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Recipe Name: Chow-Chow Thalimpu  
Category: Indian Regional Sub Category: Andhra


Prep Time Cook Time Serves



Chow-Chow   2 (medium)
Garlic   10 flakes
Onion   1
Roasted and powdered aniseed   ¼ tsp
Turmeric powder   ¼ tsp
Salt as required  
Red chilli powder   ½ tsp
Bengal gram dhal   1 tbsp
Oil   1 tsp
For seasoning  
Mustard seeds   1/4 tsp
Black gram dhal   ½ tsp
Broken red chilli   1
Curry leaves   few


  • Dry roast Bengal gram dhal till golden and crush coarsely.
  • Peel garlic, chop onions finely.
  • Scrape outer skin and cut chow-chow into medium sized pieces.
  • Heat oil in a shallow pan, add seasonings and then onion.
  • Fry for 2 minutes, add chow-chow pieces and stir for another minute.
  • Add just enough water, turmeric powder, aniseed powder, salt, chilli powder, garlic pieces and cook till vegetable becomes tender. (close with a lid)
  • When vegetable is three fourth cooked and still there is moisture, add Bengal gram powder and close the lid again. (Reduce flame).
  • Cook till dhal becomes soft, sprinkle little water if necessary.
  • When moisture is absorbed completely remove from fire.
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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size   1katori
Amount Per Serving
Calories 45 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value'
Total Fat  1g 2%
Saturated Fat  -
Trans Fat  -  
Cholesterol  -
Sodium  591mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate  9g 2%
Dietary Fiber   -
Vitamin A     * Vitamin C  
Calcium   6% * Iron  
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending upon your daily needs