Palaamusu (tender jackfruit ) karamudhu OR podimas is a unique and tasty dry curry.
Palaamusu (tender jackfruit / kathal) - 1
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp.
Urad dhal - 1/2 tsp.
Dry red chilly - 2
Coconut scraped - 1/4 cup
Oil - 2 tsp.
Salt - to taste
Curry leaves - a sprig
Apply gingelly oil to your hand, and remove the skin of the jackfruit. Cut into very big pieces and boil in water till soft and done OR pressure cook with water for 1 whistle. Drain water completely. When cool, grate it using the big-holed grater.
Grind the chillies and coconut to a coarse powder.
Heat oil, add mustard seeds, urad dhal, and curry leaves. When they turn golden brown, add the boiled and grated palamusu (jackfruit), salt and mix well. Add in the coconut, chilly mixture and saute' well for 3 minutes. Palaamusu karamudhu is ready. Serve as a curry for South Indian meals.