Palakottai kootu recipe | jackfruit seeds curry

Palakottai kootu recipe | jackfruit seeds curry with step by step photos. When you consume jackfruits, do not waste the seeds. You can prepare a tasty kootu using these seeds. Palakottai are also available in the market. Jackfruit seeds  has numerous health benefits. We prepare this kootu with chilly, onion, moong dal, cumin seeds and salt.

Ingredients:-

  • palakottai / Jackfruit seeds – 15 number
  • oil – 1 tsp
  • cumin seeds / seeragam – 1 tsp
  • green chilly / pachai milagai – 1 (slit)
  • onion – 1 (chopped)
  • curry leaves / karuvepilai – few
  • moong dal / pasi paruppu – 2 tblsp
  • turmeric powder / manjal podi – 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder preparation
  • red chilly powder / milagai podi – 1/2 tsp
  • salt – to taste
Palakottai
Palakottai

Method:-

1. Remove the outer skin and chop palakottai into small pieces. Put it in water to clean the gum if any.

Chopped palakottai in water
Chopped palakottai in water

2. Heat one tsp of oil in a fry pan and add cumin seeds. When it splutters add chopped onion, green chilly and curry leaves.

Cumin seeds, chopped onion, green chilly and curry leaves added
Cumin seeds, chopped onion, green chilly and curry leaves added

3. When onions turn pale, add moong dal.

Moong dal added
Moong dal added

4. Add one cup of water and turmeric powder, keep the stove in low flame, close and cook.

Water added
Water added

5. When moong dal gets half cooked as shown in the photo below

Half cooked moong dal
Half cooked moong dal

6. Add chopped palakottai. Close and cook for few more minutes. Add water if needed. Palakottai will be cooked easily.

Chopped palakottai added
Chopped palakottai added

7. When palakottai was cooked and becomes soft add red chilly powder and salt.

Red chilly powder and salt added
Red chilly powder and salt added

8. Mix well, keep it in low flame for few minutes till all ingredients merge together. Transfer to a serving dish and garnish with one tsp of ghee. This kootu can be served as side dish with  rice.

Palakottai kootu recipe | jackfruit seeds curry
Palakottai kootu recipe | jackfruit seeds curry

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