Thursday, July 25, 2013

Masala Kathal (Jackfruit Masala Curry)


Jack fruit                   350 gms (in pieces)
Curd                         Half cup
Lime Juice                 Half tsp
Haldi Powder            1/4 tsp
Red Chilly Powder     1/4tsp
Bay leaf                       1
Nutmeg Powder        a pinch
Greem chilly               1-2
Onion Chopped          1
Tomato Puree          half bowl
Cinnamon               1 small piece
Green Coriander       1 tsp
Garam Masala         1/4 tsp
Oil                         for deep frying + one tbsp


 Heat a pan with sufficient oil and put the pieces of jackfruit into it. Fry them until they turn brown and then take them out in a plate.
In a mixing bowl combine curd, salt, lime juice, turmeric powder, green coriander mix very well. Put the pieces of fried jackfruit into this mixture. Mix well and leave it for half an hour.
Now heat one Tbsp oil in a pan and put bayleaf, cinnamon, clove, and a pinch of nutmeg powder. Add chopped onion to it. Cook till they change into golden brown in color. Add tomato puree into it. Fry the masala until the oil is not released from the masala. Now add red chilly powder and chopped green chilly. Cook for one minute. Add some water. Cook again for two minutes. Add one tbsp of water. Add marinade jackfruit pieces into it and stir. Cook for two minutes. Add garam masala. Masala Kathal is ready now.
Take it out in a bowl and garnish with coriander leaves and serve with hot chapatti or parantha. Enjoy!!!