I am not a cilantro or dill fan, so I had my hesitations regarding this dish. But Kookoo somehow brings the best out of every herb and spice in there, not to mention the walnuts.
This recipe has many variations, mine is an adaptation after Hebeeb Salloum's Kookoo from his collection of recipes about the Arabian nights. It is gluten free and packed with fresh herbs.
Preheat the oven to 175°C (350°F).
Mix together the green onion, the spinach, the zucchini, all the herbs and the walnut in a bowl. Mix to coat everything in the finely ground walnuts.
Combine the egg, salt, pepper, turmeric and the melted butter in another bowl. Add to the first mixture and stir to combine.
Transfer the mixture to a very well greased dish and bake in the oven for 50 minutes or until the top of the Kookoo begins to brown. Be careful to coat the baking dish thoroughly with vegetable oil to prevent it from sticking.
For the yogurt side dish, just mix the yogurt with the cucumber, the fresh dill and season with salt and pepper to taste.