Jackfruit Seed Korma Recipe

A delicious coconut curry made with freshly ground coconut and poppy seeds, mixed with whole spices and cooked with jackfruit seeds. This aromatic Jackfruit Seed Korma Recipe can be served with parotta for a simple weekday lunch.

Archana's Kitchen
Jackfruit Seed Korma Recipe
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Jackfruit Seed Korma Recipe is a must try recipe at home. The flavors of this curry is sensational.The whole spice used here- stone flower, star anise, cinnamon and cardamom add great character to the dish. 

The jackfruit seeds are cooked in coconut and poppy seeds based gravy and cooked till the flavors are developed.

The seeds are usually thrown away but this recipe will help you create a wonderful curry that can be had with any Indian bread.

Serve the Jackfruit Seed Korma with Malabar parotta or tawa paratha with a glass of Pudina Buttermilk Recipe for a simple weekday meal. 

If you are looking for more Jackfruit recipes here are some: 

  1. Ripe Jackfruit Cake Recipe (Pansache Dhonas)
  2. Jackfruit Biryani (Kathal Biryani) Recipe
  3. Jackfruit Idli Recipe

Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

40 M


4 Servings


  • 10 Jackfruit Seeds (Kathal)
  • 1 Stone flower
  • 1 Star anise
  • 1 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)
  • 2 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds
  • 1 Bay leaves (tej patta)
  • 1 teaspoon Fennel seeds (Saunf)
  • 1 Onion , sliced
  • 2 cloves Garlic , chopped
  • 1 inch Ginger , chopped
  • 1 Green Chilli , chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander Powder (Dhania)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • Salt , to taste
  • Ingredients to grind
  • 1/2 cup Fresh coconut , grated
  • 5 tablespoons Poppy seeds , roasted 

How to make Jackfruit Seed Korma Recipe

  1. To begin making the Jackfruit Seed Korma Recipe grind the roasted poppy seeds and coconut with water to a smooth paste and keep it aside. This is the korma masala. 

  2. Heat a sauce pan on medium heat, bring the water to boil, put  the jackfruit seeds and allow it to boil for 20 minutes.

  3. Drain the water and by using a knife peel off the outer part (white part) of the skin and cut into half. Keep it aside.

  4. Heat a pressure cooker on medium flame, add oil, fennel seeds, bay leaf, stone flower, star anise, cinnamon and cardamom and fry for 10 seconds.

  5. Add sliced onions, ginger, garlic and green chilli and fry for about 5 minutes till the onions turn translucent.

  6. Next add the korma masala, along with spice powders-red chilli powder, turmeric, garam masala, coriander powder and salt. Mix well.

  7. Saute for 5 more minutes, add the cooked seeds and 1 cup of water and pressure cook for 1 whistle.

  8. Switch off the heat and allow the pressure to release naturally and serve hot.

  9. Serve the Jackfruit Seed Korma with Malabar parotta or tawa paratha with a glass of Pudina Buttermilk Recipe for a simple weekday meal.