As long as veganism increases, jackfruit will be a star – it’s a nutritious alternative to meat, after all. However, a ripe jackfruit is too sweet to be used as a meat substitute. The only thing people eat in large quantities is the immature variety. And only this variety is used to cook tasty dishes. This vegan superfood is low in calories, a good source of fiber, protein as well as vitamin C, calcium, magnesium and antioxidants. According to Ayurveda, it is also an instant energy booster.
Jackfruit, or kathal in Hindi, is a versatile food that you can use to make many healthy, tasty, and nutritious dishes at home. Because it’s filled with calcium, it’s great for building stronger bones. It also maintains eye and skin health.
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Here are some jackfruit recipes that are easy and quick to make.
1. Jackfruit curry
This summer fruit tastes delicious when cooked in this simple yet flavorful sauce. This thick sauce is made from unripe jackfruit and cooked with onions, tomatoes and various spices. You can best enjoy it with chapati or paratha. It’s a gluten-free, vegan, and one-pot meal. Click here for the recipe.
2. Kathal Biryani
If you want to give up meat but don’t want to let go of your biryani cravings, this recipe is perfect for you. Minus the meat, you can enjoy all the delicious flavors with a mixture of spices. Enjoy it with any raita or a simple salad. Click here for the recipe.
3. Kathal Ka Achaar
You can also make a flavorful and flavorful cucumber from jackfruit. It can make a delicious accompaniment to any meal. Packed with turmeric, mustard seeds, onion seeds, asafoetida, oil and red chili peppers, the jackfruit pieces in this cucumber are full of flavor. This can be your next household pickle. Click here for the recipe.
4. Thai red curry with jackfruit and water chestnuts
This Thai red curry is made from coconut milk and jaggery with sliced water chestnut, cooked jackfruit and Thai curry paste. You can also add lemongrass for that extra flavor. This fiery Thai red curry goes well with steamed rice. Click here for the recipe.
5. Panasa Pottu Koora
This popular Andhra-style side dish is packed with nutrients. It is made from raw jackfruit marinated in spices and tossed with masalas. You can serve it with steamed rice for a full meal. Click here for the recipe.
So what are you waiting for? Familiarize yourself with some of these recipes. We’re sure you would just want more.