Saturday, September 26, 2009

Kadachakka(Breadfruit) Varuthu Arachathu

Small onion(shallots)-10

Grated coconut-1/2
Green chilly-2
Fennel seeds-one pinch
Coriander powder-2tsp
Chilly powder-1tsp
Turmeric powder-1/4tsp
Curry leaves-2strings
Garam masala -1/4tsp(opt)
Salt -to taste
Shallots -3 sliced thinnly(for seasoning)
Curry leaves -1string(seasoning)

Clean and Peel the fruit .Remove the thick brown colour part .Cut into small cubes and put the pieces into salt water .Wash them properly .
Heat 1tbsp coconut oil in a pan ,add small onion(cut into 2 ) and saute .When it is done then add chopped tomato and cook ..
Add the kadachakka pieces into a cooker along with 1 1/2cup of water ,cooked onion tomato mixture ,curry leaves (1 string)and salt .Pressure cook .2whistle is enough..Try not to over cook it
In the same pan heat remaining oil and add grated coconut ,green chilly slits,fennel seeds and curry leaves ..Fry it till the coconut become light brown in colour.Lower the heat and add turmeric powder,chilly powder and coriander powder one by one .Saute till the raw smell goes from the powders.Remove from the fire and allow to cool(u can add garam masala also if u want )
Take a small blender and add this cooled coconut mix along with some water and grind .Make a very fine paste
Transfer this paste to the pan along with 1 cup of water and allow it to boil .When the gravy began to boil add the cooked kadachakka into this ..Check the salt ..U can add water if u need more gravy ..Allow this mix to boil for 10 minutes .
Now heat oil in a pan and add small onion slices.Fry them till golden brown .Add fresh curry leaves to this onion and pour the seasoning to the curry ..Close the pan for 10 minutes b4 serving .So the nadan kadachakka varuthu arachathu is ready to serve with rice .

1 comment:

  1. thats too good!!!!!! not many people are aware of this simple and wonderfull preperation !!!thank you for this magnificient recipie !!!! need to try this out now itself