Chayotte(CHOW-CHOW) Curry

by VaishnaviLakshmi
Chayotte curry with sesame powder
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Cuisine Andhra
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Chayotte(or 1 cup full of diced cubes) - 1 no
  • Onion(minced, medium) - 1 no
  • Coriander leaves(chopped) - 1/4 cup
  • Salt - 1/4 tsp
For sesame powder:
Cuisine Andhra
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Chayotte(or 1 cup full of diced cubes) - 1 no
  • Onion(minced, medium) - 1 no
  • Coriander leaves(chopped) - 1/4 cup
  • Salt - 1/4 tsp
For sesame powder:
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Instructions
  1. Dry roast 2 red chillies and sesame seeds for 1 minute on medium heat until they are fluffy. Set aside to cool for 15 mins.
  2. Coarse grind the dry roasted sesame seeds and red chillies with a pinch of salt and keep aside.
  3. Heat a spoon of oil in a pan.
  4. Season with black gram, Bengal gram, mustard seeds, cumin seeds and curry leaves. Saute for a while.
  5. Add minced ginger and garlic followed by onions and turmeric powder.
  6. Saute until onions are transparent.
  7. Add the diced chayote cubes and salt and stir well.
  8. Saute for 2 - 3 mins on high heat.
  9. Cover and cook on medium heat until cooked well.
  10. Once they are cooked, add the prepared sesame powder to the above, mix well and saute for a couple of mins.
  11. Finally, add coriander leaves and mix well.
  12. Cover with the lid and switch off the stove and leave it for 5 mins.
  13. :- The flavour of cilantro and sesame powder is absorbed by the the vegetable and it tastes very good with hot hot rice.
  14. :- While dicing the chayotte, discard the single seed inside the vegetable which is similar to the same in young mangoes. :- Instead of chayotte, u can prepare it with other vegetables like ridgegourd or bottlegourd or snakegourd.
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