Breadfruit Theeyal / Kadachakka Theeyal

Breadfruit theeyal / Kadachakka Theeyal


  • 1 cup sliced breadfruit( I used frozen)
  • 3 to 5 sliced shallots
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • curry leaves, few
  • salt as needed
  • tamarind, gooseberry sized

To roast and grind

  • 3/4 cup coconut
  • 2 to 4 shallots
  • 2 dry red chilli
  • 2 to 4 garlic
  • 3/4 cup grated coconut
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder

For tampering

  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • curry leaves
  • 1 whole dry red chilli


Dry roast coconut with shallots, garlics and red chillies till golden brown. To this add red chilli powder and
coriander powder, and stir for 2 more minutes at law flame. Cool it and grind to a fine paste without adding water.Keep aside.
Add shallots, green chiilies, turmeric  powder,curry leaves , water and salt to breadfruit chunks, cook well.To this add  ground coconut paste and tamarind extract ( Soak Gooseberry sized tamarind  in water and extract the juice). Boil well till the gravy slightly thickens. Tamper with mustard seeds,curry leaves,red chillies and shallots. Serve with rice.

Fruit of Artocarpus altilis (HART 49 MEIN POHN...Breadfruit Image via Wikipedia
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  1. It looks delicious as ever..I love theeyals..

  2. Totally new dish to me....sounds and looks yum

  3. Very interesting theeyal, never tried cooking breadfruits..

  4. Absolutely tempting curry..I love anything with breadfruit..

  5. my favorite kootan is theeyal(konju theeyal)... I never had kadachakya theeyal before. I hope this is your specialty.. anyways I will try it and see :)

  6. Lovely recipe Vrinda, I love breadfruit it just melts in mouth when boiled and added to curry yum:)...have a lovely weekend:)

  7. i tried this,and it turned out really good,its the first time i am making theeyal..thanku so much


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