Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Zucchini Majjige Huli/Kodaikyana/Yogurt Curry

This is a very simple typical udupi cuisine .This can be served with rice /Idly. You can prepare this dish using any one of the vegetables like yam, potato , chow chow , ash guard, zucchini. Its very healthy as it doesn't contain tamarind , red chilly and prepared with very minimal oil.


Ingredients:
One medium size zucchini
1/4 cup yogurt/buttermilk 
3-4 tbsp grated coconut/ kokos powder
1/2 tsp methi seeds/fenugreek seeds
1 tsp vegetable oil/ preferably coconut oil
10-12 curry leaves
1- 1/2 green chilly
salt 



How to Prepare?
  1. Wash the zucchini and chop them into 1/2 inch cubes and keep them aside
  2. Take a medium size thick bottomed cooking vessel , add 1/2 cup of water and bring it to boil . Now add chopped zucchini.
  3. lets prepare the gravy now ....Mix coconut , green chilly and yogurt and grind it into a smooth paste and keep it aside.
  4. Keep checking the zucchini and make sure that it is not completely tender. It should not become very soft veggie pieces.
  5. Once you feel its done , add salt and ground  gravy to it and bring it to boil and switch off the flame . Please don't boil this for more than a minute.
  6. Prepare Seasoning separately ...Add coconut oil , fenugreek seeds and curry leaves into a seasoning pan and add on top of it and give a quick stir.
  Note : The consistency of this curry should be neither thin nor thick .