Category: Chayote Sambar

Chayote Dal Rice

chayote rice


Ingredients:

Chow chow/chayote -250 grams

Moong dal-1 cup

Shallots-5

Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp

Asafoetida/hing- 1pinch

Green chillies-2

Salt to taste

Coriander leaves

Ghee

 For the Tempering/Tadka:

Mustard-1/4 tsp

Urad dal-1/4 tsp

Cumin seeds-1/4 tsp

Red chillies -4

Curry leaves


Preparation method

  1. Wash and clean the moong  dal,  add 1:2 ratio of water.
  2. Peel and cut the chayote into cubes and add it to dal.
  3. Add turmeric powder, cumin seeds, hing  and  2 garlic cloves .
  4. Add shallots, green chillies and salt.
  5. Cook it in a pressure cooker for 3 to 5 whistles.
  6. Heat ghee in a pan, add mustard, cumin seeds, urad dal, red chillies and curry leaves.
  7. Once they spluttered, add cooked chayote, mix it well and cook it for 12 mins in a low flame.
  8. Add cooked rice and mix it well, sprinkle sesame oil.
  9. Add fresh coriander leaves and serve it hot.

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Chayote Sambar

chayote sambar


Ingredients:

Chow chow/chayote -250 grams

Toor dal /Moong dal-1 cup

Tamarind juice-2 cup

Onion-1 medium/Shallots-10

Tomato-2

Green chillies-2

Salt to taste

Coriander leaves

Oil

 Spices:

Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp

Asafoetida/hing- 1pinch

Sambar powder-1 tsp

For the Tempering/Tadka:

Mustard-1/4 tsp

Urad dal-1/4 tsp

Cumin seeds-1/4 tsp

Red chillies -4

Fenugreek seeds-1 pinch

Curry leaves


Preparation method

  1. Wash the toor dal or moong  dal,  add 1:2 ratio of water.
  2. Add turmeric powder, cumin seeds, hing  and  2 garlic cloves
  3. Cook it in a pressure cooker for 3 to 5 whistles.
  4. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard, fenugreek seeds, cumin seeds, urad dal, red chillies and curry leaves.
  5. Once they spluttered, add onions or shallots, green chillies and sauté it
  6. Add tomatoes, turmeric powder, sambar powder, hing, salt and cook it until oil floats out.
  7. Add chopped chow chow cubes sauté it for 5 min and add cooked dal.
  8. Add tamarind juice, mix it well and cook it for 12 mins in a low flame.
  9. Add Fresh coriander leaves and serve it hot.

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Chayote coconut curry

chayote coconut dal curry

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Chayote Dal – Kootu

chayote kootu

Chow Chow Kootu


Ingredients:

Chow chow/chayote -250 grams

Moong dal-1 cup

Shallots-5

Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp

Asafoetida/hing- 1pinch

Green chillies-2

Salt to taste

Coriander leaves

Ghee

 

For the Tempering/Tadka:

Mustard-1/4 tsp

Urad dal-1/4 tsp

Cumin seeds-1/4 tsp

Red chillies -4

Curry leaves


Preparation method

  1. Wash and clean the moong  dal,  add 1:2 ratio of water.
  2. Peel and cut the chow chow into cubes and add it to dal.
  3. Add turmeric powder, cumin seeds, hing  and  2 garlic cloves .
  4. Add shallots, green chillies and salt.
  5. Cook it in a pressure cooker For the 3 to 5 whistles.
  6. Heat ghee in a pan, add mustard, cumin seeds, urad dal, red chillies and curry leaves.
  7. Once they spluttered, add cooked chow chow , mix it well and cook it For the 12 mins in a low flame.
  8. Add Fresh coriander leaves and serve it hot.

 

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