Chayote Raita

15 Apr

chayote_raita
Benguluru Vankaya Perugu Pacchadi

Ingredients:

Plain Yogurt 2 cups
Chayote 1
Onion 1
Tomato 1
Green Chile 1
Cilantro few sprigs
Black Salt a pinch
Salt to taste

Method of preparation:

Wash, halve, remove seed and finely chop chayote.
Peel and chop the onion.
Wash and finely chop tomato.
Remove stem, halve, remove seeds and chop green chile.
Wash and finely chop cilantro.

In a mixing bowl, add all ingredients and mix thoroughly.
If raita is thick, thin it by adding little water.
Serve Chilled.

Notes: Make sure chayote is clean without any blemishes.

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4 Responses to “Chayote Raita”

  1. Happy Cook April 15, 2008 at 10:11 am #

    When ever i see a recipe with this vegetable i have to smile. Years back when my hubby went to Indian grocerry shop he bought this veggie and i didn’t know what to do with it as i have never seen this.
    And me an my daughter ( she was very little) was sayingthis veeggie looke like some Alien 🙂

  2. anusharaji April 15, 2008 at 11:13 am #

    ur daughter described it perfectly
    it sure is alien n kinda ugly

  3. sagari April 15, 2008 at 9:47 pm #

    thats a healthy raita

  4. Padma April 16, 2008 at 6:16 am #

    You don’t need to cook Chayote?

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