Chayote curry

Chayote curry


  • Chayote squash–2 cut into small pieces
  • Dry red chilli-3
  • Mustard seeds, white urad dal-1 tsp each
  • Curry leaves-one strand;
  • Cumin seeds-1 tsp
  • Coconut-2 tbsp
  • Gram flour-2 tsp
  • Tamaraind water-enough to grind
  • Asafoetida/Hing-1 pinch
  • Rice bran oil-2 tsp
  • Salt- to taste


  • Grind coconut, dry red chilli, cumin seeds, gram flour with tamarind water.
  • In a saucepan, add 1tsp oil and then when it is hot, add white urad dal and curry leaves and hing.
  • Add the chopped chayote, salt, sprinkle water and cook until it is half cooked.
  • Add ground paste, salt and water, cover and cook until chayote is cooked.

Serves:2-3 people 


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