Friday, February 28, 2014

Andalusian Courgette Tortilla

Andalusia is one of the most popular and second largest community in Spain, their cuisine is very much varied depending upon the region itself. Most popular dish of Andalusian cuisine is their famous gazpacho the chilled soup which we never forget to make during summer. This cuisine is completely a Mediterranean diet based on olive oil,cereals, legumes, vegetables, fish,dried fruits,nuts and meat, there also have this great tradition of drinking wine during having food.

You may wonder why am talking about Andalusia and their cuisine,yep for this month  International Food Challenge ,a monthly event started by two wonderful food bloggers Sara and Shobana we are landing towards Spain. The host of this month Shey Divine chosed 4 incredible Andalusian dishes and i chosed this Andalusian courgetter tortillas. Usually Tortillas are flour based round shaped thin flatbread, but here tortillas means omelette. Also courgette is nothing the famous zero caloric zucchini.This tortilla suits prefectly as a side for a bowl of soup, if you like caloric food for your starter you can still enjoy this tortillas as bite sized pieces.

Recipe Source: BBC Good Food
1no Zucchini (sliced thinly)
3nos Eggs
1/2cup Spring onions (chopped)
Salt per need
Pepper powder

Heat some oil in a pan, saute the zucchini slices until they turns brown, sprinkle the salt and pepper and remove it.

Now saute the spring onions and keep some aside for garnishing.

Meanwhile beat the eggs well with salt and pepper powder.

One the spring onions are well sauteeds, keep the flame in simmer.

Arrange half of the zucchini slices, pour the egg mixture and now arrange again the left over zucchini slices, cover it with lid.

Cook for 15 minutes.

Once cooked, transfer the tortilla to a flat plate.

Slice it as per need and enjoy with a bowl of soup or as starter.


  1. Awesome ... Thanks for trying it :)

  2. I love ur interest in trying different cuisines akka..such a different dish it is

  3. Scrumptious tortilla.. For sure it is a filling & yummy dish.

  4. This sounds yum, and I have lots of courgettes in the garden now (In New Zealand is summer now).


  5. super clicks priya, look tempting

  6. tortillas look extremely delicious.

  7. Very nice, I luv omelettes in any form and this one is simple and healthy too. I'm going try this weekend. Thanks for sharing.

  8. easy, delicious and healthy, bookmarked akka gonna try this soon...


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