Tuesday, January 18, 2011

CHAYOTE CURRY




Chayote squash is a good source of vitamin C. It belongs to the family Cucurbitaceae.You can make the same curry with same ingredients using cucumber,ash gourd etc instead of chayote which taste the same.


INGREDIENTS


Chayote squash----------------1
Oil-----------------------------1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds-----------------1/4 tsp
Dried red chilly-----------------1
Curry leaves--------------------1 sprig
Onion--------------------------1/2 cup,sliced
Green chilly--------------------1,slit,length wise
Tomato-------------------------1 medium size,sliced
Turmeric powder---------------1/4 tsp
Red chilly powder--------------1/4 tsp
Coriander powder--------------1 tsp
Grated coconut-----------------1/2 cup
Cumin seeds--------------------1/4 tsp
Black pepper powder-----------1/2 tsp
Salt to tatse


METHOD

  1. Peel the skin of Chayote, remove the seed and cut in to finger size pieces and wash it.
  2. Cook the cut chayote in a vessel with needed water and salt in it. Keep the cooked chayote aside.
  3. Grind coconut and cumin together to a smooth paste.Keep it aside.
  4. Now in a medium heat pan add oil and splutter mustard seeds,dried red chilly and curry leaves.
  5. Then add sliced onion and green chilly.Saute it till soft.
  6. Next add sliced tomato and saute till soft.
  7. Then add turmeric powder,red chilly powder,coriander powder and black pepper powder.Saute till the raw smell goes.
  8. Next add cooked chayote, ground coconut and cumin paste to it.Add needed salt and water and bring this to a boil.
  9. Check the seasoning and transfer to a bowl.
  10. Serve this curry with plain rice.



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24 comments:

  1. interesting recipe Soumya...completely new to me...wanna try soon..
    Tasty appetite

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  2. Chayote curry looks delicious. Nice recipe

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  3. Curry looks simply superb and delectable..

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  4. Never had this vege..nice curry!!!

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  5. I have never tried this veggie before, thanks for the recipe..will try!

    US Masala

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  6. looks so delicious and healthy...yum yum

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  7. yummy curry with coconut looks delicious

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  8. This is one vegetable which I used to eat only one way .. fry ! have to try this one :)
    www.kankanasaxena.net

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  9. I never cooked this dish....sounds tasty...

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  10. Chayote is one of my favorite vegetables, sweet and fresh taste in any dish. This is wonderful with curry and coconut. Thanks for this exquisite recipe! This is simply delicious!!!!

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  11. Chayote curry looks mouthwatering and delightful. Wonderful Pics.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  12. nice recipe. i saw this item @ supermarkets but dnt knw the recipe. thanks for sharing the recipe dear

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  13. Hey that's a nice curry..will try it sometimes..

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  14. Always my favorite vegetable. Curry looks so delicious dear.

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  15. This is new for me sounds interesting.

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  16. This is such a beautiful curry!

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  17. wow...am hearing a dish like this for the first time. nice collection you have.
    happy to follow you.
    Do check my space when time permits

    Cheers,
    Binitha
    yourstastefully.blogspot.com

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