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Broccoli stir fry recipe

Broccoli stir fry recipe, Easy to make broccoli stir fry – recipe with full video and step by step pictures. 

Very healthy and nutritious broccoli stir fry recipe. This is a very simple recipe and can be made in less than 30 minutes. You can pair this with fried rice, roti, and any South Indian gravy too. I got introduced to broccoli after moving to Singapore. 

Though it looks like cauliflower, the taste is very different. I have posted a few recipes using broccoli in Jeyashris kitchen. We can add capsicum, green peas, potato, carrot in this broccoli stir fry. You can make an Indian version of broccoli stir fry by adding garam masala and cumin powder to this.

Also check out,  Broccoli rice recipe, Broccoli paneer cutlet, Broccoli soup recipe, Broccoli podimas.

Check out this lunch combo – Mor kootu, with broccoli podimas

Broccoli stir fry

BROCCOLI STIR FRY
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Broccoli stir fry

Easy to make broccoli stir fry recipe
Course Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Global
Keyword Dry curry, healthy recipes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Author Jeyashri suresh

Ingredients

  • 1 broccoli
  • ½ capsicum
  • 1 onion
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp pepper powder
  • Salt as needed
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp peanuts optional

Instructions

  • Wash and cut the broccoli into medium sized florets.
  • Soak them in hot water for 8-10 minutes and drain the water.
  • Keep this aside.
  • Chop the onions finely. Chop the capsicum into small cubes.
  • Chop the garlic cloves.
  • In a pan add the oil and add the garlic.
  • Saute for a minute and add the finely chopped onions to this.
  • Cook till it becomes translucent.
  • Now add the capsicum to this.
  • Saute for a minute, let this be crunchy.
  • Add the broccoli florets. Since we put them in hot water, it will be soft.
  • Add salt and pepper to this.
  • Mix well and cook for 2 minutes.
  • If adding peanuts, add roasted peanuts without skin.
  • Pulse this once in a mixie and then add to this.
  • Broccoli stir fry is ready.
  • You can pair this with simple rice and dal or can have this with roti too.
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Notes

1. You can add a tbsp of roasted sesame seeds at the last.
2. You can add a tbsp of scrapped coconut at the last.
3. Broccoli can be cooked in microwave also.
4. Broccoli stir fry pairs well with rice and roti.
  • Wash and cut the broccoli into medium sized florets.
  • Soak them in hot water for 8-10 minutes and drain the water.
  • Keep this aside.
  • Chop the onions finely. Chop the capsicum into small cubes.
  • Chop the garlic cloves.
  • In a pan add the oil and add the garlic.
Broccoli stir fry
  • Saute for a minute and add the finely chopped onions to this.
  • Cook till it becomes translucent.
Broccoli stir fry
  • Now add the capsicum to this.
  • Saute for a minute, let this be crunchy.
  • Add the broccoli florets. Since we put them in hot water, it will be soft.
  • Add salt and pepper to this.
  • Mix well and cook for 2 minutes.
  • If adding peanuts, add roasted peanuts without skin.
  • Pulse this once in a mixie and then add to this.
  • Broccoli stir fry is ready.
  • You can pair this with simple rice and dal or can have this with roti too.
  1. You can add a tbsp of roasted sesame seeds at the last.
  2. You can add a tbsp of scrapped coconut at the last.
  3. You can cook the broccoli in microwave also.
  4. Broccoli stir fry pairs well with rice and roti.

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  1. Broccoli stir fry is such a comfort dish to make in a jiff. I usually try to steam it and do some tempering. Your method is another good twist to it jeyashri.

  2. J I make it almost the same way… but just with broccoli,garlic,salt n pepper with a dash of olive oil…my life saver recipe..it sounds so good adding peanuts crushed….Thanks for the tip

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