Zucchini

The zucchini or courgette is a popularly cultivated summer squash which often grows to nearly a meter in length, but which are usually harvested at half that size or less. Zucchini can be dark or light green, and generally have a similar shape to a ridged cucumber, although some round varieties are also available. It can be prepared using a variety of cooking techniques, including steamed, boiled, grilled, stuffed and baked, barbecued, fried, or incorporated in other recipes.

Zucchini and Corn Burritos
Corn, Fast Food, Mexican, Zucchini

Zucchini and Corn Burritos

Burritos are a popular Mexican fast food making it an easy to make lunch or dinner dish. Recipe inspired by Vegetarian Times magazine. Ingredients: Zucchini – 1, large, chopped Oil – 1 1/4 tblsp Onion – 2 cups, sliced (about 2 to 3 medium ones) Garlic – 4 to 5 […]

Zucchinis
South Indian, Zucchini

Zucchini Thuvaiyal

Zucchinis are like cucumbers and very healthy. They are easily available in most major supermarkets or in the neighbourhood markets. This Zucchini Thuvaiyal (Zucchini Thogayal) is easy to make and is best served with hot rice and ghee. Ingredients: Zucchini – 2 cups, chopped Urad Dal – 3 tsp Dry […]

Zucchini Tikki
Snacks, Zucchini

Zucchini Tikki

These delicious and easy to make tikkis make a perfect starter or evening snack. Made with grated zucchinis, mashed potatoes and spices, they are best served with chutney or sauce. Ingredients: Zucchini – 1, grated Potatoes – 1, small, boiled, peeled, mashed Garlic – 2 cloves, finely chopped Red Chilli […]

Zucchini Pickle
Pickles, Zucchini

Zucchini Pickle

Zucchinis are a summer squash variety and contains Vitamin A, Potassium, Folate and are low in calories. A simple and addictive pickle with Zucchinis. Ingredients: Zucchini – 4 Salt as per taste Olive Oil as required For the Marinade: Olive Oil – 1/2 cup Ginger – 1 tblsp, grated Cumin […]

Zucchini
Pachadi, Zucchini

Zucchini Curd Pachadi

Ingredients: Zucchini – 1 cup, peeled, chopped Red Chilli Powder – 1/2 tsp Thick Curds – 2 cup Red Capsicum – 2 tblsp, chopped Mint Leaves – few, chopped Dry Fenugreek Leaves – 1/2 tsp Sugar – 1 tsp Cumin Powder – 1 tsp Oil – 1 tsp Mustard Seeds […]

Zucchini Soup
Soup, Zucchini

Zucchini Soup

Ingredients: Zucchini – 500 gms, chopped Garlic – 1 clove, crushed Onion – 1, medium, sliced Thick Cream – 1/4 cup Olive Oil – 1/2 tblsp Vegetable Stock – 2 cups Method: 1. Heat olive oil in a pan over medium flame. 2. Saute the onions for 3 minutes or […]

Greek Shrimp with Zucchini and Cheese
Mediterranean, Shrimp, Zucchini

Greek Shrimp with Zucchini and Cheese

Ingredients: Shrimps – 225 gms, peeled, deveined Olive Oil – 1 tblsp Zucchini – 2, small, sliced Tomatoes – 2, small, ripe, peeled, seeded, finely chopped Feta Cheese – 1 tblsp, crumbled Small Onion – 1, finely sliced Garlic – 1/4 tsp, minced Oregano – 1 tsp Salt as per […]