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A Seychelles Favourite! 

Creole Papaya Salad is a staple Seychelles favourite, and a traditional side dish as common in the homes of locals as it is at market vendors and restaurants.

Particularly perfect as an accompaniment to curries but just as at home as a side to any meal, be it creole or not. If you haven’t tried it, you ought to!

1 kg Green pawpaw/papaya
50 gm Onion
50 ml Oil corn / sunflower
Green chilli (optional) to taste
50 gm Spring onion
20 ml Lemon juice
Salt to taste
Black pepper crushed to taste


1. Peel the pawpaw/papaya. Cut in lengthwise and remove the seeds. Wash the pawpaw/papaya well in water. Grate the pawpaw/papaya.

2. Slice the onions and crush the chilli. Heat oil in a pan and fry the onions, next add the grated pawpaw/ papaya and stir well.

3. Add chilli and continue stirring for another 5 minutes. Squeeze in the lemon juice and season with salt and pepper. Remove from heat.

4: Enoy! 

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