Bread fruit for the Konkani community is a delicacy! A variety of dishes ranging from stir fries, to Pakoras, Gravy based dishes and fritters are made when it is in season. Posting a simple stir fry seasoned with Garlic and dry red chillies today.
- One medium sized Bread fruit
- 5 Dry red chillies broken into bits
- 15 cloves of Garlic gently crushed
- 2 tbsps Coconut oil (or oil of choice)
Deskin the Breadfruit. Wash it and cut it lengthwise. Discard the thin hard layer in the centre. Slice the Breadfruit thinly. Heat oil in a pan. Add the crushed garlic and roast it to a golden brown. Add the broken red chilly bits and toss. Drop in the sliced Bread Fruit, salt and half a glass of water. Cook on a gentle flame till done. Serve it hot.
Note: Most stirfries are prepared on a high flame as the vegetables that are sautéed generally take very little time to cook. Breadfruit Stir Fry tastes best when it is a little soft rather than crunchy.