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Jack Fruit Seed Pakoda | Easy Indian Appetizer recipes

Indian Appetizers are Methu Vadai,Masal Vadai,Cabbage Vadai,Cauliflower 65,Onion/potato Raw banana baji,Milagai bajji,mysore bonda,potato bonda , cashew pakoda,onion pakoda,thool pakoda.These are the appetizers which we usually makes at home. Jack fruit seed pakoda normally we won’t make at homes but some people heard about it. Last sunday my friend made this when we visited her home,i can’t able to guess initially till she tell the name “jackfruit seed” .The tastes is almost same like cashew pakoda. Got the recipe from her and sharing here. Thanks Dear vidhu for this recipe.
Have u Tried Jackfruit Seed Recipes??? Yup, i usually make jackfruit seed sambar,jackfruit seed poriyal, jack fruit seed stir fry other than that tried cutlet once. This is the first time that am making jackfruit seed pakoda.Do try this at home sure your family members would love it.
Jack Fruit Seed Pakoda | Easy Indian Appetizer recipes
Author : Premalatha Aravindhan Category : South Indian Snacks or Appetiser Recipes, 
Prep time: 3o mins   cooking Time: 25 Mins Cuisine : TamilNadu
Ingredients:Jack Fruit Seed Pakoda

1 cup Baji/Bonda Mix 
1 cup jackfruit seeds,cooked & halved
2 sprig curry leaves
1/4 cup water
Few mint leaves
1/2 tsp fennel seeds
Oil for frying
salt as needed

  • Peel the skin and boil the jackfruit seed til it become soft,make sure that it should be mushy. 
  • If you don’t have baji bonda mix ,you just add gram flour,rice flour and make this. 
Jack Fruit Seed Pakoda
  • In a mixing bowl add baji bonda mix or Gram flour,rice flour,chilly powder,salt.
  • Add in the boiled jackfruit seeds with the mix and then add the curry leaves,mint leaves,fennel seeds,mix well with batter.

  • Heat the oil and then slowly drop the pakoda inside and deep fry it.
  • Turn the other side and fry it,once it become golden brown take out from the kadai.

Jack Fruit Seed Pakoda

Have a Nice Day!!!

Briyani Kathirikai Recipe | How to make brinjal side dish for biryani Recipes

Briyani kathirikai \ kathirikai side dish for briyani recipe
Briyani kathirikai \ kathirikai side dish for briyani recipe is one of the tasty yummy brinjal preparation in muslim marriages.I have tasted this few times while my friend bring this in lunch box in school days.This style is simply superb and you will love it ,even you are not kathirikkai fan. Yes, this is the favourite of brinjal fans like me.
I made today little dry not like gravy because i love this way.If you want to make it like gravy then add little more water while you make.I always love this kathirikai with briyani and also veg chalna. These are yummy combo for briyani.
Briyani Kathirikai Recipe | How to make brinjal side dish for biryani Recipes
Author : Premalatha Aravindhan   Category :  South Indian Side dish | Briyani Side dish Recipes   Prep time: 10 mins  cooking Time: 30 Mins   Cuisine : South Indian
Ingredients:Briyani kathirikai \ kathirikai side dish for briyani recipe
4 Brinjal / Eggplants
2 tbsp oil
1 tsp black pepper corns
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
1/2 tsp chilly powder
1/3 cup thick tamarind water
1/2 tsp Jaggery
a sprig curry leaves
Salt to taste
Dry Roast:
1 tbsp Peanuts
1/2 tsp sesame seeds
1/3 tsp methi seeds
Briyani kathirikai \ kathirikai side dish for briyani recipe

  • Dry roast the peanut,methi and sesame seeds.Grind it into a powder.
  • Wash and cut the brinjals into thin pieces.Heat oil in the kadai and then add the pepper corns,add brinjal cover and cook well.

Briyani kathirikai \ kathirikai side dish for briyani recipe

  • Once the brinjal cook well in the oil add in the turmeric powder,chilli powder,salt and the grinded powder mix well.
  • Add in the tamarind water and cook well.one brinjal becomes soft and thick,now add in the jaggery and then remove it from the stove.

My Notes:

  • Adjust the spice taste according to your taste buds.
  • I like to add jaggery usually if you dont like you can skip this step also.

Briyani kathirikai \ kathirikai side dish for briyani recipe
Have a nice day!!!

Nellikai Thokku(chutney) Recipe | Gooseberry Pickle Recipe

Nellikai Thokku
Indian gooseberry in English, Nellikai in Tamil is a sour, bitter, astringent and quite fibrous. Gooseberries are one of the best sources of natural vitamin C.Gooseberry Chutney-Nellikai (Amla) Thuvaiyal Recipe-Gooseberry Recipes or pachadi recipe is very famous in Tamilnadu Cusine.Collection of Nellikai recipes from India with recipe with wise images and tips ,you can get in Prema’s Culinary.
how to make nellikai urugai,or cooking nellikai is so simple and easy.This nellikai thokku is not like oorugai/urugai but tastes yum,you can have this with rotis and idly also.Perfect combo is the curd rice.This is one of the easy homemade pickle recipe which can be made instantly.No need keep it in sun for long days and you can make it at any time.
Nellikai Thokku(chutney) Recipe | Gooseberry Pickle Recipe
Author : Premalatha Aravindhan   Category :  condiments | Pickle Recipes   Prep time: 10 mins
cooking Time: 30 Mins   Cuisine : South Indian
Nellikai Thokku
20 medium sized,Gooseberry / Amla / Nellikai
1/2 cup sesame Oil
1 tsp Mustard Seeds
1/3 tsp hing/ Asafoetida
2 tbsp Chilly powder
Salt to taste

nellikai oorugai

  • Clean the nellikai and separate them from seeds.


  • Cook them for 15 mins or till they are cooked and then mash it .

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  • Heat oil in a kadai. Add in mustard, asafoetida and let them sizzle.Add in pureed nellikai and toss well with the oil.Add in chilly powder and mix well with the oil. 
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  • Add in chilli powder and mix well with the oil.Now add in salt, jaggery and mix well. Keep this cooking till oil separates from the mixture. It will take around 20 to 30 mins .
  • Now switch off the flame and let them cool down.Store in a air tight container in fridge.Serve with rice and curry or curd rice. 
My Notes:
  • Make sure that the containers and spoon you are using should be dry.
  • I didn’t use vinegar in this recipe,if you are going to use the pickle for more than 6 months then add a tbsp of vinegar. If you handle it properly vinegar is not required.
  • Whenever you are taking the pickle for serving just mix it from top to  bottom and then take the required quantity so that more oil will not come to the spoon.

Nellikai Thokku

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