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Green papaya and chili peppers side dish: papaya marcha nu shak

Main Dish
2 servings
10 min
20 min
Very Easy

Ingredients

Number of serving: 2
1 small green papaya peeled and sliced. (about 2lbs)

1 cup of seeded, sliced, Green chilies (mix of any variety: Jalapenos, Serrano, Anaheim, green peppers)

1/4 cup soaked channa dal (for about 4-6 hours)

1/2 cup of gram flour

1/3 cup oil

2 teaspoon black mustard seeds

1/2 teaspoon asfetida

10 fresh curry leaves

Salt to taste

1 heaped teaspoon of Turmeric powder

1 teaspoon of cayenne pepper

2-3 tables spoon of sugar (to taste)

1/3 cup of water

1/2 cup of lime or lemon juice

Preparation

  • Peel and slice papaya in to thin slices. Seed and slice the peppers lengthwise.
  • Grind soaked chana dal to fine paste, set aside. Roast the gram flour on med to low heat for 5 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, when these crackle add asefetida and curry leaves.
  • Add papaya and chili pepper and salt. Saute on medium high heat for 5- 7 minutes till papaya is slightly tender but not very soft.
  • Add chana dal paste and gram flour. Add 1/3 cup of water. Cook for 5 minutes with constant stirring.
  • Add turmeric powder, cayenne pepper, sugar. Cook until the papaya pieces separate from the dough like mixture.
  • Add lime juice and mix well. Serve as a side dish with Indian snacks like papdi or lakadia Gathia, and Dhokla etc.

Photos

Green Papaya and chili peppers side dish: Papaya Marcha Nu Shak, photo 1Green Papaya and chili peppers side dish: Papaya Marcha Nu Shak, photo 2




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