Tissi Sajmain, Flax Seeds With Bottle Gourd Recipe

Tissi Sajmain, Flax Seeds With Bottle Gourd Recipe




20 min


30 min


Bottle Gourd ( Sajhmain) Medium Size 1
Flax Seeds Or Lin Seeds (Tessi) 2 1/2 tablespoon
‏Tomato 1
Cumin Seeds A pinch of
Coriander powder (Dhaniya Powder) 1 teaspoon
Turmeric Powder 1/4 teaspoon ‏
Salt As per taste
Water 2 Glass
Tissi Sajmain

Tissi Sajmain

Tissi Sajmain is popular recipe from Bihar. It is made with bottle gourd and flax seeds also known as Linseed. Bottle gourd is known as Lauki in Hindi and linseed is known as alsi in Hindi. Both Flax seeds and bottle gourd has many health benefits.

Flax seed (tissi or alsi) improves digestion. It lowers cholesterol. Flax seeds are also good for skin and hair. Flax seeds are rich source of omega 3.

Consumption of linseeds can reduce risk of cancer. It is good source of iron, manganese and maganesium. Linseed (alsi) helps to reduce weight. According to study flax seed reduces stress. It is good for people those who are suffering from hypertension.

Tissi Sajmain Recipe:

  • Peel and chop medium size bottle gourd into small pieces.
  • Clean 2 1/2 tablespoon flax seeds (tissi) also called as alsi in hindi and dry roast it for few minutes till you get aroma and it starts spluttering.
  • Switch off the flame and let the flax seeds (tissi) also known as alsi cool down.
  • Now heat 2 teaspoon oil in pressure cooker.
  • Add pinch of cumin seeds. After few seconds add chopped bottle gourd (Sajmain) also known as Lauki and stir.
  • Put turmeric powder, salt, and cover the lid. Don’t close the lid just cover it.
  • After 5 minutes remove the lid and stir. Add chopped tomatoe and corrainder powder and stir again.
  • Put 1 teaspoon oil and cover the lid again for 5 mins.
  • Check (tissi) might have cooled. Grind (tissi) into fine powder and keep aside.
  • Now remove the lid from cooker and stir. Bottle gourd (sajmain) might have cooked almost.
  • Add 2 glass of water in cooker. Close the lid this time and let it cook for 3 whistle.
  • After 3 whistle remove the lid and add grinded (tissi) powder in sajmain curry and mix.
  • Let it cook for more 5 mins and switch off the flame.
  • Sajmain tissi is ready to be served. Sajmain tissi goes well with rice.


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