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Papaya Sabzi Recipe

Papaya Sabzi is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Monday, 13 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 3.5 based on 100 votes

Papaya Sabzi is a unique Indian recipe high on nutrition and served as a side dish.

The healthy combination of raw papaya and potatoes come along to create this exceptional combination and made with simple boiling technique. You don't need to hassle much while making this divine dish.

The boiled fenugreek seeds added to this dish get along very well with raw papaya and potatoes. This Indian recipe is a hit among vegetarian and its classic taste comes with numerous health benefits of papaya.

The recipe goes well with rotis or paranthas. Follow our step by step guide to know how to make it.


  • 2 cups - raw papaya, peeled & finely chopped
  • 1 potato, boiled
  • 1 tbsp - coriander, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp - grated cheese or Paneer (optional)
  • 1 tsp - Methi (fenugreek) seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • salt to taste
  • Grind to a paste:
  • 2 medium Onions
  • 8-10 Garlic flakes
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1/8 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Dhania (coriander seed) powder
  • 1/2" Cinnamon
  • 1 Clove
  • How to Make Papaya Sabzi:

    1. Boil chopped papaya in salty water and till half done.
    2. Drain and keep aside.
    3. Chop potato in 8 pieces
    4. Boil fenugreek seeds in some water for 2 mins.
    5. Drain and add to papaya.
    6. Heat oil in a heavy pan.
    7. Add cumin seeds and allow to splutter.
    8. Add ground paste, salt, and 1/2 cup water.
    9. Cook till gravy begins to boil.
    10. Add papaya, potato, simmer for 6-7 mins, covered.
    11. Remove in serving dish when papaya is tender, and gravy has thickened.
    12. Garnish with chopped coriander and grated cheese or paneer.
    13. Serve hot with chappati, bread, paratha, etc.


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