Try this Scrumptious Jackfruit Seed Chaat Recipe

I am going to show you how to make the healthy jackfruit seed recipe, jackfruit seed Chaat.

If you thought jackfruit seeds were of no great value, then read on:

The fresh seeds are considered to be a high starch, good protein, low calcium and iron food. Also a good source of vitamins B1 and vitamin B12.

Jackfruit is a tropical fruit and it is available during the summer seasons. So try this chaat recipe during the summer season. Although  this tree is found mostly in south East Asia, you can get the fruit anywhere in the world.

Health Benefits of Jackfruit Seeds

  • Fights wrinkles. Dip jackfruit seeds in cold milk for a while. Grind it with honey into a fine paste. Now apply this paste on your face evenly and let it dry completely. It is believed to work on wrinkles in about four-five weeks. Apply regularly for best results. It helps to get a glowing complexion.
  • Jackfruit seeds can be steamed and eaten with little salt and pepper. It helps prevent constipation with its high fiber content. A detoxified system is the first and foremost thing for a glowing complexion.
  • Healthy digestion. A faulty digestive system affects the working of the liver.
  • Good for hair growth. They promote healthy blood circulation, important for hair growth.
  • They are high in vitamin A, one of the most important vitamins to prevent dry and brittle hair.

Jackfruit Seed Chaat Recipe

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Ingredients

  • Jackfruit seeds – 1 cup
  • Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
  • Green chilies – 3
  • Red chili powder – 1 tsp
  • Kashmiri chili powder – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder – ½ tsp
  • Cumin powder – ½ tsp
  • Fennel seed powder – ½ tsp
  • Dry mango powder (Amchur)  – ¼ tsp
  • Chaat masala – ½ tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil – 2 tsp

Method

  • Steam the jackfruit seeds.
  • Slice them.
  • Mix all the dry masalas.
  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan.
  • Add mustard seeds.
  • When they splutter, add slit green chilies.
  • Add the masala mix and salt and sauté for some more time.
  • Add the jackfruit seed slices.
  • Mix well and stir-fry for 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Serve with tea or coffee.

If you like to taste the jackfruit recipe, try this Jackfruit Adai (Pancake).

Try the above delicious Jackfruit Seed Chat recipe and share your thoughts here.

About the author

Prema Kodical

She is an independent weight management consultant from Mumbai. She is also working as a diet & exercise consultant at Hope & Care Clinic in Navi Mumbai.

She is India's leading Nutrition and a Fitness Freak. The fitness bug bit her when she was in her teens. Touch wood it has stayed! Initially, it was a pastime but soon became a passion and went on to become her profession. Her other passion is food. She scouts for recipes with healthy and unusual ingredients. She also converts the unhealthy recipes to healthy ones and tries them out. Like working out, cooking is a great stress buster for her.

She has a blog http://thank-god-im-fit.blogspot.in

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