3 ingredient CHAYOTE Chutney / CHOW CHOW Chutney

This is an awesome tasty and a healthy chutney and it tastes delicious with dosa and idly . The chayote fruit is used in mostly cooked forms. When cooked, chayote is usually handled like summer squash/parangi pinji; it is generally lightly cooked to retain the crispy consistency. Though rare and often regarded as especially unpalatable and tough in texture, raw chayote may be added to salads or salsas, most often marinated with lemon. Whether raw or cooked, here i have tried it with chutney a dip kind of, for the world’s healthy south indian idly and dosa. chayote is a good source of vitamin C.

Preparation time: 5 min      cooking time: 5 min     Serves: 3


  1. Chayote / Chow chow – 1
  2. Onion – 1/4
  3. Green chilly – 1 or 1 & 1/2
  4. Coriander leaves – a few
  5. Tamarind – a small piece
  6. Salt to taste
  7. Sugar – a pinch
  8. water to grind
  9. Lemon juice – 1 tbsp

To tamper:

  1. Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
  2. Urad dal – 1/2 tsp
  3. Asafoetida powder – a pinch
  4. Curry leaves – 1 sprig

If you’re making this in a large quantity you can add more onions to it



  • Take a pan smear some oil
  • Add in the green chilly and saute them for about a minute in high flame
  • After when its skin is a bit colored add in the chopped chayote saute well
  • Until all the pieces have cooked and colored a bit brown
  • Add in the onions and saute well until golden
  • Add in the coriander leaves and tamarind saute a bit and switch off the flame
  • Add a pinch of sugar and some salt
  • When it has cooled down add it to your blender and grind well
  • Take it out and add some lemon and check the salt


  • At the end tamper them with the tampering ingredients
  • Have it with dosa or idly it tastes decious


  • Our healthy tantalizing different chayote chutney is all READY!!!


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