Achara (Pickled Papaya)

Recipe by Kikais Kitchen
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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 6-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Peel the papaya and discard seeds. Shred using a vegetable grater or a cheese grater with bigger holes.
  • Put the shredded papaya in a bowl, sprinkle with the teaspoon of salt and toss. Let sit for 30 minutes to an hour, then squeeze by the handfuls, discarding the juice.
  • In a sauce pan - mix together the pickling solution and bring to boil stirring until sugar and salt are completely dissolved.
  • Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  • Put everything in a bowl and pour the cooled pickling solution on top and mix well.
  • Refrigerate, covered or transfer into jars and let cure for a day or so before serving.
  • Enjoy!
  • *Prep time includes soaking and sitting the papaya with the salt.
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