Papaya Erissery

Curry made with dal, raw papaya and coconut

Papaya Erissery

Curry made with dal, raw papaya and coconut

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

By vani satish

Published On: 15 Apr 2006

Rating: 4
9 Votes, 4 Reviews
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30 Minutes
Served : 4
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Step 1

Soak dal in hot water for 1 hr.

Step 2

Grind together coconut with cumin seeds and enough water into a fine paste.

Step 3

Cook dal and papaya together in pressure cooker along with salt, turmeric powder and chilly powder.

Step 4

Add ground coconut into the dal-papaya mixture and let it boil well.

Step 5

:- Make sure that the curry is a little thick.

Step 6

Heat oil in a fry pan.

Step 7

Splutter mustard seeds.

Step 8

Fry dry chillies and curry leaves.

Step 9

Add coconut and fry, till the coconut turns into dark golden.

Step 10

Add fried coconut to the dal-papaya-coconut mixture and mix well.

Step 11

:- Serve hot with rice.


very tasty curry, came out well....thanks for ur recipe


Hi vani, gud recipe..U can add moongdhal(pachapayar) instead of red dhal , its yummy....


Very Good Recipe. Must try. Keep Posting Vani.


wow! this recipe is too good. i tried it for vishu and no one knew that the main ingredient was pappaya. everyone thought that it was pumpkin. thanks a lot and do present more novel recipies like this...

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