Kadachakka Mezhukkupuratti / Stir-fried Breadfruit



Breadfruit / Kadachakka – 1

Water – 2 cups

Salt – to taste


Oil – 1 tbsp

Mustard seeds – 1/4 tsp

Garlic – 4 small crushed

Small onions – 1/2 cup sliced

Green chillies – 2 slit

Curry leaves – 2 sprigs

Chicken masala / Curry powder – 1 tsp

Chilly powder – 1/4 tsp

Pepper powder – 1/4 tsp

Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Garam masala – 1/4 tsp



Remove the skin and the core of the breadfruit and cut it into bite-size pieces.  Pressure cook the breadfruit along with water and salt for 10 minutes on a low flame, after the first whistle.  Heat oil in a  non-stick pan and splutter mustard seeds.  Add garlic, small onions, green chillies and curry leaves.  Saute’ till the onions become light brown.  Now add the spice powders and sprinkle some water.  Saute’ till the aroma comes out.  Put the cooked breadfruit pieces into the pan along with the left over water.  Mix well and cook covered on a low flame for 3 minutes.  Open the lid and stir fry till it is dry.  Yummy ‘Kadachakka Mezhukkupuratti / Stir-fried Breadfruit’ is now  ready to be served.  Serve it as a side dish with rice, chapathi, poori or dosa.  Enjoy!




1 Comment
  1. Wow, that looks delicious. I love to use breadfruits for cooking. Unfortunately, it is quite hard to find them here in Germany. I will definitely try that recipe. Thanks so much for sharing it with us!

    Best wishes, Amelie