Pilakkai Koottu (Young Jackfruit Gravy)

Serving:2 |Type: Side Dish


Pilakkai -1 cup (cubed)
Thoor Dhal -¼ cup (cooked)
Chili Powder -½tsp
Coriander Powder -½tsp
Turmeric -¼tsp
Onion -2tsp(Diced)
Salt -to taste
Water -1 cup


Oil -1tsp
Urad Dhal -½tsp
Cumin -½tsp
Red Chili -1
Curry Leaves -few


  1. Peel the skin and cut the pilakkai into cubes.
  2. Pressure cook dhal for 2 whistles and turn off the stove. Dhal should be ¾ cooked.
  3. Take a vessel pour water,  pilakkai, all powders, onion and salt
  4. Place a lid and boil it until vegetable cook soft.
  5. Now add cooked dhal, mix it well, and cook for 2 minutes.
  6. Take another pan heat with oil add seasonings fry without burning.
  7. Add into the cooked vegetable, then turn off the stove.
  8. Serve hot with rice.


  1. If you can not find fresh pilakkai you can use canned young jackfruit.
  2. If you like you can grind coconut 2tbsp and cumin 1/2tsp. Add into the koottu.

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