Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Green Papaya Curry with Mustard

Raw Papaya – half, peeled and cut into small cubes
Potato – 1 small, peeled and cut into cubes (optional)
Mustard Seeds
Turmeric – 1/4 tsp
Red Chili Powder – a pinch
Coconut Oil – 1 tbsp
Mustard Seeds –1 ½ tsp
Hing - 2 pinches
Curry Leaves – 4
Green Chili – 3
Red Chili - 1
Urad Dal - 1 tbsp.
Turmeric - a pinch
Water - 1 cup
Cilantro for garnishing

Take 1 tsp of mustard seeds and using a mortar and pestle make a powder. Keep aside.

Heat oil in a pan. Temper with 1/2 tsp mustard seeds and hing. Add the urad dal, green chili, red chili, curry leaves and fry for a few minutes till the urad dal begins to change color.

Add urad dal, turmeric, salt and water. Mix well and cover and cook till the papaya pieces are tender.

Add the mustard powder and cook for a few minutes more. Garnish with cilantro and serve with steamed rice and dal.
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