Chayote Tomato Curry

Chayote is a good source of amino acids and vitamin C and it belongs to the gourd family, along with melons, cucumbers and squash.This dish is Chayote cooked with onions and tomato and can be served alongside roti or rice dishes.

Preparation time: 30 minutes
Ingredients :
1 Chayote/Kathirikai
1/3 cup Onions chopped
5 Green Chillies
2 medium Tomatoes
1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
Salt To Taste
2 teaspoons Oil
1/2 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 teaspoon chana dal
1 teaspoon urad dal

1. Take a pan and heat oil in it. Add the chana dal and urad dal and let them brown lightly.

2.Now add mustard seeds ,cumin seeds, curry leaves and turmeric and let splutter.Add the Garlic.

3.Add the onion pieces , green chilies and saute for 2-3 minutes .
4. Now add Chayote pieces and saute for 4 minutes.
5. Add the tomato pieces and salt and add 1 1/2 cups of water and pressure cook for 3-4 whistles and turn off the stove.

Serve with rice or roti.
Wash and Peel off a very thin layer from the top of chayote before using.


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