Thursday, December 11, 2014

Sri Lankan Chow Chow Preserve


1 1/2 lbs chayote (chow chow) fresh fruit
2lbs sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup water


Wash and peel fruit.  Then remove seeds and cut fruit up into small pieces.  

Place cut fruit with sugar,  water and salt into a heavy based pot and bring to a boil on stove.  Once boil until fruit is cooked through and sugar has reduced and thickened.  Allow chow chow to cool and place in a sterilized jar until needed.   This recipe was used in Sri Lankan Christmas Cake


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