Raw Papaya Gashi (Papayphela Gashi)

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup - tur dal
  • 1.5 cups - water
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp - oil
  • 300 g - raw papaya cut into cubes
  • 1 small - kudampuli
  • For coconut paste:
  • 1 cup - grated coconut
  • 3/4 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp - water
  • Make a smooth and thick paste of above ingredients with water.
  • For Seasoning:
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - jeera (cumin seeds)
  • 1/2 tsp - urad dal
  • 1/2 tsp - methi seeds
  • 6 - curry leaves
  • 5 - small onions, sliced

How to Make Raw Papaya Gashi (Papayphela Gashi)

  • For dal:
  • Wash and clean dal. Soak in a pressure cooker for half an hour with turmeric powder, 1/2 tsp oil and 1.5 cups water and cook for 15 minutes or till done ( reduce the heat to medium after 2 nd whistle and cook for 10 minutes ). Allow the cooker to cool naturally.
  • For gashi:
  • In a wide bowl / non-stick pan, mix boiled dal, raw papaya pieces, salt to taste and 1 kudampuli / darbyasole. Mix all the ingredients well. Cover with a lid and cook on low to medium heat for 15 minutes or until 3/4 done and raw papaya pieces softens.
  • Add coconut paste, adjust with extra 2 - 3 tbsps water mix well and cook on a low heat for 8 - 10 minutes
  • For Seasoning:
  • Heat oil in a frying pan. Add mustard seeds. When they splutter, add urad dal, jeera, methi, curry leaves and sliced onions (optional). Saute for 5 minutes until fragrant and crisp. Pour the seasoning over papaya gashi and mix well. Serve with rice.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Niya's World

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