Chakkakuru Kaippakka Upperi

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Chakkakuru Kaippakka Upperi

It is an easy recipe prepared with jackfruit seeds and bittergourd. The bitterness will be less in this dish. it is the best combo with the boiled rice.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 3 people



  • Peel the white skin of Chakkakuru (Jackfruit seeds) and put the Chakkakuru in normal water for some time (so that the brown coloured skin can be removed easily).
  • Clean the Kaippakka (Bitter gourd), remove the seeds and cut them into pieces.
  • After some time take out the Chakkakuru from water and remove the brown coloured skin also with a knife.
  • Then cut the Chakkakuru and Kaippakka into small pieces separately and keep them aside.
  • Heat Oil in a frying pan/Cheenachatti and add the sliced Shallots/Onion into the oil
  • Add Red Chilli powder, Turmeric Powder and Salt and stir it well
  • Then add the Chakkakuru (Jackfruit seeds) and Kaippakka (Bitter gourd) pieces and stir it further
  • Add some (1 – 2 cups) Water
  • Close the Frying pan/Cheenachatti with a Plate and allow to cook the mix properly
  • When the Chakkakuru and Kaippakka are cooked well, stir the mix well and change the Upperi into a serving plate.
  • Chakkakuru, Kaippakka Upperi is ready and it can be served as a side dish for lunch/dinner
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