Bikna Vade

Bikna Vade are delicious patties prepared with jackfruit seeds, coconut, tamarind and jaggery. It is a sweet, tangy and spicy dish that goes well with rice.


  • 12 Jackfruit seeds, pressure cooked
  • Oil
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen Coconut
  • 5 Red chillies
  • A small piece of Tamarind
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Jaggery
  • Rava/Semolina
  • Salt


  1. Heat a little oil and fry coriander seeds.
  2. Grind them with coconut, red chillies, tamarind, jaggery, salt, with very little water.
  3. Add jackfruit seeds and grind coarsely.
  4. Make small balls out of the mixture, roll them in rava, press them to make patty shape and fry both sides on hot tava.
  5. Serve Bikna Vade hot as side dish with rice.

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