Green Papaya stir fry | Papaya Palya

SImple yet delicious and healthy Palya recipe – Green papaya palya | raw papaya palya | pappaya palya | parangikai palya | Green papaya palya

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Green papaya is extremely nutritious and has lots of health benefits.
!Benefits of papaya :
Low calorie vegetable – Helps in weight loss
Good for breastfeeding mothers increases milk production)
immunity booster
Good for diabetic people
Reduces menstrual cramps
Rich in vitamin C and E Which helps in reducing wrinkles
Good for digestion And many more
Also crush or powder tsome 10 to 15 seeds and boil with 2 cups of water and drink everyday for a week. This is good for the liver and get rid of worms
Try the simple palya recipe using green papaya.
You can also use this papaya to make sambar , Idli, gojju, halwa…

Tools I use in my kitchen –

Green Papaya stir fry | Papaya Palya

Please watch the above video for detailed recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 people


  • in small papaya or 1/2 papaya as shownthe video OR
  • 2.5 cups to 3of chopped papaya
  • Remaining papaya you can make idli huLi/sambar/kootu..
  • 3 tsp cooking oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp kadle bele / chana dal/bengal gram
  • 1 tsp urad dal/uddina bele/black gram
  • 3 to 4 green chillies chopped
  • Few curry leaves
  • 3/4 tsp salt or salt to taste
  • Little turmeric powder
  • 2 to 3 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves
  • 1/4 cup fresh /frozen grated coconut
  • juice of half lime optional
  • around 1/2 cup water depends on the papaya


  • Peel the skin and scoop the seeds,
  • then chop the papaya ( you can use mandolin slicer as shown here)
  • heat the oil in a thick bottom pan on medium heat
  • Once the oil is hot add mustard seeds, after it pops add dals,
  • Fry it until the dals turn golden brown.
  • Then add chopped green chilies, fry it for few seconds,
  • add curry leaves and turmeric powder, mix it
  • Now add chopped papaya, and salt . Mix it well.
  • add 1/4 cup of water, mix it, cover it and let it cook . Make sure to mix/stir in between.
  • If needed - add another 3 to 4 tbsp of water , mix it , cover it and cook
  • Once this papayas cooked and water is evaporated
  • Add coconut and chopped coriander leaves, mix it and turn off the heat
  • You can add lemon juice now.
  • Palya/ stir fry is ready to serve!


You can use this mandolin slicer to chop