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Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Khatta Meetha papaya

Cooking Time Required : 10-15 mins
Cost of Preparation: 20-25 rupees

Ingredients: Raw Papaya ( 1 no, small ), lime ( 1 no, medium), sugar ( 5-6 tbs ), oil ( 1 tsp ).

Cooking: Peel the papaya and cut into very thin slices .

Heat a wok. Add 1 tsp oil. Add the papaya pieces.

Stir for 1-2 mins. Add the sugar over the papaya pieces and allow it to melt.

Add 1 cup water. Bring to a boil on a low flame. Allow to simmer till most of the water evaporates and a thick sugary syrup is formed. This take about 5-6 mins.

Do not allow the papaya to turn to soft.

Squeeze the lime over the papaya and sugar syrup. Remove from fire.

Allow to cool. Serve as a low calorie dessert.

It can also be served with aruwa rice and muga dalma especially during the Kartika Somavar and Margasira guruvar, which are considered to be very pious days in every Oriya household.


  1. Wow such a beautiful dessert, completely new for me..

  2. Wow...even i had felt so when my mom prepared it for the first time!!


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