Zucchini Stir Fry

Zucchini or summer squash as it is popularly called is a nutrient-dense food. So, adding this veggie to your diet is absolutely beneficient!

Zucchini not only has high antioxidants, it is also high in fiber which is necessary for a good digestive system.

Here is a Zucchini stir fry recipe blended with Indian spices and flavors 🙂


Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Video Recipe:

Zucchini Stir Fry


  • Zucchini (Peeled and cubed) – 1
  • Onions – 1
  • Green Chillies – 2 to 3
  • Garlic – 1 clove
  • Curry leaves – few
  • Cumin Seeds – 1 Tsp
  • Fennel Seeds – 1 Tsp
  • Cumin Powder – 1 Tsp
  • Amchur Powder – 1 Tsp
  • Turmeric – a pinch
  • Asafoetida – a pinch
  • Salt – 1 Tsp
  • Oil – 1 Tbsp


Heat oil in a deep bottomed skillet, add Cumin seeds and fennel seeds.

Sauté till you get the aroma of the cumin and fennel seeds.

Now, add the curry leaves and allow it to splutter.

Next, add the green chillies, garlic and, onions. Fry till the onions are translucent.

Once the onions are done, add the cubed zucchini and mix well.

Now, add the spice powders and salt. Mix well.

Cover and cook for 4-5 minutes till the squash is tender and flavorful.

Once done, garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve hot with rice/rasam or roti/phulkas/chapathis.


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