Zucchini Thoran


2 medium zucchini / courgette ( about 2 cups)
1/2 cup grated coconut
1/4-1/2 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 garlic clove, crushed
2 dried red chillies
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp urad dal
1 sprig curry leaves
salt to taste
1 tbsp oil


  1. Peel and chop zucchini into small pieces.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds. Add cumin seeds, urad dal, dried red chillies and curry leaves and mix well.
  3. Add grated coconut, crushed garlic, turmeric powder and chilli powder and mix well for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Then add the chopped zucchini and salt and mix well to coat with the spices.
  5. Cover and cook on low flame for about 8-10 minutes till done, stirring occasionally. Remove from flame and serve hot with rice…

  • You can also prepare this thoran without peeling the skin of zucchini. 


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