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Jackfruit Curry – Assamese Style

In Assam, local name of jackfruit is kothal. Kothal is available during summer. When ripe, the buds are sweet in taste. However, people love raw jackfruit cooked like vegetable.

Today lets explore a curry cooked with raw jackfruit (called Musi in Assamese).

jackfruit curry

Jackfruit Curry in Assamese Style

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 5 Person


  • 1 Small Size Jackfruit Cut into medium size cubes
  • 4 Medium Size Onions Chopped
  • 3 Medium Size Potato Cut into large size cubes
  • 1 Large Tomato Chopped
  • 2 Dry Chilly
  • 4 Green Chilly
  • 1 tbsp Cumin (Jeera) Seeds
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 15 Cloves of Garlic
  • 1 tbsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 2 tbsp Cumin (Jeera) Powder
  • 1 tbsp Kashmiri Red Chilly Powder
  • 1 tbsp Coriander (Dhania) Powder
  • 1/4 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Turmeric (Haldhi) Powder
  • 75 gm Cooking Oil Preferably Mustard Oil
  • Salt to Taste


  • Make paste of Ginger, Garlic and Green Chilly in a mixer-grinder.
  • Heat Oil in a Pan. Once the oil reaches its smoking point, temper it with bay leaf, cumin seeds and dry chilly..
  • Now add chopped onion and saute till they turn translucent.
  • Add the chopped tomato. Fry till it becomes soft.
  • Add the jackfruit and potato cubes. Mix well.
  • Add turmeric and salt. Mix the ingredients.
  • Close the pan and let it cook for around 5 minutes in medium flame.
  • Remove the lid from the pan and add ginger-garlic-chilly paste.
  • Stir and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Add Cumin Powder, Coriander Powder and Kashmiri Red Powder. Keep stirring.
  • Fry till oil secretes from the ingredients.
  • Add 1-2 glass of hot water.
  • Add pinch of sugar.
  • Cover the pan with a lid. Cook for 10-12 minutes.
  • Remove the lid and increase the flame.
  • When water reduces to your desired consistency, add garam masala powder.
  • Stir a bit and remove from flame.


Serve hot with steamed rice or roti.
Enjoy and Bon Appétit!!
Keyword jackfruit, musi, raw jackfruit

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