Sunday, August 19, 2012

Zucchini and spinach saute

A perfect side dish for rice or rotis, this subzi can be made even with frozen spinach.
Zucchini and spinach saute recipe


Zucchini - 2
Fresh spinach leaves - 4-5 cups
Onion - 1 medium
Garlic - 2 cloves finely chopped
Green chillies - 2
Mustard, jeera and urad dal for seasoning
Turmeric powder
Oil - 1 tbsp
A few curry leaves

1. Peel the skin off the zucchini. Chop into medium sized cubes.
2. Wash the spinach leaves and chop finely.
3. Chop the onions.
4. Pour oil in a pan and season with mustard, jeera, urad dal and curry leaves.
5. Add the onions and saute until soft.
6. Next add the garlic and chopped green chillies.
7. Now add the chopped spinach and saute for a minute before adding the zucchini.
8. Add the turmeric powder and salt to taste. Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes.
9. Remove the lid and continue cooking until the zucchini is cooked.

1. Do not cover and cook for a long time as the zucchini will let out a lot of water.


Aruna Manikandan said...

healthy and delicious combo :)

Lakshmik said...

Thanks Aruna. Saw your blog too. Nice recipes and lovely pics.