Stuffed Tori- zucchini – Turai Sabzi (Bharwan) or Stuffed Sponge Gourd- Step by step recipe. Turai or Sponge Gourd is one such vegetable that is rarely focused on, as it lacks a rich intrinsic flavour and is very mushy in texture. Bharwan Turai or Stuffed Sponge Gourd is easy to make yet delicious recipe of Sponge Gourds aka Turai/Tori that will definitely top the culinary charts at your home.
Sponge Gourd -Sponge gourd is quite lower in immersed fats as well as calories. It contains high amounts of dietary fibre, vitamin C, riboflavin, zinc, thiamine, iron, and magnesium.
- Blood purifier: it is said to be an excellent blood purifier as it flushes out the pollutants from the blood.
- Prevent Diabetes: gourds have insulin which is extremely beneficial for diabetes.
- Good for the stomach: it prevents indigestion which leads to a healthy stomach.
- Skincare: fully grown gourds can be used as a scrubber. It helps to eliminate dead skin cells from the body or face.
- Weight loss: it helps to prevent cholesterol therefore it helps to lose weight.
- As it is good for the stomach it cures jaundice.
- Other than the food, Sponge Gourd can be coupled with other vegetables to use plastic recycling.
A very delicious way of preparing simple tori …… kid’s always complaining whenever I use to make tori in my home then I started making it this way… and u know this was so hit that they started liking it so much that now they ask me to make this.
How To Make Stuffed Tori:
Peel and slit zucchini
Grate onion, ginger and chopped green chilly. Heat oil in a pan roast grated onion and ginger. Sauté till oil separate add tomato puree and all dry ingredients. Mix well to form a semi-dry mixture
Furthermore, Fill this mixture in the slit of zucchini. Heat a frypan with 1 tbsp of oil. Add all stuffed tori in this pan and cook till turn soft
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STUFFED TURAI || SPONGE GOURD || STUFFED ZUCCHINICourse: MainCuisine: IndianDifficulty: Easy
stuffed Turai or Stuffed Sponge Gourd is easy to make a yet delicious recipe. This summer vegetable is so tasty and kids friendly too.
Zucchini or tori……………….8 to 9 medium-sized
Ginger…………………….11/2 inch piece
Tomato puree…………2 tbsp
cumin powder………….2 tsp
Amchoor/dry mango powder……1tsp
Red chilly powder……..1 tsp
Salt as per taste
Sauf /fennel powder…………… 1 tbsp
Coriander powder……..1 tbsp
Pinch of sugar
- Peel and slit turai / zucchini
- Grate onion, ginger and chopped green chilly
- Heat oil in a pan roast grated onion and ginger
- Sauté till oil separate add tomato puree and all dry ingredients
- Mix well to form a semi-dry mixture
- Fill this mixture in the slit of zucchini
- Heat a frypan with 1 tbsp of oil
- Add all stuffed tori in this pan and cook till turn soft
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