Breadfruit Skin Upkari

                               Breadfruit or gudugo / jeevkadgi in konkani is   very much liked by us GSB’s and we make a variety of dishes with it . You an get the recipes for all these dishes in this very blog ! But we being GSB’s and our nature being not to waste any thing that can be converted into a delicious dish – use the skin too to make a very tasty upkari ! yes – gudugya / jeevkadgi saali upkari ! Let’s see the recipe – a very simple one yet so tasty – you will never again waste the skin !
Ingredients :-
  1. Skin of breadfruit –  1 cup(chopped ) 
  2. Potato – 1 small
  3. Red chillies – 1-2  to taste 
  4. Salt to taste 
  5. Oil & mustard seeds for tempering 
Method :-
  • Remove the skin part a little thickly with some flesh too.
  • Scrape the green part ,lightly to remove the dark spots .
  • Wash well & chop . Chop the potatoes too .
  • Heat kadai & do seasoning with mustard seeds & red chillies .
  • Add the chopped veggies , salt & just a little water .
  • Cook till done .
Serve with rice or pejj  as a side dish!

You can also use sliced Jack fruit seeds instead of potatoes ! 
Notes :-

  1. The potato is to buffer up the volume of the upkari . You can avoid if you have lots of skin . but adding a small one is recommended to add taste .
  2.  You may add green chilies instead of red or add add chilli powder too as per your preference .
  3. You can also add a little hing in the seasoning because of breadfruit’s nature of creating gastric troubles in some people .

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