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Special Chakka curry

Its also known as Chakka Koottaan, chakka erissery etc,,


  • Unripe Jackfruit: 20-25 bulbs. (clean the jackfruit and take the bulbs)
  • shallots:  4 no ( chop into small size pieces)
  • Green chilies: 2 nos
  • Garlic: 8 cloves
  • Mustard seeds: 1/2 tbs
  • Red chili powder : 1/2 tbs
  • Turmeric powder :1/2 tbs
  • salt: as required
  • Curry leaves: 4 stems
  • Coconut :1/2 coconut(grated)
  • Cumin seeds: 1 tbs
  • Coconut oil : 3 tbs
  • Water : as required


  • Cook the jackfruit pieces in a pressure cooker along with seeds,1/2 tbs red chili powder, 1/2 tbs turmeric powder, 3/4 tbs of salt(as needed) , 1 stem curry leaves and  required water. Cook until 2 whistles. Then off the flame and allow to cool.
  • Once cooled remove excess water from cooked jackfruit if any.
  • Grind grated coconut with 1 tbs of cumin seeds, 1 stem of curry leaves, garlic and 3/4 tbs of salt. Make a paste of it.
  • Add this coconut mixture into cooked jackfruit.
  • In mixer, add 2 more tbs of coconut, 2 shallots, 1 stem of curry leaves, 2 green chillies and crush it. No need to make paste of it.
  • Then add this crushed mixture into the jackfruit.
  • On the flame and cook all together well for 2 minutes until it start boiling. No need 0ver cooking, once started boiling off the flame.
  • In a pan pour coconut oil, once oil become hot, splutter the mustard seeds.
  • Add chopped shallots, curry leaves and red chillies. fry it.
  • Pour this mixture into cooked jackfruit.

Serve with chakka curry with fish curry , chutney etc…

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