Kappalanga (Omakka) Achaar / Raw Papaya Pickle
Kappalanga/Omakka (RawPapaya) -1 cup, chopped
Ginger-1 tbsp, chopped
Garlic-1 tbsp, chopped
Kashmeri Red Chilly Powder / Piriyan mulagu podi -1 ¼ tbsp
Fenugreek powder / Ulluva podi-1 tbsp
Asafoetida powder/ Kayapodi -1/4 tsp
Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
Curry leaves-a spring
Gingelly Oil / Sesame Oil / Nallenna-1/4 cup
- Peel skin and remove seeds inside the papaya and chop it finely.
- Grind the ginger and garlic coarsely.
- Heat oil; splutter mustard seeds and fry ginger and garlic.
- Lower the fire and add all the powdered things and curry leaves and sauté.
- Then add chopped papaya and stir well.
- Add vinegar and salt to taste and simmer in low heat till thick.
- Allow it to cool and then bottle.
- Press the papaya down so that oil may come to the top.
All the utensils & bottle should be clean & dry. Never add water to pickle while making. Always use clean and dry spoon to take pickle from bottle
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