Kadgi Chakko / Raw jackfruit dry sabji

Raw  jackfruit is also called Kadgi or Kathal.The fleshy part of jackfruit can be eaten as is or cut up and cooked when it is unripe.It is a remarkably similar in texture to chicken.Making jackfruit is an excellent vegetarian substitute for meat.


2 cups jackfruit cut into cubes
1.5 cups fresh grated coconut
2 tsp black gram dal (urad dal)
4 red chillies
1 tsp tamarind pulp
4 tsp oil
salt to taste
1 tsp mustard
8-10 curry leaves


  • Cook jackfruit pieces with salt and 3 cups water in cooker (2 - 3  whistles)
  • Put cooked jackfruit pieces in a strainer and drain all water and mash it a little with a fork or apoon
  • In 1/2 tsp oil roast urad dal,red chillies,and grind with coconut ,tamarind with little water to a little coarse masala
  • Coat the cooked jackfruit pieces with masala
  • In a pan take oil put mustard, curry leaves
  • When mustard splutters add masala coated jackfruit pieces n cook for 5 - 10 minutes
  • Serve with hot rice and dal


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