Chakka / Jackfruit Muffins


250 gm ripe jackfruit pieces
1 1/2 cup plain flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
a pinch of salt
1/2 tsp vanilla essence (optional)
200 gm unsalted butter, at room temperature
3/4-1 cup sugar, powdered
3 eggs


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degree celcius. Grease a 12- hole cupcake /muffin tin with baking spray or line the muffin tin with paper liners.
  2. Remove the seeds from the jackfruit pieces, chop them and then puree it in a blender and keep it aside.
  3. Sift together plain flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a bowl and keep it aside.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, mix together the butter and sugar.
  5. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add vanilla essence and mix well.
  6. Add jackfruit pulp and combine well.
  7. Add sifted flour little by little and mix gently with a spatula / wooden ladle into smooth batter.
  8. Divide the batter evenly into the prepared muffin tin and bake for 15-20 minutes until golden or until a skewer inserted comes out clean.
  9. Remove from oven and transfer the muffins to a wire rack to cool completely and then serve..



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