Monday, August 12, 2013

Zucchini poriyal

  • Zucchini - 2
  • Tomato mark  paste - 1 teaspoon
  • grated Coconut - 3 tablespoon 
  • Turmeric powder -1/4 teaspoon
  • Chilli powder - 1/2 teaspoon
  • crushed pepper - 1/4 teaspoon(optional)
  • Salt.

For seasoning:
Mustard seeds, Urad dhal, curry leaves, Oil(1 tablespoon)

  • Slice the zucchini into small thin pieces. Dont cut the pieces into square blocks.
  • Heat oil in pan and add all the seasoning items. Wait till you hear the crackling sounds.
  • Add the cut Zucchini to the pan.
  • Cook the Zucchini under closed lid. 
  • Add salt when they are half cooked. 
  • Sprinkle water in between , if needed.
  • Dont overcook this vegetable, because it will reduce the taste.
  • Cook for 5-7 minutes in medium heat. 
  • Add turmeric powder, chilli powder and Allow it for another 2 minutes .
  • Now add tomato mark paste and grated coconut .Zucchini poriyal is ready to serve.
  • This vegetable is a perfect combination for all rice and dosa varieties.

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