Jackfruit puloa

by - February 03, 2011


Jack fruit - 10oz Can
Basmati Rice - 2 cups
Onion - 1 medium, sliced
Green chili - 3 or to taste
Tomato - 1 small, sliced
Ginger & Garlic Pate - 2tbsp
Carrot - 1/4cup,  chopped
Peas - 1/4 cup, chopped
Mint & cilantro leave - 1/2 cup, Minced
Yogurt - 1/2 cup
Red chili powder - 2tsp or to taste
Corainder powder - 1tsp or to taste
Cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
Pepper powder - 1/2 tsp
Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 2 pinch

Water - 4cup
Salt to taste

For Seasoning

Oil - 3tbsp + for frying jack fruit
Bay leaves - 1
Cinnamon stick - 1pc
Cardamons - 3
Fennel seed - 1/4tsp


  • Wash & soak rice for 15minutes & drain the rice completely and keep it aside.
  • Drain the water from jack fruit can & cut the jack fruit to desired shape & put it on paper towel to remove excess moisture from it.
  • Heat Oil in a pan & fry these jack fruit and keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in pressure pan & add seasoning ingredients & let it splutter.
  • Add Onion & saute it till it turns to golden brown colour.
  • Then add green chilies, peas, carrot & saute it for 2 minutes & then add GG paste.
  • Fry till raw smell disappear & then add fried jack fruit & saute it for another 2 minutes.
  • Add Red chili powder, Corainder powder, garam masala powder, cumin powder, pepper powder & turmeric powder & saute it until oil leaves the mixture.
  • Add mint & cilantro leaves to this mixture.
  • Low the heat and add yogurt and mix well.
  • Add drained rice, saute it for a minute.
  • Add required salt & water and mix well then increase the  heat.
  • When mixture starts to boil vigorously, cover the pan & low the heat..
  • After 10 minutes, turn off the heat & rest it for 5minutes without opening the lid.
  • Drizzle some ghee & mix gently.
  • Serve hot with any raitha.

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  1. My mom makes thoran and curry with this baby jackfruit.. Loved ur version of trying in pulao...Yummmmy

  2. That is an innovative pulao recipe using jackfruit - looks yUMMY

  3. totally new recipe. Never heard of jackfruit pulao, before. Looks good.

  4. looks colorful and tempting ...

  5. Pulav with jackfruit is really really interesting :)
    love the colors... amazing recipe :)

  6. I love jack fruit in rice preparations..this looks DELICIOUS!!

    US Masala

  7. This is new to me and I bet it must be tasty.... lovely looking rice dish...

  8. Am yet to cook with jackfruit, pulao looks inviting..

  9. Real innovative recipe,look so delicious and inviting..yummy

  10. Lovely colour to the pulav is tempting..

  11. New to me and a great idea..I will try for sure..

  12. wow, looks so good. Would love to eat it right now for dinner :)

  13. Saras, U've an award waiting in my blog..Plz visit soon.

  14. almost every time i read your blog there's a new ingredient to me, today is jackfruit. going to do some search on Google :))

    have a wonderful Sunday

  15. I have never tried pulao with jackfruit but prepare a kootu .Thanks for sharing Sara

  16. Really good post!


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