CHAKKA VARATTIYATHU/JACKFRUIT JAM

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Today’s recipe is one of my personal favourites ,Chakka varattiyathu or jackfruit jam .During jackfruit season we make this very often in our home.The procedure is a kind of time consuming one.The ingredients required are:

INGREDIENTS

Deseeded Ripe jackfruit -500 gms

Ghee -3 tbsp

jaggery -300 gms

salt-1/4 tsp

water-1/2 cup

 

METHOD

  • Take a pressure cooker add ripe jackfruits ,salt and 1/2 a cup of water.Pressure cook this until they become mushy and soft.
  • Take a pan ,pour 1/2 cup of water along with jaggery and prepare jaggery syrup.
  • In a heavy bottom pan add cooked jackfruits ,strained jaggery syrup and ghee.
  • cook this until everything will get well combined and jackfruit puree will be transformed in to a jam consistency.
  • This will take about 20-25 minutes.

STEP BY STEP PROCEDURE OF MAKING CHAKKA VARATTI

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Take  a pressure cooker add chopped ripe jackfruits,salt and 1/2 cup of water.
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pressure cook for 3 whistles .
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preparing jaggery syrup .
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Jaggery syrup is ready.using a strainer seive this to remove all the dirts and impurities.
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jackfruit cooked well.Mash it very well using a spoon.
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Take a heavy bottom pan ,add cooked jackfruits, jaggery syrup and ghee.
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stir it continously until water gets evaporated .

Note:

we can add 1/2 tsp of cardamom powder for extra flavour.

 

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Author: BEENA'S RECIPES

Hi , Thank you for stopping by @beenasrecipes.My name is Beena Vinob ,writer of this blog. Being a food enthusiast most of the recipes found here are learnt from my friends ,family members, watching T.V.shows , with reference to recipe books etc. However you could see some innovative and unique dishes which I have developed over past years of experience. All the recipes are tested and tried multiple times to confirm the authenticity of the blog post. If I come across a new recipe ,I often try to present the simplest version of the recipe by making some twist and turns in the original version with the staple ingredients available at home. If you have any question regarding the recipe kindly use the comment section on the page. I really enjoy the process of exploring new recipe ideas ,trying out new dishes, food photography ,recipe video editing etc.That’s why I have been continuing this journey over the past few years. Feel free to contact me at beenasrecipes@gmail.com. Your feedback and comments are highly appreciated .

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