Chow Chow Thalimpu

Published under: Chow ChowSide Dish

Chow-Chow – 2, medium sized
Garlic – 10 flakes
Onion – 1
Aniseed – 1/4 tsp, roasted and powdered
Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tsp
Salt as required
Red Chilli Powder – 1/2 tsp
Bengal Gram Dal – 1 tblsp
Oil for frying

For Seasoning:
Mustard Seeds – 3/4 tsp
Black Gram Dal – 1/2 tsp
Broken Red Chilli – 1
Curry Leaves – few

1. Dry roast bengal gram dal till golden and crush coarsely.
2. Peel garlic, chop onions finely.
3. Scrape outer skin and cut chow-chow into medium sized pieces.
4. Heat oil in a shallow pan, add seasoning and then the onion.
5. Fry for 2 minutes, add chow-chow pieces and stir for another  minute.
6. Add just enough water, turmeric powder, aniseed powder, salt, chilli powder, garlic pieces and cook till vegetable becomes tender. Close with a lid.
7. When vegetable is 3/4th cooked and the moisture is still there, add bengal gram powder and close the lid again. Reduce again.
8. Cook till dal becomes soft, sprinkle little water if necessary.
9. When moisture is fully gone, remove from fire.

Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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