Chayote Squash | Seeme Badanekayi Chutney | Chutney Recipes
Chayote squash / Chow-Chow / Cho-Cho / Seemebadane Kayi is a low calorie food and high in vitamin C. It is rich in flavonoid antioxidants which help to protect the body against inflammation caused by free radicals. This is extremely easy to prepare no onion no garlic and vegan chutney.
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You can make it gluten free using this Gluten free Hing or skip the regular hing
Please watch the video for detailed instructions for making the Chayote squash chutney
- 3 cups chopped chayote or 2 medium sized chayote
- ½ cup grated coconut optional
- 7 to 8 green chillies depending on your spice level
- 1 Small marble sized tamarind
- small handful of cilantro or coriander leaves
- 1 tsp salt
- 1½ tbsp oil
- For seasoning:
- 1 tsp oil
- ½ tsp mustard seeds
- pinch of hing
- Pinch of turmeric
- 3 to 4 curry leaves
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- Place a pan on the stove, and add oil and green chillies.
- After adding them, add chopped coyote and saute them until it turns a bit tender and golden brown.
- Add tamarind, salt, freshly grated coconut, and cilantro.
- Saute it for two more minutes and switch off the stove to cool this mixture.
- Once the mixture has cooled, grind it with a very little water.
- Make the seasoning by placing a ladle on the stove, and add oil.
- Once it has heated, add mustard seeds, hing, turmeric, and curry leaves, and switch off the stove.
- Add this seasoning to the ground mixture and mix them well.
- Now it is ready to serve, you can serve this with rice, chapati, or roti.
- Chayote squash also populary known as Chow-Chow, Cho-Cho and Seeme Badanekayi.
- Try this out with our Jolada Rotti or Jowar roti.