Raw Papaya Salad

A few years ago, organic raw papaya was not available in the market. In many parts of the country, this vegetable is used to make several kinds of dishes. I too love dishes containing raw papaya. But I was always a little nervous to use raw papaya in a salad. Mainly of account of the suspicion that it may contain harmful chemicals and pesticides. And salads require that the ingredients are mostly raw. Thankfully, many organic suppliers now stock raw papaya. So, I began experimenting salads with this as a primary ingredient. Here is one such salad.

Ingredients
250 gms raw papaya, peeled and grated
1 medium sized carrot, grated
1 large tomato, chopped fine
Juice of 1 lemon
1 green chilli, chopped fine
6 pieces of French beans, chopped fine
1 tsp soy sauce
2 tbsp roasted peanuts
Salt to taste
Method
Combine all the ingredients (except lemon  and peanuts) in a bowl and mix well
Gently mash with your hands
Add lime juice
Add peanuts
Serve chilled
Enjoy!

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s