CHOW CHOW PEEL THOGAIYAL
Chayote is commonly known as Chow Chow or bengalur kathrikai inTamil Nadu.
It belongs to the gourd family. It’s low in calories and is a very rich source of dietary fibre, B complex vitamins and minerals. Generally the flesh of the vegetable is only used for cooking. But the peel which is usually discarded has lot of nutritive value.
Thogaiyal ( variety of chutney) made with this peel is a very traditional Tamil Brahmin dish and it’s one of my favourite too.
I made this after a very long time. It really came out very well and I enjoyed the thogaiyal with hot rice drizzled with sesame oil