Chayote or Chow Chow Chutney (also known as Bees Gojju or Sauce) is a Side Dish that is generally used along with Starters as well as Main Course.

Dish type: Side Dish (South Indian)Chow Chow Chutney 1

Preparation time: 10 min

Cooking time: 10 min

Serves: 4 persons


Chayote                       1 no.

Green chilly                 1 no.

Coriander sticks          Few (for flavour)

Raw grated coconut    ½ cup

Tamarind paste           ½ tsp

Salt to taste                 ½ tsp approx.

Water                          50 ml.

For seasoning

Oil                               1 tsp

Mustard seeds           ½ tsp

Red chilly                    1 no.

Asafoetida                   A pinch


Wash Chayote. Peel the skin and chop it into pieces.

Boil it for 5 min. along with green chilly, salt, tamarind paste, sticks of coriander leaves and water. Switch off the burner and let it cool.

Grind it with raw grated coconut. Now transfer this to a bowl.

Heat oil in a small skillet. Put mustard seeds. When it crackles, put red chilly pieces and finally a pinch of asafoetidabefore pouring it on to the ground mixture in the bowl.

Chow Chow Gojju is now ready.

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