Raw Papaya Curry

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In Sri Lanka we also make a light curry out of unripe green papaya by adding grated coconut, turmeric, onion, garlic, sweet cumin, mustard.

Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Serves: 3-4

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Ingredients

1 small unripe papaya (It should be hard and not yellow inside)
Pinch of Turmeric
¼ to ½ cup water.
1 cup grated coconut (dessicated coconut will do as well)
Pinch of sweet Cummin
1 tsp mustard seeds
Salt and Pepper to taste
3 cloves garlic
1 small red onion
You can add a chopped green chilli for extra kick!

Method

Cube the papaya and keep on a medium fire with just enough water to simmer it. Add the turmeric to the water.

In a food processor or grinder mix the other ingredients until well combined and add to the semi-cooked papaya. Keep stirring the mixture very quickly on medium to high heat for about 1-2 minutes and remove as soon as it starts giving off an aroma.

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