Visit any house in Goa during summer , you will find raw-jack fruit in their kitchen. Konkani love it’s raw , ripened and used it in many way . “Kadgi” what they called it in konkani.
They make a variety of dishes with coconut based like Kadgi gashi ,kadgi phodi (fritters).
Today i am here with such a popular dish , “Kadgi Chakko” . It’s super delicious ,a dry curry which is spicy and flavorsome.
The fresh blended spices lift this dish a level up . You won’t be satisfied with one serving ,definitely you will ask more 🙂
Boil jack-fruit in a cup of water with turmeric powder until they are soft and tender.Don't overcook.
Cool it and mash each cube with finger or with back side of spoon.
Dry roast coriander seed, urad daal and dry chilis. Cool it a bit and blend with coconut,tamarind ,jaggery. Make a fine dry paste.
In a pan heat oil ,add mustard seed and let it sputter.Add curry leaves and the fresh blended masala paste to it.Cook it for 2 minute at medium flame.
Add jack-fruit, salt and saute it for 5 minute.Cook for 8-10 minute more .Keep stirring while it cook.
Sprinkle a little water if it sticks to the bottom of pan.Once done ,serve hot.
The dish is a dry dish ,can be enjoyed with rice or bread.