Chayote Squash Curry

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • Chayote squash 2 (cut into small pieces)
  • Onions 1 medium, chopped into small pieces
  • Tomato 1 medium ( instead of tomato you can also use tomato puree 3 or 4 spoons)
  • Potato 1 medium (peeled and cut into cubes)
  • Green Chillies 1 or 2 (cut very small)
  • Curry leaves few
  • Ginger Garlic paste 1 tsp
  • Turmeric 1/2 tsp
  • Salt according to taste
  • Chilli powder 1 tsp
  • Dhania Jeera powder 1 tsp
  • Coconut powder 1 tbsp
  • Coriander
  • For Seasoning:
  • Channa dal 1 tsp
  • Urad dal 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds (rai) 1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds (jeera) 1 tsp
  • Red chilli 1 no
  • Oil 4,5 tbsp

How to Make Chayote Squash Curry

  • Take a thick pan and heat the oil. Put all the ingredients for seasoning one by one, starting with dals and seeds after that.
  • When mustard seeds splutter, add curry leaves, onions and green chillies. Take care not to burn the seasoning.
  • Fry onions for few minutes. Add ginger- garlic paste. When onions turn brown add tomatoes cut into small pieces or tomato puree.
  • When tomotoes are fried well, add potato cubes. Fry for 1 or 2 min and put the lid on for some time.
  • When potatoes are cooked, add choyote squash and cover.
  • Add all powders and cook till done. Add coconut powder before switching off flame.
  • Sprinkle fresh coriander on the top for garnish.
  • Serve with rotis or hot rice.