• Prep Time
    20 Mints
  • Cook Time
    25 Mints
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Assamese cuisine is known for the use of unique ingredients and the recipes cooked up with the freshest of ingredients. This republic day, we want to celebrate some less celebrated, yet supremely delicious recipes, one of which is this Assamese green papaya chicken curry. This dish gets its punch from the mustard oil, the versatile panch phoran or 5 tempering along with the goodness of chicken and raw papaya.

Let’s find out the beauty of this dish together!


Ingredients Required


    How to make Assamese green papaya chicken curry at home

    Step 1

    Marinate the chicken pieces with salt and turmeric

    Step 2

    Heat oil in a wok and add the Panch Phoran, Bay leaves, and Kashmiri red chili

    Step 3

    Add sliced onion and sauté for a while.

    Step 4

    When the onion turns golden brown, add the ginger-garlic paste.

    Step 5

    Once the spices are cooked, add the marinated chicken into the wok, stir the chicken very well and cook for 10 minutes on low flame.

    Step 6

    Meanwhile coarsely pound the roasted cumin and black pepper. Add it to the chicken, stir well until oil separates from the mix.

    Step 7

    Add the papaya and the potato, roast them until it's half cooked. By this time you can also add some water if necessary.

    Step 8

    When the gravy becomes thick, crush and add cardamom, stir well, cover for 2 minutes.

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