Bet you didn’t know about these amazing uses of jackfruit

Evelyn Siqueira

Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus) is a tropical climate fruit, common in Asia, Africa, parts of South America, and is native to the Western Ghats of India
Jackfruits are aplenty in Goa at this time of year
Its leaves are used as fodder for cattle and goats
The wood of the tree is used to make furniture, doors, windows, musical instruments, in construction and more
Jackfruit chips are a popular snack in Goa
Milkshake and ‘satta’ are just some of the many delicacies, prepared using jackfruit
‘Jaffee’ is a caffeine-free beverage, which tastes like coffee and is made from roasted jackfruit seeds
The jackfruit is currently gaining popularity the world over as an alternative to meat

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