Jackfruit can be used in many dishes, such as puddings or cakes. It can be eaten fresh or fried, for instance, the chips known as Kripiknangka. When jackfruit is ripe, its seeds become edible and can be boiled, baked or roasted. The “halo-halo” is a Filipino dessert of shaved ice which contains many fruits (including jackfruit) and toppings. In India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam this fruit is commonly used.
In Indonesia is typical to cook a dish known as “Sayurnangka”, made up by green jackfruit or unripe, used as a vegetable.
This fruit comes from tropical climates and can be found in India and Southeast Asia. In South America can be found in Brazil.
95 calories in 100 grams. It is rich in Vitamin B6 and has notable quantities of Vitamin A and C. Also contains antioxidants and is high in fiber.