Papaya Seeds
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Availability

Papaya Seeds are available all year long.

Culinary Uses

The Papaya Seeds are bitter and edible. Papaya Seeds are most often used in the West to make or augment Salad DressingsPapaya Dressing is an example of a Papaya Dressing. When added to other dressings such as Oil & VinegarVinaigrette or creamy dressings, dry or bottled Mustard may also be added. Papaya Seeds can also be dried and ground to make a specialty seasoning similar to Black Pepper.

In India, people chew Papaya Seeds to freshen their breath.

Portion Size

Allow  3-6 Papaya Seeds per recipe.

Pairings

Cilantro, Cinnamon, Mint, Pepper, Black Pepper, Salt, Sugar, Vanilla, Cashews, Macadamia Nuts, Peanuts, Carrots, Garlic, Ginger, Salads, Bananas, Coconut, Coconut Milk, Grapefruit, Kiwi, Kumquats, Lemons, Mango, Melon, Nectarines, Oranges, Passion Fruit, Peaches, Pineapple, Raspberries, Strawberries, Fish, Yogurt, Honey, Fish Sauce, Vinegar, Rice Vinegar, Salsa

Substitutes

Black Pepper

Gluten Free

Yes

Low Fat

Yes

Low Calorie

Yes