Kerala Chakka Varattiyathu


Kerala Chakka Varattiyathu

Jackfruit Jam
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 10 people



  • Cut jackfruit into small pieces.
  • Cook in a pressure cooker with one cup of water. Allow it to cook for 6-8 whistles.
  • Either ground this cooked jackfruit in a mixer grinder or transfer this to a wide necked vessel like `urali` and allow all the water to disappear stirring occasionally.
  • Meanwhile, cook the jaggery with one cup of water and make a thick syrup.
  • Pour this to the cooked jackfruit and stir continuously till it becomes thick.
  • Add ghee little by little.
  • Also add the dried ginger powder and cardamom powder.
  • :- When you think this is sticking to the bottom of the pan, add more ghee.
  • Now when this starts to form a ball, stir for 1 more minute and remove from fire.
  • Cool and store in an air tight container.
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Response (1)
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    Dhanya October 14, 2009

    Wow…this is absolutely delicious….no words could explain….YUMMY YUMMY….Tempting photo…..

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