Friday, April 24, 2020

Sun-dried Raw Jackfruit pieces | How to sun dry raw jackfruit flesh

Summer is the season of jackfruits in my native. Many households will be busy preparing different dishes and preservable foods from jackfruit during jackfruit season. Apart from papad and chips, my mum and aunts will make sun-dried raw jackfruit pieces. They use them to make different jackfruit dishes whenever they need. Here is the recipe of sun-dried jackfruit pieces for you..


Time required: 3 hours
Drying time - 1 week
Difficulty level: Medium

Ingredients:
  • Fully grown raw jackfruit - 1
  • Salt - for taste

Method:
  • Cut the raw jackfruit and separate the flesh. 
  • Cut the flesh into medium sized chunks or into desired size.
  • Add salt to taste and mix well. Allow it to rest for 1 - 2 hours.
  • Squeeze off the excess water content and spread them on a plate for drying.
  • Sun-dry the raw jackfruit chunks for upto a week or till the chunks are dry and crisp and there is no moisture left in them.
  • Store the sun-dried chunks in an air-tight container and use them for preparing different dishes.
  • Soak them 30 minutes before cooking and they are ready to use!
  • I will share a few recipes using sun-dried raw jackfruit pieces in my upcoming posts.


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