Raw Papaya and Cabbage Stir-fry
by Tarla Dalal
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raw papaya and cabbage stir fry recipe is a low calorie, low sodium stir-fry to suit the Indian palate! Learn how to make Indian style stir fried raw papaya and cabbage.
To make raw papaya and cabbage stir fry, heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan and add the mustard seeds. When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida and green chilli and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds. Add the raw papaya, cabbage, capsicum, turmeric powder and salt and sauté on a high flame for 2 minutes. Add the lemon juice and mix well. Serve immediately garnished with coriander.
Grated raw papaya, shredded cabbage and thinly sliced capsicum emerge as a perfect team in this recipe, complementing each other in looks, flavour and texture. Flavoured with a traditional tempering, the lip-smacking low calorie vegetable stir fry is an easy and tasty fare.
Healthy raw papaya stir fry has other benefits to its credit as well! The high levels of vitamin A and vitamin C in this recipe is a boon to mankind. These 2 vitamins act as an antioxidant and help to fight harmful free radicals in the body as well as build our defense against various bacteria and viruses. They add glow to our skin as well. The little fibre it lends is beneficial for the gut. It will also help is adding a satiety value.
We recommend this Indian style stir fried raw papaya and cabbage for healthy individuals of all ages. heart patients, diabetics, cancer patients and weight-watchers along with women with PCOS can also opt for this healthy stir fry. A bowl of healthy soup is the best accompaniment to stir fry at dinner time.
Tips for raw papaya and cabbage stir fry. 1. After adding the veggies, saute on high flame to reduce cooking time and also to maintain the crispy texture of the veggies. 2. Do not cook after adding lemon juice. It might add a slightly bitter taste to the stir fry. 3. We recommend you have this stir fry as close to the cooking time as possible. This is because vitamin C is a volatile nutrient and some of it is lost on exposure to air.
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- To make raw papaya and cabbage stir-fry, heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan and add the mustard seeds.
- When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida and green chilli and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
- Add the raw papaya, cabbage, capsicum, turmeric powder and salt and sauté on a high flame for 2 minutes.
- Add the lemon juice and mix well.
- Serve the raw papaya and cabbage stir-fry immediately garnished with coriander.
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To make grated raw papapya, this is what raw papaya looks like. Click here to know what is raw papaya ? Raw papaya is picked when it is unripe and thus it has more enzymes than the ripe papaya. Its enzyme papain acts as an antioxidant and helps protect the heart. This enzyme is also known and aid in digestion. It is known as a laxative and helps to relieve constipation. It helps to cleanse our body, reduce the toxin level and delays the onset of ageing. It is exceptionally a good source of vitamin A – a nutrient which is necessary for good vision and a glowing skin.
Wash the papaya and then cut one end of the papaya as shown in the image and discard.
Peel the raw papaya. Remove the top and bottom skin off the papaya with a knife.
Grate the papaya using a grater. We want thickly grated papaya for the raw papaya achar. Ensure that the inner most part of the papaya is not used, as it might taste bitter.
The grated papaya is generally used to make salads, koftas and sabzis. Use the grated papaya to make raw papaya and cabbage stir fry.
To make Raw Papaya and Cabbage Stir-fry heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan and add the mustard seeds.
When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida.
Add the green chillies.
Sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
Add the grated raw papaya. Look above on how to make grated raw papaya.
Add the cabbage. Cabbage is low in calories, relieves constipation, good for diabetics. Cabbage has high levels of flavonoids and anthocyanins and has long been used as a herbal medicine. Rich in Antioxidants in turn lowers the risk of infection and inflammation of the body due to eating processed foods.
Add the capsicum. Rich in vitamin C, capsicum protect and maintain the lining of the heart. Low glycemic index (40) colourful capsicum are immune boosters. Colourful capsicums are not only visually appealing but also good for your eyes too, as they contain antioxidant Lutein, which protects the eye from cataracts and degeneration of the eye.
Add the haldi ( turmeric powder).
Add the salt.
Sauté on a high flame for 2 minutes.
Add the lemon juice.
Serve immediately garnished with coriander.
Raw papaya and cabbage stir fry – for healthy heart, weight loss and diabetes.
The low calorie and carb count along with moderate amount of fibre of this stir fry makes it suitable for diabetes, heart patients and obese people.
They can enjoy it in between meals and avoid bingeing on unhealthy fried snacks.
This stir fry is also rich in vitamins like vitamin A and vitamin C which is necessary for a glowing skin and healthy bouncy hair.
These vitamins act an antioxidants and protect the organs of our body too. They do so be warding off harmful free radicals.
This stir fry also lends in some amounts of potassium and magnesium – again both these nutrients work towards a healthy heart.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
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