Green Papaya chutney – Achali ya papai bichi

Green papaya chutneyThis is very easy to prepare, but please use green papaya. It should not be ripe even a bit. You can find green papaya in any international store in town. If they do not have, please ask them, some stores will be happy to find one for you. Have this with any food but it goes well with rice and Ugali.
Ingredients:

  • 200g green papaya finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped onions
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp garlic
  • 1 tbsp chopped habanera peppers
  • 1/2 tsp sugar

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a medium heat
  2. Add pawpaw and onions, stir for 5 minutes
  3. Add all other ingredients except lime juice, stir for 6 minutes
  4. Add 1 tbsp of lime juice stir for 2 minutes
  5. Turn off the stove
  6. Add 2-3 tbsp of lime juice again, mix well.
  7. Put in a clean container for storage. Allow to cool down
  8. Refrigerate and use within 1 month

  9 comments for “Green Papaya chutney – Achali ya papai bichi

  1. May 25, 2012 at 1:48 AM

    am looking forward 2 seeing your book! I would love 2 learn some new cooking skills!

  2. November 22, 2011 at 3:48 AM

    MAPISHI YAKO NI MAZURI DADA ILA TUNAOMBA UTUANDIKIE KWA KISWAHILI JAMANI NI MUDA MREFU TUMEOMBA

    • November 22, 2011 at 10:57 AM

      Jane,

      Nipe muda nifikilie hili swali vizuri. Sasa hivi kinachonifanya nishindwe ni Muda. Kuanzia January ntakuwa na muda, ntaona.

      Asante,
      Mingi love

      • janetilda
        June 21, 2012 at 1:04 AM

        Dada Tafadhali sana tusaidie wenzio c wote wanaofahamu hiyo lugha ya kigeni,au unakopi na kupesti maana hilo jina lako unaonyesha mndengeleko au mkwele.

        • June 21, 2012 at 9:15 AM

          Dear Janetilda,
          Kitabu kikishatoka, ntaanza kuandika kwa lugha yetu ya kiswahili kusaidia ndugu zangu wasiojua kiingereza.

          Mingi Love

  3. November 12, 2011 at 2:45 AM

    Yummy!!!
    I just love the sourness of bilimbi. Don’t you have any receipes of bilimbi, Miriam?

  4. Danna
    July 1, 2011 at 6:59 PM

    Really very nice chutney, great when you want that something extra on your roll up or with your curry,
    Going to try a larger amount because my paw paw tree fell down in the storm and rendered me several extra green paw paw.

  5. September 21, 2009 at 7:14 PM

    Conrad,
    Thank you very much for giving me two thumbs up.

  6. Conrad
    September 21, 2009 at 10:03 PM

    Miriam mambo? Hongera sana kwa tovuti mpya! You did a really great job on the new website. I love the new layout & look-and feel. It definitely looks more professional than ever. Well-done!

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