Kathal sabji with loochi

Spiced jackfruit served along with Assamese puris (loochi)


  • 500 grams Kothal, small tender, peeled, cubed and blanched
  • 3 tablespoons mustard oil
  • 3 potatoes, peeled and halved
  • 2 onions, medium, chopped
  • 1 ginger, inch long
  • 8 cloves Garlic
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 Green chillies
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander seed powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • Salt to taste


  1. Grind onion, ginger, garlic and green chillies. Keep paste aside.
  2. Stir fry potatoes and blanched jackfruit / kathal along with salt and turmeric. Keep aside.
  3. Heat oil. Splutter cumin seeds and bay leaves. Fry ginger garlic onion paste along with salt and turmeric.
  4. Add kathal and potatoes. Add remaining spices. Stir fry till all spices are coated. Add water and cook for 10 miuntes till potatoes and kathal are cooked.
  5. Serve Kathal sabji with hot loochi /poori

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