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Papaya Curry with Milk

12 Oct

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Raw papaya is peeled and chopped and pressure cooked till soft. It is then cooked with spices and milk. Serve papaya curry with milk with steamed rice and dollop of ghee.
Makes: around 3 Servings of Papaya Curry with Milk.

Ingredients:

Raw Papaya 1/2 of Small One
Milk 1/2 Cup
Red Chili Powder 1/4 tsp
Turmeric Powder a big Pinch
Salt to Taste

Talimpu:

Mustard Seeds 1/4 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/4 tsp
Urad Dal 1/4 tsp
Broken Dried Red Chiles 3 – 4
Asafoetida a Big Pinch
Curry Leaves 5
Oil 2 tsps

Method of preparation:

Peel, wash and chop the raw papaya into small pieces (around 2 Cups).

In a vessel, add chopped papaya, few splashes of water and a pinch of salt.
Pressure cook the chopped papaya for 3 whistles and remove from heat.

Heat oil in a pan on low flame, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When mustard seeds start spluttering, add chopped papaya, milk, turmeric powder, red chili powder and salt.
Cook covered if necessary to make the papaya soft.
Uncover, fry on medium high flame to evaporate any excess milk.
Serve papaya curry with milk with steamed rice and dollop of ghee.
Notes: Make sure green papaya is cooked well.

Suggestions: Adjust spice with red chili powder.
Variations: Check other recipes with papaya here.
Other Names: Papaya Curry with Milk.