Breadfruit popularly known as Kadachakka or Sheema chakka is a popular fruit in south India. Its even a staple food in many tropical countries.There are many ways to cook breadfruit.
Breadfruit/ Kadachakka- 1 medium
Salt- to taste
Turmeric powder- 1/4 teaspoon
Tomato, chopped- 1 medium
Curry leaves- 2 strands
To Roast and Grind:
Oil- 2 teaspoons
Fennel seeds- 1/2 teaspoon
Onion, chopped- 1(or) Pearl Onion-10
Garlic- 2 clove
Green chilli -2
Coconut, grated- 1/2 cup
Chilli powder- 1 1/2 teaspoons
Coriander powder- 1 1/2 teaspoons
Garam masala- 1/4 teaspoon
Heat oil in a pan and add onion, green chilli & garlic.
Saute till soft; add coconut and roast till light golden colour.
Add chilli powder, coriander powder and garam masala; saute for fifteen seconds and switch off the gas; allow the mixture to cool.
Grind this mixture as a fine paste. First powder the mixture then add water and grind as paste.
Remove the bread fruits skin and midrib; chop into small pieces.
In a pan add 2 cups of water, bread fruit, turmeric, salt and close with lid; cook for 10 minutes.(should look half cooked)
Add the above above ground paste, tomato and curry leaves,1 1/2 cup water and salt if needed.
Cook till the gravy thickens and the colour turns darker when the gravy thickens.