Chakka Pradhaman is a traditional pudding of Kerala,India made with Jackfruit cooked in coconut milk. Chakka Pradhaman is usually made with Chakka Varatti which is a thick jam made with jackfruit and jaggery.
I have shared a detailed recipe to make Chakka Varatti with Video:
I remember how my mother used to make it using coconut milk. Chakka Pradhaman is made with coconut milk. You can easily make coconut milk at home. Watch the following video for the same:
I have seen many people using dairy milk also to make chakka pradhaman but that’s not the traditional way to making it. I simply love this Chakka pradhaman. It is even made for Onam festival in Kerala. I’m sharing a detailed recipe with you all and hope you all try it out too.
Chakka Pradhaman Recipe
- Chakka Varatti - 1/2 cup
- Coconut Milk -1 + 1/2 cup
- Fresh Coconut pieces - 1 tbsp (finely chopped)
- Cashew nuts - 12
- Green Cardamom - 2 powdered
- Ghee - 1 tbsp melted
Blend Chakka varatti with 1/2 cup of coconut milk until smooth.
Heat ghee in a sauce pan and fry cashew nuts and chopped coconut pieces on low flame till it turns light golden brown.
Add chakka varatti and remaining coconut milk and mix well.
Lower the flame and cook till it thickens. Keep stirring.
Remove from flame and add cardamom powder and mix well.
Serve it warm and enjoy for any special ocassion.