Friday, November 20, 2015

PAPPAYA CURRY / PAPPAYA MULAKITTATH / OMAKKAY MULAKU CURRY

SPICY PAPAYA CURRY

Raw papaya and ripe papaya, both are a very healthy vegetable which must be included in our daily meal. There are lots of recipes with ripe papaya like papaya smoothies, papaya pudding, papaya cakes, papaya milkshakes etc. Like so you can make a variety of dishes with raw papaya too. I used to make papaya curry, papaya thoran or stir-fry, papaya mezhukkuvaratti, papaya puli curry etc. Here am with a spicy papaya curry which tastes very delicious with steamed rice. 

papaya curry spicy veg curry recipe for rice mulaku curry


INGREDIENTS

Papaya           -1.5 cup, finely chopped
Onion               - 1, small, chopped
Green chili       - 1, chopped
Tomato           - 1, small, chopped
Turmeric powder      -1 tsp       
Kashmiri chili powder     -2 tsp
Tamarind                              - small lemon sized
Salt
Oil
Curry leaves
Mustard seed
Fenugreek seed
Dried  chilies

PREPARATION

  • Heat oil in a clay pot or any heavy bottomed vessel.
  • Saute onion, green chili, and curry leaves.When done add chopped papaya.
  • Saute for a while.
  • Now add turmeric powder and chili powder and mix well.
  • Add the chopped tomato, salt and stir well for a while and now add tamarind juice ( soak the tamarind in half cup of water before adding).
  • Cook until the gravy becomes thick and switch off the flame.
  • Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds, fenugreek seed fry dried chilies and curry leaves.
  • Pour this over the curry.
  • Serve with rice..
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