Ingredients

  • Serves 5
    • 1 liter of coconut milk

    • 1kg young jackfruit (diced)

    • 250ml water

    • 5 lime leaves

    • 2 bay leaves

    • 2 stalks lemongrass (smashed)

    • 15 grams galangal (smashed)

    • 1 turmeric leaf

    • 1 cinnamon stick

    • salt (a pinch)

    Spice paste

    • 5 tbsp curly red chilis

    • 2cm ginger

    • 2cm turmeric

    • 4 shallots

    • 4 garlic cloves 

    • ½ tsp coriander seeds

    • ½ tsp nutmeg powder 

    • 2 cayenne peppers

    To serve

    • 1 lontong / rice cakes

    • Handful of crackers

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Recipe Courtesy of
Yuda Bustara

Gulai Nangka / Jackfruit curry

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Gulai Nangka is a must have dish for Hari Raya and major Muslim celebrations in Indonesia. This Padang style creamy curry is made with jackfruit, which tastes just like mushrooms when cooked, and is a great dish for vegetarians during the festive season.
  • Easy
  • 20 min
  • 40 min
  • 8 min
  • 7 steps
  • 20 Ingredients
  • Easy
  • 7 steps
  • 20 Ingredients
  • 20 min
  • 40 min
  • 8 min

Directions

  1. Cook The Jackfruit

    • Blend all the spices into a paste. 

    • Add the blended spice paste and herbs to a pan. Add the jackfruit and cover with water. Cook until the jackfruit is half cooked / half tender.



  2. Start Cooking

    • Add in the coconut milk and stir. Let this simmer until the jackfruit is fully cooked. 

    • While it is simmering, skim the creamy layer on top and save it in a bowl. Set this aside.  

    • Season with salt. 

    • Once the jackfruit is cooked and the soup has thickened, add the saved skimmed coconut milk, stir and bring it back to a boil.

    Start Cooking


Plate & Serve!

  • Now, it is ready to be served with lontong/rice cakes and crackers.
Plate & Serve!
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    Ingredients
    • Serves 5
      • 1 liter of coconut milk

      • 1kg young jackfruit (diced)

      • 250ml water

      • 5 lime leaves

      • 2 bay leaves

      • 2 stalks lemongrass (smashed)

      • 15 grams galangal (smashed)

      • 1 turmeric leaf

      • 1 cinnamon stick

      • salt (a pinch)

      Spice paste

      • 5 tbsp curly red chilis

      • 2cm ginger

      • 2cm turmeric

      • 4 shallots

      • 4 garlic cloves 

      • ½ tsp coriander seeds

      • ½ tsp nutmeg powder 

      • 2 cayenne peppers

      To serve

      • 1 lontong / rice cakes

      • Handful of crackers

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