Cho Cho Thuvaiyal

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 medium-sized - Cho Cho
  • 1 tsp - tamarind paste or tamcon
  • 2 tsp - urad dal (black gram dal)
  • 2 tsp channa dal (Bengal gram dal)
  • 3 red dry chilli peppers
  • 2 tsp desiccated dry coconut
  • 1/2 tsp asafoetida powder (hing)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds

How to Make Cho Cho Thuvaiyal

  • Cut the cho cho diagonally in half and remove the seed.
  • Grate the cho cho.
  • In a kadai or Dutch pot, add 1/2 tsp of oil.
  • Lightly roast the channa dal, urad dal and the dry red chilli.
  • Saute the grated cho cho separately for about 5 minutes.
  • Now, grind the channa dal, urad dal, chilli, dry coconut and the tamarind paste to a medium consistency. Add salt to taste.
  • In a Dutch pot, add 1/2 tsp of oil, and when the oil becomes hot, add the mustard seeds, and when it starts to crackle, add the asafoetida powder.
  • Add this to the thuvaiyal and mix it thoroughly.
  • Serve the thuvaiyal with hot rice.