Mar 17, 2016

Bread Fruit Masala Curry Recipe - Mum's Cheema Chakka Masala Recipe



I love cheema chakka or breadfruit, it is one of my favourite veggie. Amma makes a fantastic masala curry using that and so far i haven't shared any recipe using that in my blog. So few days back when i saw this veggie in my super mart i picked one and make two recipes using that. I made a poriyal before and this is my mom's recipe

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Bread Fruit Poriyal
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This is breafruit season and i am seeing this in abundance. It is very tasty, if you have never tasted it so far and find this in your veggie shop, pick one for sure..Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..


Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 30 mins
Serves: 4

Ingredients:

Cheema Chakka / Bread Fruit - 1 medium size peeled and cubed (around 4 cups)

Onion - 1 large sliced thinly
Salt to taste
Turmeric Powder ./ Manjal Podi - 1 tsp
Chilli Powder - 1 tsp

For Roasting & Grinding:
Oil - 1 tsp
Dry Red Chilli - 3 to 4
Coriander seeds - 1.5 tblspn
Fennel Seeds / Sombu / Saunf - 2 tsp
Cinnamon / Pattai - 4 cm piece
Garlic - 4 peeled
Coconut - 1 cup grated

For Seasoning:
Oil - 1 tblspn
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp
Curry Leaves - 2 sprigs

Method:


Peel breadfruit and cube them. Take them in a pot along with onions, salt, turmeric powder and 1 cup of water. Cover and cook on a low heat for 15 mins till it is cooked. Now the water would be reduced as well.


Heat oil in a kadai, add all the roasting ingredients and roast till golden. Remove it to a blender and make it into a smooth puree. Set aside.

When the bread fruit is cooked, add the masala in along with red chilli powder and water and mix well.

Simmer this for 5 to 10 mins.

Now make seasoning by heating some oil in a kadai. Add in mustard and curry leaves. Let them sizzle.

Pour this over the curry and mix well.

Now serve with rice and rasam.

Pictorial:
I used a medium size bread fruit


cut the top off


peel the skin using a peeled


cut it in half


now slice them like this


cube them


i washed them well
These are your roasting ingredients


heat little oil in a pan, add all the stuffs in


fry them off


cook till golden


now it is done


take it in a blender


make it into a smooth puree
In a same pot, add in onions..
Add the breadfruit in


add 1 cup of water


add in salt


add turmeric powder


mix well


cover with a lid and put it on heat


cook till breadfruit is done


add the ground masala


some water


add chilli powder


mix well


simmer for few mins


now it has got thick


heat oil in a small pan, add in mustard and curry leaves 
and let them sizzle


pour it over the curry


mix well.


Serve

3 comments:

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  2. Hi Aarthi. This recipe looks lovely. Is bead fruit same as raw jack fruit?

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