|raw papaya stir fry|
Raw papaya has multiple health benefits, thanks to its antioxidant content. It is loaded with vitamins and minerals.
Papaya, raw or ripe, is a liver-friendly fruit. In raw form, it could be used to make a variety of dishes. While its ripe form can serve your tummy in more ways than one. Make beverages, shakes, soups, and desserts with ripe papaya.
Here is a simple yet yummy raw papaya recipe to use this healthy fruit.
Raw papaya stir fry. Enjoy as an accompaniment/side dish with rice
Let's make lip smacking raw papaya stir fry:
Take 1 cup raw papaya slices
Take a small piece of ginger (thin slices or ginger julienne)
4-5 garlic cloves (slice them just like ginger)
1 kashmiri red chilly
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
salt as per taste
curry leaves (optional)
1/4 tsp turmeric (haldi) I did not add, but you can!
Take a pan. Add oil. Add mustard seeds. Let them splutter. Add thinly sliced garlic & ginger. Stir well.
Add curry leaves if you are using them in the recipe.
Add sliced papaya pieces. Keep stirring.
Next add salt. Stir well for 2-3 minutes.
Then add little water (2 tbsp) and add to the papaya.
Cover & cook on low flame.
When water has evaporated, Stir well again for 2 minutes.
Check with a knife to ensure papaya is soft.
Garnish with coriander leaves!
Do not forget to check the raw papaya-potato curry here.
You may be interested in raw papaya dalma - Odisha's lentil curry. You will find the recipe of dalma below.
If you love ripe papaya, burfi or sweet fudge may interest you.