Kadachakka Varutharacha Curry Recipe – Breadfruit Curry – കടച്ചക്ക വറുത്തരച്ച കറി2016-07-23
- Yield : 1 bowl
- Servings : 3
- Prep Time : 10m
- Cook Time : 20m
- Ready In : 30m
Kadachakka Varutharacha Curry Recipe – Breadfruit Curry – കടച്ചക്ക വറുത്തരച്ച കറി
Kadachakka Varutharacha Curry or Breadfruit curry is a tasty Kerala dish prepared with fresh breadfruit and flavoured with delicious roasted coconut masala. Varutharacha masala curry made with kadachakka tastes like a meat curry and goes so well with rice.
Kadachakka or Breadfruit popularly known as Sheema Chakka has roughly 25% carbohydrates and 70% water with an average amount of vitamin C (20 mg/100 g) and small amounts of minerals like potassium, zinc etc. It helps in reducing cholesterol and acts as a bulk laxative.
Try this Kadachakka Varutharacha Curry at home.
- Kadachakka / Bread fruit - 1/2 kg
- Grated coconut - 3/4 cup ( 150 gm )
- Shallots - 10 nos
- Kashmiri red chilly powder - 1 tbsp
- Coriander powder - 1/2 tbsp
- Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
- Green chilly - 3 nos ( silted )
- Ginger - 1 small piece
- Gambooge ( Kudampuli ) - 1 piece
- Curry leaves - 2 strings
- Water - 1 1/2 cup ( 250 ml )
- Coconut oil - 5 tbsp
- Salt to taste
Peel and cut the breadfruit into small cubes and clean it well.
Heat 3 tbsp of coconut oil in a pan and roast the grated coconut until they turn into golden brown.
Lower the flame and add red chilly powder, coriander powder, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder into it and fry for another one minute. Switch off the flame. When the mixture cools down, grind it into a fine paste by adding 1/2 cup of water and keep it aside.
Heat oil in a manchatti / non stick pan and add the cleaned breadfruit pieces along with 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder, 1 cup of water, green chilly, 5 chopped shallots, gambooge, ginger and salt. Cook this for 10 minutes on a low flame.
Add the coconut paste into cooked kadachakka / breadfruit and adjust salt to taste. Cook till the gravy thickens. Switch off the flame.
Heat a pan and add 2 tbsp of coconut oil, 5 chopped shallots and curry leaves. Fry till the shallots are light brown in colour. Pour this seasoning on top of the kadachakka curry and mix well.
Tasty Kadachakka Varutharacha Curry is ready.
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