Stir Fry Curried Zucchini (Tori)

Tori (zucchini) is something that is made in my mother’s kitchen practically every other day. The sweet, mild flavors of this squash are enhanced by the addition of a hint of spices as is so in this recipe.

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Stir Fry Curried Zucchini (Tori)

Serves 4 – 6Print This Recipe


8 zucchini, peeled and chopped

1 ½ onions, sliced thin

1 tsp. jeera (cumin seeds)

½ tsp. hing (asafetida)

1 green chili, chopped (optional)

1 tsp. haldi (turmeric powder)

Salt to taste



  • Heat 1 tbsp. oil in a wok or kadai.
  • Add jeera and hing and stir until seeds splutter.
  • Add sliced onions and sauté for about 7 minutes till they turn translucent.
  • Add green chili, haldi and salt.
  • Add the chopped tori and mix well.
  • Cover and cook for about 20 – 25 minutes until the vegetables soften.
  • Adjust seasonings and serve hot with rice or rotis.

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