Tuesday, December 30, 2014


#PapayaSoup : #GreenPapaya or #UnripePapaya is full of essential nutrients that helps to control our digestive system. The anti amoebic and anti parasitic property of #papaya controls bowel movement. It is very helpful to cure indigestion, acid reflux, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, heart burn and gastric problem. It is also helpful in regulating blood pressure and an anti oxidant also.
So it is advisable to include such a healthy vegetable in our daily menu. #RawPapaya [ unripe papaya ] can be used in the preparation of salad, lentil, sambar, more kuzhambu.
Here let me present a soup prepared with papaya.

Papaya Soup

Ingredients :
1/2 cupUnripe papaya finely chopped
1 TbspOnion finely chopped
1 tspGarlic finely chopped
1/2 tspCoriander leaves finely chopped
1 TbspBuckwheat flour*
1/2 tspsalt [ adjust ]
1 tspBlack pepper powder
1/2 tspPudhina leaves dried [ optional ]
*If buckwheat flour is not available then oats or corn flour can be used.

Method :

  • Boil 1 1/4 cup of water in a vessel over medium flame.
  • When water starts boiling add garlic, onion and papaya.
  • Reduce the flame and cook till papaya becomes soft.
  • Now dissolve buckwheat flour in 1/4 cup of water in a small bowl.
  • Pour buckwheat mixed water into boiling papaya soup.
  • Stir continuously till it comes to porridge consistency.
  • Add salt and coriander leaves. mix well.
  • Turn off the stove and pour into soup bowls.
  • Serve hot topping the soup with pepper powder and dried pudhina [ mint ] leaves.

Papaya Soup

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