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Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Chakka Varatti / Jack Fruit Halwa

Chakka Varatti / Jack-fruit Halwa
Posted by Krithiga Sathya Narayanan
Posted on 31/03/2017

Ingredients

Jack fruit ( pala pazam) -10 to 12 deseeded and finely chopped 
Karuppatti -1/2 cup
Water-1/4 th cup
Dry ginger powder -1/2 tea spoon
Cardamom powder -1/2 tea spoon
Ghee-1/4 th cup 
Cashew - few ( roast in ghee)

Preparation method :
1. In a kadai add little ghee. Fry the jack fruit for few secs. 
2. Add little water and cook well. Don't add too much water.once cooked, cool down and grind well.
3. Add jaggery and little water. Melt well. Strain and let it comes to a nice boil. 
4. Once nice boil comes, add the jack-fruit paste. Cook in medium flame. Gradually add ghee. It may take 12 to 15 minutes. Once you see ghee coming out from the halwa, add dry ginger powder and cardamom. Lastly garnish with cashews. Yummy chakka Varatti is ready.