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Butter Jackfruit

How absolutely delicious does this Jackfruit look?! Served on a bed of rice with warm flat bread.


(updated 24th May 2023)

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How absolutely delicious does this Jackfruit look?! Served on a bed of rice with warm flat bread.
Butter Jackfruit
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Duration50 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Prep Time5 mins
Servings4 people


  • 700 g jackfruit
  • 2 onions diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 24 g ginger diced small
  • 13 g curry powder
  • 13 g garam masala
  • 9 g paprika
  • 2 g cayenne pepper
  • 6 g sea salt
  • 130 g tomato paste
  • 450 ml coconut milk
  • 150 ml water
  • olive oil for cooking
  • 1/3 cup parsley to garnish
  • rice to serve
  • flat bread to serve


  • If you are serving this with rice cook the rice as per package directions and set aside.
  • Spray a large pan with some olive oil spray. On a medium/high heat add the jackfruit and onion and cook for 5-7 minutes. Reduce the heat to medium and add the water then the garlic and ginger and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Stir in the tomato paste until it’s well incorporated.
  • Add in the curry powder, garam masala, paprika, salt and cayenne pepper and cook for 1 minute or until fragrant.
  • Add in the coconut milk and 1/3rd cup of extra water and combine well, continue to stir until a simmer is reached, reduce the heat to low and cook for 20-30 minutes occasionally stirring.
  • Serve on a bed of rice or with flat bread and garnish with fresh parsley!
This recipe was republished with permission from Plant Power Nutrition and Fitness.
Find the original recipe here.
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