Friday, June 24, 2011

Jackfruit Seeds Fry With Mustard Paste(Panasa manji besara bhaja)

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 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.

Jack fruit seeds are indeed very rich in protein and nutritious. In general, the seeds are gathered from ripe fruit, sun dried and stored for use in rainy season in many parts of  India. Different variety of recipes prepared in India where they are eaten either by roasting as a snack or added to curries in place of lentils..Boiled Jackfruit seeds and chutney of the seeds are also very tasty ....

Enough coming to the recipe and here it goes:-


Skinned and cut jackfruit seeds – 2 cup
(Cut it in lengthwise shape)

Potato - 1(Cut in lengthwise)
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.

Garnish it with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice/roti/paratha...enjoy..:)

*Sending it to Shobha's Cook it Healthy Event


  1. Interesting recipe. Never tried with mustard paste.. Good one..

  2. So delicious and mouthwatering recipe,looks so healthy.Simply superb.

  3. Very tempting jackfruit seed fry. Wonderful preparation.

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  4. one of my favourite delicious jackfruit seeds

  5. Wow i love jackfruit seeds as anything, simply irresistible..

  6. Reminding me of childhood days where we used to roast jackfruit seeds .. fry looks yummy.

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  7. very delicious n tempting dish..looks great dear..Thanx a lot for sending it to my event.

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  8. very interesting and looks so YUM !!

  9. Yummy!!!! I love this dish but i am not getting the panasa manjee being sold here. Cant buy the whole ripe fruit as i am alleric to it!!

  10. what a delicious dish - jackfruit is a very versatile fruit and seems to lend itself nicely to a variety of dishes altho I rarely use it - must give it a try!

  11. What a delish recipe ~ I love to eat jack fruit seeds :)
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  12. wow! very nice recipe. looks yummy and healthy too!


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