Traditional Chakka Koottaan

Special kerala style chakka koottaan

Traditional Chakka Koottaan

Special kerala style chakka koottaan

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

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By Sobha Kesavan

Published On: 19 Jun 2014

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25 Minutes
Served : 5
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Ingredients

  • Chakka chula (raw jackfruit flush) : 15 nos
    Red chilli powder : 2 tsp
    Turmeric powder : 1 tsp
    Salt : to taste
    Grinded coconut & cumin seeds paste : 1 cup
    Curry leaves : as reqd
    Mustard Seeds : 1 tsp
    Red Chilli pieces : 4 – 5 nos or as reqd
    Coconut/Refined oil : 2 - 3 tsp

Directions (Click image to enlarge it)

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Step 1

Take out the flush (chakka chula) along with the seeds from the jackfruit .

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Step 2 Traditional  Chakka Koottaan Recipe

Step 2

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).

Step 3

Wash the pieces in normal water 2 - 3 times, remove the water and change it into a pressure cooker / cooking vessel.

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Step 4 Traditional  Chakka Koottaan Recipe

Step 4

Add the red chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt and required quantity of water.

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Step 5 Traditional  Chakka Koottaan Recipe

Step 5

Allow the mix to cook for about 15 - 20 minutes in medium flame.

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Step 6 Traditional  Chakka Koottaan Recipe

Step 6

When the mix is cooked, smash it with a ladle and add the coconut, cumin paste and stir it well.

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Step 7 Traditional  Chakka Koottaan Recipe

Step 7

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.

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Step 8 Traditional  Chakka Koottaan Recipe

Step 8

Chakka koottaan is ready and can be served with rice, chappathi, poori etc.

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