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    Salad of Yogurt and Courgettes

    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    45 mins

    40 mins

    5 mins

    koala girl's Note:

    This is so simple to make and very more-ish. I found it in an old book of my mum's, years ago and have loved it ever since. It's a wonderful comfort food, even though it doesn't have anything *bad* in it. You can eat it warm or cold but I think it tastes better cold. One last thing, the recipe only calls for a tiny bit of salt, black pepper and cayenne but I always add slightly more (not having the most refined palate lol).

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Trim courgettes and grate coarsely. Put them in a bowl and sprinkle with 1/2 tsp salt. toss to mix and set aside for half an hour. Drain the courgette and press out as much liquid as you can. Separate the shreds so you do not have lumps.
    2. 2
      Peel the onion, cut in half lengthwise, then cut into fine, half-moon shaped slices.
    3. 3
      Put the yogurt in a bowl. Beat it lightly with a fork or whisk until it is smooth and creamy.
    4. 4
      Heat the oil in an 8inch frying pan over a medium heat. When hot, put in the mustard seeds. As soon as the mustard seeds start to pop (just a few seconds), put in the onion. Stir and fry it for about 2 mins or until the slices are translucent.
    5. 5
      Add the courgette. Stir and fry for another 2 minutes. turn off the heat and let the courgette cool slightly. When cooled, fold it into the yogurt. Add the remaining 1/4 tsp salt, pepper and cayenne.
    6. 6
      If you wish to eat the dish cold, cover and refrigerate it. If you wish to eat it warm, put the mixture in a double boiler over a low heat. Then stir in one direction until warm - do not allow to boil.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 06, 2012

      45

      Made this a week ago and enjoyed it, very healthy, too. I used really small zucchini, so four of them instead of two. I made as written and agree with other reviewer that it could use more spice or garlic to add a bit more interest. Thanks for posting, koala girl, this is a keeper.

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    • on September 21, 2006

      45

      We had this warm and I did add more ground pepper and salt. It's very good, but I think could use a bit more spice and some garlic. Thanks, Koala Girl!

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    Nutritional Facts for Salad of Yogurt and Courgettes

    Serving Size: 1 (229 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 176.5
     
    Calories from Fat 123
    69%
    Total Fat 13.7 g
    21%
    Saturated Fat 3.3 g
    16%
    Cholesterol 11.9 mg
    3%
    Sodium 487.3 mg
    20%
    Total Carbohydrate 10.0 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 1.5 g
    6%
    Sugars 7.9 g
    31%
    Protein 4.8 g
    9%

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