Chutney made from raw papaya in south indian style Raw Papaya chutney is a very easy to prepare dish, no cooking, time-saving, hassle free fatta fat chutney. It is made with grated raw papaya added with a yummy freshly ground spice mix made of ginger, garlic, green chillies, cucumber leaves and cumin seeds. This is added with more extra seasoning like lemon juice, tamarind chutney, finely chopped onions, tomato, pinch of sugar, vinegar and roasted peanuts. The fatta fat raw papaya chutney is absolutely fresh, all natural and a mix of raw ingredients combined together that gives an awesome zest to the palate. Every ingredient in its natural form offers a fantastic exotic flavor in enhancing the taste and highlighting its taste without overpowering any one ingredient.
Recipe: Fatta Fat Chutney – Raw Papaya Chutney
- Raw Papaya, grated - ½ cup
- Ginger, finely chopped - ½ tsp
- Garlic - 5-6 cloves
- Cumin seeds - ½ tsp
- Green chillies - 6-8 nos
- Lemon juice - 2 tbsp
- Salt - to taste
- Chilli pd - ½ tsp
- Onion, finely chopped - 2 tbsp
- Coriander leaves - 2 tbsp
- Tomato, chopped - 2 nos
- Tamarind chutney - 1 tbsp
- Sugar - 1 tsp
- Vinegar - 1 tsp
- Peanuts, roasted - ¼ cup
- Peel and grate papaya.
- In a blender jar, add ginger and garlic pieces, cumin seeds, green chillies and grind to fine paste.
- Add this paste with the grated papaya. Add chilli powder, lemon juice, salt, chopped onions, chopped coriander leaves, tomato pieces, tamarind chutney or sweet chutney, sugar, vinegar and mix well.
- Add crushed roasted peanuts powder and mix.
- Serve this with rotis, bread or papads.
Chutney is an integral part of any Indian meal especially South Indian meal. It can be served at any time of the day, breakfast, lunch, snack or dinner. Chutney is made with any variety of vegetable, fruit and mix of both. Fresh chutneys are extremely unique and aromatic to taste. They are thick in consistency, flavorful sauces which either has sweet, sour, tangy or spicy taste.
There is no particular rule for making chutney but new trends and cooking styles have changed which lead to individual preference in taste and texture. Chutneys can be served before a meal or with main dishes. You could also make cooked chutneys or uncooked chutney Green papaya is used as a folk remedy for contraception and abortion by Women in India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and other countries.
Enslaved women in the West Indies were noted for consuming papaya to prevent pregnancies and thus preventing their children from being born into slavery. Unripe papaya is especially effective in large amounts or high doses. Ripe papaya is not teratogenic and will not cause miscarriage in small amounts. Papaya is frequently used as a hair conditioner, but should be used in small amounts. Papaya releases a latex fluid when not quite ripe, which can cause irritation and provoke allergic reaction in some people.
Papaya is considered a powerhouse of nutrients. It has many health benefits and nutrition experts advocate generous intake of fruits for optimum health as these food items are loaded with all the benefits. Fruits are goldmine of vitamins, minerals and fibre and are ideal to consume at least 4-5 servings in a day. Since they are in the natural form, account for largest part of water and 100% bad cholesterol free, it’s much easier for the body to process and absorb the vitamins and minerals from the fresh fruit.
Papaya is also a good source of dietary fiber, vitamin E, vitamin A and vitamin K. Vegetables are important in our daily diet. Eating raw vegetables is extremely beneficial as they provide us with good nutrients, vitamins and fiber. They are low in fat and calories. Do try preparing this appetizing and delicious raw papaya chutney and enjoy eating a blend of exotic flavours. Hurry up and check out the making of this dish and do prepare for your family and enjoy eating this awesome Fatta fat raw papaya chutney.
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