Chayote with grated coconut/thoran

Main Dish
4 servings
15 min
10 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
2 chayotes

1 onion sliced

5 cloves of garlic

1 sprig of curry leaf

1 green chilli slit

1/4 teaspoon ground tumeric

1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds

1 tablespoon grated coconut


  • Wash clean, and grate the chayote.Slice the onions, chop the garlic fine and slit the chilli.
  • In a pan heat oil and splutter the mustard seeds. Add the curry leaf, onions, garlic and chilli and saute.
  • Add the grated chayote, ground tumeric and salt, mix well. Cover and cook. Do not cook the chayote till soft, there should be minimal cooking to leave the crunchy texture.
  • When done add the grated coconut. Take off the heat and serve warm.Have you experimented with Chayote How do you like it Waiting to hear from you. You can also check Chayote Sweet/Halwa.


Chayote with Grated Coconut/Thoran, photo 1
Chayote with Grated Coconut/Thoran, photo 2


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