Omakkaya Payar Koottaan

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Omakkaya Payar Koottaan

It is a quick and easy curry prepared within minutes and tastes awesome. It goes well with boiled rice.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people



  • Peel the Omakkaaya, cut it into small pieces and wash the pieces in normal water
  • Change the Omakkaaya (Pappaya) pieces into a cooking vessel/pressure cooker along with the soaked Payar (cowpea) and add Turmeric Powder, Red Chilli Powder and required quantity of water and salt
  • Cook the mix for about 20 – 25 minutes or as required, in medium flame
  • After cooking the mix properly, put off the stove and change the Koottaan to a serving vessel and add the Curry leaves and Coconut oil and stir it for 2 – 3 minutes (for getting more taste and flavour you can add grinded Coconut along with some Onion and Cumin seeds in this koottaan before adding Curry leaves and Coconut oil).
  • Omakkaaya (Pappaya, Green) and Payar (Cowpea) Koottaan is ready. This is a good side dish for Chappathi/Poori/cooked rice etc.
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