Chayote/ Benguluru Vankaya 1
Besan/ Senagapindi 1/4 cup
Red chilli powder 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
Urad dal 1 tsp
Broken red chillies 2
Curry leaves 5
Oil 1 tsp
Method of preparation:
Wash and cut chayote into half.
Remove seed and chop into 1 inch sized cubes.
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 stirring occasionally.
Chayote cubes should yield when done, but not too easily.
Thats when you add besan and red chilli powder.
Mix thoroughly and fry for few seconds.
Serve hot with white rice.
Notes: Chayote can be cut into long stripes for the same recipe.