Zucchini Stir Fry (Zucchini Thoran)

Zucchini is low in calories and looks somewhat similar to salad cucumber.This is a stir fried dish  prepared using zucchini  with a different taste.Hope you all like it..

Zuchini Stir Fry (2)


  1. Zucchini(medium) –   2
  2. Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
  3. Dry red chilly – 2
  4. Urad dal (Uzhunnu) – 1 tsp
  5. Cumin seeds(jeerakam) –1 tsp
  6. Green Chilly –1
  7. Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  8. Curry leaves – 2 sprigs
  9. Oil – 3 tbsp
  10. Grated Coconut – 2 tbsp
  11. Salt

Zuchini Stir Fry (1)


  1. Wash and peel off the skin.Cut lengthwise  into halves and chop into thick slices..
  2. Heat oil in a pan.Add mustard seeds and let it splutter.once it is done, add cumin seeds,dry red chilly,urad daal,curry leaves,grated coconut and turmeric powder. Stir well until coconut turns to golden brown in color.
  3. Add zucchini and stir to coat with the spices.Add salt according to your taste.
  4. Cover and  cook on medium heat for 3-4 minutes until the zucchini is tender.
  5. Serve as side dish with rice .


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2 Responses

  1. Nisha says:

    This looks yummy….. 🙂 i will try it out soon.
    I tried this vege in curries only……never tried as a stir fry!

  2. suba says:

    I will try it soon,still now i didn’t use this.

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