This dish became popular in 1930s in USSR. Back then canned squash caviar invaded stores, and it still remains popular in Russia. It is considered to be a dietary product when ingredients are stewed or boiled without vegetable oil, which allows to preserve beneficial properties of vegetables and make the dish low in calories.
We have cooked squash caviar according to traditional village recipe with tomatoes, garlic, onions and squash fried in sunflower oil. You can add bell pepper, black pepper, bay leaf or paprika to your taste.