Zucchini kootu

Main Dish
2 servings
10 min
25 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 2
Zucchini - 2 medium sized ones

Toor dal or Split Moong dal - 1 cup

Turmeric powder - 1 teaspoon

Green chillies - 3

Grated coconut - 2 tablespoons

Mustard seeds - 1 teaspoon

Cumin seeds - 1 teaspoon

Urad dhal - 1 teaspoon

Oil - 1 spoon

Salt to taste


  • Wash and chop the zucchinis roughly. In a pressure cooker, add the chopped zucchini, turmeric powder, dal, salt and a little water and pressure cook for about one whistle.
  • You can even cook the zucchini in a wide bottomed vessel instead of the pressure cooker.
  • Grind the coconut, cumin seeds and green chillies into a coarse paste. Add this to the cooked zucchini.
  • In a pan, do the seasoning with the oil, mustard seeds and urad dhall.
  • Add the zucchini pixture and saute for about two minutes, until everything is combined. Adjust salt.


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