Raw Jackfruit

Raw Jackfruit, known as “Kathal” in India, is a large and prickly fruit derived from the jackfruit tree. It is often used as a meat substitute because of its meaty texture and neutral taste, especially in vegetarian and vegan dishes.

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Raw Jackfruit grows in tropical areas of India and other parts of Southeast Asia. The fruit is harvested before it is ripe, when the texture is firm and the starch content is higher.

Nutritional values

Raw Jackfruit is rich in fiber, vitamins (such as vitamin C and B complex), and minerals such as potassium and magnesium. It also contains a reasonable amount of protein.


Raw Jackfruit is often used to make flavorful curries, stews, biryanis and fritters. It is also used as filling for samosas and rolls.

Did you know…

Raw Jackfruit’s high-fiber texture makes it popular as a plant-based substitute for meat in dishes such as “Kathal Biryani” and “Kathal Curry,” making it a great option for vegetarians and vegans.

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