Palakottai Poriyal Recipe | Jackfruit Seed Curry
A nutty and spicy stir fry using palakottai also called as jack fruit seeds.
Palakottai or Jackfruit seeds – 25 Nos
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
Urad dal – 3/4 tsp
Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
Sambar powder – 2 tsp
Curry leaves – 1 sprig
Salt – to taste
Oil – 2 tbsp
Cut each palakottai into 2 horizontally. Remove the thin white film-like skin and keep aside.
Place the seeds in a pressure cooker, add 2 pinch salt and water till the seeds are immersed.
Pressure cook for 4 to 5 whistles. Tip the contents into a colander to let the water drain completely.
Heat a pan with oil. Add mustard seeds and let it crackle. Add urad dal, curry leaves and cook for 2 seconds till the dal changes golden brown in color.
Add sambar powder and stir well. Immediately add cooked palakottai, turmeric powder, 2 tsp water, salt and mix well. Simmer the flame completely.
Let the curry cook well for 10 mins till it becomes a roast. Keep tossing in between.
Palakottai Poriyal is ready.
Serve hot either as a snack or side dish to rice.
The 2 tsp water is added so that the sambar powder could coat the seeds well. So do not add more than that