Sliced and Dried Raw Jackfruit, Chakka Unangiyatu - Buy Online
Jackfruit is an oval shaped tropical fruit which grows on jack trees native to South Asian countries like India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka and South East Asian countries like Thailand and Malaysia. Raw and matured jackfruits have a green coloured thick outer skin with a prickly presence. Once it is carved open, we could find white coloured jackfruit bulbs with each bulb containing an oval shaped seed.
Since jackfruits are not available all-round the year, raw and matured jackfruits can be dried and stored for later use. These sun dried jackfruit slices can be used for the preparation of various jackfruit recipes like Chakka puzhukku, pickles and jackfruit chips. The seeds are also edible and taste similar to chestnuts. The edible flesh of jackfruits are known for its nutritious fiber content. Matured dried jackfruits can be powdered to form jackfruit flour and these can be used for the preparation of upma, puttu, rotty, vadas, cutlets and porridge(kurukku).