Jackfruit Seeds(Nuts)-Pala Kottai- Powder/Podi
Wondering what you want to make with Jackfruit seeds, then do try out this delicious powder/podi made with jackfruit seeds.
Goes well with idli/dosa or mix and eat with rice.
Jackfruit seeds is rich in protien and very nutritious. In general, the seeds are gathered from ripe fruit, sun dried and stored for use in rainy season in many parts of South Indian states. Different variety of recipes are prepared where they are eaten either by roasting as a snack or added to curries in place of lentils.
Recipe from Mom:-
Jackfruit seeds - 18 - 20 in Number
Red chillies -8( as spice needed)
curry leaves - 1/2 bunch
Hing/Asafoetida - 1 small piece or 1/2 tsp
Garlic -5 or 6
Grated Dry Coconut(Kobbari) - 4 tbsp grated(Optional)
Salt - as taste
Oil - 1/2 tsp
(optional can add some cumin seeds and pepper corns)
Peel and remove skin from Jackfruit seeds. Chop into small pieces.
Heat a pan/kadai and dry roast in medium low flame for 4 - 5 minutes until they turn crisp or golden brown. Do not let it to darken. Remove and cool.
Heat oil in the same pan/kadai and add red chillies, garlic, curry leaves and hing. Fry till they turn crisp and remove. Add grated dry coconut and fry till light brown. Remove and cool. Dry grind all ingredients with salt and store in a airtight container. Serve with idli/dosa and or rice.