Chayote, Cho-Cho – a quick and tasty recipe


This vegetable is rich in folate which prevents neural tube defects, cell division problems and  an antioxidant. Folate is important for a healthy pregnancy. Cut the vegetable in small cubes after peeling the skin. Saute with mustard seeds, urid dhal, red chillies and onions and a sprinkle of water. Add some fresh unsalted peanuts for a crunchy bite. Garnish with curry leaves for a healthy dose of calcium and cilantro to prevent cataracts.It is a healthy nutritious snack or side dish or can be used in sandwiches. Avoid peanuts if you have peanut allergy.


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