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Papaya-Potato Curry

papaya curry
Papaya is one of my favorite fruits. In Punjab, we eat it primarily as a fruit. Rarely do we use it as a vegetable. My mom often makes raw papaya parantha, which tastes yum.

Since papaya is full of health, with its antioxidant content, I decided to use it for a vegetable curry.














Ingredients
1/2 papaya
2 potatoes
2-3 onions
7-8 garlic cloves
1 small ginger piece
1 Tomato
1 green chilly
1 tbsp oil
1 tbsp wheat flour
3 tbsp milk
garam masala
1 bay leaf
salt, turmeric, water
fresh coriander leaves

papaya potato curry
Process

  1. Cut papaya into small pieces.
  2. Boil with two whistles.
  3. Keep aside
  4. Cut potatoes into equal size.
  5. Set aside.
  6. Grind onions, ginger, garlic, chilly, and tomato into fine paste.
  7. You may grind or puree tomato separately.
  8. Heat oil.
  9. Drop a bay leaf.
  10. Then add the ground onion masala.
  11. Stir fry.
  12. Let the masala fry. You may add little water to speed up the frying process. I do this often.
  13. When the raw smell of masala is gone, add salt. Fry.
  14. Add turmeric. Stir well. Let the masala cook.
  15. Add garam masala.
  16. Next drop potatoes into the masala.
  17. Stir fry and then keep it covered.
  18. Cook & cover on slow flame for 5 mins.
  19. Add papaya and fry for a minute. Now add little water.
  20. Cook & cover on low flame for 5 minutes.
  21. Meanwhile, take wheat flour and milk. Mix both together. 
  22. Add this milk-wheat mixture to the boiling curry.
  23. Mix well and let it cook for 1-2 minutes.
  24. Add water.
  25. Cook & cover for 5-10 minutes or until done.
  26. Garnish with coriander leaves. Enjoy this papaya curry with rice or roti.
Here's papaya stir fry recipe.


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