Breadfruit/Kadachakka Theeyal


I have shared many theeyal recipes here, this is a theeyal with a different fruit. ie, breadfruit. It has lot of health benefits like high in antioxidants, rich in amino acids, it boosts our immune system. It is known as a heart healthy food.


  • Breadfruit – 1 cup
  • shallots – 5
  • Green chilly – 2
  • Turmeric powder – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Curry leaves – 1 sprig
  • Salt – as needed
  • Tamarind- gooseberry sized

To Grind

  • Coconut – 1/2 cup
  • Shallots – 4
  • Dry red chilli – 2
  • Garlic – 2
  • Chilli powder – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder – 1 teaspoon


  1. Skin, wash the breadfruit. Remove the core and cut it into cubes, wash and set aside.
  2. Dry roast coconut with shallots, garlic and red chilies till golden brown. Add red chili powder and coriander powder and stir for 2 more minutes at low flame. Cool it and grind to a fine paste without adding water.Keep aside.
  3. Add shallots, green chilies, turmeric  powder,curry leaves, water and salt to breadfruit chunks, cook well.
  4. Add  ground coconut paste and tamarind extract. Boil well till the gravy slightly thickens.
  5. Season with mustard seeds, curry leaves, red chilies and shallots.


2 Comments Add yours

  1. Sumith says:

    Beautiful post. One of my favourite.

    Liked by 1 person

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