Easy Atchara (Pickled Green Papaya) Recipe

Atchara Recipe


  • 4 cups Green Papaya
  • 1/2 cup Bell Peppers, cut in strips
  • 1/2 cup Carrots, cut in rounds or in flowerlike decorative rounds
  • 1 medium Onion, chopped
  • 1 thumb-size Ginger, cut in small strips
  • 1/4 cup Raisins (optional)
  • 1 cup Vinegar
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Kosher Salt or Rock salt

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Shred the papaya using a fine shredder or a food processor with a shredding disk. Sprinkle with salt, mix and set aside for 5-10 minutes.
  2. Boil the vinegar and sugar together, then set aside.
  3. Wring out the liquid from the papaya, then add all the other ingredients.
  4. Pour the vinegar/sugar mixture and mix thoroughly.
  5. Pack in sterilized or clean containers and keep refrigerated.
Source: http://www.filipino-food-recipes.com/
Image: ivoryhut.com

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