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Monday, April 13, 2009

Papaya Palya

Ingredients:
1 medium sized Tender Raw Papaya
3 - 4 tsp finely grated Coconut
Pinch of Turmeric powder
1/2 tsp Chilly powder
Grape sized of Jaggary
Salt to taste
5 - 6 Curry leaves
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
1 tsp Black Gram seeds
1 tsp Oil

Recipe:

Cut the tender papaya into 2 pieces, peel and wash them properly. Remove the seeds of tender papaya and chop it into medium sized thin pieces as shown in the picture below.

Put chopped tender papaya in a thick bottomed vessel. Add turmeric powder, chilly powder, salt, jaggary, sufficient amount of water and cook them well by covering a lid. Once the water content is almost dried, add grated coconut and mix well. Keep the palya in low flame for about 2-3 minutes.

Put black gram seeds, mustard seeds, oil in a pan and heat. Once it starts spluttering, add curry leaves and add it to Palya. Mix well before serving. It goes well with Rice/Chapathis.

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