Unripe Jack fruit/Chakka pieces -2cup (cut into small pieces )
Pleeled and cleaned Jackfruit seed/Chakka kuru-handful of (cut into small pieces) opt
Crushed Chilli Flakes-2tsp
Curry leaves-2 strings
Wash and cook the jackfruit by adding salt and turmeric powder ..keep aside
If u r using jackfruit seed then cook it separately by adding salt ..
Then crush small onion and chilli together ..
Heat oil and add this onion chilli mix ..
Saute this till the raw smell goes ,then add curry leaves and saute ..
Now add cooked jackfruit ,seeds along with coconut ..
Mix well and cook until everything are well mixed ..Check the salt ..
Simple but yummy chakka upperi is ready
In our area we used to say this type of preparation as upperi .. Don’t misunderstand this with chips 😉
And some areas instead of red chilli flakes ,they use green chilli and they call it as chakka poriyal ..
note: Try to use the raw jackfruit which is about to ripe ..(it will add the taste with a slight sweet taste)
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Raw jack fruit -2 cups(better to take jack fruit which is just about to ripe )
Grated coconut-1 1/4 coconut
Dry red chilly-5
Chop each jack fruit pods into 4- to 5 pieces.Wash well ..Cook along with salt, chakka kuru,turmeric powder,water and chilly powder.If u r cooking in cooker 2 whistle is enough.
In a blender grind 1 coconut and cumin seeds along with very small amount of water .Not grind too fine paste..
Add this mix to the cooked jack fruit .
Mix and boil well in low flame.
In a pan heat coconut oil,splutter mustard seeds,dry red chilly and curry leaves .
When done add 1/4 portion of one coconut and roast the coconut in a medium flame till it become golden brown colour.
Add this seasoning to the jackfruit-coconut mix.
Switch of the fire and close the pan for 10 to 15 minutes.
So the very tasty traditional chakka erissery is ready to serve