How to Make Atsara-Pickled Green Papaya Recipe

Video Link

How to make Atsara -Pickled Green Papaya ( Kapayas) Recipe

Atchara is a pickle made from grated unripe papaya very popular in the Philippines. Served often as a side dish for fried or grilled foods such as pork barbecue. May fav, Make it your favorite recipe too!


1 large green papaya 1 tablespoon salt

1 large carrot

1 red bell pepper

1 green bell pepper

1 large onion

2 cups coconut vinegar

1 cup brown sugar

1 teaspoon salt

10-15 whole black peppercorns

1 garlic clove

2-inch ginger

Procedure: Peel the papaya. 

Cut in half and remove the seeds. 

Grate the flesh. 

Place green papaya in a bowl and add the salt.

Mix well and allow to sit for an hour.

In the meantime, prep the other vegetables.

Grate the carrot. 

Thinly slice the bell peppers, onion and ginger. 

After an hour, squeeze the green papaya to get rid of excess liquid. 

Mix green papaya together with the prepped vegetables, except ginger.

In a small saucepan, heat the vinegar over low.

 Add the sugar, salt, black peppercorns, garlic clove and thinly-sliced ginger. Heat until sugar and salt have dissolved. 

Let cool. Pour over vegetables. 

Store in a container, cover tightly and refrigerate overnight.

Fresh preserving Atsara in jars. Serve as a condiment to a variety of dishes.

Comments are closed.

Start a Blog at

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: