Zucchini Stir-Fry ( with Garlic Spices)
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INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 15
  • Servings: 4
  • Preparation Time: 5
  • Zucchini - 4 medium
  • onion - 1 medium
  • green chili - 1
  • red chili powder - 1 tsp
  • turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • salt - 1 tsp
  • chana dal - 1 tsp
  • urad dal - 1 tsp
  • mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Oil - 1 Tbsp
  • Cilantro (Coriander leaves) - 1 Tbsp
  • For Spice Powder:
  • Coconut Powder ( Dry) - 2 Tbsp
  • Garlic - 5 to 6
  • Cumin Seeds - 2 tsp
DIRECTIONS
  1. Heat the oil in the non-stick pan. Once the oil is hot add chana dal, urad dal, mustard seeds and fry them until light golden color.
  2. Add chopped green chili and chopped (thinly sliced) onions. Once they become translucent, then add turmeric powder.
  3. Trim and chop the zucchini in length wise in 1 inch sticks. Keep frying on high. (Do not close the lid, it becomes watery too quick). Add salt and give another stir.
  4. Meanwhile grind the Coconut, Garlic and Cumin Seeds in mixie or blender, make the spice powder.
  5. Add this powder to the zucchini and fry for 1 min. Add red chili powder and mix it very well. Keep on frying until all the spices are mixed well. Stir-Fry on medium for about another 4 to 5 min.
  6. Taste and adjust the seasonings and add chopped cilantro and turn off the heat and transfer it to serving bowl.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Garlic and Indian Spices will totally redefine Zucchini's identity in this stir-fry. As Zucchini cooks fast, this can be your healthy rush time rescue recipe.