Raw Papaya Thoran Recipe

Ground coconut, curry leaves and green chilli tossed with Raw papaya that can be served as your side dish. sounds tasty, isn't it?

Archana's Kitchen
Raw Papaya Thoran Recipe
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Raw Papaya Thoran Recipe is a quick and easy to make side dish for your main courses. The raw papaya is pressure cooked first and then tossed over basic ingredients with no onion and no garlic. We have also given an Ayurvedic friendly option to the recipe. You can omit dry red chilli and add just fresh green chilli to the dish.

Raw papaya is a great fruit that holds a lot of benefits like it helps in losing weight, it is also very diabetic friendly and also aid is digestion. The fruit is rich in magnesium and potassium as well.

Serve the Raw Papaya Thoran Recipe along with Tomato Jeera And Paruppu Rasam, Steamed Rice, or with Phulka and Smoked Dal Makhani Dhaba Style Recipe for a weekday lunch or dinner.

If you are looking for more Raw Papaya Recipes, here are some : 

  1. Papitha Nu Sambhaar Recipe (Raw Green Papaya Sabzi)
  2. Pepe Chingri Recipe (Green Papaya Prawn Curry)
  3. Thai Spicy Corn & Green Papaya Salad Recipe (Som Tum Khao Pod)

Cuisine: Kerala Recipes
Course: Side Dish
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Kadai (Wok)
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

40 M


4 Servings


  • 300 grams Raw papaya , skin peeled and cut into medium sized pieces
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu)
  • 1 teaspoon White Urad Dal (Split)
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida (hing)
  • 1 Green Chilli , chopped
  • 2 tablespoon Fresh coconut , grated
  • Salt , to taste
  • Oil

How to make Raw Papaya Thoran Recipe

  1. To begin making the Raw Papaya Thoran Recipe, we will first pressure cook the raw papaya with enough water and salt in a pressure cooker.

  2. Pressure cook for about 1 whistle and switch off, allow the pressure to release naturally and drain the water and keep it aside.

  3. Heat a skillet with oil, add mustard seeds, urad dal and allow them to crackle for few seconds.

  4. Add a pinch of hing and curry leaves and wait till you hear the sputtering sound. Reduce the heat and add green chilli along with the cooked raw papaya.

  5. Sprinkle salt and give it a toss. Switch off the heat and finally add grated coconut and mix well and serve hot.

  6. Serve the Raw Papaya Thoran Recipe along with Tomato Jeera And Paruppu RasamSteamed Rice, or with Phulka and Smoked Dal Makhani Dhaba Style Recipe for a weekday lunch or dinner.