Kathal Masaledar Sabzi Recipe - Jackfruit Masala Sabzi
Give the Kathal Masaledar Sabzi Recipe a try, it is packed with flavors from the onion garlic masala and cooked with tomatoes to give the Kathal Sabzi delicious juicy flavors. Serve the Kathal Masala Sabzi along with Phulkas for a diabetic friendly meal.
Kathal Masala Sabzi Recipe is a delicious and spicy gravy prepared with kathal/ raw jackfruit along with potatoes cooked in a spicy tomato and onion gravy.
Kathal is a seasonal fruit and is available during the initial months of the summer season in India - February, March and through the summer months. Kathal having a meaty texture, can be used as a substitute for chicken or mutton.
Did you know: Raw Jackfruit comes with a whole host of benefits - it is a diabetic friendly fruit which also aids in weight loss and helps reduce cholesterol in your body. Raw Jackfruit is high in vitamin C and high in fibre content and also in calcium that is really essential in bone health.
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- 300 grams Jackfruit Raw (Kathal)
- 3 Potatoes (Aloo)
- 2 Onions , thinly sliced
- 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)
- 1 Bay leaf (tej patta)
- 4 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
- 1 inch Ginger , finely chopped
- 1/4 cup Curd (Dahi / Yogurt)
- 1 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)
- 2 Black cardamom (Badi Elaichi)
- 2 teaspoons Coriander Powder (Dhania)
- 1/2 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
- 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
- 1/2 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
- 1/2 cup Homemade tomato puree
- 1 tablespoon Mustard oil
- Salt , as per your taste
- Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , for garnish
How to make Kathal Masaledar Sabzi Recipe - Jackfruit Masala Sabzi
To begin making the Kathal Masala Sabzi Recipe, let us first cut the raw jackfruit. In order to do that we have to first grease our hands and the knife that is going to be used with oil.
This important tip ensures that the hands don't get sticky from the natural fruit latex/sap present in the fruit and makes the cutting process hassle-free.
Once cut keep aside in a bowl of water with salt so that the cut Kathal pieces do not become brown.
Meanwhile in a bowl, add curd, tomato puree, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala powder. Pour some water to it and stir well to combine.
In a small pressure cooker, add 1 tablespoon of oil. Once the oil is hot, add hing/asafoetida to it.Next add finely chopped onions garlic, ginger and saute until the onions brown up.
Once done add in cinnamon stick and black cardamom and stir the spices well into the onions.
Now add the prepared curd masala in the cooker.
Add the tomato puree, the kathal/raw jackfruit and aloo/potato to the masala, add salt as per taste and stir well to combine.
Add 1 cup of water, cover the pressure cooker and cook the Kathal Masala Sabzi for 3 to 4 whistles and turn off the heat. Allow the pressure to release naturally.
Once the pressure has released, turn off the heat. Open the cooker, add in the chopped coriander leaves and mix, check the salt and spices and adjust accordingly.
Transfer to a serving bowl and serve hot.
Kathal Masaledar Sabzi Recipe - Jackfruit Masala Sabzi is part of the Indian Curry And Gravy Recipe Contest