Jackfruit and Chickpea Coconut Curry

Course: MainsCuisine: PasifikaDifficulty: Easy


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  • Can of chick peas and can of jackfruit

  • Can of coconut milk and can of tomatoes

  • 2 large potatoes chopped and par boiled

  • 3 tbsp of Indian Curry powder like chana masala

  • 1 Red pepper, broccoli, beans of your choice

  • 1 onion, cooking oil, salt

  • 4 cloves of garlic, knob of ginger, 1 fresh chilli

  • Cashew nuts and chopped coriander to garnish


  • Fry the onion, garlic, ginger, chilli till soft and fragrant.
  • Add the curry powder, salt and red pepper and stir through for a few minutes.
  • Add the tomatoes, the par-boiled potatoes, the chick peas, the coconut milk and the jackfruit and cook for 20 mins or until cooked and tasty, on medium heat stirring through.
  • Add the beans in for the final 5 mins.
  • Serve into bowl and garnish with cashew nuts and chopped coriander if desired
  • Serve with rice, naan bread and mango or lime chutney


  • Jackfruit is used as a meat replacement for its amazing texture. Omit from the recipe if you can’t buy it near you.

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