Thursday, August 6, 2009

Zucchini Morkozhambu /Zucchini in Buttermilk Gravy

Yes I prepared Mor Kuzhambu with Zucchini. Today i could not find any vegetables for making a curry or sambhar in my Fridge. I had a Zucchini, which i bought to try soup with it. Finally Morkuzhambu took over the Soup and it did'nt fail to impress us. I got to have a pie of inspiration from Priya, I really wonder, how she plays on ideas with Zucchini. Zucchini Vadai, and Chocolate Bread with Zucchini are must to look for in her blog. Thanks Priya for the Award.

Zucchini Mor Kuzhambu

How to Prepare?

Zucchini - 1 [cut into cubes and saute them in a pan with a tbsp of oil for about 3 minutes, till they start to get roasted, add little water, till the Zucchini are covered and let it get cooked for about 2 minutes].

Soak the Dal in warm water for one hour.
Toor Dal - 1 tbsp
Chana Dal - 1 tbsp

Grind the above Soaked with the following Ingredients.
Dhania - 1 tbsp
Ginger - of 1/2 inch size
Dry Red Chilli - 5
Cumin/Jeera - 1 tbsp
Grated Coconut - 2 tbsp
Yogurt / Thick Sour Curd - 1 cup
Turmeric Powder - a pinch
Salt - as per taste and
1/4 cup of water.

Add the Grinded Paste to the Zucchini in the pan and stir well. let it get heated for a minute. after a minute Transfer it to the serving bowl.

Heat a tbsp of oil in a small pan for tempering, add 2 tsp of Mustard + 1 tsp of Cumin + pinch of hing + 1 tsp of urad dal + 2 dry red chilli and few curry leaves. roast for about half minute and add to the Zucchini in the serving bowl.

Enjoyed the Morkuzhambu with Bitter Gourd Chips. it was a great meal!
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