Friday, March 27, 2009

Indian style broccoli

Broccoli is a part of cabbage family.Lesser u cook it better it tastes & gud for health.It is mainly used in salads.It is said that eating broccoli reduces the risk of coronary heart disease.A compound found in broccoli appears to have more effect than modern antibiotics against the creation of peptic ulcer causing bacteria.Broccoli is high in Vitamin C and also soluble fiber.

It takes very less time to cook this vegetable.So i tried this
Indian way of preparing broccoli.This is how i made it.

Broccoli florets 1 cup
onion 1
chilli powder 1/4tsp

salt to taste
Pinch of hing
Jeera 1/4tsp

oil 1-2 tspIn a kadai add oil.Then add jeera.Now add chopped onions & saute.Now add the broccoli florets & saute.Add chilli powder,hing & salt & sprinkle 2-3 tsp water.Cover & cook for a min.Ur broccoli kai is ready.It tastes best when it's a little crunchy.


  1. Thats very innovative. Looks delicious!

  2. Nice one ...easy steps and healthy as you said :)

  3. hey vidya guess will try this out

  4. Hi Vidya, i came from my sil's blog. you have a nice blog. Love this simple curry. I'm trying to use brocolli quite often and am looking for interesting recipes with it :) I make parupusili out of it and it tastes good too.

  5. My kids flip for Broccoli and cheese. Savory dish looks so good Vidya, good one! :)