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seemebadanekai sasive | mosaru bajji | chow chow | chayote squash recipe

Seemebadanekai sasive | Seemebadane kayi mosaru bajji recipe. Seemebadanekayi is a low calorie, healthy vegetable . Try these recipes using this vegetable and enjoy the taste and health. Vegan recipe. gluten free, no onion and no garlic  recipe as well.
In this seemebadanekai mosaru bajji recipe I have used vegan(non dairy) yogurt, you can substitute with regular yogurt. Also we can use this sasive without adding yogurt as well.
Other recipes you can try are seemebadnekai kootu, seemebadanekayi -black eyed peas sambar, chow-chow chutney – seemebadaknekai chutni

Chayote squash / Chow-Chow / Cho-Cho / Seemebadane Kayi is a low calorie food and high in vitamin C. It is rich in flavonoid antioxidants which help to protect the body against inflammation caused by free radicals.

Ingredients for making seemebadanekai sasive:

  • 1 seemebadanekayi / chayote squash

For seasoning:

  • 2 tsp coconut oil or ghee
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp uddina bele / urad dal
  • 10 curry leaves
  • ~1/4 tsp turmeric powder

To grind:

  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 cup grated coconut
  • 2 to 4 green chilis(optional)
  • 1/2 cup yogurt/curd( i am using vegan(non dairy) curd)
  • little jaggery
  • ~1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp salt or salt to taste


  1. Wash , peel and cut the seemebadane kai as shown in the video,
  2. Heat the oil in a pan on medium heat, add mustard seeds, after it pops add dal, fry it until it turns golden brown
  3. Add curry leaves, turmeric powder and chopped seemebadnekai
  4. add salt, mix it and let it cook , then turn off the heat and let it cool
  5. Grind jaggery, coconut, mustard seeds, chilis along with water to a fine paste
  6. Add this masale to the cooked and cooled chayote squash
  7. Add curd(i am adding dairy free yogurt) you can add cow’s milk curd) mix it well and serve with rice, rotis and rotti as well.