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Broccoli Bhaji

AnjaliD's picture
Broccoli is from the cabbage family and is considered to have anti-cancer effects. Broccoli is high in Vitamin C and fiber.
  Broccoli head 1 , washed and cut
  Broccoli 1 , washed and cut
  Onion 1 Medium
  Oil 1 Teaspoon (Leveled)
  Mustard seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Turmeric 1 Pinch
  Asafoetida 1 Teaspoon
  Green chilli 1 , cut into small pieces
  Green chilli 1
  Ginger 1 Inch, thinly sliced
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Salt To Taste
  Cilantro 1 Teaspoon

Wash and cut broccoli. Cut onion to medium size pieces.
Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, turmeric, green chilli,asafoetida. Wait till the seeds splutter. Add sliced ginger, crushed garlic. Then add onion, cook for 1-2 min. Add broccoli florets. Mix well and cover. Cook on low flame. No need to add any water.
After the broccoli florets are cooked (but still crisp) add salt to taste.
Garnish with cilantro. Serve with rice or roti.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Dry Curry
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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Snigdha's picture
Broccoli is considered highly nutritious and is full of antioxidants. Also it is said to have cancer fighting agents. This Indianized version of eating broccoli contributes towards a healthy diet.
Ganesh.Dutta's picture
Yes Snigdha,broccoli is a very healthy option and this is a very healthy recipe.I will try this recipe very soon.
shweta malhotra's picture
seems to be interesting n tasty will try soon
Marcia's picture
I was tired of brocoli and this recipe reheated my love for it. My husband is as picky as a spoiled child and he asked me to keep the recipe, because "he never saw me cooking such a brocoli". I strongly recommend to try :)
Broccoli Bhaji Recipe