Chow Chow Verkadalai Masala Curry Recipe - Chayote Peanut Poriyal Recipe
Chow Chow Verkadalai Masala Curry Recipe, a simple South Indian curry which you can make for your everyday meals. Try it and you will make it again and again.
The Chow Chow Verkadalai Masala Curry Recipe is a simple easy one pot cook recipe that is flavored with sambar powder and curry leaves. It is made without onion and garlic, making it satvik and light on the stomach. The addition of peanuts, makes this dish very healthy and nutritious as well.
Chayote also known as Chow Chow is a low calorie vegetable that helps in weight loss. The high water content and fiber helps keep you fuller for longer without taking in a lot of calories.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Chow Chow Recipes such as
- 300 grams Chow chow (chayote squash) , peeled and diced
- 1/2 cup Raw Peanuts (Moongphali)
- 2 Tomatoes , pureed
- 1 teaspoon Sambar Powder
- 1 teaspoon Jaggery
- 1/2 teaspoon Amchur (Dry Mango Powder)
- 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu)
- 1 sprig Curry leaves
- 1 Bay leaf (tej patta) , torn
- Salt , to taste
- Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , for garnish
- 1 teaspoon Oil
How to make Chow Chow Verkadalai Masala Curry Recipe - Chayote Peanut Poriyal Recipe
To begin making the Chow Chow Verkadalai Masala Curry Recipe, first prepare all the ingredients and keep them ready.
Heat oil in the pressure cooker and add the mustard seeds. Once the mustard seeds crackle, add the bay leaves, tomato puree, chow chow, moongphali, sambar powder, jaggery, amchur, turmeric powder and curry leaves.
Stir for a few minutes, add the salt, 1/4 cup of water and pressure cook the chow chow and verkadalai along with the masala for 3 whistles. After 3 whistles turn off the heat.
Once the pressure has released, open the cooker, check the salt and adjust according to taste.
Stir in the coriander leaves into the Chow Chow Verkadalai Masala Curry.