Chayote with Sesame seeds

6 Sep

Benguluru Vankaya Nuvvula Kura


Chayote 1
Green chillies 2-4
Sesame Seeds 2-4 tbsps
Salt to taste


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

Method of preparation:

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

Remove stems and wash green chillies.
Grind green chillies and sesame seeds into somewhat coarse paste using little water.

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 or until the cubes are soft.

Then add the ground sesame paste and stir fry for a minute or two.
Serve hot with white rice.

Add curry leaves and hing in talimpu if you have.

9 Responses to “Chayote with Sesame seeds”

  1. Asha September 6, 2007 at 11:15 am #

    I love Chayote, makes one tasty Sagu!:))
    Looks delicious, I will try the Talimpu style next time!:)

  2. TBC September 6, 2007 at 11:24 am #

    Love your simple recipes!

  3. Madhu September 6, 2007 at 11:50 am #

    Hi Raji,
    Chayote and sesame tasty combo. Nice picture.

  4. roopa September 7, 2007 at 12:53 am #

    one lovely dish!

  5. Happy Cook September 7, 2007 at 5:34 am #

    First time i saw chayote, i didn’t know what kind of vegetable it was. It was my hubby who bought it from a indian shop.
    Me and my daughter thought it was a strang looking vegetables. So rang my sis and asked her wht to do about this strange vegetable.

  6. anusharaji September 7, 2007 at 9:20 am #

    @ asha do let me know how it came out
    @tbc thx
    @madhu it sure is a good combo…thx
    @roopa thx
    @happy cook it sure is ugly
    but the taste is not that strange….. did u try?

  7. Happy Cook September 7, 2007 at 9:52 am #

    Sadly i didn’t try it.
    It was so looking weird, but my sister did tell make it. But then days went by and i didn’t make the dish and had to through the it.
    Maybe next time when my hubby accidently buy them i can make.

  8. Savita Chavan July 20, 2008 at 8:39 am #

    Exactly, what is chyatoe?

  9. SHYAMSUNDER August 4, 2009 at 5:20 am #

    chyatoe IS CHOW – CHOW / CHO – CHO .

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