How to make Papaya Coconut Boats -

Papaya wedges sprinkled with spicy coconut masala.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Ripe Papaya, Scraped Fresh Coconut

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Papaya Coconut Boats

Papaya Coconut Boats Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Papaya Coconut Boats Recipe

  • Ripe Papaya peeled, seeded and cut into wedges 1 small

  • Scraped Fresh Coconut 1/2 cup

  • Dried red chillies 5

  • Garlic cloves 3

  • Spring onion with greens 1

  • Oil 2 teaspoons

  • Onion finely chopped 1 small

  • Lemon grass (white part only) chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Brown sugar 2 teaspoons


Step 1

Grind dried red chillies, garlic cloves and spring onion with greens into a smooth paste.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add onions, lemon grass and the ground paste. Mix well and cook for five minutes.

Step 3

Lower heat and add coconut, salt and brown sugar. Cook for ten to fifteen minutes, stirring continuously. Remove from heat, cool down to room temperature and grind the mixture to a coarse powder.

Step 4

Sprinkle on the papaya wedges and serve.

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