October 22, 2020




Chow chow - 2-3

Onions -2

Red chillies- -8-10

Coriander seeds - 1 tbsp

Cumin seeds - 1/2 tbsp

Coconut grated or desiccated - 3/4 cup

Roasted gram dal - 1 tbsp

Salt to taste

Turmeric - 1/4 tsp

Tamarind - lemon size

Jaggery -  small piece

Oil - 2 tbsp

Coriander leaves


  • Heat one teaspoon oil in pan; add red chillies, coriander seeds and cumin seeds and fry them.
  • Remove and grind along with coconut and roasted channa dal to make powder. 
  • Peel, deseed and cut chow chow into small pieces. Finely chop onions.
  • Soak tamarind and extract juice from it.
  • Heat oil in pressure cooker, add chopped onions and cook till they are transparent.
  • Then add chow chow pieces and cook in low flame for 5 minutes.
  • Add turmeric, salt, ground masala; mix well.
  • Add tamarind juice, jaggery and 1/2 cup of water.
  • Close the lid and cook upto 2-3 whistles.
  • Once the lid opens, check the consistency of gravy; cook if the gravy is watery.
  • Serve with rice or roti.

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