Saturday, June 18, 2011

Breadfruit Curry (Del)


1 medium size bread fruit - cut in to pieces 
1 onion (sliced)
2 cloves of garlic (sliced)
2 green chillies (chopped) 
spring of curry leaves 
3/4 tsp turmeric
3/4 tsp un-roasted Sri Lankan curry powder
1/2 tsp powdered chili
1 tsp freshly powdered pepper
1/2 tsp mustard seeds 
1'' of cinnamon
Thick coconut milk 1-2 cup
Thin coconut milk enough to cover and cook the bread fruit.
Salt to taste

Add bread fruit in to a saucepan then add all the ingredients except mustard seeds and thick coconut milk. Cook the bread fruit covered till tender and almost becomes fluffy. 
Add in the thick coconut milk. simmer covered for 10-15 minutes until gravy thickens and make sure to stir occasionally. When the curry is almost done, heat a dry sauce pan and when its heated add the mustard seeds and let it splutter, take off fire and grind it with a back of a spoon. Sprinkle over the curry and mix well.
Serve with rice

Note: Breadfruit curry has a mild sweetness but in case the curry lacks the taste, sprinkle 1/2 tsp of sugar to enhance the taste and mix well.


  1. Thank you very much!! This is very tasty and came out perfectly.

  2. What is srilankan curry powder?