2 large green zucchini's , cut into small cubes
2 teaspoons urad dal
2 tbsp coconut
1 tsp cumin seeds
3 dry red chillies
10 curry leaves
small lemon size ball of fresh tamarind
Ingredients for Seasoning
1/4 teaspoon mustard seeds
2 dry red chillies
3-4 curry leaves
1 teaspoon oil for tempering
Salt to taste
Directions for Zucchini Thogayal
To begin making the Zucchini Thogayal recipe, heat a teaspoon oil in a heavy bottomed pan; add the cut zucchini along with a little salt and saute until soft and tender. Turn off heat and allow it to cool.
In another small pan; roast the cumin seeds, dry red chillies, coconut and urad dal until it releases a roasted aroma and slightly browned.
Now grind the roasted ingredients, the cooked zucchini,the tamarind and curry leaves together until it forms a smooth paste. Check the salt in the Zucchini Thogayal recipe and adjust to suit your taste.
Heat a little oil in a pan; add mustard seeds, dry red chillies and curry leaves. Allow it to crackle and the red chillies to roast. Add it to the zucchini thogayal.