Remember my yesterday’s post of Jackfruit seeds rasam where I had shared just half the recipe of it and had kept aside cooked jack seeds to use later ? So as promised , today i am back with part 2 of it – using the cooked jackfruit seeds in making ” Jackfruit seeds Stir Fry / Halasina beejada Palya ” . This stir fry tastes similar to potato / sweet potato stir fry . My kids love this lip smacking dish in their lunch or even as a snack . Do try this simple ,quick,healthy ,nutritious stir fry… here we go..

jack fruit seeds stir fry recipe


Course Side Dish
Cuisine south indian


  • 25 - 30 nos Jackfruit Seeds
  • 1 medium onion

Spice mix :

  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • a pinch Hing /Asafoetida
  • 1 teaspoon Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Sambar powder / rasam powder ( if you want spicy , increase the qty )
  • Salt to taste

To temper:

  • 3 - 4 teaspoons Coconut Oil / Any oil ( coconut oil pref)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp Split Black gram Urad dal
  • 1 Red Chilli - broken
  • few Curry Leaves

To Garnish :

  • grated coconut


  • Separate the jack fruit seeds from the fruit and wash . Spread them on a paper or flat plate and air / sun dry them for 2-3 days .This helps to peel of the skin better, else they will be sticky.
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  • Cut each seed to 2 pieces and peel the white skin off from the seed . Making a cut in the seed and then peeling will help to peel easily .
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  • Add haldi and cook the seeds in enough water till they are done .Cook in cooker for about 3 whistles .
    jack fruit seeds recipe
  • Drain the cooked jackfruit seeds using a colander . Save the broth for making rasam . keep aside the cooked jack fruit seeds to make a stir fry .
  • Heat oil in a heavy-bottomed pan / kadai over medium heat. Add the mustard seeds ,urad dal and allow seeds to crackle. When they crackle , add broken red chillies , curry leaves and chopped onions. Saute for a few minutes on medium heat until the onions are tender.
  • Add all the spices ie turmeric powder, hing, red chilli powder,sambar / rasam powder and salt . Give a quick mix
  • Add in the thinly sliced cooked jackfruit seeds into the onion mixture.
  • Gently mix everything so that masala gets coated to the seeds well . Continue to roast on low flame for about 10 mins , stirring in between . This will make the seeds slightly roasted and help in taking in all the flavors . If you are ok , you can add 1-2 tbsp of oil too in between .
  • Garnish with some coconut and Serve the Jack Fruit Seeds Stir Fry with steamed rice and rasam .


  • Reply
    marudhus kitchen
    June 25, 2015 at 1:32 pm

    Exotic dish should be very tasty..will try

  • Reply
    Shweta Agrawal
    June 25, 2015 at 2:57 pm

    wow yummy looking dish here. 🙂 Inviting and super tempting 🙂 Beautiful pics 🙂

  • Reply
    June 25, 2015 at 5:59 pm

    I love to have jackfruits seeds and was searching for a nice recipe ..going to try htis for sure..looks superb

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    Meri Rasoi
    June 26, 2015 at 8:04 pm


  • Reply
    Priya Shiva
    June 28, 2015 at 2:17 pm

    Delicious! !

  • Reply
    Ritu Ahuja
    June 29, 2015 at 2:20 am

    Super delicious. Yum yum 🙂

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