Apr 11, 2014

Seemebadnekai Raita / ChowChow Raita

Seemebadnekai Raita / Choyate Raita ( ಸೀಮೆ ಬದನೇಕಾಯಿ )is made from yogurt/curds or dahi.It is normally served as dip/side dish .It provides cooling effect and has a nice taste.This raita is with a touch of ground mix of raw mustard (hasi sasive ) , coconut and chilies.

Seemebadnekayi Raita / ChowChow Raita

  • 1 cup Seemebadnekayi/Chowchow
  • (chopped and boiled)
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • Salt as per taste
  • For Grinding
  • Fresh chopped coriander 
  • 1-2 tbsp -Fresh grated coconut
  • 1 tspn-mustard seeds
  • 5-6 green chillies

For Seasoning
  • 1tsp oil
  • 1 tspn mustard seeds
  • 1 tspn chana dal
  • 1 tspn urad dal
  • Hing-pinch
  • Curry leaves


1. Chop the Chow Chow finely and boil it till soft.Once cold ,add curds ,salt and mix 
2.Grind mustard seeds,coriander leaves,chillies and coconut into fine paste.
3.Add it to the chowchow curds mix,
4. Heat the oil on a low flame, add mustard seeds-let it splutter, add urad dal, chana dal ,hing once done add it to the mix and stir well.Enjoy with Chapati or Rice.

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