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Chow chow -- 2 small
Tomato - 1
Onion -- 1
Cashew -- 8
Coconut --7 pieces
Fennel seeds -- 1 tsp
Ginger-garlic paste--1 tsp
Red Chillies -- 2
Curry leaves
Salt to taste
Red chilli powder - 2 tsps
Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
Biriyani leaves -- 2
Mustard and Jeera -- 1 tsp each

For Masala :

Tomato - 1
Cashew -- 8
Coconut --7 pieces
Fennel seeds -- 1 tsp


1 ) Heat 3 spoons of oil in a pressure cooker . Once hot , add mustard , jeera and red chillies . When it splutters , add chopped onion and curry leaves till tender .
2) Then add peeled and chopped chow chow .Saute for 3 minutes .
3) Add the grinded masala ,Ginger-garlic paste, all the powders and salt .
4) Pressure cook for 5 whistles ,allow the steam to leave .
5) Once the gravy becomes thick , remove from the flame.

Serve hot with Rice / Roti


yummy with hot rice.....
priya said…
gravy looks so yummy!!
Tina said…
Gravy sounds great...
gtyuk said…
chow chow gravy sounds rich like a kurma with cashew nuts and coconut milk, I'll enjoy it simply with some rice and papads!!
Parita said…
Curry looks very rich and creamy!
Shanthi said…
Curry looks yummy
Priya Suresh said…
Curry looks thick and yumm!
Nandinis food said…
Tempting chow chow gravy! Looks yummy and lovely!
Menaga Sathia said…
எனக்கு மிகவும் பிடித்த க்ரேவி,சூப்பராகயிருக்கு..
Sunitha said…
Sounds quite easy to do and looks great. Thanks for sharing.
Sarah Naveen said…
Sounds gr8 and looks yummy!!!
lata raja said…
Simple yet super curry!! I normally do only kootu/ kari. I have to try with masalas.
Vikis Kitchen said…
chow chow curry looks rich n yumm..
Unknown said…
never tried chow chow-garlic combo before.. will try this gravy soon
Gita Jaishankar said…
Nice delicious gravy Shama...I've never tried chow chow in a gravy before...will try your dish soon :)
Unknown said…
Chow chow is one of my favorite veggies. Looks great!
Menaga Sathia said…
pls see this link
Rohini said…
Sounds great, never made chow-chow this way.. Sure must taste delicious!
my kitchen said…
Goes well with hot hot rice
Malar Gandhi said…
Sounds yummy,will be nice with rice.
Vidhya Ganesan said…
Tried this and my family enjoyed a lot! Thanks for the recipe!

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Red Chillies - 25 gms
Coriander seeds - 15 gms
Cumin seeds - 10 gms
Black Pepper- 10 gms
Biriyani Leaf- 3
Cloves - 10 gms
Dried and fried Garlic cloves - 10 nos
Cinnamon sticks - few
Staranise - few
Dried Mint - 5 tsps
Kasthuri Methi - few 
Mustard - 1 tsp
Fennel seeds - 5 gms
Kuskus - 1 tsp


1) Dry fry them one by one and grind them to a fine powder with sufficient salt.
2) Store them in an air tight container.

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