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Chakka Varattiyathu Recipe | Chakka Varatti Recipe | Jackfruit Preserves

Chakka Varattiyathu Recipe with step by step pictures. This is a unique recipe made with ripe jackfruits and cooked in jaggery.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2 cups
Calories 263 kcal


  • 6 cups Jackfruit / Chakka
  • 1.5 cups Jaggery grated
  • 4 to 5 tbsp Ghee
  • 1.5 cup Water


  • Take jaggery and ½ cup of water in a sauce pan, heat so the jaggery is melted. Strain this and add to the jackfruit mix.
  • Now heat this on high heat and let the mixture gets thick.
  • Keep cooking them and keep stiring, it will get dark in colour and very thick.
  • Add ghee at this point and keep mixing them,
  • At a stage it will leave the sides of the kadai like a halwa.
  • Turn off the heat and let it cool.
  • Serve.


Nutrition Facts
Chakka Varattiyathu Recipe | Chakka Varatti Recipe | Jackfruit Preserves
Amount Per Serving
Calories 263 Calories from Fat 270
% Daily Value*
Fat 30g46%
Saturated Fat 19g119%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 9g
Cholesterol 77mg26%
Sodium 9mg0%
Protein 0.1g0%
Calcium 5mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword Chakka varattiyathu, Halwa Recipe
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