Zucchini Thogayal

Author: Priya / Labels:

Recipe and Photo Courtesy:Priya(my friend)


Zucchini-1 (chopped roughly with the peel)
Urad Dal -2 tbsp
Channa dal -1 tbsp
Sesame seeds/Til- 1tsp
Grated coconut -2tbsp
Tamarind- a marble sized piece (or to taste)
Oil- 3 tsp
Salt (to taste)
Red chilies -4
Green chilies -2
Asafoetida/ Hing-a pinch
Water- to grind the mixture

Method of Preparation:

-In a pan, add 1 tsp oil and roast the dals, sesame seeds, chilies, asafoetida and roast till the dals get just slightly brown. Add grated coconut and stir for a few seconds. (Make sure to stop before the coconut starts browning).Keep aside on a plate and allow the mixture to cool.
-In the same pan add the remaining oil and sauté the sliced zucchini. Add salt and tamarind.
-Once they cool, blend the mixture and sautéed zucchini to a thogayal consistency.
-Serve with hot rice and Kootu!

(This dish is a great side for dosas too. Just add a little more water while you grind and temper with mustard seeds!)


Shama Nagarajan said...

delicious recipe

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

wow.. new recipe. looks delicious.

kittymatti said...

Thnx Shama, Mahimaa

rads said...

mmm is that a chutney..i love them...sounds spicy too...i too think it'll be gr8 with dosas...

kittymatti said...

yeah! :) thnx rads

vidhas said...

It is very new to me, interesting. Surely give a try.

Krishnaswamy said...

Put the picture of Zucchini plant in your blog!


kittymatti said...

Thnx vidas,
Sure dad, shall do that!

kittymatti said...

Do u have a pic?

charan said...

hey Preeths,
Hope you are feeling better..
So, Krishna is doing some publicity for you on his Twitter/Facebook account:
"authentic south Indian recipes - treasure troves passed down generations: http://tinyurl.com/c2w98u"

kittymatti said...

OMG!! Thnx cherry! Thanks to krishna too :)
Feeling better dear! will check it out...soooo sweet!!!

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