Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Jack Fruit Seeds Pepper Roast

Jackfruit seeds - 20 - 25
Tumeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt - to taste
Pepper ( coarsely ground) - 2 tsp or to taste
Shahi jeera- 1 tsp
Oil 2-3 tbsp

Step 1: Cut open the white jacket of the jackfruit seeds using either a sharp pointed knife or scissors.  Discard the jacket.
Step 2: Slit the seeds lengthwise into 4 pieces
Step 3: Place the seeds in a flat microwave dish add turmeric powder and salt. Mix well.
Step 4: Sprinkle about 50 ml of water. Make that all the pieces are atleast half immersed in water- (use a square microwave dish). Cook in microwave high for about 6 minutes. All the water gets absorbed.
Step 5:  Heat oil in a flat- bottomed non-stick frying pan. Add shahi jeera. when it splutters, add the jackfruit seeds stir well. Now add ground pepper.
Step 6: Simmer and cook till it turns crisp but not burnt.