Sunday, August 28, 2011

Papaya atchara (Green Papaya Pickle)


2 cups grated green papaya

1 inch ginger , slice thinly

1 bell pepper, slice thinly

1 onion, chopped finely

3 cloves garlic, chopped finely

1/2 carrot, sliced thinly

1/2 cup pineapple tidbits

1/3 cup sugar

1/2 cup vinegar

salt to taste

1 small ampalaya (bitter melon), thinly sliced

NOTE: I used a mandolin slicer to grate the papaya

1. Place grated papaya in a bowl, add about 1-2 tsp of salt and let it stand for 15 mins.Squeeze dry either by hand or using a cheese cloth

2. mix vinegar, sugar, ginger, garlic, onion.put in stove and let it boil. a separate bowl, mix papaya, bell pepper, carrots, ampalaya, and pineapple.

4. pour vinegar mixture on papaya. let it cool and then put on jar and seal thightly.

5. chill, if desired.

Originally posted on 02/21/10 at 1031 pm

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