DRAIN OFF

firstly, in a large bowl take 15 pieces of raw jackfruit. make sure to soak the jackfruit in saltwater soon after chopping to prevent discolouring. you can also use frozen or tin jackfruits.

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CURD - HALF CUP

add ½ cup curd, ½ tsp chilli powder, ¼ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp kasuri methi, 1 tsp ginger garlic paste, ¼ tsp salt and ½ tsp garam masala.

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MARINATE - 30 MINUTE

mix well and marinate for 30 minutes

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OIL - 2 TBSP

now in a pan heat 2 tbsp oil and add marinated jackfruit

4

COOK - 5 MINUTES 

fry on medium flame until the kathal is cooked well. keep aside

5

BAY LEAF - 2

in a large kadai heat 2 tbsp oil. add 2 bay leaf, 1 inch cinnamon, 4 pods cardamom, 7 cloves and 1 tsp cumin. saute until the spices turn aromatic.

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ONION - 1 CHOPPED

further, add 1 onion and 1 tsp ginger garlic paste

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GOLDEN BROWN

in a large vessel take enough water and add spices

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CHILL POWDER - 1 TSP

keeping the flame on low add ½ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp coriander powder, ½ tsp cumin powder and ½ tsp salt.

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TURNS AROMATIC

saute until the spices turn aromatic.

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ADD 3 -TOMATO

furthermore, add 3 tomatoes and cook well

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SOFT & MUSHY

cook until the tomatoes turn soft and mushy

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FRIED RAW JACKFRUIT

add in fried raw jackfruit (kathal) and mix well

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WATER - 1 CUP

add 1 cup water and mix adjusting consistency as required

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SIMMER - 5 MINUTES

cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until the jackfruits are cooked well and flavours are absorbed.

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ADD  CORIANDER

now add ¼ tsp garam masala and 2 tbsp coriander. mix well

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READY TO EAT

finally, enjoy kathal ki sabji with roti or naan.

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