Papaya /Omakka Vanpayar Thoran

Papaya thoran

Ingredients

1. Papaya / Omakka / Kappalanga – 1/2 medium, finely chopped

2. Van payar / red chori / red cowpeas – 1/2 cup, soaked in enough water for 8 hrs and cooked

3. Coconut oil – 2 – 3 tsp

Mustard seeds – 3/4 tsp

Dried red chilies – 2, broken

Whole urad / uzhunnu parippu – 1 tsp

Curry leaves – 1 sprig

4. Grated coconut – 1 cup

Cumin seeds / Jeera – 1/2 tsp, crushed

Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Chilly powder – 1/2 tsp

Garlic – 2 – 3 small

5. Salt – To taste

Method

1. Combine grated coconut with crushed cumin seeds, turmeric powder, chilly powder and slightly crushed garlic.

2. Heat oil in a wok/cheena chatti / kadai. Splutter mustard seeds and fry dried red chilies, urad dal and curry leaves. When urad dal turns golden, add chopped papaya, grated coconut mixture and salt. Mix well. Sprinkle 2 – 3 tbsp water. Bring everything to the center of the wok. Cover and cook for a few minutes. Add cooked vanpayar. Mix well. Again cover and cook for  6 – 8 minutes until completely done. Serve with rice and other side-dishes.

Kappalanga vanpayar thoran

Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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