Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Papaya/ Kappalanga Thoran

Papaya/ Kappalanga Thoran

Easy and healthy thoran with raw papaya/ kappalanga. The shredded papaya is stir fried with coconut and is a good side dish with steamed rice. This recipe is shared by my mother-in law.

Shredded papaya- 3 cup
Coconut shredded- 3/4 cup
Pearl onions-2-3
Urad dal- 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds- 1/3 tsp
Turmeric powder- 1/3 tsp 
Cumin seeds- 1/3 tsp
Green chilly-2
Dry red chilly-2
Curry leaves a few
Oil and salt to taste

Make a course mixture of coconut, cumin, turmeric powder,green chilly and garlic and pearl onion (use mixer or crush with mortar and pestle.
Heat coconut oil in a pan and add mustard seeds and urad dal. Add dry red chilly and curry leaves and fry for a minute.Add the shredded papaya and stir fry for a minute before adding the coconut mixture. Sprinkle salt and continue to stir fry in medium heat for 3-4 minutes or till all the moisture evaporates and it is dry. Serve with rice.
Try this
Hope you will all enjoy!


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