Jackfruit Seeds Curry
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Jackfruit Seeds Curry

This jackfruit seeds curry is made by cooking jackfruit seeds with raw mango pieces and dried prawns, with turmeric powder, chilli powder, and curry leaves. This flavourful curry is finished off with ground coconut and a garnish of fried shallots.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Main Course, Main Dish, Side Dish
Cuisine: Kerala
Servings: 4 people


  • 1 cup jackfruit seeds
  • 1/2 cup dried prawns shrimp
  • 1 medium raw mango
  • 1/2 coconut ground to a fine butter-like paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon chilli powder
  • 3 sprigs curry leaves
  • 1/2 cup shallots thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoon coconut oil
  • salt


  • Remove the thick shell and slice the jackfruit seeds into halves.
    Jackfruit Seeds Curry Step 1
  • Peel the green mango and slice into chunks.
    Prepped ingredients for the jackfruit seeds curry
  • Clean the dried prawns and pan fry them to a crispy consistency.
    Dried prawns (shrimp) pan-fried to a crispy consistency
  • In a heavy-bottomed pan, add the jackfruit seeds, green mango, dried prawns, turmeric powder, chilli powder, one sprig curry leaves, and salt.
  • Add enough water to cover the ingredients, mix well, and bring to boil on a low flame with the lid closed.
  • Once the jackfruit seeds are cooked, add the ground coconut and half cup water. Mix well and bring to boil again. Switch off.
  • In a separate pan, heat some oil, and fry the shallots until they start turning brown. Add the remaining curry leaves, stir well, and switch off.
  • Sprinkle this garnish evenly on the curry. Serve hot with rice.