Chow Chow (Chayote Squash)

Chow Chow or Chayote Squash is a light green pear/pumpkin-like vegetable popular across South India. It is low in calories, cholesterol and rich in dietary fiber, mineals, vitamins and anti-oxidants.

Chow Chow Payasam
Chow Chow (Chayote Squash), Kheer

Chow Chow Payasam

A unique and a different payasam (kheer). Chow Chow (or Chayote Squash) is low in calorie and has a high nutritional value. They are a very good source of Vitamin C, dietary fiber and folates. Ingredients: Chow Chow – 200 gms Milk – 400 ml Sugar – 200 gms Cashew […]

Chow Chow (Chayote Squash)
Chow Chow (Chayote Squash), Kesari

Chow Chow Kesari

Chow Chow (Bangalore Brinjal) is a popular and common vegetable in South India. Typically used as a vegetable to make kootu and poriyal, this kesari is different and unique. Ingredients: Chow Chow – 200 gms Moong Dal – 200 gms Ghee – 200 ml Cardamoms – 4 to 5, powdered […]

Chow Chow (Bangalore Brinjal)
Chow Chow (Chayote Squash), Cutlet

Chow Chow Cutlet

A healthy and different variety of cutlet made with chow chow (chayote). Chow Chow (or Chayote or Bangalore Brinjal) is a popular South Indian vegetable often used to made Chow Chow Kootu. Ingredients: Chow Chow (Chayote) – 200 gms Ragi Flour – 200 gms Onions – 100 gms Green Chillies […]

Chow Chow Dal
Chow Chow (Chayote Squash), Dal

Chow Chow Dal

Chow Chow or Chayote is a popular South Indian vegetable with numerous health benefits. It is rich in fiber, vitamin c, folate and low in calories. Ingredients: Chow Chow (Chayote) – 2 Moong Dal – 1/2 cup Sambar Onions (Shallots) – 15 to 18 Green Chillies – 4 to 5, […]

Chow Chow Pepper Kootu
Chow Chow (Chayote Squash), Kootu

Chow Chow Pepper Kootu

Chow Chow or Chayote is a popular South Indian vegetable mainly used to make Kootus. This variation includes onions and tomatoes. And is best served with rice or as a side dish to dosa or roti. Ingredients: Chow Chow (Chayote) – 2 Onions – 2, finely chopped Tomatoes – 2, […]

Chow Chow (Chayote) Kurma
Chow Chow (Chayote Squash), Kurma

Chow Chow (Chayote) Kurma

Chow Chow or Chayote is commonly used in South India to make Kootu, Kurma or Poriyal. Ingredients: Chow Chow (Chayote) – 1, peeled, chopped Onion – 1, big, finely chopped Garlic – 3 cloves, crushed Tomatoes – 2, finely chopped Red Chilli Powder – 1 tsp Coriander Powder – 3 […]