Chayote (Chow-Chow) Dal

Who would have thought that there would come a few days when Kingsley and Kingsley alone would get to reign in the kitchen. All Beula would get to do would be to rest and recognize the ingredients by the smell (and she got all of them right YAY!) While Beula gets some days off to recover from the flu bug, here is a recipe from Kingsley! We have wanted to eat some Chayote (chow chow), so here is a recipe from Kingsley’s recipe book 🙂

So what is a Chayote – it is quite tasteless but is treated as a squash. It is rich in Vit C and potassium

Who would have thought that there would come a few days when Kingsley and Kingsley alone would get to reign in the kitchen. All Beula would get to do would be to rest and recognize the ingredients by the smell (and she got all of them right YAY!) While Beula gets some days off to recover from the flu bug, here is a recipe from Kingsley! We have wanted to eat some Chayote (chow chow), so here is a recipe from Kingsley's recipe book 🙂

Summary

    Ingredients

    1 large – t Chow Chow – peeled and diced . Don ‘ add the seed in the middle !
    1 large Onions – diced
    1 Tomatoes – chopped
    4 (depending on spice) Green Chillies –
    Cumin Seeds
    Mustard Seeds
    pinch Tumeric – a
    1 tsp Chilli powder –
    3 tsps Lime juice –
    Moong dal (Green dal)
    Oil
    to taste Salt
    Coriander – to garnish
    Peel the chayote and cut it into small pieces

    Steps

    1. In a pressure cooker, add the diced chow chow, moong dal, onions,tomatoes, green chillies and tumeric
    2. Fill with water until the chow chow is submerged
    3. Cook it for 5 whistles
    4. Save some onins for later
    5. Once the pressure is gone, heat some oil in a deep pot
    6. Add the mustard seeds and cumin seeds
    7. When the mustard starts popping add the onions and chilli powder and saute for 2mins
    8. Next add the contents of the pressure cooker, mix well, add the required amount of salt and let it cook for 3mins
    9. Garnish with some freshly chopped coriander and serve hot with some rice

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