Total Time
Prep 24 hrs
Cook 1 hr

This is a recipe I got from my grandmother who probably got it from her mother and so on. I have always love these pickles with corn meal, lamb chops and sausages. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Chop chokos and onions into seperate dishes.
  2. Cover with 2 handfuls of salt then cover with boiling water.
  3. Leave to stand overnight.
  4. Drain off water, place in boiler.
  5. Add sugar and cover with vinegar; boil for half an hour.
  6. Let it go off the boil and cool for 5-10 minutes.
  7. Mix flour and spices in a bowl add enough vinegar to make a smooth paste.
  8. Add to choko and onion mix and stir well; bring back to boil and boil for a few minutes until thick, stirring to avoid lumps.
  9. Bottle.
  10. Don't screw lids until cold.


Most Helpful

If anyone else is as ignorant as I, choko is another name for a chayote or vegetable pear.

Cinnamon Turtle December 02, 2010

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