Jackfruit Seeds Fry With Mustard Paste(Panasa manji besara bhaja) is one of my fav from Grandma's kitchen..Recently when i saw these seeds while roaming in market, i thought of making this tasty and yummy recipe,and soon bought it to home....as the name suggest ,here i used mustard paste with jackfruit seeds and the combination gave a wonderfull, delightful taste to the dish..and brought back my childhood memories back..:)
These Jackfruit seeds would give you around 135 kcal/ 100 gms. It is a rich source of complex carbohydrate, dietary fiber, vitamins like vitamin A, C and certain B vitamins, and minerals like calcium, zinc, and phosphorous. They contain lignans, isoflavones, saponins, that are called phytonutrients and their health benefits are wide-ranging from anti-cancer to antihypertensive, anti-ageing, antioxidant, anti-ulcer, etc. Jackfruit seed powder has the ability to relieve discomfort due to indigestion.
Enough talking..now coming to the recipe and here it goes:-
Skinned and cut jackfruit seeds – 2 cup
(Cut it in lengthwise shape)
Onion chopped – 1 no.
Red chilli powder – ½ tsp
Turmeric powder - ½ tsp
1 tsp Mustard Seeds
(soaked in water for 30min)
Garlic Flakes - 5
Coriander powder – 1 tsp
Cumin powder – ½ tsp
Salt as per taste
Cumin – 1 tsp
Coriander Leaves for garnishing
Grind the mustard seed along with garlic flakes to a fine paste and keep aside.
Heat oil in a kadai/pan and put cumin seeds.
When the seeds start crackling, add chopped onions, the jackfruit seeds and potato pieces along with turmeric powder and salt.
Fry for 1-2min. Then add the mustard paste with lil water.
Mix well and cover the lid. Cook till the seeds and potato pieces are done.
Now add cumin powder, coriander powder and chilli powder to it.
Stir fry for 4-5mins.