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Chekke Kuru Pajji

Jackfruit has to be one of the most favourite fruit in summer. The seeds too are extensively used in various preparations. Chekke kuru pajji is one of the popular dishes relished by all Kodavas.

Chekke Kuru Pajji


  • 10 to 15 boiled or roasted jackfruit seeds, peeled and lightly pounded
  • 1 cup grated coconut
  • Green chillies or parangi malu for taste
  • Salt

Grind the jackfruit seed, coconut, green chilli and salt together. Squeeze ½ a lemon and mix well.

Seasoning (optional)

  • 1 tsp mustard seed
  • 2 dry red chillies
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 4- 5 curry leaves
  • 3 tbsp oil

Heat oil, sputter the mustard, then add the chilli and curry leaves, followed by onions. When the onions start to brown, pour the hot seasoning over the ground mixture.

Best Eaten

Tastes best with hot crisp akki otti