Zucchini Gratin Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia

Zucchini Gratin

A baking plate lined with zuccini, creamy goodness and a golden-brown crust of cheese? We're in! Check out other recipes in MAGGI® Arabia for more home cooking inspirations.


  • 3 cups Vegetable oil or 750 ml, for deep frying
  • 1.5 kg Zucchini, cut into large cubes
  • 1 kg Eggplant, cut into large cubes
  • 1/2 kg Onions, peeled and cut into large cubes
  • 1/2 kg Chicken breast fillets, cut into thin strips
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • For the béchamel sauce:
  • 4 cups Milk or 1 liter
  • 1 sachet MAGGI Idea of the Day Béchamel Mix
  • 1.5 cups Mozzarella cheese or 150 g, grated
  • 1/4 cup fresh breadcrumbs or 25 g

How to Prepare

  1. Deep fry zucchini and eggplant cubes until golden brown. Place them on a kitchen paper to remove any excess oil.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil in a large pan, sauté the onions for 2-3 minutes or until tender. Add the chicken pieces, cardamom powder, coriander powder and black pepper. Cook for 3-4 minutes with constant stirring. Stir in parsley and season with
  3. In a separate saucepan, mix the milk with the MAGGI Secrets Béchamel Mix, bring to boil and cook for 2 minutes until the sauce reach the desired thickness.
  4. Spoon 2 spoons of the béchamel sauce into the bottom of an oven dish, arrange the eggplant and zucchini cubes and add the chicken mixture on top.
  5. Pour the rest of the béchamel sauce over the chicken and vegetable mixture. Combine cheese and bread crumbs and sprinkle over the béchamel sauce.
  6. Bake in a 180°C preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until top is golden.

Nutritional Info

Energy: 680.00 Kcal
Protein: 44.00 g
Carbohydrate: 56.00 g
Fats: 33.00 g

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