Gulai Nangka - Jackfruit Curry

4.8 from 5 reviews

Author: Anita Jacobson

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Prep Time: 15 mins

Cook Time: 1 hour 15 mins

Total Time: 1 hour 30 mins

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 600 gram young jackfruit (Indonesian: nangka muda), cut into bite size pieces
  • 4 tablespoon oil
  • 1 star anise (Indonesian: pekak/bunga lawang)
  • 3 cardamom pods (Indonesian: kapulaga)
  • 2 bay leaves (Indonesian: daun salam)
  • 2 kaffir lime leaves (Indonesian: daun jeruk)
  • 6 cups thin coconut milk (Indonesian: santan)
  • 2 asam kandis (*)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Grind the following into spice paste
  • 10 red chilies (Indonesian: cabe merah keriting)
  • 8 shallots (Indonesian: bawang merah)
  • 2 cloves garlic (Indonesian: bawang putih)
  • 3 candlenuts (Indonesian: kemiri)
  • 1 inch ginger (Indonesian: jahe)
  • 1 inch galangal (Indonesian: lengkuas)
  • 1 inch turmeric (Indonesian: kunyit)

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a pot and sauté spice paste, star anise, cardamom pods, bay leaves, and kaffir lime leaves until fragrant, about 3 minutes.
  2. Add the jackfruit and toss until well combined and the jackfruit looks wilted.
  3. Pour coconut milk and add the asam kandis, season with salt and sugar, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour until the jackfruit is really soft. Adjust salt and sugar as needed. Turn off heat and serve immediately.

Notes

  • (*) Asam kandis can be substituted with asam gelugor (same amount) or tamarind (about 10 gram).

Another great recipe by https://dailycookingquest.com.