How to make Chilli Zucchini Toast -

Zucchini by itself doesn’t have much flavour but serve it this way and everyone will love it

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Large green zucchini, Green chillies (हरी मिर्च )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Tomato Pesto Pizza Egg Hoppers Madelines Papad Bhel

Chilli Zucchini Toast

Chilli Zucchini Toast Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chilli Zucchini Toast Recipe

  • Large green zucchini unpeeled 1

  • Green chillies finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Brown bread 8 slices

  • Olive oil 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic finely chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Medium onion finely chopped 1

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns crushed to taste

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 tablespo + for sprinkling

  • Cottage cheese (paneer) grated 1/4 cup

  • Medium potato boiled, peeled and grated 1

  • Breadcrumbs 2 tablespoons

  • Oil for shallow frying

  • Red capsicum curls for garnishing

  • Alfalfa sprouts for garnishing


Step 1

Wash, wipe dry and grate zucchini into a bowl.

Step 2

Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a non-stick pan, add garlic and onion, mix and sauté for 1 minute. Add zucchini and mix well.

Step 3

Cut bread slices into roundels with a round cookie cutter. Heat a non-stick pan, place the bread roundels in it and toast.

Step 4

Add salt and crushed peppercorns to the zucchini and mix well. Cook on high heat till zucchini is done.

Step 5

Add 1 tbsp refined flour to the zucchini mixture, mix well and saute till the raw smells disappear. Add green chillies and mix well.

Step 6

Transfer the zucchini mixture into a bowl, add cottage cheese, potato and breadcrumbs and mix well.

Step 7

Heat sufficient oil in another non-stick pan.

Step 8

Spread generous amount of chilli-zucchini mixture evenly on one side of the toasted bread roundels, sprinkle refined flour on top, place them in the pan zucchini side facing downwards and shallow-fry till the underside is golden.

Step 9

Arrange the chilli zucchini toasts on a serving plate, garnish with red capsicum curls and alfalfa sprouts and serve hot.

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