How to make Chayote Salad -

Delicious healthy salad.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member Sravani Chowdary.

Main Ingredients : Avacado, Black Bengal Gram

Cuisine : Spanish

Course : Salads

Chayote Salad

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Spanish cuisine is the result of a great variety of cooking cultures that have been living together in Spain.  The different climates and ways of life of each region to have played their role.  Some of the main ingredients that make up Spanish food are vegetables, meat and fish. 
Over the centuries Spain has been invaded by Romans, French, Moors, Phoenicians who introduced new cooking styles and ingredients in the Spanish cuisine, but the Spanish food is also influenced by other cultures. Spaniards were the main colonizers of America, Columbus was Spanish!  
The discovery of the New World brought new essential ingredients to the Mediterranean gastronomy like tomato, potato, chocolate that are now commonly used in a lot of Spanish dishes.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 2

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Chayote Salad Recipe

  • Avacado 1

  • Black Bengal Gram vertically sliced 1/2 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 1 teaspoon

  • Onion chopped 1/2 cup

  • Tomato chopped 1 small

  • Green chilli chopped 1

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds 1/4 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Black salt (kala namak) 1/4 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon

  • coriander leaves 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Heat oil in a non stick pan add chayote and salt and saute till it ias tender.

Step 2

In a large bowl combine together chayote mixture, black chana, onions, tomatoes, green chillie, red chilli powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder, black salt, salt, lemon juice and mix well. Serve cold sprinkled with chopped coriander leaves.

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