Papaya (पपीता) Recipes

It is a tropical fruit that has a sweet taste, soft texture and are pear shaped. It is native to southern Mexico and Central America. The black seeds of papaya are actually edible and have a peppery taste. Young papaya contains papain and hence has been used as a meat tenderizer for centuries now.

Nutrition

  • Contains the digestive enzyme,papain
  • Good source of fiber
  • Powerful antioxidants vitamin C
  • Beta-carotene, and vitamin E

Health Benefits

  • Prevents atherosclerosis and diabetic heart disease.
  • Lower high cholesterol levels.
  • Prevents Colon cancer.
  • Helps lower inflammation and to improve healing from burns.
  • Proper function of a healthy immune system

Purchase Guide

Choose papayas that have reddish-orange skin and are slightly soft to the touch. Those that have patches of yellow color will take a few more days to ripen.

Storage

Ripe papayas should be stored in the refrigerator and consumed within one or two days.Unripe Papayas (partially yellow) should be left at room temperature where they will ripen in a few days.

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Papaya Pudding Recipe

Papaya fruit contain components that provide benefits to the body of your child as they have a variety of nutrients. The nutrients are useful in the body's defense system. All over the world, this fruit is called the golden fruit since it has enzyme papain which is extracted from the fruit & leaf.

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Papaya Lassi Recipe

The pairing of the nutritious papaya & curd for this Papaya Lassi Recipe is a great one. Vitamin A is  a potent antioxidant, important for eye health, normal growth and development, immune system function and in maintaining the health of epithelial cells in the body. Papaya lassi will calm heat and is great for digestion.

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Papaya Milkshake Recipe

Papaya is rich in fibre, Vitamin C and antioxidants which prevent cholesterol build up in your arteries. Too much cholesterol build-up can lead to several heart diseases including heart attack and hypertension.

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Papaya Pineapple Smoothie Recipe

Pineapple is full of amino acid tryptophan that your body uses to produce serotonin - the “happy hormone”. Getting enough amino acid, along with other nutrients like vitamin B is essential to keep your neurological system up and running smoothly - for enough energy and positive mood hormones.Papaya is good for all yours digestive problems too.

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