Kappalanga / omakka thoran (stir fried raw papaya with coconut)

Main Dish
2 servings
10 min
20 hours
Very Easy


Number of serving: 2
Kappalanga/Omakka (RawPapaya) -1 cup, chopped fine

Grated coconut- 1/4cup

Chumannulli (Shallots) -5 nos ( or Onion -1 small)

Green chilles-1 or 2 nos

Garlic - 1clove

Jeerakom (Cumin Seeds)-1/4 teaspoon

Turmeric powder- a pinch

Salt to taste

Mustard seeds - 1/4 teaspoon

Curry Leaves- a spring

Oil - 1 teaspoon


  • Peel skin and remove seeds inside the papaya. Clean it well and finely chop/ grate it.
  • Grind coarsely, coconut, onion, green chilies, garlic, cumin seeds, turmeric powder and salt.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan and splutter mustard seeds.
  • Add coarsely ground coconut mixture and curry leaves and sauté for one minute.
  • Add chopped papaya. Mix well, cover and cook on low flame for 3 minutes.
  • Open lid and stir well until all the water in it evaporates.
  • Serve hot as a side dish with boiled rice.


Kappalanga / Omakka Thoran (Stir Fried Raw Papaya with Coconut), photo 1
Kappalanga / Omakka Thoran (Stir Fried Raw Papaya with Coconut), photo 2


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