Homemade Atsara

Ingredients:

  • 6 cups green papaya, grated
  • 3 cups white vinegar (cane vinegar, apple cider vinegar, coconut vinegar)
  • 2 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup salt
  • 1 tbsp black pepper
  • 1 medium sized carrots, sliced thinly
  • 2 medium sized onions, sliced
  • 1 small sized ginger, julienned
  • 1 red bell pepper, julienned
  • 25 grams raisins (optional)

Procedure:

  1. Combine green papaya and salt
  2. Mix until the salt dissolves
  3. Squeeze out the liquid from the papaya and set aside
  4. Combine vinegar and sugar. Mix until the sugar dissolves
  5. Cook over medium heat until the vinegar is cook.
  6. Add the vegetables and pepper
  7. Bring to boil and cook vegetables for 30-50 seconds
  8. Then pour the hot syrup directly into the papaya
  9. Add the raisins and mix until just combined
  10. Cool a bit and transfer the atchara to the sterilized jars.
  11. Refrigerate for 1-2 days so the flavor will develop