Friday, May 25, 2007

Chakkavaratti(Jackfruit Jam) and Elai Adai


Elai Ada

Chakkavaratti(Jackfruit jam)Kerala’s traditional recipe)

Chakkavaratti is a typical Keralite sweet dish prepared from ripe jack fruit.They Prepare this recipe in Urali. It is very tasty and you can make instant payasam, adai with this. This can be kept for months. Visit this site for more information.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackfruit


Chakkavaratti










  • Ripe jack fruit………1/2 kilo
  •  Jaggery…………….11/2 kilo
  • Grated coconut……..1 cup
  • Ghee…………………2 tbsp
Method
  • Remove the seeds from the chakkapazham (jackfruit). 
  • Cut into small pieces and boil this with 1 cup of water,
  • When it is cooked grind coarsely. 
  • Add jaggery and boil. No need to add water. 
  • Stir continuously till it becomes very thick . 
  • Add ghee and coconut and remove from the flame. 
  • Keep it a tight jar.(Want to keep this chakkavaratti for a longer period do not add coconut) .
  • It takes more than an hour to make chakkavaratti in a heavy bronze vessel called urali.
  • Uses of chakkavaratti:- we can eat it like jam, make elai adai or chakka pradhaman/ payasam.
  • Chakkavaratti Pradhaman(Jack fruit Payasam)

Ingredients
  • Chakkavaratti……………….1cup
  • Cardamom powder…. …………….½ tsp
  • Coconut milk (thick)………….2cups
  • Water ……………………… 1.cup
  • Jaggery………………………1/2 cup

Method

  • Boil the water with jaggery. 
  • When jaggery melts add the chakkavaratti and mix well.
  • Reduce the heat and add the coconut milk. 
  • When all mix well, turn off the heat add coconut and cardamom powder
 
Elai Ada
Chakkavaratti elai Adai is unique sweet from Kerala with Jackfruit and jaggery
Elai Adai with Chakkavaratti


  • Soak parboiled rice and raw rice for more than 6 hours.
  • Grind in to smooth paste adding sufficient salt.(like dosa batter)
  • Take a leaf  and show in the flame to make it flexible.
  • Apply ghee on it. First spread the batter on the leaf.
  • Keep 1 tsp chakkavaratti in the centre and fold it into half. 
  • Steam these adai’s like idli.Instead of chakkavaratti you can use modak purnam(jaggery and coconut mix)

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