Spicy Zucchini Curry: Flavour & Nutrition On The Same Plate
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A curry is a dish which is necessarily served with every meal in India. It pairs up with a plate of rice and chapatis which is the daily diet consumed in India. A day without curry is quite unimaginable here. You might have had lots of flavourful and delicious curries along with your meal, but ever thought of having a curry made of Zucchini?

The recipe shared here is a curry prepared of chopped Zucchini which is full of flavours and is also rich in numerous nutrients which are essential for a human body. The curry is made of fried onions and spices and is thick in texture. This curry is cooked in less oil and basic spices which makes it a low calorie dish and the rich nutrients are intact with the Zucchini. This curry could be included in your Keto diet plan.

Along with cucumbers, spaghetti squash and melons, zucchini, often referred to as courgette, is a summer squash. Although it can reach a length of more than 3.2 feet (1 metre), it is commonly collected when it is still young, usually measuring under 8 inches (20 cm).

Although it is frequently referred to as a vegetable, zucchini is actually a fruit according to botany. It comes in a number of kinds with hues ranging from dark green to bright yellow. Despite the fact that squash originated in the Americas, this specific type was first created in Italy in the early 1800s.

In folk medicine, zucchini has been used to treat aches, colds, and other ailments. But not all of its applications are supported by science. A versatile squash that is high in vitamins, minerals, and plant components is the zucchini. It might provide a number of health advantages, from better digestion to a lower risk of heart disease.The bones, thyroid, and prostate may benefit from zucchini.


  • 1 Big Onion 
  • 4 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 2 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Powder 
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • Water as per consistency (When Masala is Dried Up)


  • Wash and chop the Zucchini into small pieces
  • Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds and let it sputter
  • Add onion slices and cook till it get translucent
  • Lower the flame, and add the spices (turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder) along with salt, saute till the spices gets cooked
  • Add zucchini and saute for a minute or two 
  • Now add water, cover and cook for 5-6 minutes

The curry is ready to be served

This Zucchini Curry is full of nutrients and could be perfectly paired with rice or chapati and could be served for dinner and lunch. It also serves as a proper keto meal without any compromise on flavours or taste.