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Thursday, October 24, 2013

Broccoli Stir Fry

We usually make stir fry vegetables everyday.Lets try this special broccoli with carrots and peas.

Do u like broccoli?

Most of the people eat it raw and some steam them.I never liked broccoli as is,so I started trying variety of recipes with it.This is my favourite broccoli recipe .It tastes delicious and is very healthy too.


Broccoli pieces -------- 2 cups
carrots cut lengthwise--1 cup
green peas frozen/fresh-1/2 cup
onion chopped----------- 1
garlic chopped----------- 2 pods
coriander powder--------1 tspn
garam masala-------------1 tspn
turmeric--------------------1/4 tspn
cumin seeds---------------1/2 tspn
Oil---------------------------1 Tbspn
asafetida--------------------2 pinch
curry leaves----------------1 string
salt to taste

1)Add oil to a pan,when hot add cumin seeds.Add the turmeric,onion,garlic and fry for 2 min.
2)Add coriander powder,garam masala  and fry for few sconds.Next comes the vegetables & curry leaves.
3)Add 2-3 Tbspn of water,salt to taste.
3)Cover it cook it for 7-10 min.Keep checking frequently and gently sauté.Do not overcook as broccoli tend to become mushy soon.Cook till 3/4th done.
4)Enjoy this aromatic side dish.