Fried Jackfruit with Chocolate Sauce


My most classic dessert. Serve hot.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
6 servings


  • 1 cup water

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric

  • 1 pinch salt

  • oil for frying

  • 6 pods jackfruit, seeded

Chocolate Sauce:

  • 2 cups milk

  • 4 (1 ounce) squares chocolate

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar


  1. Mix water, flour, 1 teaspoon sugar, turmeric, and salt together in a bowl into a thick batter.

  2. Heat oil in a large saucepan or fryer. Dip jackfruit into the batter and deep-fry until golden brown, 2 to 4 minutes.

  3. Bring milk to a boil in a small pot; boil for 2 minutes. Add chocolate; stir until melted and smooth. Add 1 tablespoon sugar; stir until dissolved, about 1 minute. Simmer chocolate sauce over low heat, about 5 minutes.

  4. Place fried jackfruit on a serving plate. Pour chocolate sauce on top.

Editor's Note:

We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. Amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

429 Calories
27g Fat
48g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 429
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 27g 34%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 7mg 2%
Sodium 68mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 48g 17%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 6mg 29%
Calcium 147mg 11%
Iron 5mg 27%
Potassium 557mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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