Lunch is one meal that we all look forward to. It helps in refuelling our body with essential nutrients in the middle of the day and enables us to stay energised for the remaining day. And when it comes to deciding what to eat for lunch, we are spoiled with choices! From a variety of sabzis to mouth-watering curries and dals - the list is endless. However, one such sabzi that is often overlooked is kathal. Kathal, also known as jackfruit, is one of a kind of tropical fruit. It has an interesting meaty texture that resembles that of meat. This summer fruit may not look as inviting on the outside, but is loaded with rich nutrients and can be used to make a variety of dishes. Today, we bring you a list of 5 delicious kathal recipes that you can make for your next lunch meal. They are easy to make and taste just as great as any other dish. Let's take a look at the recipes:
Here's A List Of 5 Delicious Kathal Recipes You Must Try:
1.Kathal Korma (Our Recommendation)
Korma is one dish that is loved by all. This kathal korma recipe has an interesting texture of the jackfruit chunks and is loaded with Mughlai flavours. It tastes just as delicious as any other non-vegetarian korma recipe. Find the recipe here.
Who doesn't love a plateful of biryani? Like any other biryani, kathal biryani is also cooked dum-style and has a blend of flavourful spices. It makes for a wholesome lunch meal and you can serve it with some raita or chutney to relish its taste. Find the recipe here.
3.Kathal Ke Kebab
Kathal ke kebabs are a great substitute for chicken and mutton kebabs. They are popularly eaten in Uttar Pradesh and are made using boiled chana, soft kathal chunks and aromatic seasonings. Find the recipe here.
4.Panasa Puttu Koora
Another kathal recipe that you must try is Panasa Puttu Koora. It is a raw jackfruit curry that is cooked Andhra-style in flavourful masalas and tamarind water. Serve it with some piping hot sambar and steamed rice for a weekday lunch. Find the recipe here.
5.Kathal Ki Sabzi
Kathal ki sabzi is usually eaten as is. In this recipe, kathal is cooked in a North Indian-style spicy gravy. It is made from unripe jackfruit that is cooked in a variety of masalas and simmered with tomatoes to make a thick gravy. It tastes best when served with hot chapati or paratha. Find the recipe here.
Try out these kathal recipes and do tell us which one is your favourite!
About Vaishali KapilaVaishali finds comfort in eating parathas and rajma chawal but is equally enthusiastic about exploring different cuisines. When she's not eating or baking, you can often find her curled up on the couch watching her favourite TV show - FRIENDS.