chakka Upperi is ready and it can be served as side dish for poori / chappathi or can be served with tea / coffee / butter milk etc.

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