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Chakkakkuru,Manga and Muringakka Curry !! (Jack fruit seeds,raw,sour mangoes and drumsticks in a coconut based gravy)

During the jack fruit season in Kerala,we the foodies make good use of the vegetable/fruit.This is a nostalgic curry every malayalee love to have once in a while.The most easy breezy curry to make,this is made with the ingredients available in Kerala villages during the summer time. Lip smacking.Isn’t it ?


To Pressurecook

3/4 cup jackfruit seeds peeled and halved lengthwise
1 raw mango chopped (depends on the sourness)
1 drumstick cut into 2 inch pieces
1 piece ginger
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
3-4 green chillies (sliced)
salt as needed.
1/2 cup water

To grind

1 cup grated coconut
2 cloves of garlic
1 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 -3/4 cup water

To temper

2 tsp coconut oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
2 sprig curry leaves


  • Pressure cook all the ingredients in the particular section till 3 whistles.(If you are cooking normal,first cook the jackfruit seeds and when it’s half cooked add the mangoes and drumsticks)
  • Meanwhile grind the coconut into a smooth paste.
  • Open the pressure cooker and pour the coconut paste to the curry.Mix well and bring to a boil.Check salt and cook till the gravy is bit thick.
  • Heat coconut oil in a small skillet and splutter mustard seeds and curry leaves.Pour it over the curry.

8 comments on “Chakkakkuru,Manga and Muringakka Curry !! (Jack fruit seeds,raw,sour mangoes and drumsticks in a coconut based gravy)

  1. Nandini
    April 18, 2011

    Lovely curry! All my fav ingredients in it! It's very awesome and tangy!


  2. savitha ramesh
    April 18, 2011

    curry looks great.creamy and perfect for rice or rotis.


  3. Suja Sugathan
    April 18, 2011

    Kandittu thane kothiyavunnu,love this combo so much,tangy and yummy curry.


  4. Priya
    April 18, 2011

    Yumm, mouthwatering curry,simply delicious..


  5. Vidhya
    April 18, 2011

    I love this curry the pictures ar making me drool.


  6. R
    April 18, 2011

    luv all the exotic ingredients in the curry, yum!!


  7. Angela
    April 19, 2011

    I wonder where I could find jack fruit here? I will have to look in some of the specialty shops, because I would love to try it. Your recipe looks delicious.


  8. Swathi
    April 19, 2011

    Chakkakuru manga muringakka curry adipoli. Muringakka miss cheyunnu.


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