Zucchini recipe –Zucchini ka Raita

zucchini ka raita

zucchini ka raita

Zucchini has lots of health benefits .This recipe is a healthy zucchini side dish. I always make raita from bottle gourd (doodhi /lauki) /cucumber (kakdi /kheera)/ tomatoes / onion /spinach (palak ) / bathua (chakwat) . When I tasted zucchini first time i was pretty sure that this vegetable will nicely go with my raita recipe.

Also check– Healthy salad recipes

I have shared this zucchini raita to many of my friends which are on strict diet plans or have health issues like diabetes and they really loved this recipe .there is little variation in this raita recipe if your diabetic or on strict diet plan ; use probiotic or fat free curd and  add sugar free in place of sugar . You can eat this zucchini raita with paratha , roti ,plain fulki or any rice dish .

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cup grated zucchini
  • 1 cup curd (whole milk curd /fat free curd / probiotic curd)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoon sugar / sugar free natura / demerara sugar
  • For tempering (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon black split grams (urad dhuli / urad dal)
  • 1 green chilly
  • 10 –15 curry leaves
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoon sugar / sugar free natura / demerara sugar
  • For tempering (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon black split grams (urad dhuli / urad dal)
  • 1 green chilly
  • 10-15 curryleaves

Directions

  1. Cook grated zucchini in microwave or in pressure cooker. if your using microwave cook it 4-5 minutes , if you’re using pressure cooker cook  it for 5 minutes with one teaspoon water on medium flame. I prefer to use microwave as it gets cooked very nicely. Let it cool down
  2. Add curd, sugar and salt in cooked zucchini and mix it nicely. if you don’t want to add tempering in your raita serve it by adding finely chopped green chilies in it . Well chilies are optional. I prefer my raita with tempering.
  3. For tempering heat oil in a frying pan and add mustard seeds to it. When it starts crackling add urad dal to it when it get little golden add cumin seeds, green chilies and curry leaves to it. Roats it for few seconds until the curry leaves becomes crispy.
  4. Add this tempering in raita and serve it with your breakfast or lunch or dinner.

 

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