Yellow Zucchini Masala | How to make Yellow Zucchini Masala

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ByMuthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan
Created on 24th May 2017
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Yellow Zucchini Masalaby Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan

About Yellow Zucchini Masala

Zucchini is a variety of summer squash commonly used in Italian and Thai dishes. Zucchini makes the perfect light side dish for a heavy meal. It's super low in calories. This quick and easy curry is perfect for a healthy weeknight dinner - with yellow squash, onions, tomatoes and badam.

The delicious and mouthwatering Yellow Zucchini Masala is a famous dish of Tamil Nadu and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. Yellow Zucchini Masala is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Yellow Zucchini Masala. Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan shared this Yellow Zucchini Masala recipe which is perfect to serve for 3 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious Yellow Zucchini Masala. It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious Yellow Zucchini Masala recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.

  • Prep Time10mins
  • Cook Time20mins
  • Serves3People
Yellow Zucchini Masala

Ingredients to make Yellow Zucchini Masala

  • 1 Yellow Zucchini
  • 1/4 tsp chilly powder
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp garamasala powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Ginger Garlic paste
  • 3 tbsp Milk
  • 1 bay leaf
  • few coriander leaves
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • For the masala paste:
  • 1 Onion
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 7 badam [almonds]
  • 3 small piece cinnamon
  • 3 cloves
  • 2 cardamom

How to make Yellow Zucchini Masala

  1. Combine onions,tomatoes, badam, cinnamon,cloves, cardamom and 1.5 cups of water in a deep vessel. mix well and cook on low flame for 15minutes while stirring occasionally.
  2. Allow the mixture to cool completely. Once cooled grind it in a mixer to a smooth paste. Keep aside.
  3. Cut the zucchini into half or quarter rounds.
  4. Heat 1 tsp of oil in a pan and shallow fry the zucchini pieces. Saute until zucchini is soft and remove from the pan.
  5. Heat 2 tbsp of oil in the same pan add the bay leaf, ginger garlic paste and saute for 2 - 3 minutes until the raw smell of the garlic goes away.
  6. Then add the prepared paste and cook on medium flame for 5 minutes while stirring occasionally.
  7. Add the spice powders one by one, required salt, zucchini pieces and 1/2 cup of water in which the onions are boiled.
  8. Cook the gravy in low flame till the oil floats on the top of the gravy. Finally add cold milk and cook till the gravy is smooth and thick. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves. Serve it hot with roti, nann or jeera rice.

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Diksha Wahi3 months ago
Healthy and tasty Veg dish
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