Friday, May 10, 2013

Atsara ( Pickled Papaya)

A delicious appetizer made from pickled green papaya. This is best serve with fried or grilled fish or meat.

2 cups grated green papaya
1/4 cup coarse salt
1 small red bell pepper,cut into thin strips
1 cup white vinegar
1 small carrot
3 tablespoons ginger ( strips)
1/2 cup sliced bitter melon (ampalaya)
1 onions,thinly sliced
3 cloves garlic,diced
1/2 cup raisins
sugar to taste
salt and pepper to taste

1. Combine the coarse salt and papaya then mix well and squeeze out the juice then set aside.
2. In a pot put all the ingredients except the squeezed papaya and raisins,  then bring to a boil once the carrot is tender put the papaya and allow to simmer for a minute or until done over high heat, then turn off heat and allow to cool.
3. Add the raisins and you can keep it in a jar and serve whenever you want.


  1. This is perfect with fried pork or fish ;).

  2. Ang hirap po buksan ng bagong website format nyo sa mga android at tablet

  3. what can I add instead of the bitter melon, thanks


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