Chow Chow Mor Kootu

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 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

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