Idichakka Thoran | Tender Jackfruit Thoran

Idichakka Thoran | Tender Jackfruit Thoran

Idichakka Thoran | Tender Jackfruit Thoran

Idichakka Thoran is the delicious stir fry prepared from tender jackfruit. You would have heard of jackfruits, a very popular product of Kerala. Jackfruits are seasonal available largely from November to June especially after heavy rains. But tender jackfruits, many are ignorant. Now these fruits are the rage of the season. Tender jackfruits are soft on the inside and cooking with right proportions of coconut flavored mixture you can expect something great. Tender Jackfruit Thoran tastes great and is very nutritious too as per recent findings scientifically. You can explore a well detailed Idichakka Thoran here that can be easily prepared at home.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people


For seasoning:


  • For preparing Tender Jackfruit Thoran, first grind together the red chillies and turmeric powder well.
  • Cook the vegetable along with the ground mixture, salt and required water.
  • When the jack fruit is cooked, mash the pieces.
  • Grind together coconut, small onions and curry leaves.
  • Heat oil in a pan or a kadai.
  • Add gram and mustard seeds.
  • When the mustard seeds splutter, add the red chillies and curry leaves.
  • Add the jackfruit strands and the ground coconut mixture. Check for salt and add salt if it seems necessary.
  • Saute the mix well in low flame.
  • Cover the pan and allow it to cook. Remove the lid and let all trace of water evaporate in low flame. Remove pan from fire.
  • :- Serve the delicious and nutritious dish with hot rice.
  • :- When you use canned jackfruit, drain the water in it and run the vegetable through cold water. This will remove excess sodium.


You can visit this link for a delicious vegetarian dish Jackfruit Chips. You can also visit this link Chakkakuru Payasam
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Response (16)
  1. p
    prarthana February 23, 2010

    Soumya, thank you very much for this recipe. I cooked this recipe first time. Very tasty.

  2. k
    keerthi August 1, 2009

    your recipe is so good and tasty

  3. m
    mallika September 12, 2005

    tried ,came out good

  4. p
    pradeep December 9, 2004

    I surprised my friends with this dish.But bit time consuming,but results were worthy

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