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Sunday, 23 October 2016

Broccoli Fried Rice


          This is a great way to use up any leftover rice. Make this delicious and healthy Broccoli Fried Rice either for brunch, lunch, dinner or as a lunch box meal. Enjoy with some raita, pickle and an omelette as a bonus. Please check for a step by step method with pictures to prepare it.







  • 1 cup rice, soaked in water for 30 minutes
  • 1 medium broccoli, cut into florets
  • 2 tbsp. oil
  • 1 tsp. ghee
  • 1 tsp. cumin seeds
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 2-3 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 1" ginger, sliced
  • 2 green chilies, chopped
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp. coriander powder
  • 1 tsp. sambar powder 
  • 2-3 tbsp. coriander leaves, chopped
  • omelette, chilies, sliced lime to garnish (opt)







          Was the rice and drain. Pressure cook it in 1 1/2 cups water for 1-2 whistle. Set aside to cool. Steam the broccoli till tender. keep aside.

          Heat oil and ghee in a pan. Temper with cumin seeds and saute for a few seconds. Add the onion, ginger, garlic, green chilies and curry leaves. Saute till they turn slightly brown.

          Now add the turmeric powder and mix. Then add the steamed broccoli and salt. Combine everything well and saute on a medium flame for 2 minutes.

          Add the coriander powder and sambar powder. Give it a toss and add the rice.. Mix well and saute for 2-3 minutes. when done, add the coriander leaves.

           Give it a stir and cover with a lid for 5 minutes. Serve it along with the omelette and raita.




                  Heat oil and ghee in a pan. Temper with cumin seeds and saute for a 
                  few seconds. Add the onion, ginger, garlic, green chilies and curry leaves.
                  Saute till they turn slightly brown.



                            Now add the turmeric powder and mix. 



                   Then add the steamed broccoli and salt. Combine everything well and
                   saute on a medium flame for 2 minutes.



                             Add the coriander powder and sambar powder. 




                  Give it a toss and add the rice.. Mix well and saute for 2-3 minutes. 



                  When done, add the coriander leaves. Give it a stir and cover with a lid
                  for 5 minutes. Serve it along with the omelette and raita.















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