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Plastic Chutney (Raw Papaya Chutney)

%Bengali Peper Plastic Chutkey Recipe Debjanir Rannaghar

Plastic Chutney is Bengali Chutney cooked with Raw Papaya.

Ingredients

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  • 1 Raw Papaya (Medium size)
  • 10 Cashew Nut
  • 15 Raisin
  • 3 Tbsp. Lemon Juice
  • 100g Sugar
  • 1/2 Tsp. Salt
  • 1/2 Tsp. Panch Phoron/ Bengali Five spices
  • 1 Dry Red Chili
  • 1 Tbsp. Mustard Oil

Instructions

  1. Peel the Papaya skin and after discarding the seeds cut it into thin rectangular or square pieces.
  2. Please refer to the picture for the size and shape of the Papaya.
  3. soak the papaya in water for 15 minutes before cooking.
  4. Heat Oil in a pan and temper the oil with Panch Phoron and Dry Red Chili.
  5. Now add chopped Papaya followed by salt and give a light mix.
  6. Cover the pan with a lid and cook on low flame for 10 minutes.
  7. The Papaya will release sufficient moisture and hence no need to add water.
  8. Once the papaya pieces are soft enough add Cashew Nut and Raisin to it and mix lightly.
  9. Now add Sugar and cook till it dissolves completely.
  10. Add Lemon juice and cook till the gravy thickens a bit and the papaya pieces turn translucent or semi-transparent.
  11. Switch the flame off and wait for the Chutney to cool down.
  12. Serve it after the meal along with Papor Bhaja!

Notes

  • You may increase or decrease the sugar based on how sweet you want your chutney to be. We prefer it moderately sweet and balanced with other flavorings.
  • You may substitute Mustard oil with vegetable oil, however, I like the pungent smell of it.

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