Omita aru Aloor Torkari (Raw Papaya and Potato Curry)


  • 1 big raw papaya
  • 250 gm potatoes
  • 1 dry red chilli
  • 2 small onions
  • 4-5 cloves garlic
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1” piece ginger
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 2 tbsp mustard oil
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste

Method –

  1. Peel the papaya and potatoes and cut in large pieces
  2. Make a coarse paste of onion, garlic and green chillies
  3. Make a paste of ginger and cumin seeds
  4. Pressure cook the potato and papaya for 1 whistle
  5. Heat oil in a wok
  6. Add the dry red chilli
  7. Add the onion, ginger and chilli paste and fry till slightly brown
  8. Add turmeric powder and sauté for 10 seconds
  9. Add the boiled vegetables
  10. Add salt and sauté for 5 minutes
  11. Add 1/2 cup of warm water
  12. Cover with a lid and cook for 2 minutes
  13. Add the ginger cumin paste
  14. Cover and cook till done
  15. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves

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