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Friday, December 26, 2014

Brocolli Pakoda | Starter/Snacks

This month in Singapore its rainy days, some days it rains continuously no mood to go out and a dull day. Just tried this for a rainy day with coffee and lunch. Kids really enjoyed.

Brocolli is my sons favourite. He likes soup and pakoda. Here is a simple recipe.


Brocolli florets - 2 cups
Onion sliced - 1 cup
Kadalai Maav/Besan/Chickpea Flour- as required
Chola Maav /Corn Flour- 1/4 cup
Red Chilli powder - 1 tspn (As per taste)
ginger - grated 1 tspn
Oil for deep frying
Salt to taste

Preparation Method

Make small florets of brocolli, put in boiling water with little salt. Close with a lid. leave it till you prepare other things. 
Drain/Strain fully so no water is left.
Take a wide bowl, add sliced onion, ginger, brocoli, sprinkle besan and corn flour just to cover the brocolli. Add chilli powder and salt.  Dont add water. 
Heat oil in pan, and deep fry in oil until brown and crispy.

Brocolli pakoda is ready to serve. You can serve with Ketchup.

This can be had at tea/coffee time


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Monday, June 30, 2014

Garlicky Brocolli Curry turned Mixed Rice! Bachelor and Kids Recipe!

Garlicky Brocolli Rice turned is very tasty and delicious rice prepared for my son. This can be prepared very fast and quick. You can also pack for lunchbox.

A quick tip for storing broccoli in fridge, every time I bring them should use immediately or sometimes it gets spoiled fast. This time I kept in freezer it stayed good for 3 days.

Basmati Rice (cooked)- 1cup
Brocolli - 1 medium
Garlic - 6 cloves(chopped)
Jeeragam/Cumin seeds - a pinch
Ghee and Oil - 2 tspns(If you are health conscious can avoid ghee)
Red chilli powder - 1/2 tspn (According to your taste)-
Green Chilli - 4 nos(According to your taste)- Optional
Grated Coconut - 2 tblspns
Pattai/Cinnamon - a small piece
Elakka/Cardamom - 1 no
Star Anise - 1 no

Bay leaf - 1 no

Preparation Method

Heat oil and ghee in a kadai. Add the cumin seeds and masalas wait till it crackles.
Add the finely chopped garlic. Saute till its brown.

Add broccoli florets and sprinkle salt and water. Let it cook for 15 mins.
Add red chilli powder, grated coconut and salt. Stir fry.
Then add rice and mix well. Cook for a 2minutes and off the stove.

Serve immediately. Serve with Plain curds/yogurt or raita.

Notes - 
You can do dum(click here
You can also cook with basmati rice and pressure cook for 1 or 2 whistles.

Tags : Brocolli, Basmati Rice, Easy, Bachelor recipe, Healthy, lunchbox, kidsmenu, vegetarian, indian

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Brocolli Soup!!!

Brocolli Soup is a simple and healthy soup. Its good for health as its rich in iron. This is for my son, who love soups.

Brocolli - 4 big florets
Milk - 1/2 cup
Water - 1/2 cup
Turmeric - a pinch
Pepper powder - a pinch

Preparation Method
Wash and rinse Brocolli.
In a vessel, add brocolli, water, salt and turmeric.
Allow it to cool and blend with milk in mixie/blender. Add pepper and warm it.

Serve warm as it is or with Garlic Bread.

Brocolli Soup is ready to serve.

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Cauli Brocolli Manchurian

In my previous post, I had posted Cauli Brocolli Crisps. I used the same for making this Cauli Brocolli Manchurian. My family liked it a lot.

Cauli Brocolli Crisps click here for recipe 

For Manchurian
Oil - 1 tspn
Onion - 1 no chopped

Capsicum - 1/2 no chopped
Ginger - 1/2 tspn chopped finely
Garlic - 1 no chopped
Spring onion - 1 no chopped
Soya Sauce - 1 tspn
Tomato Sauce - 2 tspns
Chilli sauce - 1 tspn(as per your taste)or Green chilli- Optional
Ajinomoto - a pinch
Salt to taste
 For Manchurian
In a pan add oil (Can use left over oil after deep fry) add onion, ginger, garlic and fry till its transperant.
Then add chopped capsicum and saute. Add salt.
Add all the sauces and mix. If required all some more sauce as per your taste. Add the deep fried veggie. Mix well cook for few mins.

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves or spring onions.

Serve hot with tomato sauce or fried rice.

Enjoy the delicious Cauli Brocolli manchurian.

Notes - Fresh coriander leaves (Cilantro) can be used instead of spring onion.

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Spinach Potato Brocolli Curry

Palak Potato Brocolli Curry is very different and tasty sidedish for sambar rice, rasam rice or curd rice or even chapathi.

Spinach/Palak or any greens - 1 bunch chopped.
Brocolli - 1/2 no florets
Potato -  1no chopped to med size
Onion -  1no chopped
Ginger garlic - 1 tspn chopped
Grated coconut  2 tspns(Optional)
Green or Dry Red chilli - 2nos
Turmeric powder - 2 pinches
Curry leaves - few
Oil - 2 tspns
Mustard - 1/4 tspn
Jeera - a pinch

Preparation Method
Put Brocolli in hot water and leave it for 5 mins.
In a kadai, heat oil, add mustard and wait till it splutters. Add jeera and fry for  a minute.Add chillies and curry leaves and saute.
Add onion, ginger, garlic, a pinch of salt and fry till transparant.
Now add potato and mix. Let it cook. Close a lid.
When its almost done add palak and mix let it cook.
Once done add brocolli, salt, turmeric and sprinkle little water.
Let everything cook well and when its done, off the stove and add grated coconut if you are using.

Mix and serve. I prepared with and without coconut.

This recipe is going to  Healthbox Ideas Brocolli by Kalyani and Vardhini.

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Cauli Brocolli Crisps/Pakoras

Cauli Brocolli crisps /pakoras are very tasty and different. Usually we make cauliflower bajji or pakoras. Adding brocolli made my son eat this veggie too and glad he liked it.

Cauli Flower florets - 4 cups
Brocolli florets - 2 cups
Kadalai Maav/Besan/Chickpea Flour- 2 tspns
Chola Maav /Corn Flour- 2 tspns
Arasi Maav /Rice Flour- 2 tspns
Red Chilli powder - 1/2 tspn (As per taste)
Oil for deep frying
Salt to taste
Kesari/Orange colour a pinch - Optional.

Preparation Method
Make small florets of the veggie. Put them in boiling water with little salt and a pinch of turmeric for 10minutes. Close with a lid. leave it for sometime. Drain/Strain fully so no water is left.
Transfer it to a wide bowl. Sprinkle Arasi, Chola and Kadalai maav all over and mix well. Add chilli powder and salt. Sprinkle very little water and mix well.
Deep fry in oil until brown and crispy.

Tasty Cauli Brocolli crisps are ready. This can be had at tea/coffee time at home or office.


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