Jackfruit / Chakka Kesari


15 ripe jackfruit bulbs ( 1 cup ), chopped
1 cup semolina
1-1 1/4 cup sugar ( or add as required)
1 tbsp cashew nuts
1 tbsp raisins
3-4 tbsp ghee


  1. In a blender, add the chopped jackfruit pieces and puree / blend it well to a smooth paste.
  2. Heat 2 tbsp ghee in a pan and fry the cashew nuts and raisins and keep it aside.
  3. In the same pan, add the semolina and roast at low flame.
  4. Add 2 cups of water and stir continuously until the rava gets cooked and all the water evaporates.
  5. Add jackfruit paste to this and mix well.
  6. Then add sugar and stir well on medium flame till the sugar dissolves.
  7. Reduce the flame and add the fried cashew nuts and raisins and mix well.
  8. When the mixture starts thickening, add the ghee little by little and stir well. When the mixture separates from the pan, switch off the flame.
  9. Transfer this to a greased plate and spread little ghee and level/ flatten smoothly with a spoon . Serve warm or cooled….

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