Unripe Jackfruit Curry

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      40 min

Appears in
Chilli & Mint: Indian Home Cooking from A British Kitchen

By Torie True

Published 2021

  • About

The first time I tasted unripe, young, raw jackfruit (known as echor in Bengali) was in a curry at a family celebration in Kolkata. My husband’s “mama” (maternal uncle) had organised fantastic caterers to prepare a banquet for all the relatives who would be dropping by throughout the day. The curry was exquisitely light and yet had the texture of pulled pork. Jackfruit is fast becoming mainstream in the western diet and while it is possible to source fresh jackfruit in the larger cities, ti