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Special kerala style chakka koottaan
Published On: 19 Jun 2014
Take out the flush (chakka chula) along with the seeds from the jackfruit .
Clean and cut them into small pieces as shown in below picture.(if required the seeds also can be used, after removing its skin or can use the seeds for making some other recipe).
Wash the pieces in normal water 2 - 3 times, remove the water and change it into a pressure cooker / cooking vessel.
Add the red chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt and required quantity of water.
Allow the mix to cook for about 15 - 20 minutes in medium flame.
When the mix is cooked, smash it with a ladle and add the coconut, cumin paste and stir it well.
Heat oil in a frying pan, and fry the curry leaves, mustard seeds and red chilli pieces and add it with the already cooked chakka koottaan.
Chakka koottaan is ready and can be served with rice, chappathi, poori etc.
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