Chakka varattiyathu / Jackfruit Halwa


  1. Jackfruit(Large) – 1 no (cleaned and deseeded)
  2. Coconut – 3 nos
  3. Jaggery – 150 g
  4. Rice flour – 2 Tbsp
  5. Water – 1 cup


  1. Take jackfruit with 1.5 cups of water in a pressure cooker.
  2. Cook for 3 whistles and simmer for 10 minutes. Turn off the flame.\
  3. Put this to uruli and heat this mixture on high flame.
  4. Extract coconut milk from 3 coconuts and pour this to the cooked jackfruit.
  5. Take jaggery and 1 cup of water in a saucepan. Heat, so the jaggery is melted. Strain this and add into the jackfruit mix.
  6. Keep cooking this on high flame and keep stirring until the mixture becomes thick and oil starts to separate from the mixture.
  7. Mix rice flour with little water and pour this into jackfruit mix.
  8. It will get dark in color and very thick.
  9. Transfer this to a plate and let it cool.
  10. Cut this into small squares and keep it in the fridge.

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