RAW PAPAYA SALAD

Raw papaya salad, healthy salad recipes, 30 days 30 salads recipes, easy and tasty raw papaya salad, easy vegan som tum salad recipe, day 3.

Day 3 of my 30 day 30 salads series. Raw papaya salad, I never believed raw papayas could ever be used in a salad, let alone such a tasty and flavourful one. Raw papayas are very commonly used in Thai cuisine, but his salad is slightly different in flavours from the very famous som tum salad. This is a slightly  Indianised and vegan version. As I mentioned earlier,from the start of this 30 salad series, I have been getting tremendous response and help from my close followers. One such talented soul and my very close friend Karishma, has contibuted this recipe. I give her entire credit for this most awesome most flavourful not to mention healthiest salad. Karishma I should have seen this coming when you vouched this is your all time favourite! It now has become my all time favourite too!

Ingredients for raw papaya salad:

  • Grated papaya- 1 cup ( roughly from half of small papaya)
  • Roasted peanuts- 2 tablespoon
  • Green chillies (finely chopped)- 1/2 teaspoon
  • Coriander (finely chopped)- 2 tablespoons

For dressing:

  • Olive oil- 2 tablespoons
  • Lemon juice- 1 tablespoon ( from half lemon)
  • Salt- to taste
  • Roasted jeera (cumin) powder- 1/4 teaspoon
  • Black pepper- 1/2 teaspoon

For garnishing:

  • Roasted sesame (til) seeds- 2 teaspoons

Method;

  • Take finely grated raw papaya in a bowl. You can either thinly cut papaya or use a grater,you can squeeze and remove excess water, but i used it as it is . Place it in deep fridge for 5 to 10 minutes so that they firm up.
  • In a small bowl prepare the dressing by mixing olive oil, lemon juice, crushed garlic. roasted jeera (cumin) powder, salt and black pepper. Keep the dressing aside.
  • Lightly dry roast sesame seeds , keep aside.
  • Take out the papaya bowl from freezer, toss in coarsely crushed roated peanuts, finely chopped green chillies, chopped coriander.
  • Drizzle the dressing over the papaya, mix well.
  • Transfer it to a serving bowl, sprinkle sesame seeds and serve chilled.

Note: You can pep up the taste by adding fine juliennes of coloured peppers or cherry tomatoes, though I highly recommend not to do so, the raw papaya tastes great as is!

Facebook Comments

Related Post

Chickpea and Broccoli Patties   Pizzas and burgers are every kid's favourite. Whole wheat mini pizzas are a regular feature in son's tiffin now. Just have to bake the bases a...
FRUIT SHRIKHAND Fruit amrakhand, how to make amrakhand,layered fruit shrikhand recipe, how to make mango flavoured shrikhand,easy fruit shrikhand recipe, mango flavou...
Woodapple Smoothie/ Bael Ki Lassi Bael ki Lassi, Woodapple smoothie, healthy summer drinks, Odia New year delicacies, easy smoothie recipes,  Pana Sankranthi or Maha Vishubha San...
Garlic Knots After an emotionally draining October and a quiet Diwali for our family, we welcome November with lots of hope and positivity. With the winter knockin...
BROCCOLI AND SWEET LIME SALAD Pomelo broccoli salad,Broccoli and sweet lime salad, broccoli and orange salad, broccoli and Pomelo salad,easy and healthy salad recipes, Healthy Indi...
ROJAK- VEGETABLE AND FRUITS IN TAMARIND DRESSING Rojak salad, vegeterian rojak salad recipe, southeast Asian spicy salad rojak, mixed fruits and vegetable salad in tamarind pulp dressing, easy and he...

neelima

Hi , I’am Neelima and welcome to my space!! I’am a full time practicing dentist. Cooking had always been my passion, and baking which had started as a fascination is now crossing over to be an obsession.

You may also like...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *