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Zucchini Tomato Indian Style

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Easy Indian zucchini dish with a touch of Italy.
Ingredients
  Ghee/Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic cloves 3 , grated or diced
  Green chili 1⁄2 , diced
  Zucchinis 1 1⁄2 , cut into small squares
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Cumin seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Coriander powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chili powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Kosher salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

In a large frying pan, heat ghee on medium-hi.
Add garlic and green chillies and brown for about 15 seconds.
Add cumin seed.
As soon as seeds start to pop, add tomatoes and saute for a few minutes until tomatoes break down into a sauce.
Mix in coriander, chili powder and salt.
Stir in zucchini, coating all the pieces with tomato sauce mixture.
Cover and check back in 5-8 minutes.
Uncover and stir, repeating step 7 two or three more times or until zucchini looks mostly translucent (but be careful not to overcook).
Add juice of half a lemon, stir in pan, serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Feel: 
Juicy
Method: 
Saute
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Zucchini
Interest: 
Everyday
Servings: 
4
Story
One of my least favorite things in life is a soggy zucchini. How a grilled floppy piece of zucchini served on the side is supposed to be enjoyable beats me. Adding a bit of flavor and tomato makes a world of difference. In this particular recipe, I’m reminded of my trip to Italy (or was it an episode of Lidia’s Italy). If you’re a zucchini-hater, try this out, it just may change your mind!
Want to treat your family to a delicious Indian dish today? Try this 100% vegetarian Zucchini Tomato Indian Style recipe. The dish is high on taste and weather you like or dislike zucchini, you will sure like this recipe.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 87 Calories from Fat 68

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12%

Saturated Fat 4.7 g23.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 20.1 mg6.7%

Sodium 130.8 mg5.4%

Total Carbohydrates 4 g1.5%

Dietary Fiber 1.2 g4.9%

Sugars 1.5 g

Protein 1 g2.6%

Vitamin A 5.4% Vitamin C 31.3%

Calcium 2.6% Iron 4.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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