Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Raw Papaya and fresh green Peas Kootu




Ingredients:

Raw green papayas - 2

Fresh green peas - 1/4 kg

Chana dal - 1 tblsp

Yellow moong dal - 1 tblsp

Curry leaves - few

Urad dal - 1 1/2 tsp

Mustard seeds - 1 tsp

Hing - a pinch

Salt as required

Ghee for seasoning.

Fresh grated coconut.

Black pepper corns - 1 tsp

Jeera - 1 tsp

Dry red chillies - 4-5


Dry roast and grind into paste:

Urad dal

Black peppercorns

Dry red chillies


Method:

Remove the raw papaya skin with a peeler and cut into small pieces.

Remove the fresh peas from its pod.

Wash the vegetables nicely and put in a vessel.

Now add chana dal and moong dal to the vegetables and add water and pressure cook till the vegetables are cooked nicely.

In the mean time take a kadai and dry roast urad dal, black pepper and dry red chillies and grind with fresh grated coconut and jeera into a smooth paste.

After the veggies are cooked, remove from cooker and add salt curry leaves and the ground paste and mix nicely.

Now take a kadai and add little ghee and season with urad dal, mustard seeds and hing and pour it over the kootu.

The Papaya kootu is now ready to be eaten either with rice and ghee or with phulka chappathis.




26 comments:

  1. Never tried anything with papaya.. looks so interesting adn yum

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  2. Dear, this is too yummy..very tempting too..

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  3. Looks lovely and what a great way to celebrate papaya!

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  4. Wow such a innovative kootu, looks yummy...

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  5. This dish is new to me but it sounds temptingly delicious.

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  6. Such a healthy kootu...sounds and looks really delicious :)

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  7. healthy one...nice combo with rice!

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  8. Mouthwatering papaya and green peas kootu!

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  9. Love this combo, looks great dear....

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  10. Nice kootu...never tried this...looks interesting

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  11. Interesting combo..I love raw papaya dishes,so I'll love this too :-)

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  12. Nice unique recipe...ths for sharing

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  13. New recipe to me ... Looks very interesting!

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  14. Neverr tried this new recipe. would definitely try it soon

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  15. New and interesting dish. I will definitely try your lovely recipe. Thanks for your wonderful recipe.

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  16. I love ripe payaya but have never tried cooking with the raw one.Interesting recipe.

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  17. Nice combo. Looks yummy. Perfect with rice or roti.

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  18. nice combo , never had this before

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  19. the koothu looks so delicious. papaya green peas --good combination.healthy one too.best with chapati..

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  20. delicious and very summery. looks so light and healthy that I would love to finish it off with some rice and dal.

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  21. Hi,

    I'm new to ur blog.. U've a beautiful blog. This dish is totally new to me. I've never heard of this kootu in papaya. Will try it once.
    Happpy blogging.....

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  22. Never tried with raw papaya...nice recipe ..for sure wil try this out!!

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