Kerala Style Jack Fruit Seeds Stir Fry Recipe

Jack Fruit Seeds Stir Fry, a simple South Indian recipe which will surely satisfy your taste buds when had with Steamed Rice and a Sambar of your choice.

Babitha Costa
Kerala Style Jack Fruit Seeds Stir Fry Recipe
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Jack Fruit Seeds Stir Fry is a delicious dish made using the seeds of the ripe jackfruit. These seeds are steamed, then chopped, seasoned and stir fried along with coconut. It is a very typically delicacy from Kerala. It is also made on the occasion of Onam or other South Indian festivals.

Serve the Jackfruit Seeds Stir Fry Recipe along with Mixed Vegetable Sambar, Steamed Rice and Elai Vadam for your everyday meals.

Did you know: Jackfruit’s flesh is very high in fiber content. It is a healthy fruit with almost no fats but high energy. It contains high amount of the nutrients like vitamin, minerals, electrolytes, phytonutrientscarbohydrate, fiber, fat, and protein. Jackfruitis a good source of calorie but contains no cholesterol or saturated fats.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Vegetable Recipes which can be packed for your Lunch Box:

  1. Kurkureet Batate Recipe
  2. Kaddu Simla Mirch Sabzi Recipe
  3. Bharva Bhindi Recipe


Cuisine: Kerala Recipes
Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

40 M

Total in

50 M


4 Servings


  • 3 cups Jackfruit Seeds (Kathal) , steamed
  • 1 Onion , thinly sliced
  • 3 to 4 Garlic , cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu)
  • 1/4 cup Fresh coconut , grated
  • Salt , to taste
  • 2 tablespoon Oil

How to make Kerala Style Jack Fruit Seeds Stir Fry Recipe

  1. To make begin making the Jackfruit Seeds Stir Fry Recipe, start by steaming the jackfruit seeds. See here how to steam vegetables. Once steamed remove the outer skin of the seeds.

  2. Slice the jackfruit seeds to the halves and keep aside in a bowl until required.

  3. Heat oil in a heavy-bottomed pan over medium heat. Add the mustard seeds and allow seeds to crackle.

  4. Add the onions, garlic and saute for a few minutes on medium heat until the onions are tender. Stir in the sliced steamed jackfruit seeds into the onion mixture.

  5. Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, salt, sprinkle the little water, stir to combine and cover the pan with the lid.

  6. Cook the seeds over low heat for few minutes for seeds to absorb the flavor of the masala. Open the lid and check seeds for doneness. Turn off the heat. Add the grated coconut and stir to combine. 

  7. Serve the Jackfruit Seeds Stir Fry Recipe along with Mixed Vegetable SambarSteamed Rice and Elai Vadam for your everyday meals.