Spiced Courgettes

  • 160saves
  • 20min

About this recipe: This is a vegetarian Pakistani recipe. Courgettes simmered with onion, tomatoes and yoghurt in a fragrant mix of spices. This dish is traditionally served with chapatti but you can serve it with boiled rice, too.

HINAABSAR

Ingredients

Serves: 5 

  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 6 courgettes - peeled and cut into semicircles
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 450ml (16 fl oz) water
  • 1 dessertspoon chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 3 whole cloves
  • 7 whole peppercorns
  • 4 tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons low fat natural yoghurt

Method

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium heat; sauté onion until golden (about 5 minutes).
  2. Add courgettes, garlic, salt, water, chilli powder, turmeric, coriander, cloves, peppercorns, tomatoes and yoghurt and combine thoroughly.
  3. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Similar recipes

Reviews (10)

Anne
by
6

Altered ingredient amounts. Saute Courgettes with onions - 27 Jul 2009

CASSORIGINAL
by
4

I made this last Ramadan and my family and I really liked it. I served it over basmaati rice which worked out nice. - 15 Sep 2008

Jennifer J
by
3

We enjoyed the mix of flavours in this dish, and found the texture of the courgette delightful. We found that the flavours bloomed in the refrigerator: the dish improved with age. - 15 Sep 2008

Write a review

Click on stars to rate

More collections