Zucchini is a squash, I never heard of... My sis in law used to make kootu with it. It tasted so good. I asked her about the veggie, she said its zucchini... I bought it next time when i went for grocery... kootu was awesome..
Season: April - August
How to select: Smaller zucchini will be younger and more tender. Select skins free of blemishes and with a bright color. ( source)
Zucchini has vitamins and minerals in abundance. Low in calories, and cholesterol free zucchini is high in folates, potassium and vitamin A with lesser amounts of the B vitamins, phosphorus, magnesium, zinc and copper. With all that nutrition, zucchini gifts us further by being low in calories.