Breadfruit provides high energy to those who eat it through its carbohydrate, mainly needed by the body for warmth and maintenance during daily activities.
Breadfruit is a rich source of fiber.
This side dish is another delicacy prepared in the coastal region during summer especially on Ugadi.
Breadfruit - 1
Red chilli powder - 2 tbsp
Hing /Asofoetida - 1 tsp
Tamarind juice - 2 tbsp
Turmeric - 1 tsp
Rice flour - 2 tbsp
Vegetable Oil for deep frying or Olive oil for shallow fry
Remove the outer skin of the Bread fruit using a knife.
Cut the breadfruit into flat evenly thin slices.
Make a paste of red chilli powder, salt, tamarind and hing/Asofoetida.
Now coat the breadfruit slices with this paste on all sides.
Coat the slices with rice flour and keep aside.
Heat a deep fry pan with oil, and deep fry the slices till evenly golden on all sides.
Drain on kitchen towel.
Heat a shallow fry pan, put 2 tbsp olive oil and shallow fry the slices evenly on both sides.Drain on kitchen towel.
Serve with rice, dalithoi and other dishes on the Ugadi Menu.