Jackfruit Seeds(Nuts)-Pala Kottai- Powder/Podi

Wondering what you want to make with Jackfruit seeds, then do try out this delicious powder/podi made with jackfruit seeds.

Goes well with idli/dosa or mix and eat with rice.

Jackfruit seeds is rich in protien and very nutritious. In general, the seeds are gathered from ripe fruit, sun dried and stored for use in rainy season in many parts of South Indian states. Different variety of recipes are prepared where they are eaten either by roasting as a snack or added to curries in place of lentils.

Recipe from Mom:-

Jackfruit seeds - 18 - 20 in Number
Red chillies -8( as spice needed)

curry leaves - 1/2 bunch
Hing/Asafoetida - 1 small piece or 1/2 tsp

Garlic -5 or 6

Grated Dry Coconut(Kobbari) - 4 tbsp grated(Optional)

Salt - as taste

Oil - 1/2 tsp

(optional can add some cumin seeds and pepper corns)

Peel and remove skin from Jackfruit seeds. Chop into small pieces.

Heat a pan/kadai and dry roast in medium low flame for 4 - 5 minutes until they turn crisp or golden brown. Do not let it to darken. Remove and cool.
Heat oil in the same pan/kadai and add red chillies, garlic, curry leaves and hing. Fry till they turn crisp and remove. Add grated dry coconut and fry till light brown. Remove and cool. Dry grind all ingredients with salt and store in a airtight container. Serve with idli/dosa and or rice.

18 comments/Reactions:

Hari Chandana P said...

Very innovative and tempting recipe.. looks absolutely perfect.. thanks for the recipe :)
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Padhu Sankar said...

Very interesting .I have never heard of podi with jackfruit seeds

Torviewtoronto said...

haven't had like this with jack fruit but this podi looks delicious

Priya Suresh said...

Quite very interesting and innovative podi,never tried powder with jackfruit seeds..

Cefzil said...

Good work.Can we use an alternative for jack fruit.


Prathima Rao said...

This is a wonderful idea!!!! Loved the deep red color & looks aromatic!!
Prathima Rao
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Archana said...

Lovely colours. Must try this powder. Never had heard about it.

Vishku said...

Dear Padma,
New variety chutney pudi for dosa/idli thank you yaar this time I will preseve jackfruit seeds n try the chutney pudi....

Priya Sreeram said...

something different & new - loved the idea !!

Deeksha said...

Very innovative...Looks tempting

chef and her kitchen said...

sounds unique n innovative...:)

Unknown said...

That is so very new and looks superb :)

aipi said...

Sounds so flavorful n aromatic!
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KrithisKitchen said...

Always enjoy steamed jack fruit seeds.. this podi is new to me.. sounds super tasty..

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Unknown said...

tried the podi and came out very good
the aroma while roasting the seeds was awesome

Padma said...

Thanks a lot Sharu for trying and giving me your feedback.

Bulk Vegetable Seeds said...

Great post.Thanks for sharing such a useful information with us.

Nathan Smith said...

Sounds like yummy and yummy. I really like this PODI. Thanks mate.


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