Bread Fruit / Kadachakka Mezhukkupuratti


1/2 of medium bread fruit/ kadachakka
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
7-8 shallots, crushed
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 sprig curry leaves
1 1/2 – 2 tsp red chilli flakes / crushed red chillies ( as required)
1/4 tsp pepper powder
salt to taste
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
2 tbsp coconut oil


  1. Peel the bread fruit and slice them into thin pieces and keep inside the water.
  2. In a pan, add sliced bread fruit, turmeric powder and salt and cook covered adding enough water till it becomes soft. Do not overcook.
  3. Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds.
  4. Add crushed shallots, garlic and curry leaves and saute well till the raw smell goes.
  5. Add chilli flakes and pepper powder and mix well at low flame.
  6. Then add the cooked bread fruit and mix well for 2-3 minutes. Adjust the salt.
  7. Switch off the flame and serve with rice…

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