Known wordlwide for its delicious seeds, roots, shoots, flowers, leaves and fruit, Chow chow also known as Chayote, is a roughly pear-shaped, mild flavoured and green vegetable.
Chow chow is rich in nutrients like folate and B-vitamin. Helps build energy and prevents homocystein build-up, constipation, acne and bone loss. Good for the heart and keeps the thyroid healthy.
Chow chow can be stored in the refrigerator. Lightly wrap it in a paper towel before placing it in a bag. Every part of this vegetable can be consumed. Chow Chow can be eaten raw, steamed, baked, stuffed, fried, marinated or boiled. Its soft flesh is often used for making baby food, juices, sauces as well as pasta dishes.