Monday, July 23, 2012

Papaya Dal Curry

Raw papaya-1
tur dal-1/4 cup
drumstick leaves-4 sprigs
grated coconut-1cup full
kudampuli/coccum-a small piece
red chillies-5
turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
for tempering
shallots chopped(optional)
curry leaves

1.peel papaya and wash well..

2.then cut into cubes..

3.grind grated coconut,redchillies,tumeric together with required amt of water into a fine masala..

4.wash the drumstick leaves, discard its stems and keep the leaves alone on a plate..

5.pressue cook tur dal for 2 whistles and when it cools open the cooker and add papaya cubes along with salt and pressure cook again for 2 whistles..transfer this to another vessel and add the masala and cocum and bring to boil.. add the leaves and boil for another 2 mnts..

7.season with mustard,chillies,shallots(optional)and curry leaves in oil..i didnt put shallots here..

A heathy side dish tastes good with either rice or chapathi as well..


Beena said...

Looking delicious ,creamy curry

Unknown said...

healthy combos.. never tried it before..

Mélange said...

I miss the days when papaya was easily and abundantly available in our own courtyard..I really miss them Leela.This look superb and very homely.

Rekha said...

very healthy and tasty sidedish for chapathi.. new to me never heard this recipe before.. well-made!!!

R.Punitha said...

Hi Leela,

Papaya dal curry Looks Delicious !!!

Neat presentation :)

Keep up this good work...

Anabel Luna said...

Great cook ahhhhh! we also eat a lot of papayas dessert ,the fruit itself and also cooked.We also love to eat coconuts....welll I'm from the Caribbean ....:0).

Thanks for visiting , you are always welcome.

Julie said...

Yummy delicious healthy dal..never tried papaya in curries:-)

Ongoing Events of Erivum Puliyum @ Palakkad Chamayal-Fenugreek Leaves OR Green Chillies

latha said...

Thanks for the recipe...will make it for sure.

Divya A said...

Looks delicious and this is raw papaya right??
~Today's Recipe~
Simple banana milkshake
-You Too Can Cook Indian Food Recipes

Leelagovind said...

yes divya its raw papaya..i updated it..thought you can follow it from pic..

Kavitha said...

delicious curry....adding drumstick leaves gives even more great taste :)

Mahi said...

Delicious n healthy combo!! Drumstick leaves look so fresh.

Leelagovind said...

they are home grown Mahi thats why so fresh..

Jayanthy Kumaran said...

sounds devourable n perfect
Tasty Appetite

வை.கோபாலகிருஷ்ணன் said...

So Nice Pictures & Tasty Post.
Thanks for sharing, Leela.

All the Best.

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