Kala Chana - Zucchini Sabji

Week 2 Day 3 of BM #61 -

Here is a simple combination of kala chana and zucchini which can be made in under 20 minutes if boiled chana is on hand. I had to improvise this as I needed to increase the quantity of the sabji :). 

A sample menu of my typical lunch..French Cut Beans Curry, Kala Chana - Zucchini Curry, Roti, Rice and Yogurt. 

Ingredients - 

Kala Chana  soaked over night and boiled 1 cup
Onion chopped 1/2 cup
Zucchini grated 1 cup
Tomato chopped 1/2 cup
Tomato Paste 1 tsp
Turmeric 1/4 tsp
Ginger-Garlic-Green Chili Paste as needed
Dhania Powder 1 tsp
Salt as needed
Garam masala 1/2 tspSeasoning (Oil 1 Tbsp, Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp)

Kala Chana - Zucchini Sabji

Method Of Preparation -

In a heated pan, add oil and cumin seeds.

After the cumin seeds crackle, fry the onions until they are translucent. Add in the ginger-garlic-green chili paste. Fry for a few minutes and add tomato and tomato paste along with 1/4 cup of water.

Sprinkle turmeric and dhania powder. Let the mixture cook for a few minutes. 

Add the grated zucchini, cover and let it cook until tender.

Add the boiled kala chana and adequate salt.

Cover and let it simmer for a few minutes.

Remove and serve it with Roti/Rice.

Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM# 61. 

Preparation Time 30 min
Serves 3-4
Posted by Harini R on Friday, February 12, 2016


  1. Sowmya :) Says:
  2. That's an interesting combination....looks yumm

  3. Priya Suresh Says:
  4. Wow, this sabji will definitely suits prefect for rotis. Healthy and nutritious.

  5. Suma Gandlur Says:
  6. Simple and healthy one. Love the grating zucchini idea.

  7. Srivalli Says:
  8. I love that entire setup..never tried zucchini in my kitchen..

  9. That is a nice awesome spread...

  10. Very nice meal idea.Love all the dishes.

  11. healthy and delicious side

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