Learning about Jackfruit

Cutting and peeling a jackfruit requires skill. Got to experience it today!

Not many seem to have heard of the Jackfruit – a tropical fruit – hard and pokey on the outside and soft and tender on the inside.

Jackfruit on the tree looks like this…

Peeling it requires a lot of patience, a good knife and the right technique.

Quick tips to cut and peel one -> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azNa98dk98Y

Pulp with layers of skin after removing the fruit pieces

Feeling satisfied 🙂 Jackfruit has a unique taste. My son who tasted it for the first time compared it to that of a bland mango 🙂 Yeah… in a way I agree with him!

Jackfruit pieces with the seeds inside

Separate the seeds and the skin of the seeds. Boil them and serve. The seeds become tender and are filled with high nutrients. Tasty to eat 🙂

Jackfruit dishes

Jackfruit Payasam (pudding) is a famous Indian dish.

I love this Sanjeev Kapoor’s recipe of Jackfruit payasam -> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hv0fU7kdAco

Hope to try it soon 🙂

Health benefits

Jackfruit is very good for you for many reasons. It is high in nutrients and antioxidants and may have a number of health benefits, including improved blood sugar control. You can easily incorporate jackfruit into your diet by eating it plain or in various dishes. They may help prevent diseases like cancer and heart disease, as well as eye problems like cataracts and macular degeneration. Even in the traditional Indian and Chinese medicine, jackfruit ranks in the list of natural aphrodisiacs.

Eating it in moderation is recommended.

For those suffering from allergies, heart or kidney diseases, check with your physician or dietician before consuming jackfruit.

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