Friday, June 24, 2011

Chayote Curry-Chow Chow Curry

Here is a simple and easy curry recipe which goes well with both rice and roti.

Chayote curry-Chow chow curryChayote Curry-Chow Chow Poriyal

Ingredients needed

Chow Chow/Chayote -500 grams
Onion - 2
Curry Powder -1 tbsp
Salt to taste

For the seasoning

Oil -1 tbsp
Mustard seeds -1 tsp
Urad dal -1 tsp
Channa dal/Bengal gram -1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - little


Peel the skin of chayote and remove the seed.Cut it into cubes and keep it aside.

Cut onion lengthwise.


Heat oil, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add the other ingredients mentioned under seasoning. When dal turns golden brown, add onions and fry till it turns transparent.

Then add chopped chayote, curry powder, salt and cook covered till soft. (Stir and sprinkle water in between so that it doesn't get burnt and also gets cooked evenly).

Serve it with hot steamed rice and rasam/sambar/ kuzhambu or roti.

More Chayote recipes

Chayote kootu (chow chow kootu)

Meet you all again with another interesting recipe, till then it is bye from Padhu of


  1. looks yummy wid the lovely garnishing...:)

  2. I love this vegetable we call it squash in Kolkata. lovely recipe dear.

  3. i love chow- chow and this curry looks nice, good dish with rotis like u said !

  4. Have made kootu with chow chow.. But not made this fry. Thanks for sharing.. Love your curry leaves tree.

  5. simple, easy and delicious stir fry..looks inviting..

  6. Kootu looks super delicious..nice recipe dear.

  7. wow..fry looks fantastic! Simple and yummy recipe!

  8. This looks simple and tasty. I am bookmarking it! I have only used chayote in Caribbean dishes, so cheap and easy to find around hear I want to try it different ways.

  9. yummy i never tried this at home urs looks tasty

  10. Simplicity at its best :) Love this one!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  11. wow...wat a cute u said i'm sure this will taste great both with rice n' roti...:)


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