Papaya is a rich source of vitamin- A (2020 IU per 100 g) and vitamin-C (40 mg/l00g). It contains papain a protein digesting enzyme. Unripe fruits can be used as vegetable. Ripe fruits are used for making of Jam, Jelly, and Ice-Cream, etc. It is generally grown as fruit plant in kitchen garden, home garden or nutritional garden.