Easy Idichakka Thoran

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Easy Idichakka Thoran

Idichakka or tender jackfruit Thoran is a delicious stir fry cooked in a traditional style. Idichakka Thoran tastes best with rice gruel or kanji. Idichakka Thoran is unique and interesting with chopped idichakka pieces cooked with spicy coconut mixture. Idichakka or tender jackfruit is nutritious and healthy and considered a super food supplying vital nutrients required for human body. You can explore a well illustrated Idichakka Thoran here that can be easily prepared at home.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 3 people



  • For preparing Idichakka Thoran, remove the skin off the idichakka and cut into small pieces.
  • Cook it along with turmeric powder and salt.
  • Place grated coconut, green chillies, cumin seeds, garlic and curry leaves in a mixer bowl and run it once to make it into a coarse form.
  • Similarly, place the cooked idichakka pieces in the mixer bowl and run it just once to mince it again.
  • :- Make sure that the idichakka is not overcooked as the whole thing may get mashed.
  • Mix together the coconut mixture and the minced idichakka.
  • Heat oil in a pan or a kadai.
  • Splutter mustard seeds and saute red chillies, plain rice and curry leaves.
  • Lower the flame, stir in cooked idichakka mixture, cover and cook for about 2 mins.
  • Remove the lid and stir well.
  • Continue to cook, till done.
  • :- Make sure Idichakka Thoran doesn't get mashed.
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Response (2)
  1. p
    parvathy rakhesh November 2, 2010

    Garlic can be avoided. Also use at least 1 tsp perumjeeragam instead of using cumin.

  2. r
    rajalakshmy May 23, 2007

    No garlic added in traditional preparation

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