Friday, 12 December 2014

Jeegujje melogara/Breadfruit majjigehuli/Breadfruit in yogurt and coconut gravy

Seeing breadfruit here in Indian shop was a surprise to Mr. S and he brought it home few days back, asked me to prepare yogurt and coconut based curry which is his favorite, he just loves all possible vegetables in this yogurt and coconut gravy. Last Sunday we all had an awesome lunch with jeegujje(local name we use in D.K in India) majjigehuli and rice for lunch. I knew almost all other items we can prepare out of this but to my surprise I learnt a recipe of side dish from the peels of this breadfruit which also accompanied our lunch platter. Stay tuned to get the recipe of that dry side dish that I learnt from my mother in law.Here is the recipe of breadfruit peel dry side dish
To know what breadfruit is and how it looks like check out the link: BREADFRUIT
Here I share the recipe.


Breadfruit-1 medium sized
Yogurt-1 cup
Coconut gratings-1 ½ cups
Green chilly-1
Mustard seeds-1 tsp.
Dry red chilly-3
Curry leaves-2 stalks
Oil-1 tbsp.
Salt to taste
Water as required


  1. Peel the breadfruit. chop into medium sized pieces and cook with water and salt.
  2. Grind coconut, yogurt, green chilly with water as required to a fine paste.Once the breadfruit is well cooked add the paste prepared in the above step to it. Add water if the mixture is very thick. Add salt to taste. Do not boil, but warm the mixture till you see small bubbles raising.
  3. To prepare seasoning, add oil to a pan and when hot add red chillies, mustard seeds and allow them to splatter. Remove from oil and add curry leaves to it and transfer this tempering to the curry prepared.

Enjoy the dish! n don't forget Eat and Eat little MORE.. :)

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