Wednesday 22 January 2020


Kadgi chakko is a side dish using tender raw jackfruit. This is a traditional Konkani dish and a favourite of most Konkani people...


small jackfruit.         -  1 number
coconut grated.         - 1cup
Fried red chillies       - 10 to 12
tamarind                    - small piece
Urad daal                   - 3 tsp.
Coriander seeds         - 2 tsp
Coconut oil                - 1 to 2 tbsp.
Mustard seeds            - 1 tsp.
Few curry leaves.
Salt to taste.


Apply oil to your palm and cut Jack fruit, remove outer skin then cut into medium size pieces. Then add little water, little salt and pressure cook for 1 or 2 whistle.

Let it cool for sometime.

Drain water from the jackfruit and keep aside. 

Heat one or two tsp of oil, add coriander seeds, then add urad dal, fry till nice aroma comes.

Grind fried red chilli, salt, little grated coconut and tamarind into coarse powder, then add remaining grated coconut and fried items an make coarse paste adding little water.  Meanwhile, take boiled jack fruit pieces, gently shred them, u need not completely smash it or break it.  slowly mix masala, keep aside.

Heat oil in kadai, add mustard seeds, when it splutter, add curry leaves, fry for few seconds, then add urad dal, fry till light brown, then add masala coated jack fruit and mix well.  cover and cook in low flame for 10 to 5 minutes (stir in between).  After 15 minutes its ready to serve, garnish with curry leaves and dash of coconut oil and serve.