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Chow Chow / Chayote Peel Chutney

Gouthami Yuvarajan
15 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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ABOUT Chow Chow / Chayote Peel Chutney RECIPE

This chutney is made from chow chow peel. There are lot of variations in making chutney from the peel. However, this is the one I like the most. If you want it less spicy, you can add more sesame seeds. Adding jaggery gives a unique taste.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Roasting
  • Accompaniment
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. 1 medium sized chow chow
  2. White Sesame seeds 1.5 tsp
  3. Green chillies 2 or 3
  4. Tamarind- gooseberry sized
  5. Jaggery 1/2 tsp or more depending on taste
  6. Salt to Taste
  7. Oil 1 tsp
  8. Mustard Seeds 1/2 tsp
  9. Curry leaves a few


  1. Peel chow chow and pressure cook the peel for 2 or 3 whistles till it becomes soft.
  2. Dry roast green chillies and sesame seeds and keep aside.
  3. Blend above items along with tamarind extract, jaggery and salt.
  4. Heat oil in a tempering pan and add mustard seeds and curry leaves. Once they crackle, add the tempering to the chutney.

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Gouthami Yuvarajan
Gouthami Yuvarajan   Jul-18-2016

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