Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Zucchini Stir Fry

          This is yet another simple yet tasty curry, anyone can make this, and zucchini being a vegetable that cooks faster and can be easily chopped, it's one of my favorite curry too. It goes very well with rotis, can use it as a filling for a sandwich or even as a side dish with rice and dal..

Need To Have
  • Zucchinis - 6 medium ones
  • Chilly Powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric Powder - 1/4 teaspoon
  • Mustard Seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Cumin Seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Asafoetida - 1/4 teaspoon
  • Curry Leaves - 5 to 10 leaves

          Chop the zucchini into 1" cubes. Heat some oil, add the mustard and cumin seeds, when they start spluttering, remove the pan from the stove and add the asafoetida, turmeric and chilli powder, give it a mix. Put it back on the stove and add the curry leaves and the zucchini. Mix well, cover and cook for 3 mins on medium heat. Then remove the lid and cook it on high for few more minutes till almost dry.

Remove the pan from the stove when you add the powders or reduce the heat, you don't want to burn the powders.
You can also add 1/2 teaspoon of coriander powder and 1/4 teaspoon of cumin powder for more flavor.
Don't overcook the vegetable, it will become a mushy mess.
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  1. very delicious.. and easy to prepare..

  2. one of my fav veggie,very nice fry!!

  3. never tried zucchini....very simple and looking delicious :)

  4. lovely stir fry, i usually make curry with this, will try to make some stir fry soon...loved your pics!
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  5. I have never tried stir fry,usually its potatoes-zuccini curry combination..looks flavorful & delicious,Hema:-)

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  6. yummy n healthy stir fry....

  7. Nice and simple. Ideal for the summer day

  8. I never bought zucchini till date and only ate it as part of pasta in restaurants. Definitely looks mouthwatering.

  9. Hi Hema, I love zucchini curry. i make it for myself. Looks so colorful and delicious.

  10. Excellent and delicious side dish.. Prefect side dish to enjoy with a bowl of curd rice.

  11. Great side dish,will surely try this.

  12. Healthy & tasty.......loved ur space

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  13. Great dish there! Perfect to go with roast beef! Thanks

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  14. Healthy,quick and simple.loved this stir fry.will surely try this..

  15. Stir Fry looks very colourful and tempting! I stir fry it with garlic and red chilies. Next time I will surely try it your way. Thanks.

  16. Loved ur quick and simple recipe