Palapinji Poriyal / Stir Fry with Baby Jackfruit
This is a simple curry prepared with onions and shredded coconuts. This is an easy to fix curry which has a mushy texture. It tastes absolutely divine with Rasam rice. The lovely aroma of dry chillies and curry leaves adds an exotic taste to this dish.
- 2 cups baby jack fruit cubed (after removing the green exterior)
- 1 tsp turmeric powder
- 2 cups water
- 1-2 cups chopped onions
- 1 tsp mustard seeds
- 2 tsp urad dhal
- 2-3 dry red chillies
- 8-10 curry leaves
- 1/4 cup grated coconut
- 1 tbsp oil
- Salt to taste
- Cook the cubed pieces of Baby jackfruit along with turmeric powder and salt in a cooking vessel carrying hot water. Let them cook for 15-20min or till they turn soft.Remove from flame and drain the water. Let it cool and then grind them into a coarse form in a mixer. Set them aside.
- Heat oil in a kadai and add the mustard seeds, urad dhal, dry red chillies and curry leaves. Once they splutter, add the onion to the tempered oil. Cook in a medium heat for couple of minutes stirring occasionally.
- Add the cooked baby jack fruit to it and add salt to taste. Let them cook for 3-5 min. Finally add the grated coconut and give it a complete mix. Cook for further 2 mins and serve hot.