Chow chow(Chayote Squash) Bhaji


  • One cup of chopped chow chow
  • One finely chopped onion
  • One tomato
  • One green chilli
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp daniya powder
  • 1/2 tsp asafoetida
  • 1tsp cooking oil
  • Salt to taste

For seasoning

  • 1/2 tsp mustard
  • 1/2 tsp jeera
  • Few curry leaves

For Garnishing

  • Few coriander leaves


  1. In a kadai, put one tsp oil.
  2. Add mustard and jeera. Let it splutter.
  3. Add chopped onion and curry leaves and fry till the onion becomes soft.
  4. Add the chopped chow chow,turmeric powder,asafoetida, salt and enough water.
  5. Cover the kadai with a lid till the chow chow gets completely cooked.
  6. Add daniya powder and fry for a while.
  7. Grind tomato and green chilli and add the ground mixture to the cooked chow chow.
  8. Fry till the raw smell of tomato disappears.
  9. Garnish with coriander leaves.
  10. Serve hot with rotis.

One Response to Chow chow(Chayote Squash) Bhaji

  1. Hello mam,
    You have a wonderful blog here with so many healthy recipes. I loved the mushroom with garlic recipe. Thanks. Can you add some oats-based Indian recipes. Are oats good for diabetics? I find different answers in the web. Bye, Keep in touch, regards

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