Chakkakuru Chemmeen Manga Curry / Jack fruit seed prawns mango curry

Lunch combo: Prawns Fry, Ladies Finger Aviyal and Jackfruit seed and Prawns with Raw Mango.


Jackfruit seeds, cleaned and cut lengthwise – 2 cups

Prawns, cleaned – 1 cup

Green chillies, slit – 5 nos

Turmeric powder – 1 tsp

Chilli powder – 2 tsp

Salt as needed

Grated coconut – 2 cups

Raw mango pieces -1 cup

For tempering

Oil   – 2 tbsp
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
Shallots  – 1 tbsp
Dry red chillies – 3 nos
Curry leaves


Add grated coconut in a blender with 1/2 cup of water and grind. Remove and add 1/2 cup of water and squeeze to get first extract of coconut milk, which is thick.

Now add 2 cups of water to the squeezed grated coconut again. Squeeze this again to get the second extract of coconut milk or thin coconut milk.

In an earthen pot, add jackfruit seeds, prawns. green chillies, turmeric powder, chilli powder, and salt. Mix well. Add 2 cups of second extract coconut milk and cook in low flame, Add raw mango pieces and cook. When the mangoes are cooked, add first extract of coconut milk and boil. Once boiled, switch off the stove,

Heat coconut oil in a kadai. Splutter mustard seeds. Add chopped small onions, dry red chillies and curry leaves and stir. When the onion turns brown in colour, pour it over the curry. Serve hot with rice,

The consistency of the gravy can be altered by the addition of water as desired.

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