Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Chow - Chow Poduthuval ( Chayote Squash)

Jan 26th 2010

This recipe falls right it in the "It does not get easier than this category". It is just that simple to make and it is a good south indian side-dish. Goes especially well with Kara Kozhambu or Vetha Kozhambu.

  • Chayote Squash (cut in one inch long thin pieces)
  • Oil
  • Mustard
  • Urad Dhal
  • Green chillies and grated coconut
  • turmeric powder
  • salt
  • hing (asafoetida)
Method de Preparation
  1. Cut the squash evenly in the shape desired.
  2. Take oil in a pan, add some mustard. Allow it to splutter.
  3. Add some hing and then urad dhal.
  4. When slightly browning, add the squash.
  5. Saute now and then and allow to cook.
  6. Add some turmeric and salt when cooked some.
  7. Towards the end add the coconut +green chilly mixture ground in the blender.
  8. Can add curry leaves if desired (optional). 
Recipe Credits: Amms


Viji said...

looks yummy!

Anu Karthik said...

thanks viji..do we know each other :)

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