How to make Raw Papaya Chutney -

This raw papaya sweet chutney cooked with an array of masala is simply delicious.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Raw Papaya (कच्चा पपीता ), Raisins (किशमिश)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Pickles, Jams and Chutneys

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Raw Papaya Chutney

Raw Papaya Chutney Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Raw Papaya Chutney Recipe

  • Raw Papaya peeled and grated 2 cups

  • Raisins 1/2 teaspoon

  • Oil 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2

  • Raisins 3 tablespoons

  • Sugar 1 1/2 cups

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Black salt 1/2 teaspoon

  • Saffron a few strands

  • Salt to taste

  • Juice of ½ lemon


Step 1

Heat 2 cups water in a non-stick pan, add raw papaya and cook for 3-4 minutes or till papaya becomes soft. Strain papaya into a bowl and set aside.

Step 2

Heat oil in another non-stick pan, add mustard seeds and when they splutter add asafoetida and cumin seeds. Sauté till fragrant.

Step 3

Add ginger, green chillies and raisins and saute for 2-3 minutes.

Step 4

Add papaya and sauté for 1-2 minutes. Add sugar and cook for 1-2 minutes.

Step 5

Add red chilli powder, black salt, saffron, salt and lemon juice and mix well. Cook for 6-8 minutes.

Step 6

Transfer into a serving bowl and serve.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.