Bengali-style Chili-Mint Chayote
This Bengali-style Chili-Mint Chayote recipe is a great vegetable side dish blending the sharp taste of Mustard Oil with Chili and Mint.
Coriander Seed, Fennel Seed, Chayote, Dried Red Chili, Mustard Oil
diced Chayote Squash
or 5 dried Kashmiri Chillies
Brown Mustard Seed.
de-seeded and diced
shredded Fresh Mint.
Marinate the Chayote with the Salt and Lemon Juice for at least twenty minutes.
Cut the dried Chillies into 1cm sections and discard the seeds.
Grind the Coriander and the Fennel Seeds together and mix with the Cardamom powder.
Heat the two Oils over a high flame and temper the Mustard seeds and the Chili.
Stir in the ground spices and stir until the aroma rises.
Add the Tomatoes and a quarter cup of water, then cook until almost all the water is evaporated.
Add the Chayote followed by the Mint and cook just until all is heated through.
Allow to cool before serving as a side dish.
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