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November 25, 2009

CHAYOTE CHUTNEY/CHOW CHOW THOGAYAL-THOGAYAL RECIPES

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I tried this thogayal from a cookbook. A very tasty thogayal that goes well with plain rice topped with sesame oil.
chow chow thogayal



Ingredients 
  • Chayote / Chow chow – 1 no( medium size)
  • Tamarind – Small gooseberry size
  • Red chilly – 3-4 nos
  • Urad dal – 1 tsp
  • Channa dal – 1 tsp
  • Hing / Asafetida – 1 pinch.
  • Oil – 1 tbsp
  • Salt & water – As needed.
Method :
  • Heat a kadai with a tbsp of oil and add red chilly, urad , channa dal and hing.
  • Roast till the dals turn golden brown.Set aside.
  • Peel off the skin of chayote and chop finely.Saute and cook till soft.
  • Let it cool down and then grind everything with tamarind ,salt and water.
  • Serve with plain rice & sesame oil..
 chow chow thogayal 1




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56 comments :

Raks said...

That looks so gud! I have chow chow in hand,will try for sure :)

Raks said...

Mouthwatering Picture!!

Rekha shoban said...

really mouthwatering one...looks spicy!

Priya Suresh said...

Such a tempting picture, really looks spicy and delicious..i do prepare thogayal with chow chow but bit different..yummy dish..

Shanthi Krishnakumar said...

Spicy and tempting

Rajani said...

hi chitra, nice! i like chow chow. and never had it in chutney form.

prasu said...

wow......looks yumm dear..tha too with rice .....it sounds delicious....sure will try.

Unknown said...

thuvayal is the only thing I make and I love with chayote...looks yumm..

chef and her kitchen said...

Look sso yummy....sounds gr8 wid rice.

jayasree said...

Along with the ingredients you have mentioned, I add grated coconut too. And yours have got a gorgeous color.

Got to know much more about chow chow through ur KC.

Shama Nagarajan said...

lovely thogayal...delicious

Vidya Rao said...

Wow..that was so neat!Looks real tempting!

Menaga Sathia said...

superr!!!

Finla said...

I always thought choc choc was a bland veg, but mad elike this it looks so delicous.

Suparna said...

looks real good chitra! a nice comfort food too :)nice click :)
TC

Aruna Manikandan said...

Hi Chitra,

Chow chow Chutney looks very spicy and delicious too....
checked out ur ragi vermicelli dish dear. Simply superb!!!!!

Tina said...

Looks spicy and delicious....Never tried this ..its a new recipe to me.

Pari Vasisht said...

This looks yummy and perfect for hot steamed rice.

Latha said...

Looks spicy and yummy....Never tried any recipes with chow chow...it is new to me.

Menaga Sathia said...

pls see this link

http://sashiga.blogspot.com/2009/11/blog-post_25.html

priya said...

looks delicious and yummy, dear....tempting clicks!

Rohini said...

That looks really yum dear! I make only kootu, thogaiyal is a nice idea! :)

Vikis Kitchen said...

Never know a thogayal with chayote . Thanks dear. The health benefit inspires me to use it often. Thogayal looks so lovely.

Ashwini said...

nice thogayal....

Cham said...

I will grab Chayote this weekend and make this one sounds tooo good :)

lata raja said...

Thogayal looks great and sounds a super hit dish Chitra. I always make only withthe peel and not the veggie as such. Will give this a try.

Sailaja Damodaran said...

Good idea to use this veg....nice click

Recipeswap said...

Looks delicious!

Anupama said...

I never tried this one before... always use chayote in koottu or sambar... this one sounds like a good variation... will try this next time

Padma said...

Picture looks very tempting Chitra... perfect one with hot rice, rasam and papad :)

Malar Gandhi said...

Chow chow thuvaiyal sounds yumm, looks delish:)

Jeyashris Kitchen said...

i always make kootu with chow chow.Thogayal is a nice variation.and looks very nice.Great click.

Uma said...

looks so delicious Chitra.

Sree vidya said...

very innovative.
Chitra, plz accept the award I passed to you.
Check here
http://www.vidyasrecipes.com/2009/11/radish-sambar.html

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gtyuk said...

looks thick and creamy consistency; nice thuvayal with chow-chow!!

Deepthi Shankar said...

wow, this is simple comfort food

Valarmathi Sanjeev said...

Thogayal looks spicy and yummy

Raje said...

Looks so delicious and Yumm!

Magia da Inês said...

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Que receita deliciosa e nutritiva... além de linda e apetitosa.
Você é muito talentosa!
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my kitchen said...

tasty one,i like to this with idly & dosa

Pravs said...

looks spicy and good.

radha said...

I never knew you could make a thogiyal with chow chow. Have used it only for curry and kootu. Will definitely try this sometime.

radha said...

I didn't know you could make thoghiyal with chow chow. Only make kootu and curry. Will definitely try this one out.
(PS: tried posting this earlier - if there is duplication - am sorry)

Unknown said...

Chow chow thogayal sounds yum ! Loved the new layout and look of your site .....

Suma Gandlur said...

I have a similar one in my space too. Love chayote in any form.

Andhra Flavors said...

you made delicious creamy curry with chayote. Innovative!

Nithya Praveen said...

The pic says it all Chitra.I love to make these...they hardly take time.Great stuff on the kitchen clinic too:)

cookeaze said...

Delicious and beautiful! I love this recipe.

Sunitha said...

Looks great..

Saraswathi Iyer said...

nice one my fav like to eat with kootu..drop in sometime.

Shri said...

It looks delicious!

Parita said...

That looks so delicious and mouth watering, love the information you provide, i just read your profile and saw that your profession is cooking...are you a professional chef?

Chitra said...

Thank u all dearies for ur encouraging words..
@parita , thanks..LoL , iam not a chef..I've mentioned cookking as my occupation , interest & hobby..Tat u've mistaken i think..;)Thanks dear , i've edited my profile :)

priyaas said...

Sauting chayote only with oil or we have to boil it with water ?

Chitra said...

Yes you should saute well till it cooks. No need to boil. If you want to reduce the oil, then you can boil with little water after sauting.