Papaya Vanpayar Mezhukkupuratti / Stir fry

Papaya vanpayar mezhukkupuratti

Ingredients (Serves 5)

1. Papaya / omakka – Half medium, cut lengthwise

Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Chilly powder – 1/2 tsp

Salt – To taste

Water – 1/4 – 1/2 cup

2. Vanpayar / red chori – 3/4 cup, cooked (add salt while cooking)

3. Coconut oil – 1.5 tbsp

Garlic – 3 – 4 small, crushed

Shallots – 6 – 8, crushed

Curry leaves – A few

4. Chilly powder – 1/4 tsp (optional)

Crushed chilly flakes – 1/2 tsp

5. Salt – To taste

Method

1. Cover and cook ingredients numbered 1 in a cheena chatti / kadai over medium-low heat for about 8 – 12 minutes until papaya is cooked and water is mostly evaporated. Switch off.

2. Heat coconut oil in another pan over medium-high heat. Add crushed garlic, shallots, curry leaves and a pinch of salt. Saute until light golden. Add chilly powder and crushed chilly flakes. Mix well. Add cooked papaya and vanpayar. Mix well. Cook for a few minutes. Switch off. Serve with rice and other side-dishes.

Papaya vanpayar mezhukkupuratti

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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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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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