Chayote Halwa

15 Nov

Banglore Vankaya Halwa


Chayote / Chow Chow 2
Sugar 1/2 – 1 cup
Almonds 10-15 (optional)
Milk 1 cup
Ghee 2 tbsps

Method of preparation:

Wash, remove ends, peel and grate the chayote (around 2 cups).
Wash the grated chayote and squeeze the water.
Chop the almonds coarsely.
Heat ghee in a pan, add chopped almonds and saute until they turn golden brown.

In the same pan, add grated chayote and stir for about 5-10 minutes.
Now add milk and simmer for 10-15 minutes stirring occasionally.
When most of the milk is evaporated, stir in sugar and chopped almonds.
Let it stay on medium heat for about 5 minutes or until the sugar starts to caramalize.
Serve hot or chilled.

Notes: Refrigerate and chayote halwa stays fresh for few days.

4 Responses to “Chayote Halwa”

  1. pramila November 18, 2008 at 3:25 am #

    what is the name of chayote in telugu

  2. anusharaji November 18, 2008 at 10:21 am #

    chayote is called bangalore vanakaya or seema vankaya

  3. megha gathani August 22, 2009 at 7:05 am #

    what is the meaning of chayote? pls tell me

  4. Jayanti May 26, 2011 at 5:49 pm #

    you have wonderful & very tasty recipes. for the past few weeks, i have been trying out the recipes from your website, must say all your recipes have become super hit in my house!!! my husband & kids love all the recipes i have made from your site.

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