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Chakka unniyappam/ Jack fruit rice sweet fritters

Delicious chakka unniyapam/Sweet jackfruit rice fritters made with ripe jackfruit, rice and jaggery with touch of cardamom
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Jackfruit appetizer
Servings: 23
Calories: 173kcal


  • 2 cup Rice flour Both store bought or homemade is fine
  • 1/2 cup Jaggery
  • 15 Ripe Jackfruits pieces made into puree about 1 cup
  • 2 Cardamom crushed
  • ½ cup Coconut pieces you can reduce the amount of coconut or you can skip it if you don’t like it
  • 1 teaspoon Ghee/clarified butter
  • 6 cardamom or ¼ teaspoon cardamom powder
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • Peanut oil: for frying


  • Grind ripe jack fruit into a fine puree without any water and set aside.
  • Melt Jaggery with ¼ cup of water and sieve with a strainer, to remove impurities if any are present.
  • If you want you can fry the coconut pieces into ghee and add to the rest of ingredients, I skipped that part.
  • In a bowl add jack fruit puree, melted and strained jaggery,
  • rice flour, coconut pieces, ghee, baking soda, crushed cardamom
  • and water to make a thick pancake batter. Keep it aside for 30 minutes
  • Heat oil in appakara (similar to Aebleskiver Pan and when it ready (around 365F)
  • add batter to the mold.
  • As one side ready (after 3 minutes) turn and cook the other side also (4 minutes). Remove it from the appakara when a skewer comes out clean. Repeat the process until the entire batter is finished.


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Calories: 173kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 466mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 108IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1mg
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