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Zucchini Poriyal Recipe

Zucchini Poriyal is a very simple stir fry recipe prepared with zucchini ,fresh coconut and tempered with few spices in Indian style
Course curry, Side Dish
Cuisine South Indian
Keyword healthy, poriyal, zucchini recipes
Diet Keto, Low Carb, Vegan
Method Stovetop
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 163kcal
Author Bhavana Patil


Measuring cup (1 cup = 250 ml)


  • Heat coconut oil in a pan, temper with mustard seeds ,cumin seeds ,red chillies and let it splutter for few seconds.
  • Add in the curry leaves ,asafetida(hing) and saute for another 30 secs
  • Add the chopped onion and saute till the onions are translucent and light brown.Takes appx 2 minutes.
  • Next add the diced zucchini, salt and stir-fry on medium low flame till they soft and cooked.Turn off the gas and sprinkle shredded coconut and combine well.
  • Serve the Zucchini Poriyal(Zucchini Stir Fry with fresh coconut) along with Rice and rasam.


Tips & Variations

  1. Zucchini needs to be fresh and firm.Also check the taste of zucchini before cooking it, some of them might be bitter in the taste.
  2. Zucchini should be diced into small pieces for this stir fry recipe.
  3. You can skip onions in this recipe.
  4. Zucchini contains 95% of water hence no need to add water while cooking, cook it on low flame.
Note:Nutrition values are my best estimates. If you rely on them for your diet, use your preferred nutrition calculator.


Calories: 163kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 36mg | Potassium: 564mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 884IU | Vitamin C: 137mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 2mg