Zucchini Thogayal

Author: Priya / Labels:

Recipe and Photo Courtesy:Priya(my friend)

Ingredients:


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!)

11 comments:

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!

Srinivasan

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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