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Zucchini is a vegetables which originates in America and belongs to the squash family.  It is used in many cuisines but not much famous in Indian cuisine. This low calorie vegetable is highly fibrous and full of nutrients.  Zucchini is high in Folate,  Potassium, and Provitamin A. It is a easy substitute for carbohydrates.

I have tried to use zucchini in parathas, seeing its nutritious values because kids just refuse to eat it raw or in any other form. Added garlic and green onion for a mouthwatering flavour and taking this paratha to just another level.

So lets see how Green Onion and Zucchini parathas are made:-

INGREDIENTS:

  1. 1pc Zucchini( Medium sized)
  2. 1 Onion
  3. 2-3 Spring Onion Stalks
  4. 6-7 Garlic cloves
  5. 2 Carrots
  6. 1 Green chilly
  7. 1 Cup Gram Flour
  8. 2 cup Whole Wheat Flour
  9. 1 Teaspoon Ajwain
  10. 1/2 Teaspoon Red chilly Powder
  11. 1 Teaspoon Cumin Powder
  12. 1/2 Teaspoon Coriander Powder
  13. Salt to taste
  14. 1 Tablespoon Oil

PREPARATION TIME: 15 Minutes

HOW TO PREPARE:

  • In a grinder, grind Garlic, Green Onion, Carrots, Green Chilly, Onion, and Zucchini
  • Add Gram Flour, Ajwain, Red Chilli powder, coriander powder, Cumin powder and salt
  • Pulse it until everything gets mixed
  • Add Whole Wheat Flour and blend it all together until everything combines
  • Take it out on a flat surface and dust flour and knead it until smooth
  • Apply oil and keep it in a air tight container in fridge
  • When required take it out and roll into equal sized balls
  • Flatten each ball into round parathas and cook both sides with ghee or clarified butter
  • Serve hot with Curd, Pickle or Tea.

 

Watch video on how to make this Green Onion and Zucchini Dough:-

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Servings Per Container 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 260.2 Calories from Fat 34.2
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.8g 6%
Saturated Fat 0.3g 2%
Trans Fat 2.2g
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0%
Sodium 72.9mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 48.9g 16%
Dietary Fiber 8.5g 34%
Sugars 3.2g
Protein 11.1g 22%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Dhokla is a very famous snack food from our Gujarati Cuisine. It is soft and spongy recipe which has a sweet and tangy flavours. Today we are giving the traditional khaman dhokla a change by replacing gram flour or besan with our very famous indian grain “Jowar”. So today’s recipe is Khaman Dhokla made by Jowar Flour.

INGREDIENTS:

  1. 1 Cup Jowar / Sorghum Flour
  2. 1/3 Cup Suji / Semolina
  3. 1/2 Cup Curd
  4. 1 Teaspoon Ginger – Green Chilli paste
  5. 1/2 Teaspoon Lemon Juice
  6. 1 Teaspoon ENO Fruit Salt / Baking Soda
  7. 2 Teaspoon sugar
  8. A Pinch of Hing / Asafoetida
  9. Salt to Taste

FOR TEMPERING:

  1. 10-12 Curry Leaves
  2. 3-4 Green Chillies
  3. 1/2 Cup Coriander Leaves
  4. 1 Teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  5. 2 Teaspoon Sugar
  6. 3 Teaspoon Oil
  7. 1 Cup Water
  8. 1/2 Lemon juice
  9. Salt to taste
  10. 1/2 Cup Grated Fresh Coconut

PREPARATION TIME: 30 Minutes

HOW TO PREPARE:

  • Grease the Dhokla tray and keep it ready
  • Put the steamer on the flame and let it be ready
  • In a bowl mix together Jowar flour, suji and curd till a thick batter
  • Add in salt, sugar, hing, Lemon juice and Ginger Green Chilli paste and mix well
  • Add water to make the batter to a pouring consistency
  • Rest the batter for 5 minutes and then finally add the ENO salt and mix well
  • Immediately pour the batter on the greased tray, Spread evenly
  • Steam for 10 – 15 minutes and then take it off flame and let it cool
  • Once cool, cut it in little squares or diamonds and temper it
  • Tempering:
  • Heat Oil and crackle mustard seeds, curry leaves and green chilly
  • Take off flame and add in salt, sugar and lemon juice, mix well
  • Add in Water and give it a boil
  • Spread this tempered water on the dhoklas evenly
  • Garnish with Chopped fresh coriander leaves and Grated Coconut
  • Serve with tea or in breakfast.

Rajasthan, the land of Maharajas, is famous for its rich culture. But what makes the state distinctive and popular is its cuisine. Due to scarcity of water and fresh green vegetables they cook the food that could last for several days and could be eaten without heating. Today in “Jai Ki Rasoi Se” made very yummy and delicious dish called “Dahi Wale Kale Chane”. It is very common dish in this region. This dish can be served with any Indian Bread or Flavoured Rice.

Ingredients
1. Chickpeas (Kale Chana) – 250 Grams
2. Curd (Dahi) – 1 Cup
3. Gram Flour (Besan) – 1 Table Spoon
4. Red Chilli Powder (Lal Mirch Powder) – 1 Table Spoon
5. Coriander Powder (Dhaniya Powder) – 1 Table Spoon
6. Cumin Powder (Jeera Powder) – 1 Tea Spoon
7. Whole Spice Powder (Garam Masala Powder) – ½ Tea Spoon
8. Dry Mango Powder (Aamchoor Powder) – 1 Table Spoon
9. Cumin Seeds (Jeera) – ½ Tea Spoon
10. Carom Seeds (Ajwain) – 1 Tea Spoon
11. Turmeric Powder (Haldi Powder) – 1 Tea Spoon
12. Rock Salt (Kala Namak) – 1 Tea Spoon
13. Ginger Garlic Paste (Adrak Lasoon Paste) – 1 Table Spoon
14. Slit Green Chillies (Kati Hari Mirch) – 5 to 6
15. Finely Chopped Green Coriander (Barik Kata Hara Dhaniya) – 1 Bunch
16. Finely Chopped Green Chillies (Barik Kati Hari Mirch) – 2 to 3
17. Oil – As Per Requirement
18. Salt According to Taste

Preparation
1. Note: Soak chickpeas by adding over night or 6 8 hours before preparation. Pressure cooker till you get 4 to 5 whistles. Switch of the gas and allow the pressure to get subsidize. Drain the water and keep aside
2. In bowl add curd, gram flour, coriander, cumin, whole spice & dry mango, rock salt and normal salt according to taste. Mix all the ingredients and keep aside

3. Heat oil in a pan or kadai, once the oil is hot add cumin, carom seeds and finely chopped green chillies. Cook till oil gets the flavours

4. Add ginger garlic paste. Cook till the moisture gets evaporated

5. Now add red chilli & turmeric powder. Mix and cook till oil get separated from the masala

6. Add curd mixture and drained water of the boiled chickpeas. Mix and cook till it come to a boil

7. Add the boiled chick peas and mix. Cover and cook for 2 to 3 minutes or till oil get separated

8. Finaly add the finely chopped green coriander and cook for another one minute

9. Now the dish is ready to be serve with any Indian bread or flavored rice