Idiyan Chakka Cutlet | Tender Jackfruit Cutlet
Idiyan Chakka Cutlet is a crispy, healthy and tasty snack prepared with tender jackfruit and spices. Idiyan Chakka Cutlet is an innovative and healthy variant from the usual cutlets. In Kerala you will find jackfruit trees in the backyard of almost all houses. Tender Jackfruit Cutlet is an easy to prepare snack that can be relished with a cup of hot chai. The dish is unique and special with tender jackfruit steamed and then shredded to little pieces, combined with mashed potatoes and spices and finally shaped into patties. These patties are deep fried to a crispy brown color with a meaty texture on the inside. Serve these crispy cutlets with ketchup. This traditional delicacy from the state of Kerala has a unique taste, which is delicious in its own rustic way. Jackfruits are nutritious, rich in vital nutrients required for body. You can explore a well detailed Tender Jackfruit Cutlet recipe here.
Servings Prep Time
5People 15Minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
5People 15Minutes
Cook Time
  • Idiyan Chakka(Tender Jackfruit) – 1small size
  • Cooked and Smashed Potatoes – 1cup
  • Chopped onions – 1/2 cup
  • Curry leaves 10nos
  • Chopped Green Chillies 3tsp
  • Chopped ginger 2tsp
  • Garam masala powder – 1tsp
  • Bread powder – 2cup
  • Salt To taste
  • Corn flour – 4tsp
  • Red chilli powder 2tsp
  • Oil Frying
  1. Cut the Idiyan Chakka into small pieces and peel the pieces.
  2. Boil/Cook the Idiyan Chakka pieces preferably in a pressure-cooker (for about 10 – 15 minutes). When the pieces are cooked properly, put off the stove and change the pieces into a plate.
  3. Smash the Idiyan Chakka pieces by using a normal grinding stone or mixer and keep it aside.
  4. Add some Water (about 3 – 4 Tsp) into the Corn flour and mix it well and keep the paste separately.
  5. Take the cooked and smashed potato in a big plate/vessel and add the cooked and smashed Idiyan Chakka into the Potato. Add chopped onion, ginger, green chilli, curry leaves, red chilli powder, garam masala powder and required quantity of salt and mix them well and keep it aside for about ten minutes.
  6. After about ten minutes, make small balls with the mix and flatten these balls in round shape.
  7. Dip both sides of the flattened balls in the paste made with corn flour and water.
  8. Apply the bread powder also on both sides of the cutlets.
  9. Heat oil in a frying pan and fry both sides of the cutlets properly until crisp.
  10. The healthy snack dish is ready. Serve with sauce/chutney.
Recipe Notes

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