Saturday, January 31, 2015

Shredded Raw Papaya Salad (Kacho Mewa ko Achar) Recipe!!

When I saw raw papaya in the Asian Grocery store yesterday, I was literally jumping because its been years since I hadn't had my favorite achar. This particular achar goes really with simple rice and black lentil or with any regular Nepali Meal (recipe here). Also, need not to mention, this recipe is super easy and effortless to prepare. Here you go guys my favorite and so can be yours, the Shredded Raw Papaya Salad (Mewa ko Achar) Recipe :x
Super Duper :)

Prep time: 10min(s) Cook time: 5min(s) Total time: 15min(s)

Things you will need:

  • Raw Papaya (1 medium size)
  • Serrano Pepper (2, finely chopped)
  • Salt (according to taste)
  • Turmeric powder (1/2 tea spoon)
  • Mustard powder (1/2 table spoon, grind fresh black mustard)
  • Sesame powder (1 table spoon, roast and grind into fine powder)
  • Red Chili powder (1/2 table spoon)
  • Fenugreek seeds (1/2 tea spoon)
  • Oil (2 table spoons)
  • Lime Juice (2 table spoons)
  1. Papaya: Peel, cut in large chunks, take out seeds and clean with fresh water. 
  2. Shred Papaya with whatever consistency you would like (Refer to the second picture for example).
  3. On a large bowl, add papaya, salt, Serrano pepper, turmeric, sesame, red chili, and mustard powder.
  4. Heat oil and add fenugreek seeds. Cook until seeds become brownish black.
  5. Carefully pour the oil over ingredients in the bowl.
  6. Add lime juice and give everything a good mix.
  7. Done. Simple as that :D Enjoy with Simple Daily Nepali Meal (Recipe Here).