Sunday, February 9, 2020

Kadgi Chakko ( Raw Jack fruit in coconut based dry masala ) n Gharayi ( Jackfruit Payasam )

Kadgi Chakko  ( Raw Jack fruit in coconut based dry masala ) n Gharayi ( Jackfruit Payasam )

Kadgi Chakko
  • Raw jack fruit - 1/2 kg ( Remove the tough skin n cut it into 2 inch pieces )
To grind
  • Grated coconut- 2 cups
  • Roasted dry red chillies- 6 to 8 or according to the taste 
  • Urid dhal- 2tsp
  • Tamarind - Tamarind seed size 
  • Salt to taste


  • Oil-1 tsp
  • Mustard  seeds-1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves- 1sprig

Pressure cook the raw jack fruit pieces for 1 whistle ... cool n smash them roughly with hands ( dont discard the water )

In little oil , fry urid dhal till brown ... keep aside n let it cool .

Grind little grated coconut along with roasted dry red chillies n  tamarind to a fine paste n later add the rest grated coconut , roasted urid dhal n grind just for a minute to a coarse paste ( dont add too much water while grinding ..just a sprinkle )

In a kadai add oil, sputter mustard seeds n add curry leaves , ground masala , the retained water along with salt n roughly mashed raw jack fruit n boil well till the water evaporates . 

Gharayi ( Jackfruit Payasam )
  • Jackfruit segments - 3 cup's , roughly chopped 
  • Grated jaggery-1 cup , increase or decrease as per sweetness one prefers 
  • Fine semolina/Rawa -1/4 th cup 
  • Grated coconut-2 Cup's
  • Cardamom Powder -1/4 th tsp 
Grind grated coconut n take thick milk n thin milk .. keep aside .

Cook chopped Jackfruit  in little water till done.. 
Boil  thin coconut milk with semolina till its cooked well , then add grated jaggery  n melt it . Add the cooked jack fruit pieces n add thick coconut milk n give a quick boil . switch off and add cardamom powder.

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