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Bihari Papaya Pickle
By : Yasmin
Category : Pickles, Papaya, Bihar
Servings : 2
Time Taken : 30-45 mins
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  1. Wash and peel the papaya.
  2. Clean the inner layer containing seeds.

  3. Cut small pieces of about 1 inch of length or a little big.

  4. Put in boiling water and boil for two minutes.

  5. Take out of water and put apart on absorbent paper/news paper under air.

  6. Dry it in sun for one day.
  7. Grind coarsely yellow mustard seeds,red chillies,thymol seed(ajwain)and onion seed(Mangraila/kalaunji)and Salt.

  8. Mix all the ingredients with the boiled papaya pieces.

  9. Mix pure mustard oil to get it completely drenched.

  10. Keep it in tight lid container/jar Radish can also be used in place of papaya butin sun for 3/4 days.

  11. Use it within a week.
  12. You can mix coarsely ground garlic also,if you so desire.

Normally this pickle should be made in small quantity.The quantity of spices should be 2 teaspoonful of each item for about 500/700 gms.of Papaya.Radish can also be used in place of papaya but it should not be boiled.Ground spices can be mixed directly with the raw cut pieces of Radish.Same method will apply here too.


Papaya (Papeeta) , Nigella/Onion seeds (Kalonji) , Carom seeds (Ajwain)

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