zucchini recipes

Healthy simple zucchini recipes

Sometimes after party, heavy food, we all feel like eating simple, not spicy food. At the same time, we all want it to be tasty too! Here we are presenting three healthy, simple zucchini recipes which fast and easy to prepare at the same time these supply less calories and tasty too!

#1 Zucchini curry recipe:

 Ingredients:

  1. Zucchini – 1 or 2
  2. Grated coconut – ¼ cup
  3. Green chilli – 2
  4. Red chilli – 1
  5. Coriander – chopped ¼ cup
  6. Curry leaves – few
  7. Seasoning – mustard, cumin, urad dal, chenna dal
  8. Salt – add less salt
  9. Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
  10. Oil – 1 or 2 tsp

Preparation:

  1. Wash and cut zucchini into 1 inch pieces, cut green chilli
  2. Heat oil and prepare seasoning – add mustard, daal, red chilli, curry leaves
  3. Add cut zucchini and green chilli, fry for few minutes – till the zuchhini becomes tender. Sprinkle little water, add turmeric powder, turn the heat to low and cook zucchini.
  4. Turn of the heat and add grated coconut garnish with coriander leaves. Serve zucchini curry with chapati, rice or bread

 #2 Zucchini baby spinach stir-fry recipe :

Ingredients :

  1. Zucchini – 1 or 2
  2. Baby spinach – 1 cup
  3. Cooking oil – 1 Tbsp
  4. Cumin powder – 1 tsp
  5. Fenugreek seeds – ¼ tsp
  6. Fennel seeds – ¼ tsp
  7. Mustard – 1tsp
  8. Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
  9. Red chilli – 1
  10. Turmeric – ½ tsp
  11. Salt – use less salt
  12. Chopped coriander – 1 Tbsp
  13. Mango powder – 1 tsp
  14. Lemon juice – 2 tsp

Preparation:

  1. Wash and cut zucchini to round pieces. Wash and drain water from baby spinach
  2. Mix cumin powder, fenugreek seeds, fennel seeds, chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt – prepare a spice mix.
  3. In a frying pan, heat oil on medium heat, add mustard, red chilli followed by baby spinach. Let baby spinach blanch in heat and then add zucchini pieces.
  4. Fry zucchini for 3 minutes. Let it turn just tender, not too tender and not mushy.
  5. Add spice mix, mango powder, lemon juice – mix well.
  6. Turn off the heat and garnish with chopped coriander.
  7. One can eat zucchini stir fry as it is, or have with basmathi rice, bread, chapati.

 #3 Zucchini fries recipe

Ingredients:

  1. Zuchhini – one
  2. Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
  3. Asafetida – a pinch
  4. Cumin powder – 1 tsp
  5. Salt – use less salt
  6. Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  7. Vegetable oil

Preparation:

  1. Cut zucchini into long pieces (similar potato fries cuts)
  2. Preheat oven
  3. In a large bowl combine red chilli powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder, asafetida and salt
  4. Add spice mix to cut zucchini and mix well
  5. Place zucchini mix on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper,
  6. Sprinkle oil on zucchini pieces and bake for 15 to 20 minutes. Flip halfway.
  7. Let zucchini turn slight brown
  8. Have zucchini fries with tomato ketchup or green chutney


Published by: Sumana Rao | Posted on: February 11, 2019

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