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Monday, 22 August 2016

Broccoli Rice


          A great way to finish off any leftover rice is to prepare a fried rice with any of your favourite veggie. So here is a simple, healthy and delicious broccoli fried rice that can be enjoyed for lunch / dinner with raita or some papads. It also goes well as a lunch box meal too. So check for a step by step guide with pictures to prepare it. 





  • 3 cups broccoli, cut into florets
  • 1 cup rice, cooked
  • 2 tbsp. oil
  • 1" cinnamon stick
  • 2-3 green cardamoms
  • 4-5 cloves
  • 1-2 bay leaves
  • 1 tsp. cumin seeds
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp. coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp. garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp. red chili powder
  • 1 tsp. ghee





          Heat oil in a pan and temper with cumin seeds, bay leaves, cinnamon, cardamoms and cloves. Saute for a few seconds and then add the onion. Saute till light brown.

          Now add the ginger-garlic paste and continue to fry till the raw smell is gone. Add the tomatoes, cover and let it cook till it is mashed.

          Add all the dry spices and combine everything well. Then add the broccoli florets and mix with the masala. 

          Add the rice and continue to stir fry on a medium flame for 2 minutes. When done, add ghee and give it a toss. Serve with raita and papad.




                      Heat oil in a pan and temper with cumin seeds, bay leaves, cinnamon, 
                      cardamoms and cloves. 




                     Saute for a few seconds and then add the onion. Saute till light brown.




                    Now add ginger-garlic paste and continue to fry till the raw smell is gone. 




                               Add the tomatoes, cover and let it cook till it is mashed.



                               Add all the dry spices and combine everything well. 




                               Then add the broccoli florets and mix with the masala. 








                      Add the rice and continue to stir fry on a medium flame for 2 minutes. 
                      When done, add ghee and give it a toss. 




                               Serve with raita and papad.













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