Papaya Atsara (Achara)

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READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Ambervim

This is a Phillipine recipe, basically it is pickled papaya. Usually a green or at least not fully ripe papaya is used. You can add other things ex: hot peppers to spice it up.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 14 lbs papayas, grated
  • 3 12 ounces salt
  • 1 cup vinegar (recipe calls for cane, I use apple cider or white)
  • 12 cup ginger, cut in strips


  1. Mash the salt into the papaya. After an hour, squeeze out the juice and rinse well.
  2. Dissolve the sugar in the vinegar by simmering briefly.
  3. Mix the ginger with the papaya and pack in clean canning jars.
  4. Pour vinegar solution over it.
  5. Mellow in the fridge overnight.

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