4 cups choko, cubed, skin removed. (Can use green pumpkin instead)
1 tsp salt
juice of 1 good-size lemon or lime
2 tsp oil
ground black pepper
good tsp of sugar
chopped parsley and some chopped shallots if desired
Wash and boil choko or pumpkin cut into good size cubes, adding a good teaspoonful of salt whilst boiling. Be careful not to overboil. As soon as choko is tender (test with a skewer), remove from hot place and drain carefully. Leave in pot to cool.
Soak chopped onion in salty water to cover.
In a bowl, mix the lemon juice, oil, pepper, sugar, parsley and shallots.
Rinse onion and squeeze well. Place in bowl with the lemon juice and mix well.
Arrange choko cubes neatly in a nice glass bowl, and arrange onion mixture over it. Can be decorated with red capsicum etc.
DATE: May 1992
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