Raw Papaya is used for making curry dishes, pickles, stir fries and salads. Green raw papaya is also used for making dishes like Thoran in south India as well as Green Papaya Chutney.
Papaya is also known as Pempe (Kancha) in Bengali, Papayi in Gujarati, Papita in Hindi, Papaya in Marathi, Parangi in Kannada, Omakaya in Malayalam, Pappali kai in Tamil and Boppayi kayi in Telugu.
– They are an excellent source of vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin A and fibers that help against heart diseases, atherosclerosis, and help lower cholesterol levels.
– Papayas contain soft, easily digestible flesh with a good amount of soluble dietary fiber
– Papaya seeds have been the proven natural remedy for many ailments in the traditional medicines.
– The papaya fruit is very low in calories and contains no cholesterol, is a rich source of phyto-nutrients, minerals, and vitamins.