Thursday, 24 May 2012

Kathal Do Pyaza

Ingredients -

Kathal (raw Jackfruit) - 1/2 kg
Onions chopped - 1/2 kg
Garlic minced - 2 whole medium size
Ginger minced - 1 inch
Bay leaf - 2
Red chillies whole - 5-6 ( broken in halves)
Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp

Salt - to your taste

For  dry masala -

Cumin seeds - 3 tbsp
Black pepper corn - 1 tbsp
Black cardamom - 1
Green cardamom - 2
Cinnamon - 1/2 inch
              Roast it lightly and dry grind it.

Method -

1. Clean the kathal and cut it in medium sized pieces.
2. Take a pan, half filled with water. Boil the kathal in it
    for 10 minutes on medium heat, drain and keep it aside.
3. Heat a karahi/pressure cooker with oil in it.
4. Put bay leaf, whole red chillies and onions in it, fry until 
    it turns to a golden brown colour.
5. Add minced garlic, ginger, red chilli powder and all the 
    dry masala in it and fry for few minutes.
6. Add the kathal and salt, mix and fry it with all the masala
    for 7-8 minutes. Sprinkle some water if necessary.
7. Cook till tender, putting some water in it if cooking in a 
    karahi or put 1 cup of water and pressure cook until 2 
    whistles on medium heat. Let it cool down.
8. Take it out on a serving dish and garnish it with coriander
9. Serve it with rice, roti or paratha.


  1. Never tried kathal.......this looks yummy.

  2. Do try it Sadaf.... it comes out really tasty n yummy n keep visiting the blog...thanx.



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