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Bengali Plastic Chutney | Kancha Peper Plastic Chutney

Bengali plastic chutney is nothing but candied raw papaya chutney. In Bengal, we also call it Kancha Peper Plastic Chutney.
Prep Time10 mins
Active Time50 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Bengali
Keyword: Bengali Recipes, Chutney Recipes, Raw Papaya Recipes
Yield: 4 people
Author: Amrita Roy


  • 1 cup Raw Papaya cut into 1 inch thin slice
  • 1⅔ cup Sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon Bengali five spices (Panch phoron)
  • 12 - 15 nos Raisins
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 1 tablespoon Mustard Oil


  • Pour 2 cups of water into a pan. Turn on the gas and dissolve the sugar and boil for few minutes to make the sugar syrup.
  • On the other hand, in a pan, bring water to a boil and add the papaya slices. Boil for 8-10 minutes before draining the water. Keep them aside for few minutes.
  • Now heat oil and add panch phoron into it. Once they start crackling add the papaya slices into it and sauté them for few minutes with salt.
  • Next add the sugar syrup into the papaya and cook under low flame covering with a lid until the papaya slices are transparent in nature.
  • Once the papaya is cooked, remove the lid and add the raisins.
  • Switch off the gas and squeeze lemon juice into the chutney and combine it.
  • Once it cools down, chutney thicken a little. After cooling transfer it to a airtight container and store it in the refrigerator.