Thursday, July 2, 2020

Raw Papaya Dry Curry

Raw Papaya dry curry is a side dish. It is mild, yummy and good for health.


I got this papaya from my neighbour who has papaya plants and they have space for growing papaya and banana plants.
As neighbours the lady of the home gives us Papaya and banana stems at times. So fresh and good Papaya is raw this time and I thought of preparing dry curry this time.
It is one of the simple,e easy, quick and healthy curry goes well with all the Indian Main dishes.

I have done this curry in a very simple way.

Let us see some benefits of Eating Raw Papaya.
Raw Papaya is filled anti oxidants. It helps to cleans the body. It helps for easy digestion. It is good for healthy skin conditions. It is loaded with anti inflammatory properties. It helps in balancing cholesterol level in our body. It eases the menstrual pain. Controls the bowel movements.
Let us see the recipe Now :
I Washed and cut papaya into small pieces. Then seasoned with mustard, jeera, slit green chilly and curry leaves. Added the pieces, stirred nicely. Added some water and cooked on medium flame.
When the moisture dries up added required salt and mixed it well. Shifted the dry curry to a serving dish and added some grated coconut. This is how I have done this raw Papaya dry curry /palya as we call it.
Let us see the recipe Now :

Things Needed :

Raw Papaya / Unripe Papaya : 1/2 : 1 Bowl
To Season : 
Oil : 2 Tbs
Mustard Seeds : 1 Tsp
Jeera /Cumin Seeds : 1/2 Tsp
Green Chilly : 2
Curry Leaves : 5 to 6
To Add :
Salt : As required
Coconut Grated : 1/2 Cup.

Method :

1. Wash and peel off the outer layer and inner seeds from papaya and cut into very small pieces.





2. Keep a pan on the fire and heat. Add oil, mustard seeds, jeera. Let mustard splutter.


3. Add green chilly and curry leaves.
4. Add cut papaya pieces.
5. Mix it well and add some water. Cook till it is soft.


6.. Add little turmeric powder and required salt. Mix it well and cook for a minute.


7. Shift it to a serving dish. Add coconut gratings and mix it nicely.

8. Raw Papaya Dry Curry/Palya is ready to serve.


9. We had  Raw Papaya Dry Curry /Palya for lunch.

Note :

Cool Papaya pieces till its soft.
Add coconut once you shift the curry to a serving dish.
Do not add much masala to get the good taste. .
Adding Onions and garlic is optional.
Time : 20 Minutes.
Serves : 3 to 4. 




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