Raw papaya is considered to be a low fat healthy vegetable fruit. It has a lot of health benefits starting from - its good for your stomach to cure intestine bacteria infection, then helps out for indigestion problem. We usually have Papaya as a salad but here we will make it in a very Indian style yet not compromising with its nutritional value.
500 gms Raw Papaya / kacha Papita
2 Medium sized Onions
1 inch Ginger
2 Green Chilies
250 gms Carrot
½ Cup Chopped Capsicum (Optinal)
½ tsp Shahi Jeera / Black Cumin
1 tsp Turmeric Powder
½ tsp Garam Masala
1 tsp Cumin Seeds / Jeera
Salt to taste
2 tbsp Oil
Wash and peel off the outer skin of Papaya, Carrot and Ginger.
Grate and mix all the three together.
Heat some Oil in a non stick frying pan and then add to it Cumin seeds.
Let them to splatter, and then add chopped Onions.
Over the Onions add chopped green chilies and Cloves.
After frying the onions for a while add grated Ginger and keep on frying till the onions turn golden brown.
Now add the grated Papaya, Carrot, Salt, and Turmeric Powder and keep on stirring and sautéing for about 10 minutes till the veggies get tender. ( You can sprinkle a little water for moisture or even if you feel the Papaya and Carrot are still raw in taste )
Now sprinkle the Garam Masala and Shahi Jeera over it and mixing properly cook for another couple of minutes.
Serve hot with Roti, Paratha or Bread.
You can even add Capsicum along with Carrot in Papaya fry. It too tastes awesome.
For any further clarification please do watch the video.