Recipes Dinner Jackfruit masala
Jackfruit masala

Jackfruit masala


In a bowl combine and tomato puree and all of the powdered spices and herbs. Add a little water and stir well to combine.

Add 1 tablespoon of oil to a large pot. Once the oil is hot, add mustard seeds and cook until popping. Next add finely chopped onions garlic, ginger and saute until the onions brown up.

Stir the tomato mixture into the onions.

Drain and rinse the canned jackfruit before adding it to the pot. Continue to sauté until the jackfruit has softened. With two forks, break apart the jackfruit enough to break up with a fork.

Add the cubed eggplant and coconut milk. Cover and cook on a low heat for 30 minutes (stirring from time to time) until the eggplant is soft.

Remove from heat, and to a serving bowl alongside bread or rice. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves, and enjoy!


  • 1 can jackfruit (400g)
  • 1 eggplant, cubed
  • 2 onions, sliced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 inch ginger , grated
  • 1 can coconut cream (400ml)
  • 2 tsp coriander powder (Dhania)
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder (Jeera)
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 pottle tomato puree (140g)
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • Fresh coriander (for garnish, optional)
Eat with kindness

Try the Plant-Based Challenge

Eating a plant-based diet is the most important thing you can do to help animals. It's a simple switch, but it makes a big difference. You'll feel great knowing that you are putting your values into action. Challenge yourself to give it a try. We bet you’ll find it tastier and easier than you ever imagined!

Donate today

Help us continue helping animals in need.

As a charity, SAFE is reliant on the support of caring people like you to carry out our valuable work. Every dollar goes towards providing education, undertaking research and campaigning for the benefit of all animals.