Drumstick and Jackfruit Seed Curry/ Muringka Chakkakuru Curry


2 Drumsticks (peeled, washed & cut lengthwise)

2 cups Jackfruit Seeds

100g Prawns

¾ tsp Turmeric powder

¼ tsp Chilli powder

Salt to taste


For Grinding

1cup Grated Coconut

¼ tsp Turmeric powder

3 Green chillies

½ tsp Cumin seeds

2 cloves Garlic


For Tempering

1tbsp Coconut Oil

½ tsp Mustard Seeds

5 Shallots (thinly sliced)

4 Dry Red Chillies (broken & seeds removed)

2 springs Curry leaves



  1. Remove the outer skin of the jackfruit seeds and soak them in water overnight.
  2. Now remove the second layer ok skin (brown in colour). Wash and cut them lengthwise into two pieces.
  3. Pressure cook the seeds with 1 ½ cups of water for about 5-7 minutes until tender.
  4. Now grind together the coconut, green chillies, garlic, turmeric powder and cumin seeds.
  5. Cook the drumsticks along with prawns, turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt in 1 ½ cups of water. When it’s half done, add in the jackfruit seeds.
  6. After a minute or two, add the ground paste and gently mix it in.
  7. Leave it to simmer for 2-3 minutes and remove from the hob.
  8. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, let it splutter. Add the shallots and sauté it until light brown. Add the curry leaves, dry red chillies and fry for 30 seconds.
  9. Pour the seasoning over the curry and mix it in well.

Serve the delicious curry with steamed rice and enjoy! J

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