Indian Spiced Puree of Courgettes (Gooda Bartha)

Indian Spiced Puree of Courgettes (Gooda Bartha)

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Servings: 10
Calories: 69


  • 2.2 lb courgettes
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 2 tbsp oil or ghee
  • 2 1/2 oz chopped onion
  • 3 sliced fresh green chillies
  • 1/4 tsp chilli powder


  • Cut off the stalk, peel, cut in half lengthways and scoop out the seeds. Cut into 7 cm square pieces, trim the edges and wash in cold water.
  • Place into boiling salted water, bring back to the boil, skim and simmer gently for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from the water with a spider and drain on a cloth and pass through a sieve.
  • Fry 1 tsp cumin seeds and 1 tsp mustard seeds in 25 ml oil or ghee until the seeds crackle.
  • Add 2 1/2 oz chopped onion and 3 sliced, fresh green chillies, the mashed courgette and 1/4 tsp chilli powder and cook until most of the moisture has evaporated.
  • Serve in a vegetable dish, marked trellis-fashion.
Calories: 69 kcal
Carbohydrates: 4 g
Protein: 3 g
Fat: 5g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Cholesterol: 13 mg
Sodium: 109 mg
Potassium: 302 mg
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 3 g
Vitamin A: 217 IU
Vitamin C: 18 mg
Calcium: 21 mg
Iron: 1 mg
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