Jackfruit Seeds Pickle/Chakkakuru Achar

Jackfruit tree is abundant in every backyard of kerala homes and  the jackfruit season starts from March.Here in Singapore ripe jackfruit is available all the time in supermarkets.But  it is very expensive here:-). This is a unique recipe of chakkakuru and hope you all will try it out.

Chakkakuru Achar (1)



  1. Jackfruit seeds(Chakkakuru) –10
  2. Green Chilly – 3
  3. Ginger(chopped) – 1 tbsp
  4. Red Chilly Powder- 2 tsp
  5. Fenugreek seeds powder(dry roast and grind)-1/2 tsp
  6. Asafoetida powder-1/2 tsp
  7. Lemon –1
  8. Vinegar –1/2 tsp
  9. Salt –to taste
  10. Gingely oil – 5 tbsp

Chakkakuru Achar (2)


  1. Cut green chilly  into small round pieces.Chop ginger lengthwise.
  2. Remove the outer skin of jackfruit seeds and cut lengthwise into quarter pieces.
  3. Heat 2 tbsp gingely oil in a pan.Saute jackfruit seeds with chopped green chilly and ginger till jackfruit seeds are done.Add salt and lime juice to it and mix well.
  4. Add red chilly powder,fenugreek powder,asafoetida and remaining oil.turn off the heat and let it cool.
  5. Once it is cool,add vinegar to it and mix.
  6. Transfer it into a glass container and you can use it after 2 days.
  7. Serve with rice.


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3 Responses

  1. love2cook says:

    Something new..jackfruit pickles!

    Mouthwatering though…yummmmmm 😉

  2. Anisha says:

    Hi Prajusha
    Thanks for visiting my blog. I love Jack fruit esp the soft ones that dont even need to be chewed. My mother and mother in law make curries with the seeds and I think thoran even but pickle I am seeing for the first time. Will definitely try it when I go to India.

  3. nandoo says:

    First time here. You have very nice collection of authentic kerala recipes.

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