Chayote Squash Curry Recipe

Chayote squash curry is a flavorful and nutritious dish made with tender chayote squash cooked in a fragrant curry sauce. The squash absorbs the flavors of the spices, creating a delicious and comforting meal. This curry is perfect for vegetarians and vegans, and can be served with rice or bread for a complete meal.

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Ingredients for Chayote Squash Curry Recipe

  • 1/2 Chayote Squash, Peeled And Chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 2.25 Y Leaves
  • 1/4 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 1/4 cup Coconut Milk
  • 0.13 cup Water
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as needed Fresh Cilantro, For Garnish

Directions: Chayote Squash Curry Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Peel and chop the chayote squash into bite-sized pieces.
  • STEP 2.In a large pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, and curry leaves.
  • STEP 3.Add chopped onions and sauté until golden brown.
  • STEP 4.Add ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and coriander powder. Cook for a minute.
  • STEP 5.Add the chopped chayote squash and mix well with the spices.
  • STEP 6.Pour in coconut milk and water, and season with salt.
  • STEP 7.Cover the pan and let the curry simmer for about 15-20 minutes, or until the squash is tender.
  • STEP 8.Garnish with fresh cilantro and serve hot with rice or bread.

Cooking Tips

  • Choose chayote squash that is firm and free from blemishes.
  • You can adjust the spice level by adding more or less red chili powder.
  • For a creamier curry, you can add a tablespoon of cashew paste or coconut cream.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover chayote squash curry can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the curry on the stovetop or in the microwave before serving.
  • Serve the curry with steamed rice, naan bread, or roti for a complete meal.
Nutrition
value
217
calories per serving
16 g Fat2 g Protein16 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    16g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Carbs
    16g
  • Fiber
    4g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    16g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Fiber
    4g

Fats

  • Fat
    16g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    44mg
  • Iron
    1mg
  • Vitamin A
    2355mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    29mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    23mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    32mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    56mg
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp