Chow Chow (Chayote Squash), Sambar

Chow Chow Sambar


Chayote / Chow Chow

Chow Chow – 1, peeled, chopped
Toor Dal – 2 tblsp, boiled
Coconut Milk – 1 tblsp, thick
Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp
Sambar Powder – 2 tsp
Coriander Leaves – 2 tsp, chopped
Tamarind Extract – 1 cup
Salt as per taste
Oil as required

For tempering:
Fenugreek Seeds – 1/4 tsp
Mustard Seeds – 1/2 tsp
Green Chillies – 2

1. Heat a pan over medium flame.
2. Add the tamarind extract, salt, turmeric powder and sambar powder.
3. Add chow chow pieces and bring to a boil.
4. Add the toor dal, coconut milk and simmer for a minute or two.
5. Remove the pan from flame.
6. Heat little oil in a frying pan.
7. Fry the tempering ingredients for 30 seconds and pour over the sambar.
8. Garnish with coriander leaves.
9. Serve hot with rice.

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