Indonesian Recipe: How to Make Delicious Jackfruit Curry


White Curry Jackfruit

Ingredients :

Makes 4-5 servings

  • 1 kg young jackfruit, peeled and sliced into 5x5x3 cm slice. Soak the slices in plenty of cold water
  • 100 g melinjo leaves
  • 4 bay leaves
  • 1 cm fresh galangale (lengkuas), bruised
  • 750 ml coconut milk and 500 ml thick coconut milk from 1½ coconut

Spice Paste ingredients :

  • 10 small shallots
  • 7 small cloves garlic
  • 10 candlenuts (kemiri)
  • 1 tbs. coriander seeds
  • salt to taste
  • a pinch of sugar


  1. Boil the jackfruit slices in the thin santan together with the melinjo leaves, the spice-paste, salam leaves and lengkuas until the jackfruit is tender.
  2. Add the thick coconut milk (santan). Bring it to a boil, stirring occasionally. Continue simmering until done.


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