How to make Chilli Zucchini Toast -

Zucchini and green chilli mixture topped on bread toasts and shallow fried.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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

Main Ingredients : Green Zucchini (हरी ज़ुकीनी), Brown Bread Slices (ब्राउन ब्रेड स्लाइस)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Chilli Zucchini Toast

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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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chilli Zucchini Toast Recipe

  • Green Zucchini 1 medium

  • Brown Bread Slices 8

  • Green chillies finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Olive oil 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic finely chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 tablespoon + for sprinkling

  • Grated cottage cheese (paneer) 1/4 cup

  • Potato boiled, peeled and grated 1 medium

  • Breadcrumbs 2 tablespoons

  • Oil for shallow frying

  • Red capsicum curls for garnishing

  • Alfalfa sprouts for garnishing

Method

Step 1

Grate zucchini and put into a bowl.

Step 2

Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a non-stick pan, add garlic, onion and sauté for a minute. Add zucchini and mix well. Add salt and crushed peppercorns and mix well. Cook on high heat till zucchini is done.

Step 3

Cut bread slices into roundels with a round cookie cutter.

Step 4

Toast bread roundels in another non-stick pan, turning sides, till crisp on both the sides.

Step 5

Add 1 tbsp refined flour to the first pan and mix well. Add green chillies and mix well.

Step 6

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

Step 7

Heat 2-3 tbsps oil in another non-stick pan.

Step 8

Spread the 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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Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.