Chakka Varatti (Jackfruit Halwa) Recipe By Preetha
As South Indian New Year is around the corner India Food Network brings you a mouthwatering South Indian dessert recipe Chakka Varatti by Chef Preetha Srinivasan in Dakshin Curry only on India Food Network. Chakkavaratty, Chakka Varattiyathu, Chakka Varatti, Jackfruit Preserves or Jackfruit Halwa is a type of dessert made from jackfruit. The seeds are removed from the fruit and it is cut into small pieces. The fruit is then cooked with ghee and jaggery; it eventually reaches a paste or jam-like consistency.
Preetha�s endeavour is to promote south Indian cuisine through her YouTube channel, Dakshin Curry. She absolutely loves curry leaves, and can fit them happily into in any recipe. For those of you who curse the poor thing, dry roast and powder them or use them in your dishes and enjoy the health benefits she says.