Thursday, March 3, 2011

Papaya Curry, in Pressure Cooker

Raw Papaya - 1 small, peeled, deseeded and cut into cubes
Potato - 1, Yukon gold, cubes
Olive Oil - 2 tbsp.
Cumin Seeds / Jeera - 1 tsp
White Onion - 1 small, chopped
Ginger - 1 inch, grated
Yogurt - 1 tbsp.
Turmeric -1/2 tsp
Red Chili Powder - 1/2 tsp
Roasted Cumin Powder - 1/2 tsp
Roasted Coriander Powder - 1 tsp
Tomato - 2, grated
Water - 2 cups
Ghee - 1 tbsp. (optional)
Cilantro - a handful, chopped (optional)

Mix , cumin powder, coriander powder, red chili powder, turmeric and a little water with the yogurt to make a thick paste. Keep aside

 Heat a pan and add 2 tbsp. of olive oil and cumin seeds. Add the chopped onion and ginger and cook for a few minutes.

Then add the spice paste in yogurt and grated tomato and cook on medium high heat for 5 minutes stirring continuously, till the spices are cooked and oil releases. 

Add papaya and potato, saute for 5 minutes and then cook in pressure cooker for 10 minutes after full pressure is reached..

 Remove from heat, cool a little and add a tbsp of ghee and some chopped cilantro on top and serve.

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