Saturday, 19 March 2011

Kappalangaum (Omakkaum) Payarum Thoran (Stir Fried Raw Papaya & Red Gram with Coconut)


Part-3 of my Papaya/ Kappalanga/Omakka Series....



Kappalangaum (Omakkaum) Payarum Thoran (Stir Fried Raw Papaya & Red Gram with Coconut)

Ingredients:
Kappalanga/Omakka (RawPapaya) -1/2 medium, chopped fine
Vanpayar (Red Gram)-1/2 cup
Freshly grated coconut- 1/2cup
Chumannulli (Shallots) -8-10nos ( or Onion -1 small)
Dry red chilles-3-4 nos
Garlic - 2clove
Jeerakom (Cumin Seeds)-1/2tsp
Turmeric powder- 1/4tsp
Salt to taste
Mustard seeds - 1/4tsp
Curry Leaves- a spring
Oil - 1tsp

Method:
  • Pressure cook vanpayar (red gram) with enough water and salt and keep aside.
  • Peel skin and remove seeds inside the papaya.
  • Clean it well and finely chop/ grate it. (I used my food processer to chop the papaya). 
  • Ground coarsely, coconut, shallots, dry red chilies, garlic, cumin seeds, turmeric powder and salt.(Also uses food processer for this) 
  • Heat oil in a frying pan and splutter mustard seeds. 
  • Add coarsely ground coconut mixture and curry leaves and sauté for a minute. 
  • Add chopped papaya and vanpayar (red gram). Mix well, cover and cook on low flame for 5 minutes. 
  • Open lid and stir well until all the water in it evaporates.
  • Serve hot



Sending this over to Kerala Kitchen hosted by Magpie this month, featuring dishes inspired by Kerala :)...

Did You Enjoy this Recipe?

Enter your email ID below to get

more such recipes in your inbox

Print Friendly and PDF

6 comments:

  1. Very delicious and tempting thoran.

    ReplyDelete
  2. ha ha adipoli rice ithiri undayirunnekil muzhuvanum kazhikkamayirunnu

    ReplyDelete
  3. This looks great. I know my kids will like it. Yes my kids like all sorts of different foods not just basic junk but healthy stuff. But please.. What is RED GRAM?

    Erika
    Princess_erika_am_I{at}yahoo[dot]com

    Thank Youl

    ReplyDelete
  4. superb thoran...looks very tempting..:)

    ReplyDelete
  5. delicious combination looks wonderful

    ReplyDelete
  6. Wow Swapna! What all magic you make with raw papayas! Thanks for another gem for our Kerala Kitchen collection !

    ReplyDelete

Thank you for taking the time to visit my blog:) Your feedback is important....so feel free to post your comments and questions. Hope to see you soon!

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...