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Raw Papaya Curry | Raw Papaya Thoran | Side Dish for Rice


The first time I tasted this kootu was at my sister-in-law's house, amazed by the taste I enquired her what was it.When revealed it was raw papaya I was shocked as it was so tasty and yummy.Ever since that, I want to try it at home.Back Chennai I always look for raw papaya at vegetable vendors but fail to find it.When I see a papaya tree with fruit I would say, my kids, we should try pluck one or two to make dishes but my daughter would scold me for it.


Two weeks before when I saw the vendor selling this with no second thought I bought it.Made half of it this kootu and the remaining half added in mor curry/kuzhambu.

Preparation time 5mins
Cooking time  15 mins
Serves 2-3

Ingredients


  • Raw green papaya-1\2 ( from a medium sized one)
  • Salt-to taste


To Grind:


  • Coconut pieces-1\2 cup
  • Green chilly-3 or 4
  • Jeera-1 tsp
  • Garlic flakes-2
  • Turmeric powder-1\2 tsp


To temper:


  • Coconut oil-2 tsp
  • Mustard-1\2 tsp
  • Red chilly-1
  • Curry leaves


Method:

1.Peel the skin and scoop out the inner seed parts.Chop it into small cubes.


2.Grind the ingredients under " to grind" to a coarse paste with some water.


3.Cook the cubed vegetable with some water.When it is 3\4 done add in ground masala with salt.

4.Cook for about 3-4 minutes.Switch off and temper it with the ingredients.


Serve hot for rice with spicy veg or non-veg gravy.


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