"Jack of all trades, master of none"- this quote might not fit well for "jackfruit", because if made the right way, this tropical fruit turns out to be master of flavours and health benefits. Jackfruit has a thick, bumpy rind and stringy flesh and grows in abundance in Asia, North America and Africa.
A 100gm of jackfruit contains almost 95 calories, 2gm protein, 0.6gm fat and 3gm fiber. Not only that, it has Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, B3, B9 and B2, Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus and Potassium. The flavour of jackfruit varies depending on its ripeness. While this fruit is highly nutritious, many people avoid including it in their diet because of the fuss that comes with cutting and using it. But, we have got some really exciting ways to eat it, so good that you will not mind cutting through the thick outer covering.
1. Jackfruit Sabzi
Starting with the most basic recipe which will work great even if it is the first time you will try jackfruit. Few pieces of raw jackfruit, tomatoes and flavourful Indian spices is all that you will need to make Jackfruit Sabzi. Make sure the jackfruit you use is raw because if it is ripe, it will be tough to reduce the sweetness in the curry. Shop for all the spices (Amchur powder, Kashmiri Chilli powder, Garam Masala, ground Turmeric powder) required for this recipe at Tassyam.com.
2. Jackfruit Burger
Jackfruit has a stringy texture which makes it a perfect vegan substitute for pulled pork or chicken. So, if you are hard-core non-vegetarian looking for a vegan option or if you are already a vegetarian who wants to see what eating non-veg feels like, jackfruit should be your go-to fruit.
3. Jackfruit Biryani
Well, if jackfruit resembles so much like chicken in texture, then how can we miss including Biryani in this listicle? And yes, we will whole heartedly support the point that something like Veg Biryani exists. What is a good biryani without using the best quality spices? Shop for bay leaf, cardamom,