Wednesday, 19 February 2014

Peper Ghonto(Raw Papaya Curry)

Ingredients :
Raw Papaya,peeled and cut into cubes:1,medium size
Potatoes,cut into small cubes:2 ,medium size(optional,I didnt use)
Green Chilly,slit:4
Bay Leaves:2
Cumin Seeds whole:1/4 tsp
Green Peas,boiled:1 cup
Chopped corriender leaves:3 tbsp
Garam Masala Powder:1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Sugar:1 tsp
Cumin Powder:1/2 tsp
Refined Oil:2 tbsp
Desi Ghee(Clarifiied Butter):1/2 tsp

Method :
Peel the papaya and discard the insides.
Wash well  under running water.
Cut the raw papaya into cubes and boil in water.
Heat the refined oil in a pan and add the bay leaves and the cumin seeds.
Stir a bit and add the potatoes(optional).
Stir fry well and then add the grated raw papaya. Mix well.
Then add the spices-cumin powder, salt, sugar and green chillies slit.
Add peas and mix.
Put a lid and let it cook on low heat till done.
After 5 minutes remove the lid and mix.
Add the garam masala powder and ghee.
Remove to a serving bowl.
This is a dry dish and has no gravy.
Serve with plain rice.

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