Raw -Jackfruit – Pulav – Recipe

Ingredients:

  • Long grain rice – 2 cups (washed and soaked for 30 minutes)
  • Raw jackfruit segments – 1 cup deseeded and quartered
  • Cabbage – 1/2 cup shredded coarsely
  • Onion – 1 (cut in thin strips)
  • Green chillies – 5 (finely chopped)
  • Ginger and garlic paste – 1 tsp each
  • Coriander – 1 tsp
  • Spring onion – 1 bunch (finely chopped)
  • Curds – 1/2 cup
  • Coconut scraped – 2 tsp
  • Lemon juice – 2 tsp
  • Sugar – 1/2 tsp
  • Salt – to taste
  • Milk – 2 tsp
  • Oil – 3 tsp

Method:

  • Boil rice in salted water, till done, but each grain is separate.
  • Drain, spread in a plate, keep aside to cool.
  • Heat oil in a heavy saucepan or earthen handi.
  • Add jackfruit, fry till light golden, drain. Keep 2-3 pieces for garnishing on rice.
  • To same oil, add onions, stir fry till dark brown, drain.
  • Sprinle on rice, keeping 1 tsp. for garnish. Also keep aside 1 tsp coconut for garnish.
  • To same oil, add cabbage, chillies,ginger fry for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add curds, stir cook till whiteness is gone.
  • Add spring onions, lemon, sugar, salt, stir for a minute.
  • Add coconut and mix. Pour over rice.
  • Mix gently till well blended.Transfer to handi or casserole.
  • Sprinkle 2 tsp milk.
  • Top with garnish of coconut, coriander, jackfruit and onions.
  • 15 minutes before serving, bake covered in hot oven for 10 minutes.
  • For handi dum cover with lid, seal with chapati dough.
  • Place over slow fire for 20 minutes.
  • Break seal before serving.
  • Serve hot, with thick gravy vegetable or with curd or raitha.