Papaya is a magic vegetable which can be consumed in both ripe and green unripe form.But unlike the ripe papaya which can be consumed as a fruit,the unripe papaya needs to be cooked.It has a collection of enzymes papain and chymopapain which can improve your digestion converts proteins into essential amino acids, cleanses the colon.It is also known to reduce wrinkles and hold your youth.Papayas are rich sources of antioxidant nutrients such as vitamin C, flavonoids, folate, potassium, etc and is good for heart diseases.
Mutton gravy with papaya
- 400 gm Mutton
- 2 Onions
- 8 cloves Garlic
- 1/2 inch Ginger
- 1 tbsp Red chilly powder
- 1 tbsp Cumin powder
- 1 tbsp Coriander powder
- 1/2 tbsp Turmeric powder
- 1 Garlic whole
- 4 Whole green chilies
- 1 tbsp All spice powder (preferably cinnamon,clove,cardamom,black pepper)
- 5 tbsp Oil
- 4 Potatoes (cut into half)
- 1/2 Green papaya cut into big squares
1.Marinate mutton with turmeric powder,salt and 1 tbsp of oil (preferably mustard oil) for 15 minutes.
2.grind the onions,ginger,garlic into a paste.
3.Add oil in the wok and fry the potatoes brown.
4.fry the paste in the oil till golden brown.
5.Add cumin,coriander and chilli powder and fry till oil leves the pan.
6.Add the mutton and salt to taste and cook for sometime around 15 mins over medium heat.
7.Add the papayas ,potatoes and the whole garlic and cook for another 10 minutes.
8.Add the garam masala or all spice powder and simmer.Add green chillies
9.if the mutton is tender and the potatoes,papaya pieces and the whole garlic is cooked take it out otherwise pressure cook till one whistle.
10.Serve with steamed rice.