Recipe Name: Amitar khar
Recipe Main Ingredient: Ripe Papaya
Recipe Brief Description: This is such a simple, humble dish, but it is undoubtedly a dish that the entire race of Assamese is prepared by ripe papaya.
Ripe Papaya - 1 number (cut into small and thin pieces)
Green chili - 2 number (slit)
Soda - 3/4 tbsp
Paas puron - 1/2 tbsp
Bay leaf - 1 number
Red chili - 1 number (halved)
Mustard oil - 3 tbsp
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Heat the 2 tbsp of mustard oil in a pan and add the paas puron, bay leaf and red chili halves.
When the seeds splutter, add the papaya, green chilies, salt and soda. Stir well, reduce the heat to low, cover and cook for about 10-12 minutes or till the papaya slices soften and lose their shape. Keep stirring in between.
Raise the heat and stir so that the excess water, if any, evaporates.
Remove from heat and stir in the remaining 1 tbsp of mustard oil.
Serve hot with some plain rice and dal.