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Papaya Erissery

Papaya Erissery

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 10

Cook Time : 15

Total Time : 25


Serves 4

  • Semi Ripe Papaya(cut into 1/2 inch cubes) 2 cups

  • turmeric powder 1/2 tsp

  • Salt to taste 1 pinch

  • To Grind :Grated coconut 1/2 cups

  • turmeric powder 1/4 tsp

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp

  • Shallots /Small Red Onion 1-2 nos

  • green chillies 2 nos

  • For Tempering :Dry Red Chillies 2 nos

  • Grated Coconut 4 tbsp

  • Curry leaves 1 sprig

  • Mustard seeds 1 tsp

  • Coconut Oil 2 tsp


  • 01

    Chop the raw pappaya into 1/2 inch cubes

  • 02

    In a pan; add the papaya piece with turmeric, and salt adding littel water and cook uncovered till the papaya turns to soft and tender,slightly mash the papaya pieces Grind all ingridents above with little water to coarse smooth paste (Note The paste should not be watery, it should be in chutney consistency)

  • 03

    Add this ground coconut paste and mix thoroughly with papaya mixtures

  • 04

    Heat a tsp of oil in a pan , add mustard seeds when its starts to splutter, add dry red chillies, grated cocount and curry leaves and fry till they turn golden brown

  • 05

    (Note Be sure not to burn it)Pour this tempering and drizzle 1/2 tsp of coconut oil over the gravy, mix well and adjust the salt

  • 06

    Serve with hot Kerala red rice thoran and papadam

  • 07




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