Papitha Nu Shaak Recipe (Raw Green Papaya Sabzi)

Archana Doshi
Papitha Nu Shaak Recipe (Raw Green Papaya Sabzi)
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Papitha Nu Shaak is one of the most delicious accompaniments that is had along with Fafda a delicious gram flour snack.  Although it is relished as an accompaniment with Fafda and Jalebi it can also be served as a side dish with a main course or for lunch with tawa paratha.

Did you know: Papaya's nutrition facts are beneficial for acne, pimples, and other skin infections. It also controls the flow of blood and hence maintain the proper blood pressure. Papayas contains Vitamin C, E & A, folate and is low in calories as well. 

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Vegetable recipes such as

  1. Lauki Badi Ki Sabzi Recipe
  2. Malvani Kurkuri Bhindi Recipe
  3. Senai Kizhangu Varuval Recipe

Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Cast Iron Shallow Frying Pan
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

40 M


4 Servings


  • 500 gram Raw papaya , peeled
  • 2 tablespoons Gram flour (besan)
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu)
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 2 Green Chillies , slit
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Papitha Nu Shaak Recipe (Raw Green Papaya Sabzi)

  1. To begin making the Papitha Nu Shaak recipe, first cut the peeled papaya into thin slices. In a bowl combine the sliced papaya, gram flour, salt, turmeric powder, asafoetida, and salt. 

  2. Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds into the hot oil and allow them to crackle.Now add the green chillies and fry for few second.

  3. Add the gram flour coated papaya into the pan and stir to combine. Turn the heat to low and cook the papaya for few minutes or till is is tender. Turn off the heat.

  4. Transfer Papitha Nu Shaak to a serving bowl. Serve the Papitha nu Sambhaar as a side dish with the main course or for lunch with tawa paratha.