Chow Chow (Chayote)

The chayote, also called as “chow chow” or “Bangalore Kathirikkai” is low in calories and high on nutrients It is a good source of potassium, amino acid and Vitamin C.
It cures urinary infections and renal stones. It is traditionally used as a remedy for hypertension.
Like cucumber, it also has more water content. We can make salad, kootu, curry, sambar etc with chayote. Also we can make tasty Bajji with this vegetable.
Chow Chow Kootu
Chow Chow Poricha Kuzhambu
Chow Chow Poriyal
Chow Chow Pepper Kootu


  1. very nice recipie!!yummy too!!!!!!!!!!

  2. Thank you Aruna.

  3. Good to see Karnataka style.Nice info on Chayote

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