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Appears in

The Food of India: A Journey for Food Lovers

The Food of India

By Priya Wickramasinghe

Published 2005

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This is a wonderful pickle suitable for serving with roast lamb raan or with pieces of roti and a quick dal curry or sambar. Make sure you use a green papaya and not a ripe one, otherwise the flesh will disintegrate when you cook it.


  • 5 red chillies, seeded and chopped
  • 1 large red onion, chopped
  • 6 cm (


Chop the red chilli, onion, ginger, garlic, mustard seeds and 125 ml (½ cup) vinegar in a