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

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