Thursday, 24 August 2017

Pepper Plastic Chutney....


As chutney is a part of a Bengali meal, here is an unique type of Bengali chutney which is served in functions and ceremonies with papad bhaja. 
  It's a very easy and simple recipe with the two main ingredients - green raw papaya and sugar. It's called plastic chutney because of it's looks. The papaya after cooking in sugar syrup turns translucent and looks like plastic. 

Ingredients
2 cups Kacha Peppe / Raw Papaya sliced into small thin pieces like chips
1 tbsp Raisins
3/4 cup Sugar
1/4 tsp Salt
2 tsp Lime juice
1 1/2 cup Water



Method
Take a pot or a pan.
Add water and the papaya chips.
Let it simmer on low - medium flame for 10 minutes.
Add salt and sugar.
Let it continue to simmer for 5 minutes.
Add the raisins.
Let till continue to simmer till the papaya chips become translucent and the syrup thickens.
Add the lime juice and simmer it for another minute.
Switch of the flame.
It's ready to be served.