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Tuesday, 8 January 2008

Broccoli & Cauliflower Fry

Cauliflower and Broccoli are a member of the cabbage family. These two vegetables have lots of nutrition which is said that they have a great health benefits in protection against Cancer.

Cauliflower is an excellent source of vitamin C and a good source of folic acid. Broccoli contains some 3% of protein and is one of the richest vegetable sources of calcium, iron and magnesium.It is also very rich in vitamins A and vitamins C.

Please do not let the smell of the sulfur compounds that are released while cooking keep you away from this highly nutritious vegetable.


Cauliflower 1 Cup
Broccoli 1 Cup
Big onion 1
Tomato 1
Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
Corainder(Dhaniya) powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Garam masala 1/2 Teaspoon
Jeera(Cummin) seeds 1/2 Teaspoon
Ginger n garlic paste 1/2 Teaspoon

  • Cut the broccoli and cauliflower into florets and wash it.
  • Add hot water to the pan containing broccoli and cauliflower ( add 1 tablespoon of lemon to prevent cauliflower discoloration).
  • Leave it for 10 minutes and drain the water.
  • Add oil to the pan then add jeeera seeds.
  • Add chopped onions and fry till it becomes golden brown colour.
  • Add tomato and fry for 3 minutes.
  • Add chili powder, coriander powder and garam masala and fry for 1 minute.
  • Add ginger and garlic paste and fry for 1 minutes.
  • Add the broccoli and cauliflower and mix well.
  • Cool it for 5 to 10 minutes and switch off the stove.


Anonymous said...

Superb recipe. As tasty as it is nutritious!

Thank you !!


Anonymous said...

I just tried this recipe. Fantastic!

Anonymous said...

Thanks....a very good recipe....tried it....was GREAT :) .....everyone enjoyed it!!!

Anonymous said...

I tried this recipe for lunch today ( just the broccoli) . Very easy to make and tasted good too. I would definitely make it again. Thanks for posting the recipe.

Anonymous said...

I've tried it....tasty as well as nutritious.....came out very well.....Everyone ENJOYED it :) .....Thanks!