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Chow Chow Mor Kootu Recipe

Chow Chow Mor Kootu is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Thursday, 21 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • Chow chow or Chayote squash - 2
  • Cooking oil -1 tbsp
  • Pepper - 2 tbsp
  • Dried red chillies - 2
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • Mustard - 1 tsp
  • Urad dhal - 1 tsp
  • Asafoetida powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Buttermilk - 1 glass (240ml)
  • Curry leaves - one stalk
  • Salt to taste
  • How to Make Chow Chow Mor Kootu:

    1. Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard. Then add cumin seeds, urad dhal, dried red chillies, asafoetida, and curry leaves.
    2. To this, add cut chow chow with half a glass of water and allow it to boil for a couple of minutes.
    3. Dry grind the pepper and add this to the boiling chow chow; season with salt.
    4. After chow chow becomes soft, turn off the gas, and allow it to cool.
    5. Add buttermilk to the chow chow and serve immediately.


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