Jackfruit Tikka Massala

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Jackfruit Tikka Massala

We teamed up with the lovely Grace from SpiceBox to make this utterly delicious Jackfruit Tikka Massala.

Seriously, she’s mega talented – this is one of the best curries we’ve ever eaten.


Jackfruit Marinade

1 cup silken tofu
1/4 cup water
3 cloves garlic
2 inches ginger
1 tsp garam massala
1 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp turmeric
1 tbsp vegetable oil
1 tbsp salt
1/2 lemon (juiced)
1 tin young green jackfruit in water

Curry Sauce

3 tbsp vegetable oil
2 bay leaves
4 cardamon pods
1 tsp cumin seeds
2 onions (finely chopped)
3 cloves garlic (minced)
3 inches ginger (minced)
2 green chillies (chopped)
2 tbsp tomato puree
5 tomatoes (chopped)
small bunch cilantro stalks
1 tsp garam massala
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp ground coriander
1/2 tsp turmeric
1 can coconut milk
1 green pepper (chopped)

To serve

Basmati Rice
Pickled red onion (garnish)
Fresh coriander (garnish)


1.Put the jackfruit marinade ingredients in a food processor & whizz them up in to liquid.

2.Pour the jackfruit into a bowl & “pull” it with two forks.

3.Add the marinade to the bowl, mix in the jackfruit & make sure it’s well covered.

4.Let the Jackfruit marinate, ideally for 2 hours or more.

5.Put the marinated jackfruit on a baking tray & bake it for 20 minutes at 240℃ (464℉).

6.Warm the vegetable oil in a pan & add the bay leaves, green cardamom pods & cumin seeds & mix them around until the aromas are released.

7.Add the onion & stir it until it’s translucent.

8.Add the garlic, ginger & green chillies & mix them in to the onions.

9.Add the tomato puree & mix that in too.

10.Add the tomatoes & the cilantro stalks & mix them into the onions.

11.Add the garam masala, paprika, ground coriander, turmeric & stir it all round so the spices are dissolved & mixed in nicely.

12.Add the coconut milk & mix it in to the sauce & let it reduce slightly.

13.Add the jackfruit & the green peppers, mix them round until the pepper has softened slightly.

14.Serve immediately over basmati rice, garnish with cilantro & pickled red onion.

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