Jackfruit is an exotic fruit grown in tropical regions typically in South India. It is the largest fruit tree in the world with each fruit weighing upto 35kgs. Jackfruit packs a powerful nutritional punch. Jackfruit is a great source of magnesium, vitamin B6, and antioxidants. The most commonly consumed part of jackfruit is the flesh, which are edible both when ripe and unripe. Today, jackfruit has spread to other parts of Southeast Asia: It grows throughout Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh. It’s also a popular fruit in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, and several other parts of the world including Africa. It can be used in sweet and savory dishes. In India, jackfruit plantation is mostly done in Bihar, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Orissa, Kerala and Tamil Nadu.