Hello Everyone ! How is it going? It’s wonderful to be back in the world of blogging! Hope life is treating you all well. As you know mine was a bit topsy turvy, but is slowly returning to normal. Thanks a ton to one and all for checking in on me to see what happened and for the kind comments you always leave behind. Guess what? It’s my 300th post…I am so excited and I can’t believe that I have posted 300 recipes! It seems like just yesterday I ventured into this, were not sure it would last. Has been a wonderful journey throughout!! Thanks to all my dear readers, fellow bloggers, friend & family for your support and encouragement without which I would not have reached here. To mark this milestone..Here comes a sweet treat Chakka Varatti-Chakka Varattiyathu|Jack Fruit Jam straight from “God Own Country” Kerala (a state in South India).
For those of you who are not familiar with this term “Chakka Varatti ” let me explain briefly! Jackfruit which preserved in the form of jam. This is a exotic preparation originates from the state of Kerala (a state in South India). Jackfruit is an aromatic, fleshy fruit with wide sharpy like dotted skin. It can be eaten ripe, and cooked or uncooked. The seeds can also be eaten cooked or baked like beans. Although many who eat jackfruit loves it for its delicious taste, quite a few are unaware of the health benefits of jackfruit. It contains vitamin A, vitamin C, riboflavin, calcium, potassium, iron, sodium, zinc and many other nutrients.
Chakka Varatti aka Chakka Varattiyathu /Jack Fruit Jam
Cooking Time : 6 hrs