Chow-chow or chayote is also known as bangalore kathrikai in some parts of south India. It is a pear shaped vegetable with bland taste. Chow-chow is rich in amino acids and vitamin c. Chow-chow can be used to make sambar, kootu and poriyal.
2 chow-chow chopped into small pieces
6 tbsps Grated coconut
1 tsp mustard seeds
2 tsp oil
Salt to taste
Preparation:Boil the chopped chow-chow in microwave for 10 mts, if u choose traditional way of boiling it in a pan until the vegetable is cooked.
In a frying pan, add oil and mustard wait until the mustard splutters. Add redchillies and fry for some time. Now add the chow-chow and cook for 5 mts. Add grated coconut in medium heat and leave for 5 mts.
Serve hot with Chapatti or Rice.
P.S Don't let the coconut burn or leave for too long in the heat, it will spoil the taste of the dish.