Papite aur Nariyal ki Curry

Papite aur Nariyal ki Curry

Prep: 20 minutes

Cook: 20 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Main Course

Type: South Indian

Key Ingredients:

Not many people consume raw papaya, but this curry will make them love it


  • Medium papaya (papita), peeled and diced 1
  • Fresh coconut, scraped 4 tbsps
  • Jaggery, grated 2 tsps
  • Salt to taste
  • Sunflower oil ½ tbsp
  • Mustard seeds ½ tsp
  • Dried red chillies, broken 2
  • Medium onion, sliced 1
  • Tamarind pulp 4 tsps
  • Fresh coriander leaves, chopped 1 tbsp
  • Steamed rice to serve


  • Boil 2 cups water in a deep non-stick pan, add raw papaya and cook. When they are half done, add jaggery and salt and continue to cook till tender.
  • Heat oil in another non-stick pan, add mustard seeds and red chillies and let the seeds splutter.
  • Add onion and coconut and saute till light brown.
  • Transfer into a grinder jar, add tamarind pulp and grind to a thick paste.
  • Add this paste to boiling papaya and mix. Add 1 cup water and bring the mixture to a boil.
  • Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with steamed rice.