How to make Zucchini Kebab -

Zucchinis make delicious kebabs.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Zucchini (ज़ुकीनी), Onions (प्याज़ )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Zucchini Kebab

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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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Zucchini Kebab Recipe

  • Zucchini roughly chopped 1 medium

  • Onions roughly chopped 1 medium

  • Green zucchini ¼ medium

  • Oil 1 tbsp + for frying

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2-3

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 inch

  • Turmeric powder ¼ teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder ½ teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Couscous soaked and drained 1 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Red capsicum curls for garnishing

  • Green capsicum curls for garnishing

  • Onion roughly chopped 1 large


Step 1

chillies and ginger and sauté for a minute. Add chopped green and yellow zucchinis and sauté further for a minute. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder and garam masala powder and mix well.

Step 2

Add couscous and mix well. Cook till the zucchinis and couscous are done. Transfer this into a bowl, cool and add salt and onion and mix well. Mash lightly with the back of the spoon

Step 3

Heat a non-stick tawa, drizzle oil.

Step 4

Divide the mixture into 12 equal portions, shape them into balls and flatten to make kebabs

Step 5

Place the kebabs on a hot tawa, shallow-fry, turning sides, till they are brown and crisp on both the sides. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 6

To make a garnish, halve remaining zucchini, make slits on one halfwith out cutting through, press lightly with the knife and spread the layers to make a fan. Place this on one side of a serving plate.

Step 7

Make slits on the remaining half without cutting through, insert alternate layers inside the previous one to make a flower. Keep this on the other side of the serving plate. Place kebabs in the center of the serving plate, garnish with red and green capsicum curls and serve immediately.

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