Chayote Curry

10 May

chayote_curry

Ingredients:

Chayote/ Benguluru Vankaya 1
Green chillies 2
Grated coconut 2 tbsps
Ginger 1 inch piece
Salt to taste

Talimpu:

Mustard seeds 1 tsp
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Urad dal 2 tsps
Broken red chillies 4
Curry leaves 5
Oil 1 tsbp

Method of preparation:

Wash and cut chayote into half.
Remove seed and chop into 1 inch sized cubes.

Remove stems and wash green chillies.
Wash and peel ginger.
Grind coconut, green chillies and ginger into coarse paste.

Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When seeds start to splutter, add chayote cubes and salt.
Cook covered in medium flame for 5 minutes.
Now add the ground coconut paste and cook until done.
Serve hot with white rice.

Notes:
Chayote cubes should yield when done.

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15 Responses to “Chayote Curry”

  1. Asha May 10, 2007 at 10:14 am #

    I love Chayote squash too,love this dish.Stir-fry with coconut ,YUM!!
    My new post is out,surprise!!:D

  2. smitha May 10, 2007 at 10:20 am #

    Nice dish. Something different from routine.

  3. anusharaji May 10, 2007 at 12:02 pm #

    @asha ya dont forget ginger(main ing)
    @smitha whats routine? this is my routine 😉

  4. anusharaji May 10, 2007 at 12:07 pm #

    @asha
    thats sure is sweet surprise
    u look great 😉

  5. Smitha May 10, 2007 at 12:27 pm #

    I didn’t eat many dishes with chayote squash.
    I just ate curry that is made in similar lines to sorakaya.
    Nice that its your routine dish 😆

  6. Deepa May 10, 2007 at 7:56 pm #

    wow!!different one …must try …thks for shring

  7. richa May 11, 2007 at 7:00 am #

    quick & simple, looks Yum!

  8. sunita May 11, 2007 at 12:46 pm #

    A nice simple recipe, the way I love…thanks…

  9. Vani May 11, 2007 at 12:51 pm #

    Raji, it looks very yummy!!! Most of the time, I use it in kootu. The picture is great!!

  10. cc johnson mumbai June 16, 2007 at 7:52 am #

    chayote..????????..is it an american vegetable…? is the hindi name??

  11. anusharaji June 18, 2007 at 7:26 am #

    chayote…surely not a hindi name….
    i doubt its indian roots, but its available abundantly at some places in india.
    thx everyone

  12. cc johnson mumbai June 18, 2007 at 7:44 am #

    sorry for the misprint,.what i meant was….WHAT IS THE HINDI NAME FOR CHAYOTE.?..

  13. anusharaji June 18, 2007 at 9:15 am #

    chow chow

  14. SHYAMSUNDER August 4, 2009 at 5:23 am #

    CHAYOTE = Chow – Chow / Cho – Cho .

  15. ANJALI March 18, 2010 at 4:16 am #

    Friends chayote is avilable in Mumbai and we called it Baglore baigan.Imade curry out of it with cocconut Curd Cumins seeds and green chilly,and Raita too

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