Jackfruit is a green elliptical shaped vegetable with rough pointed surface on the cover. It has white or yellow healthy flesh inside which is edible. Jackfruit comes from family Moraceae. Botanical name for this vegetable is Artocarpus heterophyllus and commonly called kathal in Hindi. Sometimes it is simply called jak or jack. The vegetable is available all across India.
Jackfruit is bit sweet in taste. It helps upholding immunity of the body and fight diseases like cough-and-cold. Ailment like Cancer and Anaemia is also checked due to consumption of this vegetable. Good for bones, eyes and respiratory organs.